Changing Homeland Security: Ten Essential Homeland Security Books   [open pdf - 398KB]

"This article presents what I consider to be ten essential homeland security books. The list is personal and provisional. The discipline is too new to have a canon. We need to continuously examine what is signal and what is background noise in homeland security's academic environment. Much has been written about homeland security. A lot more is in the publishing pipeline. My list includes books I find myself returning to as I seek to understand contemporary homeland security events. Beyond personal interest, I believe they form a foundation for a growing understanding of the parameters of what it means to study homeland security as a professional discipline. Other books-and important articles-could be added, but ten is sufficient to start."

Author:Bellavita, Christopher
Publisher:Naval Postgraduate School (U.S.). Center for Homeland Defense and Security
Copyright:2007 Naval Postgraduate School (U.S.). Center for Homeland Defense and Security. Posted here with permission. Documents are for personal use only and not for commercial profit.
Retrieved From:Homeland Security Affairs Journal: http://www.hsaj.org/
Media Type:application/pdf
Source:Homeland Security Affairs (February 2007) v.3 no.1, article 1
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