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Disaster Policy and Politics: Emergency Management and Homeland Security 1st Edition

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ISBN-13: 978-0872894600
ISBN-10: 0872894606
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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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Product Details

  • Paperback: 232 pages
  • Publisher: CQ Press; 1st edition (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: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #644,079 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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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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Used this for my Master's, great book for those in Emergency Management!
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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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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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By Bella on August 21, 2014
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just what I needed for class
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