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Introduction to Homeland Security

Introduction to Homeland Security

January 2012
Trade Paperback · 432 Pages
$42.00 U.S. · $48.50 CAN · £27.99 U.K. · €29.99 E.U.
ISBN 9780813345987
Westview Press

 

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Description

This book introduces students to the dynamic and complex enterprise that is homeland security. Using a broad lens, the authors explore key operational and content areas, as well as the practices and policies that are part of an effective homeland security program. With original essays from academics and practitioners, the book encapsulates the breadth of homeland security as it exists today. Topical coverage includes: administration, intelligence, critical infrastructure protection, emergency management, terrorism and counterterrorism, law and policy, technology and systems, strategic planning, strategic communication, civil-military affairs, private sector involvement, environmental security, and public health. Accessible, engaging, and comprehensive, this is an essential resource for courses on homeland security.

About the Authors

Keith Gregory Logan is an associate professor of criminal justice at Kutztown University and the editor/author of Homeland Security and Intelligence. A former federal law enforcement officer and security officer, he also served as a Special Assistant United States Attorney in the District of Columbia and the Eastern District of Virginia. Dr. Logan is a member of the Upper Uwchlan Township Emergency Management Planning Commission and a former member of the U.S. Army Reserves, Major, Military Police Corps.
James D. Ramsay is professor and coordinator of the homeland security program at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Dr. Ramsay currently serves on the board of scientific counselors to the Director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health in the CDC, and as a board member to ABET, Inc.