Critical Issues in Homeland Security: A Casebook

Editor/Author Ramsay, James D. and Kiltz, Linda
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Westview Press

Single-User Purchase Price: $30.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $45.00
ISBN: 978-0-81-334827-8
Category: Social Sciences - Criminology & Law
Image Count: 31
Book Status: Available
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Critical Issues in Homeland Security: A Casebook encourages analytical and careful examination of practical homeland security problems through the presentation of contemporary cases involving major state or national events. Case studies demonstrate the complexity of challenges within the domain of homeland security policy and administration.

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Table of Contents

  • Foreword
  • Acronyms
  • Illustrations
  • INTRODUCTION
  • PART I LEGAL AND POLICY CHALLENGES IN HOMELAND SECURITY
  • Preface
  • CHAPTER 1 LAW AND POLICY
  • CASE 1.1 The Use of Drones in Counterterrorism: The Case of Anwar al-Awlaki, - Tobias T. Gibson
  • CASE 1.2 Presidential Declaration of Disaster Decisions: The Case of Turndowns, - Richard T. Sylves
  • CHAPTER 2 TERRORISM
  • CASE 2.1 The 1993 World Trade Center Bombing: A Success or a Failure for the FBI? - Linda Kiltz
  • CASE 2.2 Terrorist or Ecosaboteur? The Case of Briana Waters, - Linda Kiltz
  • CHAPTER 3 ENVIRONMENTAL SECURITY
  • CASE 3.1 Arctic Security: Oil, Polar Bears, Melting Ice Caps, and US National Security, - James D. Ramsay and John Lanicci
  • CASE 3.2 The Impact of Hurricane Katrina on the Environmental Security of the US Gulf Coast Region and Beyond, - John M. Lanicci and James D. Ramsay
  • PART II OPERATIONAL CHALLENGES IN HOMELAND SECURITY
  • Preface
  • CHAPTER 4 INTELLIGENCE
  • CASE 4.1 The Attack on Mumbai, India, - Steve Young
  • CASE 4.2 Using a Principal Agent in Intelligence Collection in Afghanistan, - Steve Young
  • CHAPTER 5 CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE PROTECTION
  • CASE 5.1 Catastrophic Pandemic: Cases in Ethical Decision-Making, - Linda Kiltz
  • CASE 5.2 The Impact of Cyber-Security on Critical Infrastructure Protection: The Advanced Persistent Threat, - Gary C. Kessler
  • CHAPTER 6 TRANSPORTATION SECURITY
  • CASE 6.1 The Howard Street Tunnel Fire (Baltimore), - Frances L. Edwards
  • CASE 6.2 The Impact of the 9/11 World Trade Center Attack on Transportation, - Frances L. Edwards
  • CHAPTER 7 EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
  • CASE 7.1 The San Bruno Gas Pipeline Explosion, - David A. McEntire
  • CASE 7.2 Lessons Learned from the 2010 Haiti Earthquake, - Joshua Kelly and David A. McEntire
  • CONCLUSION
  • Further Resources
  • Acknowledgments
  • About the Editors and Authors