Critical Infrastructure Protection and Risk Management covers the history of risk assessment, crtical infrastructure protection, and the various structures that make up the homeland security enterprise. The authors examine risk assessment in the public and private sectors, the evolution of laws and regulations, and the policy challenges facing the 16 critical infrastructure sectors. The book will take a comprehensive look at the issues surrounding risk assessment and the challenges facing decision makers who must make risk assessment choices.
Dr. Kelley A. Cronin is an Associate Professor at Notre Dame College of Ohio. Her research interests include homeland security and emergency management issues, especially as they pertain to policy and politics. Previously, she worked in municipal government and local law enforcement and has co-authored several books in the field.+_
Dr. Nancy E. Marion is a professor of Political Science at the University of Akron. Her research areas largely revolve around the intersection of politics and criminal justice. She is the author of numerous articles and books that examine how politics affects criminal justice policy.