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Science and technology of terrorism and counterterrorism

Author: Tushar K Ghosh
Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press, ©2010.
Series: Public administration and public policy, 154.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Traditionally, resources on terrorism and counterterrorism tend to focus on the social, behavioral, and legal aspects of the subject, with minimal emphasis on the scientific and technological  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Electronic book
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Science and technology of terrorism and counterterrorism.
Boca Raton : CRC Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2009017578
(OCoLC)172980289
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tushar K Ghosh
ISBN: 9781420071825 1420071823 1420071815 9781420071818
OCLC Number: 489423411
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 582 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Introduction / Dabir S. Viswanath --
A brief theory of terrorism and technology / Herbert K. Tillema --
Group psychology of terrorism / Michael A. Diamond --
Aerosols : fundamentals / Sudarshan K. Loyalka and Robert V. Tompson, Jr. --
Biological Terrorism : effects, toxicity, and effectiveness / Gordon D. Christensen --
Biological terrorism : classification and manufacture / Mark A. Prelas --
Biological terrorism : weaponization and delivery systems / Mark A. Prelas --
Biological terrorism : sensors and detection systems / Tushar K. Ghosh and Mark A. Prelas --
Biological terrorism : consequences and medical preparedness / L. David Ormerod --
Biological terrorism : preparation for response --
what the government can do in defending the homeland / Marion C. Warwick --
Agroterrorism : agroeconomic bioterrorism / Keith A. Hickey --
Agroterrorism : attributes and implications of high-impact targets in U.S. agriculture / Katie Thompson --
Nuclear terrorism : nature of radiation / William H. Miller --
Nuclear terrorism : radiation detection / William H. Miller --
Nuclear terrorism : radiation detectors --
applications in homeland security / Tushar K. Ghosh, Mark A. Prelas, and Robert V. Tompson, Jr.
Series Title: Public administration and public policy, 154.
Responsibility: edited by Tushar K. Ghosh [and others].

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Intelligently presented and thoroughly referenced and indexed, the book offers a good balance of scientific and managerial information. Through an examination of the history of terrorism, the editors Read more...

 
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