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Introduction to Homeland Security - 6th Edition - ISBN: 9780128171370

Introduction to Homeland Security

6th Edition

Principles of All-Hazards Risk Management

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Authors: Jane Bullock George Haddow Damon Coppola
Paperback ISBN: 9780128171370
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 17th November 2020
Page Count: 800
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Introduction to Homeland Security: Principles of All-Hazards Risk Management, Sixth Edition presents the concepts and bedrock principles of homeland security. Readers will gain a solid appreciation of the broad range of topics that fall within the expanse of the homeland security umbrella. The text provides an overview of the evolutionary process behind modern homeland security structures that will help readers understand why certain functions exist, and how they contribute to national and local security. Unlike most books that focus solely on terrorism, this book covers an expansive range of homeland security topics, including emergency management, cybersecurity, border and transportation security, and more.

Key Features

  • Presents updated material that covers new developments in the field, including increased terror attacks, cybersecurity safeguards, and administrative changes
  • Covers a balanced account of homeland security in all of its aspects
  • Presents authoritative voices from content experts
  • Includes critical thinking exercises for each topic


Students in undergraduate, certificate, graduate, and doctoral programs focusing on a range of homeland security concentrations inclusive of emergency management, counterterrorism studies, transportation security, border security and immigration, cybersecurity, community resilience, and others

Table of Contents

  1. Homeland Security: The Concept, the Organization
    2. Historic Overview of the Terrorist Threat
    3. Hazards
    4. Governmental Homeland Security Structures
    5. Intelligence Counterterrorism
    6. Border Security, Immigration, and Customs Enforcement
    7. Transportation Safety and Security
    8. Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Protection
    9. All-Hazards Emergency Response and Recovery
    10. Mitigation, Prevention, and Preparedness
    11. Communications
    12. Science and Technology
    13. The Future of Homeland Security


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About the Authors

Jane Bullock

Jane A. Bullock served more than 20 years in support of Federal emergency management efforts, culminating as the Chief of Staff at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for Director James Lee Witt. In this position Ms. Bullock served as principal advisor to the Director on all Agency programmatic and administrative activities, provided advice and recommendations to the Director on policies required to carry out the mission of the agency; managed the day-to-day operations of the Agency; directed, monitored, and evaluated Agency strategic and communication processes; and oversaw administration of the Agency’s resources, including the disaster relief fund. In 2001, Ms. Bullock co-founded the disaster management consulting firm Bullock & Haddow, LLC. She currently serves on the governing boards of the National Earthquake Hazards Program, the Earthquake Engineering Research Center, and others.

Affiliations and Expertise

Founding partner, Bullock and Haddow LLC; Former Chief of Staff to the Director of FEMA

George Haddow

George Haddow

George Haddow currently serves as a Senior Fellow and an Adjunct Professor at the Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy (DRLA) at Tulane University in New Orleans, LA. Prior to joining academia, Mr. Haddow worked for eight years in the Office of the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as the White House Liaison and the deputy Chief of Staff. He is a founding partner of Bullock & Haddow LLC, a disaster management consulting firm.

Affiliations and Expertise

Founding partner, Bullock and Haddow LLC; Adjunct Professor, Homeland Security Studies, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, USA

Damon Coppola

Damon P. Coppola is the founder of Shoreline Risk LLC and a Partner with Bullock & Haddow LLC. He has extensive experience in disaster management capacity development, disaster risk management, and planning through his work with the United Nations; the World Bank Group; The US Federal Emergency Management Agency; and the US Army Corps of Engineers, among others. Mr. Coppola serves as a Senior Disaster Management Specialist at the Hawaii-based Pacific Disaster Center and is a faculty member at Loma Linda University and the University of Hawaii. He holds an M.E.M in Crisis, Emergency, and Risk Management from George Washington University and an A.R.M. from the American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters.

Affiliations and Expertise

Partner, Bullock and Haddow LLC, Singapore

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