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Introduction to Homeland SecurityAuthors: Willard M. Oliver, Nancy E. Marion, Joshua B. Hill
Introduction to Homeland Security: Policy, Organisation, and Administration, Second Edition is suitable for undergraduate students entering the field of Homeland Security, and for Criminal Justice students studying their role in a post-9/11 world. This is a comprehensive but accessible text designed for students seeking a thorough overview of the policies, administrations, and organisations that fall under Homeland Security. Students will come away with a solid understanding of the central issues surrounding Homeland Security, including policy concepts and political and legal responses to Homeland Security.
Authored by leading experts in the field, Introduction to Homeland Security: Policy, Organisation, and Administration, Second Edition is the essential text on understanding Homeland Security. New and updated topics include the latest terror attacks in the United States; the nuclear and power grid threat from North Korea; changes in homland security in the Trump administration vs. Obama administration; and the immigration policy and subsequent court challenges from international travel restrictions.
Each new print copy includes access to a Navigate Companion Website that unlocks student practice quizzes and scenario exercises in which they will be immersed in the role of Homeland Security personnel and make decisions based on what they have learnt
Features and Benefits
Chapter-opening, real-world vignettes that contextualise topics in actual scenarios
Contains boxes, tables, and figures that highlight important information and reinforce key concepts
A focus shift from terrorism to policy analysis, the function of the Department of Homeland Security, and the field of Homeland Security
TABLE OF CONTENTS
hapter 1 A History of Homeland Security
Chapter 2 Homeland Security Defined
Chapter 3 Modern Terrorism & Natural Disasters
Chapter 4 The Development of Homeland Security
Chapter 5 The Department of Homeland Security
Chapter 6 Homeland Security Community
Chapter 7 Anti-terrorism and Counterterrorism
Chapter 8 The National Strategy for Homeland Security
Chapter 9 Homeland Security Threats
Chapter 10 The Homeland Security Cycle
Chapter 11 National Incident Management System (NIMS) & Incident Command System (ICS)
Chapter 12 Political Responses to Homeland Security
Chapter 13 Legal Responses to Homeland Security
Chapter 14 Homeland Security Communication & Technology Issues
Chapter 15 Domain Security (Sea, Land, Air) & The Future of Homeland Security