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Comparative Homeland Security


Comparative Homeland Security

Global Lessons
Wiley Series on Homeland Defense and Security, Band 1 1. Aufl.

von: Nadav Morag

89,99 €

Verlag: Wiley
Format: EPUB
Veröffentl.: 19.09.2011
ISBN/EAN: 9781118048276
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 400

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Students and practitioners of Homeland Security have generally not looked beyond U.S. borders in terms of searching for solutions to existing H.S. policy problems. Comparative Homeland Security: Global Lessons examines overseas homeland security practices, allowing readers to integrate counter-terrorism, emergency response and other H.S. practices from around the world into our own policies. The book covers strategies for combatting terrorism, countering radicalization, emergency response, border and transportation security, critical infrastructure protection, public health and military support for civil authorities from a number of the world's democracies. Organized topically, the book allows scientists, policymakers, law enforcement professionals, government workers and students of H.S. to easily compare and integrate the concepts presented into practice.
Preface ix INTRODUCTION: STUDYING INTERNATIONAL HOMELAND SECURITY POLICIES 1 1 COUNTRY OVERVIEW 15 2 COUNTERTERRORISM STRATEGIES, LAWS, AND INSTITUTIONS 63 3 LAW ENFORCEMENT INSTITUTIONS AND STRATEGIES 147 4 INTEGRATION AND COUNTER-RADICALIZATION 175 5 THE ROLE OF THE MILITARY IN SECURITY AND SUPPORT FOR CIVIL AUTHORITIES 207 6 BORDER SECURITY AND IMMIGRATION POLICIES 239 7 SECURITY POLICIES: CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE PROTECTION, PUBLIC–PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS, AND AVIATION, MARITIME, AND SURFACE-TRANSPORT SECURITY 261 8 EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS, RESPONSE, AND MANAGEMENT 291 9 PUBLIC HEALTH STRATEGIES AND INSTITUTIONS 335 CONCLUSION: INTERNATIONAL HOMELAND SECURITY 359 References 363 Index 383
NADAV MORAG is a faculty member at the Center for Homeland Defense and Security (CHDS), US Naval Postgraduate School. At CHDS he teaches courses on policy analysis and research methodology as well as a course entitled "Comparative Government for Homeland Security." He has authored articles on terrorism, strategy, and the Middle East, including "The Economic and Social Effects of Intensive Terrorism: Israel 2000-2004" (Middle East Review of International Affairs) and "Measuring Success in Coping with Terrorism: The Israeli Case" (Studies in Conflict and Terrorism). He previously served as a senior director at Israel's National Security Council where he was responsible for developing policy recommendations in areas of national security for the prime minister and the cabinet.
A topic-by-topic guide for integrating overseas homeland security practices into those currently used in the United States Homeland security practices extend beyond America's borders. Yet, the United States has failed to look at homeland security (HS) solutions implemented successfully across different corners of the globe. Comparative Homeland Security raises awareness among students and practitioners with an international menu of HS techniques individual countries have set in place to confront a host of domestic safety concerns. The book then proceeds to closely examine case-by-case examples on why these tactics worked well in an attempt to seek effective alternatives for solving HS problems facing the United States. An important weapon for deterring terrorism and responding to crisis situations, Comparative Homeland Security: Covers strategies and tactics to combat terrorism from a number of the world's democracies including, but not limited to, Great Britain, Israel, France, Germany, Canada, Australia, the Netherlands, and Italy Topics are organized topically rather than by country, which allows the practitioner to easily compare and potentially integrate the concepts presented into practice Includes discussion of national strategies, civil liberties issues, border security and immigration, and emergency response While there is a marked tendency to view the challenges facing the United States as unique, many countries have extensive HS policies and procedures. Understanding their policy approaches and incorporating some of them to reflect American laws, institutions, and even, in some cases, cultural sensibilities, can significantly enhance HS policymaking—and aid in protecting the safety of all Americans.

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