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The Status of Emergency Management Theory: Issues, Barriers, and Recommendations for Improved Scholarship

  title={The Status of Emergency Management Theory: Issues, Barriers, and Recommendations for Improved Scholarship},
  author={David A. McEntire},
A massive transformation is taking place in emergency management right now. For good or for bad, the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States have resulted in a significant reformulation of the purpose and nature of emergency management. Terrorism has become the hazard of priority among those making policy decisions. The establishment of the Department of Homeland Security, with the incorporation of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, amounts to the most sweeping… 

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