A Practical Introduction to Homeland Security and Emergency Management

A Practical Introduction to Homeland Security and Emergency Management

By Bruce Oliver Newsome

CQ Press
9781506301358
1506301355

Book Description

A Practical Introduction to Homeland Security and Emergency Management: From Home to Abroad offers a comprehensive overview of the homeland security field, examining topics such as counter-terrorism, border and infrastructure security, and emergency management. Authors Bruce Newsome and Jack Jarmon take a holistic look at the issues and risks, their solutions, controls, and countermeasures, and their political and policy implications.  They also demonstrate through cases and vignettes how various authorities, policymakers and practitioners seek to improve homeland security.  The authors evaluate the current practices and policies of homeland security and emergency management and provide readers with the analytical framework and skills necessary to improve these practices and policies.