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Introduction to Homeland Security
 
 

Introduction to Homeland Security, 4th Edition

Principles of All-Hazards Risk Management

 
Introduction to Homeland Security, 4th Edition,Jane Bullock,George Haddow,Damon Coppola,ISBN9780124158023
 
 
 

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Butterworth-Heinemann

9780124158023

9780124159686

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235 X 191

A superb follow-up to the #1 text on homeland security and all-hazards crisis management!

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Key Features

  • New chapters that focuses specifically on border and transportation security missions
  • An increased focus on cyber security and infrastructure security, both of which are rapidly growing in importance in the homeland security field among officials at all levels
  • A companion website that includes a full online Instructor’s Guide and PowerPoint lecture slides

Description

Bullock, Haddow, and Coppola have set the standard for homeland security textbooks, and they follow up their #1-selling third edition with this substantially improved version. Students will value the decades of experience that the authors bring to their analysis, and the new edition offers still more research-based data to balance the field-tested practical information included in each chapter. Additionally, links to the most current online government information help to keep the text up-to-date in this rapidly developing field. As with its predecessors, the book clearly delineates the bedrock principles of preparing for, mitigating, managing, and recovering from emergencies and disasters. However, this new edition emphasizes their value with improved clarity and focus.

NEW TO THIS EDITION:

This edition has been thoroughly revised to include changes that are based both on changes relevant to the political, budgetary, and legal aspects of homeland security that have changed since the 2008 Presidential election (and subsequent change in the administration), but also in recognition of an expanding academic demand that is both larger in size and changing in scope (most notably with regard to an increase in the number of government employees and officials who are taking courses that have adopted the text). These include: an expansion of material on the organization of the Department of Homeland Security; strategic and philosophical changes that are recommended and/or that have occurred as a result of the Quadrennial Homeland Security Review completed in 2010; updated budgetary information on both homeland security programs and on the homeland security grants that have supported safety and security actions at the state and local levels, as well as in the private sector; and changes in the way the public perceives and receives information about security risk, including the possible elimination of the Homeland Security Advisory System.

ANCILLARIES:

A companion website includes a full online Instructor’s Guide (complete with chapter summaries and a test bank that contains approximately 20 multiple-choice question, 20 true-or-false questions, and 5 essay questions per chapter) as well as PowerPoint slides.

Readership

Students in Homeland Security, and Government/Modern History programs; security professionals participating in continuing education as well as those in state, federal, and private security training programs.

Jane Bullock

Jane A. Bullock has worked in emergency management for over 20 years most recently as the Chief of Staff to James Lee Witt the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). In this position Ms. Bullock served as principal advisor to the Director on all Agency programmatic and administrative activities, provided advice and recommendations to the Director on policies required to carry out the mission of the agency; managed the day-to-day operations of the Agency; directed, monitored, and evaluated Agency strategic and communication processes; and oversaw administration of the Agency’s resources, including the disaster relief fund. Represented the Director and the Administration with Congress, State and municipal governments, foreign officials, constituent groups and the media. Served as a principal spokesperson for the Agency’s programs both before, during and after disasters. Chief architect of FEMA’s Project Impact: Building Disaster Resistant Communities, a nationwide effort by communities and businesses to implement prevention and risk reduction programs. Principal on a project to create National Disaster Response and Mitigation system for Argentina and in six Central American and Caribbean countries. Served as part of the Clinton Administration’s communications team for the Y2K issue.

Affiliations and Expertise

Founding partner, Bullock and Haddow LLC; Former Chief of Staff to the Director of FEMA

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George Haddow

George Haddow currently serves as an Adjunct Professor at the Institute for Crisis, Disaster and Risk Management at The George Washington University, Washington, DC and at the Homeland Security Studies at Tulane University in New Orleans, LA. Program. Prior to joining George Washington University, Mr. Haddow worked for eight years in the Office of the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as the White House Liaison and the deputy Chief of Staff. He is a founding partner of Bullock and Haddow LLC, a disaster management consulting firm.

Affiliations and Expertise

Adjunct Professor, The Institute for Crisis, Disaster and Risk Management, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA

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Damon Coppola

Damon P. Coppola is a Systems Engineer, and a Senior Associate with Bullock and Haddow LLC, a disaster management consulting firm. He has extensive experience in disaster preparedness and planning through his work with the World Bank Group; The Institute for Crisis, Disaster, and Risk Management; the US Army Corps of Engineers; and the Federal Emergency Management Agency, among others. Mr. Coppola is the author of Introduction to International Disaster Management (Butterworth-Heinemann), and co-author of Introduction to Homeland Security (Butterworth-Heinemann) and Hazards Risk Management (The Federal Emergency Management Agency). He has also been published in several industry journals, including Disaster Prevention and Management, The Beacon, The American Society of Professional Emergency Planners Journal, and The International Association of Emergency Managers Newsletter, among others. Mr. Coppola holds an M.E.M in Crisis, Emergency, and Risk Management from George Washington University.

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Associate, Bullock & Haddow LLC

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Introduction to Homeland Security, 4th Edition

Chapter 1: Homeland Security: The Concept, the Organization
Chapter 2: Historic Overview of the Terrorist Threat
Chapter 3: Hazards
Chapter 4: Governmental Homeland Security Structures
Chapter 5: Intelligence and Counterterrorism
Chapter 6: Border Security, Immigration, and Customs Enforcement
Chapter 7: Transportation Safety and Security
Chapter 8: Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Protection
Chapter 9: All-Hazards Emergency Response and Recovery
Chapter 10: Mitigation, Prevention, and Preparedness
Chapter 11: Communications
Chapter 12: Science and Technology
Chapter 13: The Future of Homeland Security

Quotes and reviews

"The book doesn't shy away from the controversial choices that have been made in the creation of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, nor from the tensions that arise from the DHS emphasis on dealing with terrorism against its responsibilities for handling hazards and disasters. It also has some handy data references."--Natural Hazards Observer, November 2013

 
 
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