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Introduction to homeland security

Author: Jane A Bullock; George D Haddow; Damon P Coppola
Publisher: Boston, MA : Butterworth-Heinemann, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Delineates the bedrock principles of preparing for, mitigating, managing, and recovering from emergencies and disasters. This book emphasizes their value with improved clarity and focus.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane A Bullock; George D Haddow; Damon P Coppola
ISBN: 9780124158023 0124158021
OCLC Number: 769232391
Description: xvii, 669 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Homeland security: the concept, the organization --
Historic overview of the terrorist threat --
Hazards --
Governmental homeland security structures --
Intelligence and counterterrorism --
Border security, immigration, and customs enforcement --
Transportation safety and security --
Cybersecurity and critical infrastructure protection --
All-hazards emergency response and recovery --
Mitigation, prevention, and preparedness --
Communications --
Science and technology --
The future of homeland security.
Responsibility: Jane A. Bullock, George D. Haddow, Damon P. Coppola.

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"The book doesn't shy away from the controversial choices that have been made in the creation of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, nor from the tensions that arise from the DHS emphasis on Read more...

 
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