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Homeland Security, CourseSmart eTextbook

By Larry K. Gaines, Victor E. Kappeler

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Apr 11, 2011

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For courses in Homeland Security or Terrorism.

 

Taking a comprehensive approach, this text provides an overview of homeland security and terrorism. Organized in a four-part format, it examines the foundation for homeland security, homeland security and terrorism, defeating terrorists and their activities, and Homeland Security's response to terrorist threats. Each chapter includes key terms, discussion questions, marginal web links and HS analysis boxes that encourage students to think critically and analyze current problems inherent to homeland security and terrorism.

Table of Contents

PART I: THE FOUNDATION FOR HOMELAND SECURITY

1.      Introduction to Homeland Security

2.      The Homeland Security Apparatus

3.      Infrastructure Protection Planning

4.      The USA Patriot Act and FICA and Other Statutes

 

PART II: HOMELAND SECURITY AND TERRORISM

5.      The Political and Social Foundation for Terrorism

6.      Terrorist Organizations and Threat

7.      Transnational Crime and Homeland Security

 

PART III: DEFEATING TERRORISTS AND THEIR ACTIVITIES

8.      Intelligence and Counter-Intelligence

9.      Weapons of Mass Destruction

10.  Cyber Terrorism and Crime

11.  Terrorist Financing

 

HOMELAND SECURITY'S RESPONSE TO TERRORIST THREATS

12.  Border Security and Immigration

13.  The Homeland Security Response to Incidents

14.  Policing and Homeland Security

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$40.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-801377-6