Cover image for Homeland security
Title:
Homeland security
Author:
Smith, Norris.
Publication Information:
Bronx, NY : H.W. Wilson Co., [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
viii, 197 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
How safe are you? -- Amid safeguards, threat remains / Muriel Dobbin -- Homeland insecurity / Merrell Noden -- Detecting the threat : technology and the war on terror / Shane Harris -- The general nobody knows / Michael Hirsh -- "First responders" find their jobs even tougher / Ed Timms -- Their 9/11 response : be prepared / Richard T. Cooper -- Are state and local "first responders" getting the federal funding they say they need? / David Clarke -- Can we talk? / Ellen Perlman -- Pounds of cure / Kim A. O'Connell.

Could it happen again? / Michael Duffy -- Mission impossible? / Jean Kumagai -- Digging through data for omens / Dana Hawkins -- Can we be safe and free? / Gene Stephens -- From A Guide to the Patriot Act / Dahlia Lithwick and Julia Turner -- The big bad border / Nina Shapiro -- Migrant smugglers traffic in terror, federal officials say / Bruce Finley -- Anti-terrorism plans stall / Brad Heath -- Report on Patriot Act alleges rights violations -- Boxed out / Madhusree Mukerjee -- Bumps in the sky / Daren Fonda [et al.].

Seeking safe harbors / Pamela Sherrid -- U.S. port security : is X-ray enough? / Abraham McLaughlin -- Defending our shores and more / Marilyn Rauber -- How willing is private industry to identify its vulnerabilities and protect critical infrastructure? / Chris Logan -- Locking down on system security / Beth Wade -- Nuclear terrorism : assessing the risk / Richard Hantula -- Are we safer? : public health / Amanda Spake.
ISBN:
9780824210335
Format :
Book