Social Computing in Homeland Security: Disaster Promulgation and Response, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1605662291
  • ISBN-13: 9781605662299
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 283 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released May 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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SOCIAL COMPUTING IN HOMELAND SECURITY: DISASTER PROMULGATION AND RESPONSE presents a theoretical framework addressing how to enhance national response capabilities and ready the public in the presence of human-made or natural disasters. A practical reference for those involved in disaster response and management, this book explores fascinating topics including designing effective threat warning advisories, quantifying public reactions to and confidence in warning advisories, and assessing how anxiety and fear translate into impacts on effective response and social productivity.