Introduction to Homeland Security / Edition 1

Introduction to Homeland Security / Edition 1

by George Haddow, Jane Bullock, George Haddow
     
 

ISBN-10: 0750677872

ISBN-13: 9780750677875

Pub. Date: 06/30/2004

Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books

Introduction to Homeland Security provides educators, students, and practitioners with a comprehensive account of past and current homeland security practices, policies, and programs in relation to the government restructure. Each chapter offers useful pedagogical elements including learning objectives, definitions of the terms used in Homeland Security, a…  See more details below

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Introduction to Homeland Security provides educators, students, and practitioners with a comprehensive account of past and current homeland security practices, policies, and programs in relation to the government restructure. Each chapter offers useful pedagogical elements including learning objectives, definitions of the terms used in Homeland Security, a comprehensive contact list of federal and state government Homeland Security offices and officials, and case studies of past terrorism events.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750677875
Publisher:
Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date:
06/30/2004
Series:
Butterworth-Heinemann Homeland Security Ser.
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
552
Product dimensions:
7.76(w) x 10.08(h) x 1.15(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Historic overview of the terrorist threat
Ch. 2Statutory authority
Ch. 3Organizational actions
Ch. 4Hazards
Ch. 5Safety and security
Ch. 6Mitigation and preparedness
Ch. 7Response and recovery
Ch. 8Communications
Ch. 9Technology
Ch. 10The future of homeland security
App. 1List of acronyms
App. 2U.S.A. patriot act summary
App. 3Homeland Security Act of 2002
App. 4List of state emergency management offices
App. 5List of state homeland security contacts
App. 6List of corporation for national and community service (CNCS) homeland security grantees
App. 7Centers for Disease Control (CDC) preparedness and planning information sites
App. 8Select web sites for additional information
App. 9Safe conference report
App. 10California state agency guidance : homeland security advisory system
App. 11Communicating during emergencies

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