The Geographical Dimensions of Terrorism / Edition 1

The Geographical Dimensions of Terrorism / Edition 1

by Susan L. Cutter
     
 

First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.See more details below

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First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415946421
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/28/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
List of Issue Boxes
Acknowledgments
Foreword
Introduction
Ch. 1The Changing Landscape of Fear1
Ch. 2Societal Responses to Threats
2.1Public Health, Law Enforcement, and Hazards Management9
2.2Urban Vulnerability to Terrorism as Hazard17
2.3Emergency Preparedness and Response - Lessons Learned from 9/1127
2.4Transborder Disaster Management35
Ch. 3Understanding the Root Causes of Terrorism
3.1The Space of Terror47
3.2Geographies of Inclusion/Exclusion53
3.3Drug Production, Commerce, and Terrorism59
3.4Insurrections67
Ch. 4Geospatial Data and Technologies in Times of Crises
4.1The Need for a National Spatial Data Infrastructure77
4.2Remote Sensing Imagery for Emergency Management87
4.3Geospatial Data in Emergencies99
4.4Data Modeling for Emergencies105
4.5Intelligent Emergency Response Systems111
4.6Geographic Management Systems for Homeland Security117
Ch. 5Vulnerability of Lifelines, the Built Environment, and People
5.1Critical Infrastructure127
5.2Energy Systems and Infrastructures139
5.3Transportation and Communication Lifelines Disruption145
5.4Economic Assessment of Unexpected Events153
5.5Estimating Populations at Risk161
5.6Recreating Secure Spaces169
Ch. 6Bioterrorism
6.1Understanding Biological Warfare181
6.2Bioweaponry and Agroterrorism187
6.3Spatial Surveillance of and Response to Biological Threats199
Ch. 7Building a Safer but Open Society
7.1Openness versus Security of Geographic Information207
7.2GeoSecurity213
Ch. 8A Research and Action Agenda223
Epilogue231
Notes233
References235
Contributors255
Index267

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