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Communicating Warning: The Art and Science of Threat Dissemination

Samuel Justin Sinclair and Daniel Antonius

in The Psychology of Terrorism Fears

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195388114
eISBN:
9780199949816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388114.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses how governments and agencies communicate terrorism threat to the general public and the potential negative consequences such threat dissemination may have on individuals and ... More


Reforming the National Security Apparatus

Steven Hurst

in Assessing the George W. Bush Presidency: A Tale of Two Terms

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627400
eISBN:
9780748671946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627400.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Before the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, the United States's homeland defence policy focused on threats from state, rather than from non-state, actors. In December 2000, the Gilmore ... More


// Conceptualizing Security

in Under Construction: Making Homeland Security at the Local Level

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226257433
eISBN:
9780226257457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226257457.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the context building aspect of homeland security work. These tasks involve defining hazards, identifying targets and vulnerabilities, meshing homeland security with existing ... More


// Finding the Community

in Under Construction: Making Homeland Security at the Local Level

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226257433
eISBN:
9780226257457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226257457.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the process of finding the community suitable for this study of homeland security in the United States. It describes the difficulties of access and finding the community amid ... More


Under Construction: Making Homeland Security at the Local Level

Kerry B. Fosher

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226257433
eISBN:
9780226257457
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226257457.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

In the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, security became the paramount concern of virtually everyone involved in governing the United States. While the public's most enduring memories of that ... More


Evaluating Increases in Homeland Security Spending

John Mueller and Mark G. Stewart

in Terror, Security, and Money: Balancing the Risks, Benefits, and Costs of Homeland Security

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199795758
eISBN:
9780190252571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199795758.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the costs and benefits of increases in homeland security spending since 2001 in the US, the UK, Canada, and Australia. It concludes that increases in American homeland security ... More


Epilogue: From Bush to Bush: Final Gasp to Phoenix Rising

Dee Garrison

in Bracing for Armageddon: Why Civil Defense Never Worked

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195183191
eISBN:
9780199788804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183191.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This epilogue discusses the death of civil defense proclaimed by President George H. W. Bush and then by President Bill Clinton, followed by its resurrection in 2001. The current Homeland Security ... More


The Goals of Deportation: Border Control, Social Control, or “Out of Sight Out of Mind”?

Daniel Kanstroom

in Aftermath: Deportation Law and the New American Diaspora

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199742721
eISBN:
9780199950348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199742721.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The chapter considers the goals of the deportation system in light of U.S. immigration history, policies, and self-definition as a ‘nation of immigrants.’ It offers a functional definition of ... More


// Maintaining Flexibility: How the Work Gets Done

in Under Construction: Making Homeland Security at the Local Level

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226257433
eISBN:
9780226257457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226257457.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter addresses how the work of homeland security gets done. It identifies the key roles and categories of individual innovators who were able to stretch or step outside normal boundaries to ... More


Weapons of Mass Destruction: Are Our Political Institutions Adapting?

Eugene Bardach

in WMD Terrorism: Science and Policy Choices

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012980
eISBN:
9780262259064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012980.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter examines the capacity of policy institutions to respond to the WMD threat. It considers five elements of adaptive capacity in the institutional system, and asks whether these are ... More


Introduction

John Mueller and Mark G. Stewart

in Terror, Security, and Money: Balancing the Risks, Benefits, and Costs of Homeland Security

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199795758
eISBN:
9780190252571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199795758.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This introductory chapter assesses the massive increase in homeland security expenditures in the wake of 9/11. It suggests that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) focuses all or almost all of ... More


Assessing the George W. Bush Presidency: A Tale of Two Terms

Andrew Wroe and Jon Herbert (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627400
eISBN:
9780748671946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627400.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In one of the first volumes assessing the full two terms of the George W. Bush presidency, this book has gathered the work of leading American and European scholars. In fifteen chapters, authorities ... More


Imaginary Homeland Security: The Internalization of Terror

Simon Ortiz and Gabriele Schwab (eds)

in America and the Misshaping of a New World Order

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520098701
eISBN:
9780520943797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098701.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter takes the historical event of September 11, 2001 out of its context and traces aspects of its idiosyncratic, scattered, and emotionally charged experience, which resulted in the ... More


// Context: Policy and Geography

in Under Construction: Making Homeland Security at the Local Level

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226257433
eISBN:
9780226257457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226257457.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the policy context of homeland security in the immediate aftermath of the September 11 terrorist attacks in the United States. It describes some of the features of the Boston ... More


// Opportunities and Problems: Final Comments

in Under Construction: Making Homeland Security at the Local Level

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226257433
eISBN:
9780226257457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226257457.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter sums up the key findings about this study on homeland security work and comments on the implications of homeland security practice. It highlights the concrete policy opportunities ... More


Securitization after 9/11

Ariane Chebel d’Appollonia

in Frontiers of Fear: Immigration and Insecurity in the United States and Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450686
eISBN:
9780801463914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450686.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines the “security packages” adopted by the U.S. and European governments in the aftermath of 9/11. The terrorism–immigration nexus was solidly consolidated by the events of 9/11 in ... More


Excavating the Future: Archaeology and Geopolitics in Contemporary North American Science Fiction Film and Television

Shawn Malley

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941190
eISBN:
9781789629088
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941190.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Well-known in popular culture for tomb-raiding and mummy-wrangling, the archaeologist is also a rich though often unacknowledged figure for constructing ‘strange new worlds’ from ‘strange old worlds’ ... More


“All the World Was America”: The Long History of Homeland Security

Eli Jelly-Schapiro

in Security and Terror: American Culture and the Long History of Colonial Modernity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520295377
eISBN:
9780520968158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295377.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Though ubiquitous in contemporary political discourse, the trope of “security” is under-historicized. Countering ahistorical accounts of “post-9/11” political-economic order, this chapter situates ... More


// A Brief Introduction to Homeland Security Work

in Under Construction: Making Homeland Security at the Local Level

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226257433
eISBN:
9780226257457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226257457.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter, which discusses the issues covered by homeland security work in the United States, suggests that there are two rough categories of homeland security work: daily task oriented work and ... More


Two Models of Nonrational Action

Michael Barkun

in Chasing Phantoms: Reality, Imagination, and Homeland Security Since 9/11

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834701
eISBN:
9781469603230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877692_barkun.11
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter argues that the appearance of nonrational considerations in terrorism and homeland security policy is not as surprising as it might at first seem when one considers the prominence of ... More


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