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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1343943
Description: A key motivation for much research on protective structures is terrorism or insurgency attacks. Risk is the integration of threat, vulnerability and consequences, but threat is often based on worse-ca... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: book
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1323629
Description: If you believe in ghosts (like 49 percent of the American public) but have never seen one (like half of these), two plausible explanations are likely to spring to mind. One, you're not looking hard en... More
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1342834
Description: An examination of the ISIS phenomenon, comparing it with that generated a decade and a half earlier by al-Qaeda. Although the vicious group certainly presents a threat to the people under its control ... More
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Creators: Stewart, Mark G.
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1344019
Description: Terrorism and climate change are extreme events that frighten and alarm. This makes decision-making for these hazards or threats all the more difficult, particularly when decision-makers are risk aver... More
Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: report
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1313869
Description: The Transportation Security Administration’s PreCheck program (or TSA Pre✓®) is risk-based screening that allows passengers assessed as low risk to be directed to expedited, or PreCheck, screening. We... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1348119
Description: When unexpected and emotion-engaging events become Black Swans and carry an 'extreme impact,' this derives not so much those qualities or from their intrinsic size or importance as from reaction, or o... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1323992
Description: Although exposure to the heinous nature of terrorism can result in psychological distress, fear and horror, it may also bring positive change and psychological growth in individuals, communities and s... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1331427
Description: The structural integrity of reinforced concrete (RC) structures in blast events is important for critical facilities. In this paper, a structural reliability analysis is conducted to predict the damag... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1315492
Description: Ultimately, it will not be the CT Laws that deter and prevent terrorism, if that outcome is realistic at all, but much broader and deeper elements and dynamics of Australian and international society ... More
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1314896
Description: Officials serving the public are tasked at the most fundamental level to spend funds in a manner that most effectively and efficiently keeps people safe. To do otherwise is irresponsible. In the case ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1335425
Description: Columns are the key load-bearing elements in frame structures and exterior columns are probably the most vulnerable structural components to terrorist attack. In this paper, a spatial reliability anal... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1314309
Description: This article assesses the cases that have come to light since 9/11 of Islamist extremist terrorism, whether based in the United States or abroad, in which the United States itself has been, or apparen... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1315123
Description: As declared in the first sentence of the American Constitution and throughout the work of Thomas Hobbes, a key reason for founding governments is to “ensure domestic Tranquility.” Accordingly, officia... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1307071
Description: This paper assesses the risks and cost-effectiveness of measures designed to further protect airport terminals and associated facilities such as car parks from terrorist attack in the U.S., Europe, an... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1298306
Description: In this article, we present a simple back-of-the-envelope approach for evaluating whether counterterrorism security measures reduce risk sufficiently to justify their costs. The approach uses only fou... More
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