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Wiley Pathways Introduction to Homeland Security: Understanding Terrorism With an Emergency Management Perspective

Wiley Pathways Introduction to Homeland Security: Understanding Terrorism With an Emergency Management Perspective - 09 edition

Wiley Pathways Introduction to Homeland Security: Understanding Terrorism With an Emergency Management Perspective - 09 edition

ISBN13: 9780470127520

ISBN10: 047012752X

Wiley Pathways Introduction to Homeland Security: Understanding Terrorism With an Emergency Management Perspective by David A. McEntire - ISBN 9780470127520
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
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Wiley Pathways Introduction to Homeland Security: Understanding Terrorism With an Emergency Management Perspective by David A. McEntire - ISBN 9780470127520

ISBN13: 9780470127520

ISBN10: 047012752X

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 09

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Summary

Readers need to be aware more than ever before of the increased number of threats this country faces. Offering a comprehensive, up-to-date overview of U.S. homeland security, this book provides them with the information they need. It follows an all-hazards perspective as it first presents an in-depth examination of the dangers to homeland security. It then delves into national policy, strategy, organization and plans for dealing with these various hazards and threats.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Impact and Significance of Terrorism
Chapter 2: What is Terrorism?
Chapter 3: Why Does Terrorism Occur?
Chapter 4: Who are the Terrorists?
Chapter 5: The History of Terrorist Attacks
Chapter 6: Terrorism, the Media and Liberty
Chapter 7: Organizing for Homeland Security
Chapter 8: Threat Assessment, Prevention and Mitigation
Chapter 9: Preparedness Activities
Chapter 10: Response and Recovery
Chapter 11: Anticipating the Future

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