Introduction to Homeland Security / Edition 1

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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.

Audience: Featured in the 2004 forensics leaflet distributed to end users, trade, and contributors and subscribers to Elsevier forensic journals. Publicised at key exhibitions and through forensic societies such as EAFS and IAFS and FSS.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780750677875
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
  • Publication date: 6/30/2004
  • Series: Butterworth-Heinemann Homeland Security Ser.
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 552
  • Product dimensions: 7.76 (w) x 10.08 (h) x 1.15 (d)

Table of Contents

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