Crime and Terrorism Risk: Studies in Criminology and Criminal Justice

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Leslie W. Kennedy, Edmund F. McGarrell
Taylor & Francis, Feb 15, 2012 - Business & Economics - 284 pages

Crime and Terrorism Risk is a collection of original essays and articles that presents a broad overview of the issues related to the assessment and management of risk in the new security age. These original articles show how researchers, experts and the public are beginning to think about crime and terrorism issues in terms of a new risk paradigm that emphasizes establishing a balance between threat and resources in developing prevention and response strategies.

 

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Contents

Overview Of Risk Assessment
1
1 Assessing The Risk In Crime
6
2 Risk and Offender Decisionmaking
17
3 Understanding Scalability Of Risk
29
4 Threats Vulnerability And Exposure To Terrorism ...
54
5 Terror Groups And Radicalization
80
6 Prospective Rather Than Reactive Risk Assessment ...
97
7 Risk Assessment Models In The Security Sector ...
116
11coordinating Counterterrorismrisk Assessment and Management
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12emergency Responsepublicprivate Sector Cooperationfor Preparedness ...
196
Case Studies Of Riskassessment And Riskmanagement In An Allhazards Environment
211
13global Trade And Crime
213
14counterfeit Pharmaceuticalsexamining The Multidimensional ...
227
15case Studycounterfeit Product Risk Model
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16food Fraudscounterfeit And Adulteration In Food Supply ...
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17privatized Cybersecurity And Thechallenges Of Securing Thedigital Environment ...
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Principles Of Risk Management
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8setting Law Enforcement Priorities
133
IntelligenceLed Policing As Aframework For Responding Toterrorism
134
9police Organizations and Theadoption Of Risk Managementstrategies
151
10sharing Information To Manageand Reduce Risk ...
166
18the Risk Posed By Zebra Mussels
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Notes
271
summary and Conclusions
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Index
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Leslie W. Kennedy is University Professor of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University. He is also the Director of the Rutgers Center on Public Security. Dr. Kennedy's current research in public security builds upon his previous research in event analysis and understanding the social contexts in which hazards to society are identified and deterred.

Edmund F. McGarrell is Professor and Director of the School of Criminal Justice at Michigan State University. Dr. McGarrell co-chairs the Michigan State University Risk Research Initiative: Risk, Values, and Decisions. In this role, he is collaborating with faculty from a variety of fields in research on environmental and natural resource crime, supply chain security, and law enforcement intelligence.