The Geographical Dimensions Of Terrorism

Author: Susan L. Cutter
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317793854
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This book reveals the inadequacy of a unified "gay" identity in studying the lives of queer college men. Instead, seven types of identities are discernible in the lives of non-heterosexual college males, as the author shows.

Hazards Vulnerability And Environmental Justice

Author: Susan L. Cutter
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136564276
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Aswe address issuesof terrorism, utilitywithout quality is unprofessional, but
qualitywithout utility is selfindulgent. Our challenge isto focus noton geography's
general importance but on the central issuesin addressing terrorismas a new
reality in our lives in the United States (although, unfortunately, not a new issue in
toomany other parts of our world). The 11 September 2001 events have
prompted both immediate and longerterm concerns about the geographical
dimensions of ...

Geospatial Technologies And Homeland Security

Author: Daniel Z. Sui
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1402085079
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This book will be of great interest to researchers and practitioners in both GIS and homeland security. It could also serve as a reference text for advanced GIS courses at the undergraduate level or main text for seminars in GIScience.

Why Geography Matters

Author: Harm de Blij
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199977259
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... and if so, do these four cities exemplify it? Certainly the Palestinians have no
doubt about the reality of state terrorism. The Palestinian press regularly accuses
Israel of it when Israeli warplanes and tanks in pursuit of Arab terrorists kill
civilians in Gaza or the West Bank. The definition of terrorism is no minor issue. It
raises heated arguments in the scholarly literature, and it has important legal and
fiscal (notably insurance) ramifications. In a book entitled The Geographical
Dimensions ...

Dimensions Of Terrorism

Author: Alan O'Day
Publisher: Ashgate Pub Limited
ISBN: 9780754624233
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RAND Review 25 (3): 17-18. Crenshaw, M. 1981. Thoughts on relating terrorism
to historical contexts. In Terrorism in context, ed. M. Crenshaw, 3-24. University
Park: Pennsylvania State University Press. Cutter, S., D. Richardson, and T.
Wilbanks, eds. 2003. The geographical dimensions oftet rw ism: Action items and
research priorities. New York Roudedge. Deutch, J. 1997. Terrorism. Foreign
Policy Fall: 10-22. Dijlbnk, G. 1996. National identity and geopolitical visions:
Maps of pride ...

The Role Of Social Science Research In Disaster Preparedness And Response Hearing Before The Subcommittee On Research Committee On Science House Of Representatives One Hundred Ninth Congress First Session November 10 2005

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Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 1422333957
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... Geographical Dimensions of Terrorism, edited by S.L. Cutter, D. Richardson,
and T. Wilbanks (editors) in 2003. She is a co-principal investigator and member
of the Executive Committee of the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism
and Responses to Terrorism (START)(a Department of Homeland Security
Center of Excellence focused on the social and behavioral sciences). In
response to the 9/11 terrorist attack, Dr. Cutter led a team of researchers who
examined the use of ...

The Geography Of International Terrorism

Author: Richard M. Medina
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439886881
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Richard M. Medina is an assistant professor in the Department of Geography and
GeoInformation Science and faculty in the Center for Geospatial Intelligence at
George Mason University. His research focuses on terrorism and homeland
security, hazards and vulnerability, geographic information systems and science (
GIS/GISc), and complex social systems. He previously ... been in the areas of
geospatial analysis to the geographical dimension of international terrorism.
Hepner ...

A Research Agenda For Geographic Information Science

Author: Robert B. McMaster
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781420038330
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The strategic importance of geographic information was demonstrated by the “
Emergency Response and Homeland Security: World Trade Center Experiences
in the Use of GIS” at the UCGIS Winter Meeting in Washington D.C. in February
2002. A National Science Foundation (NSF) funded study has resulted in the
publication of “The Geographical Dimensions of Terrorism,” which considers the
role of geospatial data, geoinformation technology infrastructure, and hazards
research in ...

Successful Response Starts With A Map

Author: National Research Council
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 9780309179119
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Mapping the Risks: Assessing the Homeland Security Implications of Publicly
Available Geospatial Information. Santa Monica, Calif.: RAND Corporation.
Bruzewicz, A.J. 2003. Remote Sensing Imagery for Emergency Management. Pp.
87-97 in S. L. Cutter, D. B. Richardson, and T. J. Wilbanks (eds.), The
Geographical Dimensions of Terrorism. New York: Routledge. Burton, I., R. W.
Kates, and G. F. White. 1993. The Environment as Hazard, 2nd Edition. New York
: Guilford Press Clarke ...

Geography 05 06

Author: Gerald R. Pitzl
Publisher: McGraw-Hill College
ISBN: 9780073108384
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From Geographical Dimensions of Terrorism, by Susan L. Cutter et. In the days
following September 11, 2001, all geographers felt a sense of loss — people we
knew perished, and along with everyone else we experienced discomfort in our
own lives and a diminished level of confidence that the world will be a safe and
secure place for our children and grandchildren. Many of us who are
geographers felt an urge and a need to see if we could find ways to apply our
knowledge and ...