Wiley Pathways Introduction to Homeland Security: Understanding Terrorism With an Emergency Management Perspective, 1st Edition
March 2008, ©2008
1. Understanding a New National priority: 9/11, Homeland Security, and Emergency Management 1
2. Identifying Terrorism: Ideologically Motivated Acts of Violence 25
3. Recognizing the Causes of Terrorism: Differing Perspectives and the Role of Ideology 41
4. Comprehending Terrorists and Their Behavior: Who They are and What They Do 63
5. Uncovering the Dynamic Nature of Terrorism: History and Change over Time 87
6. Evaluating a Major Dilemma: Terrorism, the Media, and Censorship 107
7. Contemplating a Quandary: Terrorism, Security, andLiberty 125
8. Preventing Terrorist Attacks: Root Causes, Law, Intelligence, Counter-terrorism, and Border Control 141
9. Protecting against Potential Attacks: Threat Assessment and Security Enhancement 177
10. Preparing for the Unthinkable: Readiness for Terrorism 201
11. Responding to Attacks: Important Functions and Coordination Mechanisms 229
12. Recovering from Impacts: Short-term and Long-term Measures 257
13. Looking toward the Future: Forthcoming Challenges and Opportunities 281
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