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Introduction to Homeland Security. Edition No. 6

  • ID: 5018787
  • Book
  • November 2020
  • Region: Global
  • 780 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Written by renowned experts, Introduction to Homeland Security, Sixth Edition, informs users about the concepts and bedrock principles of homeland security. Readers will gain a solid appreciation of the broad range of topics that fall within the expanse of the homeland security umbrella, and understand how and why they are so closely interconnected. The text will also provide an overview of the evolutionary process behind modern homeland security structures, which helps users to understand why certain functions exist, and how they contribute to national and local security efforts. Unlike most books that focus solely on terrorism, this text covers an expansive range of homeland security topics including all-hazards emergency management, cybersecurity, border and transportation security, immigration and customs enforcement, and others.
  • Updated material to cover new developments in the field such as increased terror attacks, cybersecurity safeguards, and administrative changes
  • Balanced account of homeland security in all of its aspects
  • Authoritative voices from content experts
  • Critical Thinking exercises included for each topic
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1. Homeland Security: The Concept, the Organization
2. Historic Overview of the Terrorist Threat
3. Hazards
4. Governmental Homeland Security Structures
5. Intelligence Counterterrorism
6. Border Security, Immigration, and Customs Enforcement
7. Transportation Safety and Security
8. Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Protection
9. All-Hazards Emergency Response and Recovery
10. Mitigation, Prevention, and Preparedness
11. Communications
12. Science and Technology
13. The Future of Homeland Security
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Bullock, Jane A.
Jane A. Bullock served more than 20 years in support of Federal emergency management efforts, culminating as the Chief of Staff at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for Director James Lee Witt. In this position Ms. Bullock served as principal advisor to the Director on all Agency programmatic and administrative activities, provided advice and recommendations to the Director on policies required to carry out the mission of the agency; managed the day-to-day operations of the Agency; directed, monitored, and evaluated Agency strategic and communication processes; and oversaw administration of the Agency's resources, including the disaster relief fund. In 2001, Ms. Bullock co-founded the disaster management consulting firm Bullock & Haddow, LLC. She currently serves on the governing boards of the National Earthquake Hazards Program, the Earthquake Engineering Research Center, and others.
Haddow, George D.
George Haddow currently serves as a Senior Fellow and an Adjunct Professor at the Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy (DRLA) at Tulane University in New Orleans, LA. Prior to joining academia, Mr. Haddow worked for eight years in the Office of the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as the White House Liaison and the deputy Chief of Staff. He is a founding partner of Bullock & Haddow LLC, a disaster management consulting firm.
Coppola, Damon P.
Damon P. Coppola is the founder of Shoreline Risk LLC and a Partner with Bullock & Haddow LLC. He has extensive experience in disaster management capacity development, disaster risk management, and planning through his work with the United Nations; the World Bank Group; The US Federal Emergency Management Agency; and the US Army Corps of Engineers, among others. Mr. Coppola serves as a Senior Disaster Management Specialist at the Hawaii-based Pacific Disaster Center and is a faculty member at Loma Linda University and the University of Hawaii. He holds an M.E.M in Crisis, Emergency, and Risk Management from George Washington University and an A.R.M. from the American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters.
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