System under Stress: Homeland Security and American Politics / Edition 1

System under Stress: Homeland Security and American Politics / Edition 1

by Donald F. Kettl
     
 

ISBN-10: 1568028881

ISBN-13: 9781568028880

Pub. Date: 03/01/2004

Publisher: Congressional Quarterly, Inc.


About the Author:
Donald F. Kettl is the Stanley I. Sheerr Endowed Term Professor in the Social Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, director of the Fels Institute of Government, and professor of political science

Overview


About the Author:
Donald F. Kettl is the Stanley I. Sheerr Endowed Term Professor in the Social Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, director of the Fels Institute of Government, and professor of political science

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781568028880
Publisher:
Congressional Quarterly, Inc.
Publication date:
03/01/2004
Series:
Public Affairs and Policy Administration Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
151
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents


Foreword     v
Preface     vii
Stress Test     1
Administering the Stress Test     6
The Rise of "Homeland Security"     7
Prevention and Response     12
Homeland Security and Public Policy     15
Coordination Dilemmas     18
Connecting the Dots     23
Mysterious Powder     26
Worries Spread     29
Homeland Security as Coordination     32
Reshaping the Bureaucracy     37
The Organizational Challenge     38
First Steps     48
The Restructuring Struggle     50
The Battle over Boundaries     56
The Federalism Jumble     61
The Struggle to Regain the City     64
Learning for the Future     76
The Political Costs of Managing Risk     82
Balancing Risks     84
Using the Market to Manage Risk     90
Warning Signals     94
Trust     98
Balancing Liberty with Protection     101
The USA Patriot Act     104
Broadening the War     108
The Building Debate     112
Balancing Security and Rights     117
Gauging the Stress Test     123
Opening the Policy Window     126
How Does the Political System React to Stress?     129
What Has Homeland Security Done to the Policy System?     138
Notes     144
Index     156

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