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Seeds of disaster, roots of response : how private action can reduce public vulnerability

Author: Philip E Auerswald
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Seeds of Disaster, Roots of Response describes the economic, organizational, and institutional actions required to improve the continuity and recovery of vital public services in event of disaster.  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philip E Auerswald
ISBN: 0521857961 0521685729 9780521857963 9780521685726 9780521685726
OCLC Number: 69104285
Description: xxii, 554 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Where private efficiency meets public vulnerability : the critical infrastructure challenge / Philip E. Auerswald [and others] --
A nation forewarned : vulnerability of critical infrastructure in the twenty-first century / Lewis M. Branscomb --
The brittle superpower / Stephen E. Flynn --
Critical infrastructure protection in the United States since 1993 / Brian Lopez --
Evolution of vulnerability assessment methods / Brian Lopez --
Managing for the unexpected : reliability and organizational resilience / Todd M. La Porte --
Notes toward a theory of the management of vulnerability / Robert A. Frosch --
Challenges of assuring high reliability when facing suicidal terrorism / Todd R. La Porte --
Managing for reliability in an age of terrorism / Paul R. Schulman and Emery Roe --
Organizational strategies for complex system resilience, reliability, and adaptation / Todd M. La Porte --
Complexity and interdependence : the unmanaged challenge / Philip E. Auerswald --
Managing reliability in electric power companies / Jack Feinstein --
Coordinated and uncoordinated crisis responses by the electric industry / Michael Kormos and Thomas Bowe --
Electricity : protecting essential services / Jay Apt, M. Granger Morgan, and Lester B. Lave --
A cyber threat to national security? / Sean P. Gorman --
Interdependent security in interconnected networks / Geoffrey Heal [and others] --
Insurance, the 14th critical sector / Erwann O. Michel-Kerjan --
National security and private-sector risk management for terrorism / Lloyd Dixon and Robert Reville --
Terrorism, insurance, and preparedness : connecting the dots / James W. Macdonald --
Looking beyond TRIA : a clinical examination of potential terrorism loss sharing / Howard Kunreuther and Erwann O. Michel-Kerjan --
Financing catastrophe risk with public and private (re)insurance resources / Franklin W. Nutter --
Private-public collaboration on a national and international scale / Lewis M. Branscomb and Erwann O. Michel-Kerjan --
Information sharing with the private sector : history, challenges, innovation, and prospects / Daniel B. Prieto, III --
Sharing the watch : public-private collaboration for infrastructure security / John D. Donahue and Richard J. Zeckhauser --
The paris initiative, "anthrax and beyond" : transnational collaboration among interdependent critical networks / Patrick Lagadec and Erwann O. Michel-Kerjan --
Leadership : who will act? Integrating public and private interests to make a safer world / Philip E. Auerswald [and others].
Responsibility: edited by Philip E. Auerswald [and others].
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