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New and Published Books

  1. Digital Humanitarians

    How Big Data Is Changing the Face of Humanitarian Response

    By Patrick Meier

    The overflow of information generated during disasters can be as paralyzing to humanitarian response as the lack of information. This flash flood of information—social media, satellite imagery and more—is often referred to as Big Data. Making sense of this data deluge during disasters is proving an...

    Published January 21st 2015 by CRC Press

  2. Emergency Management and Social Intelligence

    A Comprehensive All-Hazards Approach

    By Charna R. Epstein, Ameya Pawar, Scott. C. Simon

    For effective preparedness, emergency managers must comprehend how a disaster impacts not only the physical infrastructure of the affected community but also the population. They must understand how the people interact with one another, how they interact with government, and how they react to the...

    Published December 18th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for Disaster Management

    By Brian Tomaszewski

    Geographic Information Systems (GIS) provide essential disaster management decision support and analytical capabilities. As such, homeland security professionals would greatly benefit from an interdisciplinary understanding of GIS and how GIS relates to disaster management, policy, and practice....

    Published December 18th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Security and Sport Mega Events

    A complex relation

    Edited by Diamantis Mastrogiannakis, Christian Dorville

    Series: Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

    This edition stresses some critical reflectons regarding security policies before and during Sport Events in our contemporary era of generalized insecurity. Sport competitions at the national, European and global levels have evolved in terms of economic investment, social importance and...

    Published November 26th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Introduction to Homeland Defense and Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA)

    The U.S. Military’s Role to Support and Defend

    Edited by Bert B. Tussing, Robert McCreight

    The application of our Armed Forces within the states and territories of the United States is far from intuitive. The challenges of defending the country against assaults within the homeland are much more complex than engaging our enemies on foreign soil. Likewise, the introduction of the military’...

    Published November 23rd 2014 by CRC Press

  6. Explaining EU Internal Security Cooperation

    The Problem(s) of Producing Public Goods

    Edited by Raphael Bossong, Mark Rhinard

    Internal security is often hailed as a rapidly expanding area of European integration, with a growing number of strategies, policies and framework agreements in recent years. Yet actual cooperation, when viewed closely, proceeds at a halting pace – raising questions as to why cooperation appears so...

    Published July 27th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Human Security and Japan’s Triple Disaster

    Responding to the 2011 earthquake, tsunami and Fukushima nuclear crisis

    Edited by Paul Bacon, Christopher Hobson

    Series: Routledge Humanitarian Studies

    Japan has been one of the most important international sponsors of human security, yet the concept has hitherto not been considered relevant to the Japanese domestic context. This book applies the human security approach to the specific case of the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear accident that...

    Published June 16th 2014 by Unknown

  8. Crisis and Emergency Management

    Theory and Practice, Second Edition

    By Ali Farazmand

    Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

    More than 12 years have passed since the publication of the first edition of Crisis and Emergency Management. During that time numerous disasters—from 9/11 to massive earthquakes in Iran and China, to the giant Asian Tsunami, Hurricane Katrina, and the Fukushima Tsunami and ensuing nuclear...

    Published March 24th 2014 by CRC Press

  9. Human Security and Natural Disasters

    Edited by Christopher Hobson, Paul Bacon, Robin Cameron

    Series: Routledge Humanitarian Studies

    "Human security" is an approach that rejects the traditional prioritization of state security, and instead identifies the individual as the primary referent of security. It offers a way of broadening our perspective, and recognizing that the most pressing threats to individuals do not come from...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Unknown

  10. Introduction to Homeland Security, Second Edition

    By David H. McElreath, Carl J. Jensen, Michael Wigginton, Jr., Daniel Adrian Doss, Robert Nations, Jeffrey Van Slyke

    Since the attacks of 9/11, billions of dollars and countless resources have been committed and expended in the attempt to make the nation more secure. Introduction to Homeland Security: Second Edition is written by a team of homeland security and justice professionals on the cutting edge of the...

    Published December 17th 2013 by CRC Press