Corpus ID: 154682796

What's in a Name? The Meaning of Homeland Security

@inproceedings{Kahan2013WhatsIA,
  title={What's in a Name? The Meaning of Homeland Security},
  author={Jerome H. Kahan},
  year={2013}
}
The modern concept of U.S. homeland security has existed since 9/11, with the formation of a cabinet-level department devoted to this issue and a refocusing of national policy and resources to deal with the dangers of terrorism and national disasters that threaten the security and well being of the nation. However, there has never been an agreed definition of the meaning of the term “homeland security.” This article discusses the evolution of homeland security and the many factors affecting… Expand

Figures from this paper

Looking Outward: U.S. Homeland Security beyond the Borders
The security of the United States homeland has an important international dimension. This oxymoronic statement is what led the author to write this article about homeland security education. WhileExpand
Does the Department of Defense Possess Solutions for the Department of Homeland Security's Personnel Management Issues?
Abstract : Personnel and management problems are hindering the Department of Homeland Security in its ability to accomplish its mission. Leadership weaknesses, insufficient education and training forExpand
Security and prosperity: reexamining the connection between economic, homeland and national security
Abstract : What is the relationship between economic, homeland, and national security? This question drove the investigation of journal articles and federal doctrine to determine the answer. ThroughExpand
U.S. Northern Command Counterterrorism Response Force Requirement
Abstract : As the combatant command authority for the continental United States, U.S. Northern Command (USNORTHCOM) serves as the link between the Department of Defense (DOD) and our federal andExpand
Resilience Redux: Buzzword or Basis for Homeland Security
IntroductionFor many decades, resilience has been a relevant concept in variety of fields, including psychology, sociology, physics, civil engineering, supply chains, economics, business, energy, andExpand
Strengthening critical infrastructure resilience by identifying and redressing recurring gaps and systemic barriers: lessons from a cross-case analysis and synthesis of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Regional Resiliency Assessment Program.
OF DISSERTATION Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Law and Public Policy in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities of NortheasternExpand
PUBLIC HEALTH MANAGEMENT FACING DISASTER RESPONSE: A BUSINESS PROCESS SIMULATION PERSPECTIVE
TLDR
This paper focuses on process analysis and computational simulation to address public health management in case of disaster response, exploiting real data from an Emergency Department after a crowd disaster where people were stamped as a consequence of mass panic. Expand
PUBLIC HEALTH MANAGEMENT FACING DISASTER RESPONSE : A BUSINESS PROCESS SIMULATION PERSPECTIVE
This paper focuses on process analysis and computational simulation to address public health management in case of disaster response. By adopting a Business Process Management perspective, we performExpand
Seguridad Nacional del Estado mexicano: Ejes Problemáticos y Factores
Este articulo sostiene el supuesto de que existen cuatro ejes que han determinado tanto la concepcion como las tareas de seguridad nacional y a su vez, han generado los posibles retos presentes yExpand

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 50 REFERENCES
Homeland Security: A Documentary History
"Homeland Security: A Documentary History" provides a rich and relevant exploration of the concept of 'homeland security' throughout the nation's history, leading up to an examination of the newExpand
Homeland Security: The Department of Defense's Role
Abstract : For over a century the U.S. military has focused on expeditionary warfare overseas. Its participation in domestic operations has been sporadic and generally in response to naturalExpand
Changing Homeland Security: What is Homeland Security?
The United States, through a concerted national effort that galvanizes the strengths and capabilities of Federal, State, local, and Tribal governments; the private and non-profit sectors; andExpand
What Does Homeland Security Spending Buy
International terrorism is probably the greatest security challenge America faces today. Policymakers have responded in two ways--going after terrorists abroad and improving security againstExpand
A National Security Strategy for a New Century
Abstract : In his "A National Security Strategy for a New Century" (hereinafter "the document"), President Clinton announces that "the goal of the national security strategy is to ensure theExpand
Changing Homeland Security: Teaching the Core
Abstract : Homeland security is in a pre-paradigm phase as a professional discipline. There are at least four dozen ways colleges, universities, agencies, and textbook publishers have conceptualizedExpand
Defining Homeland Security: Analysis and Congressional Considerations
This report discusses the evolution of national and DHS-specific homeland security strategic documents and their homeland security definitions and missions, and analyzes the policy question of howExpand
The Changing Definition of National Security
We are living in an age of revolution on many fronts - in politics with the end of the Cold War, in economics with the growth of global trade, and in technology with the leap-ahead explosion ofExpand
A modest proposal for preventing the children of poor people from being a burthen to their parents or country, and for making them beneficial to the public
Jonathan Swift was born in 1667. He has been called the greatest satirist in the English language. We are all familiar with hisGulliver's Travels. A Modest Proposal has been acclaimed as theExpand
Stafford Act Declarations 1953-2011: Trends and Analyses, and Implications for Congress
This report discusses the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, which authorizes the President to issue declarations that provide states and localities with a range ofExpand
...
1
2
3
4
5
...