Homeland security : a complete guide to understanding, preventing, and surviving terrorism (Book, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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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
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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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