Terror Bombing: The Global Urban Threat

Terror Bombing: The Global Urban Threat

by Hayim Granot, Jay Levinson
     
 
In this innovative and highly relevant updated edition, Professor Granot & Dr. Levinson emphasize the means by which emergency personnel can respond to and mitigate the effects of the worst acts of terror faced by urban societies. This book incorporates theory and practice. It cites incidents from around the world including the devastating 9/11 attacks on the World

Overview

In this innovative and highly relevant updated edition, Professor Granot & Dr. Levinson emphasize the means by which emergency personnel can respond to and mitigate the effects of the worst acts of terror faced by urban societies. This book incorporates theory and practice. It cites incidents from around the world including the devastating 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, while highlighting Israel's extensive expertise in dealing with terror attacks. In light of the increasing threat of terrorist acts and the rising interest in the importance of emergency management, Terror Bombing provides a solid background reference for all officials and emergency response personnel to understand one of the most dangerous threats to modern life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780978252618
Publisher:
Key Publishing House Inc
Publication date:
03/20/2009
Pages:
193
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Professor Hayim Granot was a researcher at the City University of New York. He taught Sociology at Long Island University and at the Graduate School of Social Work at Rutgers University in New Jersey. In 1970 he was appointed to the School of Social Work at Bar-Ilan University in Israel, where he served until 2002. Professor Granot established the Mass Emergencies Project at Bar-Ilan University with its emphasis on applied solutions for human problems in emergencies and disasters. He served as a senior consultant to civil defense headquarters and other emergency agencies on community response and behavior in emergencies. Dr. Jay Levinson was awarded his Ph.D. by the Department of Near Eastern Studies at New York University. He worked at the CIA in Washington, D.C., and then was employed by the Israel Police for 20 years. During his career he worked on numerous counter-terrorist and disaster response issues. Dr. Levinson is an internationally recognized authority on forensic science and disaster victim identification. Currently, he is a Visiting Professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York.

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