Introduction to Homeland Security: Understanding Terrorism Prevention and Emergency Management, 2nd Edition
Readers need to be aware more than ever before of the increased number of threats this country faces. Introduction to Homeland Security: Understanding Terrorism with an Emergency Management Perspective covers issues relating to terrorism, terrorist behavior, homeland security policies, and emergency management. This book provides a foundation that spans the readily apparent chasm between the disaster and homeland security communities. The stages of emergency management are covered with a focus on prevention. Based on both the academic literature and practical understanding, the book includes research findings, covering application as well as theory. Introduction to Homeland Security will be useful to scholars, students, and practitioners interested or involved in homeland security and emergency management.