About Your Book

This book incorporates the very latest research into an array of contemporary security and risk management related problems, providing both interesting perspectives and new insights into how organisations can better protect themselves and perform. It is an essential reading for those responsible for managing security and risk, security professionals, decision makers and students in the fields of security, risk, crisis, policing, criminology and international security.

The topics covered in this first volume include: crisis and emergency management; resilience; insider threat; security failure analysis; countering fraud and corruption; organised crime; security risk management; criminal justice; policing; organisational learning and regulation. All of the chapters have been written by experts, Doctors, PhDs, doctoral researchers, MScs and senior security professionals. This represents a fantastic blend of thoughts and an innovative approach to knowledge dissemination.

About the Authors

Contributing authors are: John A. Akerele; Dr Gediminas Buciunas; Simon de Saint-Claire PhD; Fabiana Maggie Ferraro; Dr Nicholas Gilmour; Jerry Hart; Stephen Langley; Matthieu Petrigh; Dr David Rubens; Dr Gavriel Schneider; Peter Stiernstedt; and Phillip Wood MBE.

Where and How to Buy Your Book

Paperback and Kindle versions of your book can be bought online via Amazon UK, US, FR and CreateSpace.  A paperback copy costs £19.90 and a Kindle version £9.90.

Individual book chapters can be bought directly from the Centre for Security Failures Studies at a fixed price of £4.90 each.

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Table of Contents


Matthieu Petrigh | Pages 1-6

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Chapter 2 | Creating High Reliability Organisations Within Crisis Management

Dr David Rubens | Pages 7-20

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Chapter 3 | Security and Risk Management: the Next Evolution – Applying the Multiplex View to Risk Management

Dr Gavriel Schneider | Pages 21-36

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Chapter 4 | Insider Threat

Stephen Langley | Pages 37- 68

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Chapter 5 | Understanding, Analysing, Preventing and Learning from Security Failures

Matthieu Petrigh | Pages 69-126

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Chapter 6 | Organisations and Management: Inherent Resilience Inabilities

Phillip Wood MBE | Pages 127-146

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Chapter 7 | Understanding Organised Crime: A Rationalized and Modern Perspective for Law Enforcement

Dr Nicholas Gilmour | Pages 147-168

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Chapter 8 | The Human Dimension: Rehabilitating the Human Terrain System – A People-Centred Approach to Policing Diverse Communities

Simon de Saint-Claire, PhD | Pages 169-230

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Chapter 9 | Communication Peculiarities Between Believers of Islam and Public Servants

Dr Gediminas Bučiȗnas | Pages 231-242

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Chapter 10 | Investigating the Public Perception of Door Supervision in the Night-Time Economy

John Akerele | Pages 243-270

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Chapter 11 | The Perils of Accurately Measuring Fraud and Corruption: Is it Only Worth Doing When Public Money is at Stake?

Peter Stiernstedt | Pages 271-282

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Chapter 12 | Fraud is Difficult to Define

Fabiana Maggie Ferraro | Pages 283-290

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Chapter 13 | Mutual Multi-Disciplinary Learning as a Pathway to Better Organisational Security

Jerry Hart | Pages 291-304

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Bibliographic Information

Book Title Paperback ISBN
Security and Risk Management 978-0-9956270-0-0
Book Subtitle eBook ISBN
Critical Reflections and International Perspectives – Volume 1 978-0-9956270-1-7
Editor Copyright
Matthieu Petrigh 2016
Edition Number Number of Pages
1 340