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Disaster Policy and Politics: Emergency Management and Homeland Security Paperback – March 17, 2008

ISBN-13: 978-0872894600 ISBN-10: 0872894606 Edition: 0th

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  • Paperback: 232 pages
  • Publisher: CQ Press (March 17, 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0872894606
  • ISBN-13: 978-0872894600
  • Product Dimensions: 9 x 7.4 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #918,577 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Richard Sylves is professor of political science at the University of Delaware. He has served on a National Academy of Science, National Research Council panel, and he has done funded and unfunded research for FEMA. He served three years as an appointed member of the National Academy of Science Disaster Roundtable. His books include The Nuclear Oracles; Disaster Management in the United States and Canada: Politics, Policy, Administration, Study and Instruction of Emergency Management; Cities and Disaster: North American Studies in Emergency Management (with William Waugh); and Homeland Security and Emergency Management: A Public Budgeting Perspective.


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By The Vacation Lane Group on November 25, 2014
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Now comprehensively updated in a revised addition definitely a must for academics and practioners and governmental officials.
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By MCMDR on November 25, 2014
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Good book for basic background and secondary sources
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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Avery on June 26, 2013
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I was satisfied with the condition of the book and book was very informative and relative to the field of emergency management.
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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Bella on August 21, 2014
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just what I needed for class
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