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U.S. homeland security : a reference handbook

Author: Howard Ball
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, [2005]
Series: Contemporary world issues.
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A legal scholar details the creation and function of the Homeland Security Department, placing it in historical context. Some question whether the powers granted the department are too broad and dangerously curtail civil liberties.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Ball, Howard, 1937-
U.S. homeland security.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, [2005]
(DLC) 2005021789
(OCoLC)61179567
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Ball
ISBN: 1851098046 9781851098040 1851098038 9781851098033 1280713666 9781280713668
OCLC Number: 62211821
Description: 1 online resource (xxxii, 235 p.)
Contents: Introduction --
A brief history of domestic security --
Creating a cabinet-level Department of Homeland Security --
Problems facing the DHS and proposed solutions --
Chronology --
Biographical profiles --
Documents --
Directory of organizations --
Print and nonprint resources.
Series Title: Contemporary world issues.
Other Titles: US homeland security
Responsibility: Howard Ball.

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A legal scholar details the creation and function of the Homeland Security Department, placing it in historical context. Some question whether the powers granted the department are too broad and dangerously curtail civil liberties.

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