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

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This book provides a comprehensive summary of the creation of the Department of Homeland Security and efforts to protect the United States from international terrorism.


• Provides readers with an objective, nonpartisan perspective on the complexity of enacting and implementing homeland security policy so that readers may better understand how difficult it is to combat terrorism

• Illuminates how "lone-wolf" terrorists become radicalized and why they are so difficult for the government to protect against

• Suggests more than a dozen proposed solutions to the vexing problems associated with protecting the United States from international terrorism

• Details how immigration and homeland security are inherently related, and why Arab- and Muslim-American minorities suffer the brunt of the negative effects of the nation's border security crackdown

• Explains why unauthorized immigration from Mexico and Central America has risen exponentially since 1970 and why policy to deal with illegal immigration poses such a conundrum

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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