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Emergency Operations Centers and Incident Management Structure

Jeffrey L. Bryant, Daniel M. Sosin, Tim W. Wiedrich, and Stephen C. Redd

in The CDC Field Epidemiology Manual

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190933692
eISBN:
9780190624279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190933692.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

Domestically and internationally, Emergency Operation Centers and Incident Management Systems provide a structure and framework to coordinate preparedness and response activities. This chapter ... More


Natural and Human-Made Disasters

Ronald Waldman

in The CDC Field Epidemiology Manual

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190933692
eISBN:
9780190624279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190933692.003.0022
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

Epidemiologic evidence is a critical element of humanitarian assistance. The identification of appropriate interventions for priority health problems depends heavily on the rapid collection, ... More


A Committed Judiciary: Indira Gandhi and Judicial Appointments

T.R. Andhyarujina

in Appointment of Judges to the Supreme Court of India: Transparency, Accountability, and Independence

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199485079
eISBN:
9780199096992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199485079.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

The tipping point in the history of judicial appointments in India was the judgment of the Supreme Court in Kesavananda Bharati v. State of Kerala ((1973) 4 SCC 225). In this essay that spans the ... More


Recovering Lost Ground: The Case of the Curious Eighties

A.K. Ganguli

in Appointment of Judges to the Supreme Court of India: Transparency, Accountability, and Independence

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199485079
eISBN:
9780199096992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199485079.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

The impact of the excesses of the Emergency was felt long after it was officially terminated. This essay uncovers how the Emergency impacted judicial appointments. The author discusses how the 1980s ... More


Introduction

Jeffrey S. Kahn

in Islands of Sovereignty: Haitian Migration and the Borders of Empire

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226587387
eISBN:
9780226587554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226587554.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter lays out the overarching historical and theoretical contributions of the book and its methodological underpinnings. These include an account of the philosophy and cosmology underlying ... More


Post-Prevention?: Conceptualizing Emergency Contraception

Natalie Fixmer-Oraiz

in Homeland Maternity: US Security Culture and the New Reproductive Regime

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042355
eISBN:
9780252051197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042355.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines contentious public debates over the availability of emergency contraception (EC). Studying dominant news media, this chapter demonstrates how debates on over-the-counter EC ... More


Triage in Situations of Mass Casualty

Torbjörn Tännsjö

in Setting Health-Care Priorities: What Ethical Theories Tell Us

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190946883
eISBN:
9780190946913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190946883.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In situations of mass casualty there is a need to tend to the medical supply side. We must contemplate whether, by saving one person rather than another, we affect the medical resources available to ... More


Problems of Racism and Challenges to Professionalism

Jenny M. Luke

in Delivered by Midwives: African American Midwifery in the Twentieth-Century South

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496818911
eISBN:
9781496818959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496818911.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Despite their recognized importance to maternity care African American nurse-midwives experienced both racial and professional discrimination. This chapter underscores the unyielding obstacles of ... More


What Do Police Community Support Officers Do?

Megan O'Neill

in Police Community Support Officers: Cultures and Identities within Pluralised Policing

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198803676
eISBN:
9780191842078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803676.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Chapter 3 presents a detailed account of what Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) do in their daily work, and the skills seen as essential in these tasks. It begins with a discussion of a ... More


Domesticating Spaces of Security in Israel

Matan Shapiro and Nurit Bird-David

in Spaces of Security: Ethnographies of Securityscapes, Surveillance, and Control

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479863013
eISBN:
9781479805778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479863013.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Since 1992 a law in Israel obliges building contractors to construct bomb-shelters as an integrated room within every residential unit throughout the country, replacing neighbourhood underground ... More


Strategy for Survival

Edward M. Geist

in Armageddon Insurance: Civil Defense in the United States and Soviet Union, 1945-1991

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469645254
eISBN:
9781469645278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469645254.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes the evolution of the superpowers’ civil defense programs from the mid-1970s until the end of the Cold War. In the mid-1970s, the contrast between the USSR’s extensive civil ... More


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