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Terrorism and homeland security : an introduction with applications

Author: Philip P Purpura
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann, ©2007.
Series: Butterworth-Heinemann homeland security series.
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Terrorism and Homeland Security: An Introduction with Applications provides a comprehensive overview of terrorism, public and private sector counterterrorism, and ""all hazards"" emergency management. The book presents national, state, and local perspectives and up-to-date information, including the reorganization of the Department of Homeland Security, the renewed Patriot Act, and intelligence reform. A wide range  Read more...
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Purpura, Philip P., 1950-
Terrorism and homeland security.
Amsterdam ; Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann, ©2007
(DLC) 2006048392
(OCoLC)70063121
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Philip P Purpura
ISBN: 9780080475417 0080475418 0128038705 9780128038703 9786611003937 6611003932 0080466990 9780080466996
OCLC Number: 143613944
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 495 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: PART I HISTORICAL FOUNDATION; Ch 1The Problem of Terrorism; Ch 2Terrorist Methods and Weapons; ; ; PART II ACTION AGAINST TERRORISM; Ch 3 Government Action; Ch 4Homeland Security; Ch 5 Legal Issues; Ch 6Private Sector Action; ; ; PART III PROTECTION METHODS; Ch 7Risk Management and Emergency Management; Ch 8Life Safety and Public Safety; Ch 9Security; Ch 10Protecting Critical Infrastructures and Key Assets; Ch 11Border and Transportation Security; ; ; PART IV THE FUTURE; Ch 12Anticipating the Future: Terrorism, Technology, Research, and Education.
Series Title: Butterworth-Heinemann homeland security series.
Responsibility: Philip P. Purpura.
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