Homeland Security: An Introduction
By Austen D. Givens, Nathan E. Busch, and Alan Bersin
Faculty partner Nathan Busch has co-written a book with Austen Givens and Alan Bersin on the current state of homeland security and the role of big data:
This textbook–written by experts in the field–delivers a comprehensive, systematic introduction to homeland security Throughout the course of the book, particular emphasis will be placed on three paradigm shifts in homeland security: the new role of so-called “big data” analytics for risk assessment in homeland security decision-making; emerging understandings of the “homeland security enterprise,” a term used by practitioners to describe whole-of-government efforts to manage natural and man-made threats; and the growing recognition of how international affairs can influence and shape domestic security considerations.
Nathan Busch is Co-Director of the Center For American Studies and Professor of Government at Christopher Newport University. Professor Busch has published widely in the field of international security and is a specialist in WMD proliferation and terrorism. He is author, co-author or co-editor of many books and articles on these issues, including The Business of Counterterrorism: Public-Private Partnerships in Homeland Security (Peter Lang, 2014) and The Routledge Handbook of Nuclear Proliferation and Policy (Routledge, 2015), No End in Sight: The Continuing Menace of Nuclear Proliferation (University of Kentucky Press, 2004), and editor of Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction: The Future of International Nonproliferation Policy (University of Georgia Press, 2009).
Professor Busch is a JMC faculty partner.
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