Terrorism and Homeland Security: An Introduction with Applications

Philip P. Purpura, John Boal

Anno: 2019
Rilegatura: Paperback / softback
Pagine: 525 p.
Testo in English
Dimensioni: 235 x 191 mm
  • EAN: 9780128037997
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Descrizione
Terrorism and Homeland Security: An Introduction with Applications, Second Edition provides a comprehensive overview of terrorism, public and private sector counterterrorism and all hazards emergency management. The book presents national, state and local perspectives, and up-to-date information including the reorganization of the Department of Homeland Security, the renewed Patriot Act and intelligence reform. A wide range of issues are discussed, including such topics as the effectiveness of terrorism, weapons of mass destruction, the measurement of terrorism, victims of terrorism, privatization of counterterrorism, the code war, the merging of life safety and public safety, recent disasters, the role of the military, preemptive force, Homeland Security and national security versus due process models, pandemics and wars of globalization. The book emphasizes practical issues handled by senior government officials, private sector executives, security practitioners and a variety of first responders.