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Critical issues in homeland security : a casebook

Author: James D Ramsay; Linda Ann Kiltz
Publisher: Boulder, CO : Westview Press, [2014] ©2014
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"Critical Issues in Homeland Security: A Casebook encourages analytical and careful examination of practical homeland security problems through the presentation of contemporary cases involving major state or national events. Case studies demonstrate the complexity of challenges within the domain of homeland security policy and administration. Editors James D. Ramsay and Linda Kiltz carefully curated fourteen cases,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Critical issues in homeland security.
(DLC) 2013029846
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James D Ramsay; Linda Ann Kiltz
ISBN: 0813348285 9780813348285 9780429962547 0429962541
OCLC Number: 899278081
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 368 pages .)
Contents: Foreword; Acronyms; Illustrations; Introduction; PART I: LEGAL AND POLICY CHALLENGES IN HOMELAND SECURITY; 1. Law and Policy; Case 1.1 The Use of Drones in Counterterrorism: The Case of Anwar al-Awlaki; Case 1.2 Presidential Declaration of Disaster Decisions: The Case of Turndowns; 2. Terrorism; Case 2.1 The 1993 World Trade Center Bombing: A Success or a Failure for the FBI?; Case 2.2 Terrorist or Ecosaboteur? The Case of Briana Waters; 3. Environmental Security; Case 3.1 Arctic Security: Oil, Polar Bears, Melting Ice Caps, and US National Security. Case 3.2 The Impact of Hurricane Katrina on the Environmental Security of the US Gulf Coast Region and BeyondPART II: OPERATIONAL CHALLENGES IN HOMELAND SECURITY; 4. Intelligence; Case 4.1 The Attack on Mumbai, India; Case 4.2 Using a Principal Agent in Intelligence Collection in Afghanistan; 5. Critical Infrastructure Protection; Case 5.1 Catastrophic Pendemic: Cases in Ethical Decision-Making; Case 5.2 The Impact of Cyber-Security on Critical Infrastructure Protection: The Advanced Persistent Threat; 6. Transportation Security; 6.1 The Howard Street Tunnel Fire (Baltimore). Case 6.2 The Impact of the 9/11 World Trade Center Attack on Transportation7. Emergency Management; Case 7.1 The San Bruno Gas Pipeline Explosion; Case 7.2 Lessons Learned from the 2010 Haiti Earthquake; Conclusion; Further Resources; Acknowledgments; About the Editors and Authors; Index.
Responsibility: edited by James D. Ramsay, Linda A. Kiltz.


An essential casebook that critically examines real-life situations in homeland security-including terrorism, emergency management, and environmental security-to better understand the theories and  Read more...
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