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New and Published Books

  1. Contingencies, Resilience and Legal Constitutionalism

    Edited by Clive Walker

    Contingency planning and resilience are of prime importance to the late modern risk society, with implications for law and for governance arrangements. Our risk society continues to seek ever more complex and detailed risk mitigation responses by law, including the UK’s Civil Contingencies Act 2004...

    Published April 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Paradoxes of Aid Work

    Passionate Professionals

    By Silke Roth

    Series: Routledge Humanitarian Studies

    This book explores what attracts people to aidwork and to what extent the promises of aidwork are fulfilled. 'Aidland' is a highly complex and heterogeneous context which includes many different occupations, forms of employment and organizations. Analysing the processes that lead to the involvement...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Disaster's Impact on Livelihood and Cultural Survival

    Losses, Opportunities, and Mitigation

    Edited by Michele Companion

    Many facets of disasters generate interest among scholars and practitioners. However, a vital area of disaster research is consistently underemphasized. Little is written about the immediate and long-term impacts on a community’s livelihood systems and the customs and practices of the culture...

    Published March 16th 2015 by CRC Press

  4. 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 22nd 2015 by CRC Press

  5. 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 19th 2014 by CRC Press

  6. 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 19th 2014 by CRC Press

  7. 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 27th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 24th 2014 by CRC Press

  9. 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 28th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 17th 2014 by Routledge