Introduction to Homeland Security by Keith Gregory LoganIntroduction to Homeland Security by Keith Gregory Logan

Introduction to Homeland Security

byKeith Gregory Logan, James D. Ramsay

Paperback | January 31, 2012

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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.
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 Virgin...
Title:Introduction to Homeland SecurityFormat:PaperbackDimensions:428 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0813345987

ISBN - 13:9780813345987

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Table of Contents

Part I HS Organization & Administration

Introduction A brief look at DHS

HS Law and Policy

Public and Private Sector Interdependencies

Part II ¿ HS Resources

Critical Infrastructure Protection


Defense Support of Civil Authorities

Technology and Systems in HS

Environmental Security & Public Health

Part III HS Strategies

Emergency Management

Strategic Communication

Strategic Planning



Probabilistic Risk Assessment

Part IV ---Concluding Thoughts

Origins post 9/11


Editorial Reviews

Praise for Introduction to Homeland Security edited by Keith Gregory Logan and James D. Ramsay"Introduction to Homeland Security provides a unique and practical insight into the strategies, resources, organization and administration of homeland security. Homeland security, public administration, and security students and professionals will find this an essential resource that they will refer to again and again. The book outlines the creation and development of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) following the terrorist attack on September 11, 2001, covering its history, organization, programs and policies. This book provides the latest information on a broad array of topics in homeland security including strategic communication, law and policy, emergency management, technology, intelligence, terrorism and counter terrorism, and education."—Linda Kiltz, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Public Administration, Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi