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Understanding Homeland Security (Paperback) (Gus Martin)
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Gus Martin's comprehensive Understanding Homeland Security, second edition is for students and professionals whose subject areas of interest include emergency management, terrorism, criminal justice administration, intelligence, armed conflict, and social environments. Understanding Homeland Security gives an understanding of the complex nature of issues addressed by the homeland security enterprise to undergraduate and master’s-level university students, as well as professionals in the field.
The study of homeland security is an investigation into how to secure society from the threat of violent extremism and other potential disasters. This study is one of the most dynamic subjects in the social sciences.Understanding Homeland Security introduces readers to homeland security in themodern era, focusing on the post–September 11, 2001 period as its primary emphasis. It reviews theories, agency missions, laws and regulations governing the homeland security enterprise.
The pedagogical approach of Understanding Homeland Securityis designed to stimulate critical thinking by readers. Each chapter follows a sequence of instruction that builds on previous chapters and thus incrementally enhances the reader’s knowledge of each topic.