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Seeds of disaster, roots of response : how private action can reduce public vulnerability / edited by Philip E. Auerswald ... [et al.].

Contributor(s): Auerswald, Philip E.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006Description: xxii, 554 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0521685729 (pbk.); 9780521685726 (pbk.).Subject(s): Emergency management | Infrastructure (Economics) -- Security measures | Public-private sector cooperation | Crisis management | Risk management | PreparednessDDC classification: 363.3460973 SEE Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Contents: Where private efficiency meets public vulnerability : the challenge of sustaining critical infrastructure /​ Philip Auerswald ... [et al.] 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 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 ... [et al.] Insurance, the 14th critical sector /​ Erwann Michel-Kerjan Private risk management for terrorist attacks /​ 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 Michel-Kerjan Financing catastrophe risk with public and private (re)insurance resources /​ Franklin W. Nutter Building trust : private-public collaboration on a national and international scale /​ Lewis M. Branscomb and Erwann Michel-Kerjan Information sharing with the private sector : history, challenges, innovation, and prospects /​ Daniel B. Prieto Sharing thewatch : 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 Michel-Kerjan Leadership : whowill act? /​ Philip Auerswald ... [et al.]
Summary: This book on critical infrastructure protection describes effective and sustainable approaches - both business strategies and public policies - to ensure provision of critical services in the event of disaster.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [507]-530) and indexes.

Contents: Where private efficiency meets public vulnerability : the challenge of sustaining critical infrastructure /​ Philip Auerswald ... [et al.]
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 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 ... [et al.]
Insurance, the 14th critical sector /​ Erwann Michel-Kerjan
Private risk management for terrorist attacks /​ 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 Michel-Kerjan
Financing catastrophe risk with public and private (re)insurance resources /​ Franklin W. Nutter
Building trust : private-public collaboration on a national and international scale /​ Lewis M. Branscomb and Erwann Michel-Kerjan
Information sharing with the private sector : history, challenges, innovation, and prospects /​ Daniel B. Prieto
Sharing thewatch : 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 Michel-Kerjan
Leadership : whowill act? /​ Philip Auerswald ... [et al.]

This book on critical infrastructure protection describes effective and sustainable approaches - both business strategies and public policies - to ensure provision of critical services in the event of disaster.

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