Cook’s work increases the accessibility of gendered security studies and bridges the gap between academic work and government actions.
Reviewed by Beth Windisch
Standard operating procedures (SOPs) guide emergency responders in a crisis, providing predetermined steps to manage anticipated events. Modern disasters, however, often manifest as complex systems—susceptible to nonlinear interactions and feedback in the environment that produce unanticipated outcomes.
By Shawn Harwood and Wayne Porter, Ph.D.