Koko: Books on Early Warning & Prevention

Book Lists

Early Warning is nice.  Honest politicians willing to listen and learn is even nicer.  We conclude that early warning must be very public and very understandable to the public at large.  The challenge for Early Warning is to achieve coherence–no one cares about single issue early warning.  The acme of skill is to achieve M4IS2 Early Warning–all threats, all policies, all true costs, “in your face.”

Crashes, Crises, and Calamities: How We Can Use Science to Read the Early-Warning Signs (Len Fisher, 2011)

Coping with Global Environmental Change, Disasters and Security: Threats, Challenges, Vulnerabilities and Risks (Hans GunterBrauch et al (eds) 2011)

Famine Early Warning Systems and Remote Sensing Data (Molly Brown, 2010)

Earthquake Early Warning Systems (Paolo Gasparini, Gaetano Manfredi, Jochen Zschau (eds), 2010)

Anticipating African Conflicts: A Capability Assessment of the African Union and its Continental Early Warning System (Christian Nitschke Smith, 2009)

Heads Up!: Early Warning Systems for Climate-, Water- and Weather-Related Hazards (United Nations, 2009)

Conflict and Fragility Preventing Violence, War and State Collapse: The Future of Conflict Early Warning and Response (OECD, 2009)

reTHINK: A Twenty-First Century Approach to Preventing Societal Catastrophes (Donald B. Louria, KINDLE ONLY, 2009)

Preventing Catastrophe: The Use and Misuse of Intelligence in Efforts to Halt the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction (Keith Hansen, Thomas Graham Jr., 2009)

Famine Early Warning Systems: Victims and Destitution (Peter Walker, 2009)

Africa Conflict Prevention: Early Warning and Early Response: A Critical Analysis of ECOWAS, IGAD and SADC Systems (John Nienga Karugia, 2008)

From Early Warning to Early Action?: The Debate on the Enhancement of the EU’s Crisis Response Capability Continues (Andrea Ricci (ed), 2008)

NATO Intelligence and Early Warning (John Kriender, 2006)

The Precautionary Principle in the 20th Century: Late Lessons from Early Warnings (Paul Harremoes, David Gee, Malcom MacGarvin, Andy Stirling, Jane Keys, Brians Wynne, Sofia Guedes Vaz (eds), 2002)

Early Warning Systems for Natural Disaster Reduction (Andreas Kueppers (ed), 2002)

Early Warning and Conflict Management in the Horn of Africa (Ciru Mwaura, Susanne Schmeidl (eds), 2001)

Thesaurus and Glossary of Early Warning and Conflict Prevention Terms (Alex Schmid, Sanam Anderline (eds), 2000)

Early Warning and Conflict Prevention:Limitations and Possibilities (Klaas Walraven (ed), 1998)

Preventive Measures: Building Risk Assessment and Crisis Early Warning Systems (John L. Davies, Ted Gurr et al, 1998)

Preventing Violent Conflicts: A Strategy for Preventive Diplomacy (Michael Lind, 1996)

Early Warning and Conflict Resolution (Kumar Rupesinghe, Michiko Kuroda, 1992)

Quantitative Indicators in World Politics: Timely Assurance and Early Warning (J. David Singer, 1984)

To Augur Well: Early Warning Indicators in World Politics (J. David Singer, Michael Wallace (eds), 1979)