Introduction to Homeland Security: Policy, Organization, and Administration available in Paperback
After the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and with the establishment of the Department of Homeland Security, the academic field of Homeland Security has grown exponentially. Until now, no text existed that addressed the need for a definitive textbook on this rapidly expanding field. Suitable for undergraduate students entering the field of Homeland Security, and for Criminal Justice students studying their role in a post-9/11 world, Introduction to Homeland Security: Policy, Organization, and Administration is a comprehensive but accessible text designed for students seeking a thorough overview of the policies, administrations, and organizations that fall under Homeland Security.
The only text of its kind available on the market, Introduction to Homeland Security offers grounding in the basic issues of homeland security, the history and context of the field, and what the future of the field might hold. Students will come away with a solid understanding of the central issues surrounding Homeland Security, including policy concepts and political and legal responses to Homeland Security. Authored by leading experts in the field, Introduction to Homeland Security: Policy, Organization, and Administration is the essential text on understanding Homeland Security in America today.
|Publisher:||Jones & Bartlett Learning|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.50(d)|
About the Author
Sam Houston State University
Associate Chair of the Department of Political Science, University of Akron
Assistant Professor, The University of Southern Mississippi
Table of Contents
ChapterChapter 1 A History of Homeland Security ChapterChapter 2 Homeland Security Defined ChapterChapter 3 Modern Terrorism & Natural Disasters ChapterChapter 4 The Development of Homeland Security ChapterChapter 5 The Department of Homeland Security ChapterChapter 6 Homeland Security Community ChapterChapter 7 Anti-terrorism and Counterterrorism ChapterChapter 8 The National Strategy for Homeland Security ChapterChapter 9 Homeland Security Threats ChapterChapter 10 The Homeland Security Cycle ChapterChapter 11 National Incident Management System (NIMS) & Incident Command System (ICS) ChapterChapter 12 Political Responses to Homeland Security ChapterChapter 13 Legal Responses to Homeland Security ChapterChapter 14 Homeland Security Communication & Technology Issues ChapterChapter 15 Domain Security (Sea, Land, Air) & The Future of Homeland Security