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Peace

  • The Internationalization of Internal Conflictsby Amy L. Freedman

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00

    Internal security crises, from environmental disaster, extreme poverty and deprivation, armed conflicts, or ethnic or religious conflict, provide sites of opportunity for those seeking to internationalize conflicts. Domestic conflicts in Africa, the Middle East, and Southeast Asia have started as internal problems, but have taken on regional and international... more...

  • Securing Healthby Suzanne Hindmarch

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book offers a critical inquiry into the framing of health and disease as a security issue. In particular, the book examines what happens in the United Nations when the ostensibly ?low? politics of global health meet the ?high? politics of security, and when the logic of security comes to shape global health initiatives. It offers a critical... more...

  • Taking Sides in Peacekeepingby Emily Paddon Rhoads

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 94.99

    This volume examines how a transformation in the interpretation of impartiality has signified a radical shift in the very nature of peacekeeping and in the UN's role as guarantor of international peace and security. more...

  • The Securitisation of Climate Changeby Thomas Diez; Franziskus von Lucke; Zehra Wellmann

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 42.95

    This book provides the first systematic comparative analysis of climate security discourses. It analyses the securitisation of climate change in four different countries: USA, Germany, Turkey, and Mexico. The empirical analysis traces how specific climate-security discourses have become dominant, which actors have driven this process, what political... more...

  • The Human Side of Disaster, Second Editionby Thomas E. Drabek

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 64.95

    Since the first edition of The Human Side of Disaster was published in 2009, new catastrophes have plagued the globe, including earthquakes in Haiti and New Zealand, tornadoes in Alabama and Missouri, floods in numerous locations, Hurricane Sandy, and the infamous BP oil spill. Enhanced with new cases and real-world examples, The Human Side of... more...

  • Intelligence Governance and Democratisationby Peter Gill

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book analyses changes in intelligence governance and offers a comparative analysis of intelligence democratisation. Within the field of Security Sector Reform (SSR), academics have paid significant attention to both the police and military. The democratisation of intelligence structures that are at the very heart of authoritarian regimes, however,... more...

  • Enterprise Level Securityby William R. Simpson

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 69.95

    Enterprise Level Security: Securing Information Systems in an Uncertain World provides a modern alternative to the fortress approach to security. The new approach is more distributed and has no need for passwords or accounts. Global attacks become much more difficult, and losses are localized, should they occur. The security approach is derived... more...

  • Preparedness and Response for Catastrophic Disastersby Rick Bissell

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 83.95

    Based on a popular course for the FEMA Higher Education project, Preparedness and Response for Catastrophic Disasters provides important insight into plans to mitigate and respond to the devastation caused by large-scale catastrophic events. Hurricane Katrina provided clear evidence that these occurrences are both qualitatively and quantitatively... more...

  • Managing Children in Disastersby Jane A. Bullock; George Haddow; Damon P. Coppola

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 94.95

    Each year, disasters such as house fires, car accidents, tsunamis, earthquakes, and hurricanes impact hundreds of thousands of children. Child victims can suffer disproportionately and the physical and psychological damage sustained can far outweigh the same effects in adults, often requiring years of therapy. Sadly, emergency planners to date have... more...

  • Building an Enterprise-Wide Business Continuity Programby Kelley Okolita

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 99.95

    If you had to evacuate from your building right now and were told you couldn?t get back in for two weeks, would you know what to do to ensure your business continues to operate? Would your staff? Would every person who works for your organization? Increasing threats to business operations, both natural and man-made, mean a disaster could occur... more...