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Homeland Security : A Reference Handbook - by Michael C. LeMay (Hardcover)

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This reference book explains the concept of homeland security in the US, including historical background, key questions about national and homeland security concerns and issues, problems and controversies, and various perspectives, focusing on US government policy response since 2001. It covers the history and background of homeland security lawmaking, including early legislation before 9/11, and concerns related to homeland security policy making, such as management problems, civil liberties and privacy vs. security, comprehensive immigration reform, cyberattacks, climate change and natural disasters, the controversy related to the Trump administration's travel ban, the economic impact of tightening visitors' visas, relations with state and local governments, and the impact of immigration on social security, followed by essays by scholars and stakeholders on the sanctuary movement, the evolution of emergency management in the US, congressional staffing and homeland security policy making, cybersecurity, congressional oversight, and other topics, ending with descriptions of key organizations and people and key data and documents. Annotation ©2018 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 376
Genre: Political Science
Series Title: Contemporary World Issues
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Abc-Clio Inc
Author: Michael C. LeMay
Language: English
Street Date: June 21, 2018
TCIN: 53532111
UPC: 9781440854095
Item Number (DPCI): 248-79-2897
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