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Emergency response to domestic terrorism : how bureaucracies reacted to the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing

Author: Alethia H Cook
Publisher: New York : Continuum, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Emergency Response to Domestic Terrorism analyzes the emergency response to the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City on April 19, 1995. Terrorism is a complex threat, and the American government is expected to deter or intervene in every attack. For that reason, the government must be better prepared to respond to acts of terror. One critical element is to understand what constitutes an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cook, Alethia H.
Emergency response to domestic terrorism.
New York : Continuum, 2009
(DLC) 2009001707
(OCoLC)298613614
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alethia H Cook
ISBN: 9780826434913 0826434916 1501300474 9781501300479
Language Note: English.
OCLC Number: 676700375
Description: 1 online resource (125 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Bureaucratic response to disaster : ussues and methods --
Disaster, chaos, and response : first arrival at the Murrah Building scene --
Response as a street-level phenomenon --
Response bureaucracies' tasks and goals --
Conclusions : lessons learned and reinforced.
Responsibility: by Alethia H. Cook.

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Terrorism is a complex threat, and the American government is expected to deter or intervene in every attack. For that reason, the government must be better prepared to respond to acts of terror.  Read more...
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"The 1995 Oklahoma City Bombing forced the population in the interior of the United States to recognize that the "heartlands" were not immune from a massive terrorist attack. In the period following Read more...

 
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