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Introduction to Homeland Security: Policy, Organization, and Administration

Introduction to Homeland Security: Policy, Organization, and Administration

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781284045833
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 02/06/2014
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 318
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

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