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Homeland security : a complete guide to understanding, preventing, and surviving terrorism

Homeland security : a complete guide to understanding, preventing, and surviving terrorism

Author: Mark Sauter; James Jay Carafano
Publisher: Dubuque, Iowa : McGraw-Hill Contemporary Learning ; London : McGraw-Hill [distributor], 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats

The definitive guide to the U.S. Homeland Security Department, updated to address important changes in an entity whose influence is rapidly expanding into new areas--and affecting more people than  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Sauter; James Jay Carafano
ISBN: 9780071774000 0071774009
OCLC Number: 756278556
Notes: Previous edition: 2005.
Description: 1 volume
Contents: Part 1: HOW WE GOT HERE FROM THERE: THE EMERGENCE OFCONTEMPORARY HOMELAND SECURITYChapter 1: Homeland Security: The American TraditionChapter 2: The Road to 9/11: Contemporary Terrorism and the Meaning of the September 11 AttacksChapter 3: The Birth of Contemporary Homeland Security:The National Response to 9/11 and Its AftermathPart 2: HOMELAND SECURITY: PRINCIPLES, PARTICIPANTS,STRATEGIES, AND TOOLSChapter 4: Homeland Security Roles, Responsibilities, and Jurisdictions: International, Federal, State, and Local Government and Private Sector ResponsibilitiesChapter 5: Thinking Homeland Security: Theory, Strategy,Decision-Making, Planning, and Analysis ToolsChapter 6: Intelligence for Homeland Security: Process, Methods,Structure, and ResourcesChapter 7: Domestic Counterterrorism: Investigating, Preventing, and Responding to Terrorist PlotsChapter 8: Homeland Defense and Support to Civil Authorities: Military Support for Homeland SecurityChapter 9: Incident Management and Emergency Management:Responding to Human-made and Natural DisastersPart 3: UNDERSTANDING THREATS: FROM TERRORISM TO NATURAL DISASTERSChapter 10: The Mind of the Terrorist: Why They HateChapter 11: The Transnational Dimensions of Terrorism:From State Sponsors to Islamist ExtremistsChapter 12: Domestic Terrorist Groups and Radicalization:The Threat Next DoorChapter 13: Terrorist Operations and Tactics: How Attacks Are Planned and ExecutedChapter 14: Weapons of Mass Destruction: UnderstandingReal Threats and Getting Beyond HypeChapter 15: Understanding Disasters and Mass Emergencies:From Earthquakes to Pandemics and BeyondPart 4: HOMELAND SECURITY IN ACTION: PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIESChapter 16: Critical Infrastructure Protection and Key Assets: Protecting America's Most Important TargetsChapter 17: Business Preparedness, Continuity, and Recovery: Private Sector ResponseChapter 18: Public Awareness and Personal, Family, and Community Preparedness: Challenges and SolutionsChapter 19: The Nation Responds: Volunteer, Faith-based, Business,and Nongovernmental AssetsChapter 20: Domain Security: Border, Maritime, and Aviation SecurityChapter 21: Cybersecurity: Protecting Cyberspace and Digital TechnologyAppendix A: SIGNIFICANT FOILED U.S. TERROR PLOTS FROM 9/11 TO 2011Appendix B: PROFILES OF SIGNIFICANT ISLAMIST EXTREMISTS AND INTERNATIONAL TERRORIST GROUPS AND STATE SPONSORS
Responsibility: by Mark Sauter and James Carafano.


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