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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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 19th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Natural Hazard Mitigation

    Edited by Alessandra Jerolleman, John J. Kiefer

    One of the four core phases of emergency management, hazard mitigation is essential for reducing disaster effects on human populations and making communities more resilient to the impacts of hazards. Presenting an up-to-date look at the changing nature of disasters, Natural Hazard Mitigation offers...

    Published November 26th 2012 by CRC Press

  5. Developments in Counter-Terrorist Measures and Uses of Technology

    Edited by Helen Fenwick

    This book considers some of the most notable aspects of the legal response to the "war on terror" post- 9/11 and the use of technology to support them. It examines the shift from a criminal justice response to the creation of a parallel preventive system running in tandem with it. This system...

    Published April 4th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Emergency Management

    The American Experience 1900-2010, Second Edition

    Edited by Claire B. Rubin

    Following in the footsteps of its popular predecessor, the second edition of Emergency Management: The American Experience 1900–2010 provides the background needed to understand the key political and policy underpinnings of emergency management, exploring how major "focusing events" have shaped the...

    Published April 3rd 2012 by CRC Press

  7. An Introduction To Health

    Policy, Planning and Financing

    By Brian Abel-Smith

    This book concerns itself with the key question: how to improve health in a cost effective and politically acceptable way. What makes people healthy? Why are the poor less healthy than the rich? Why do some countries have a better health record than others? An Introduction to Health is divided into...

    Published October 24th 1994 by Routledge

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