Guiding Future Homeland Security Policy: Policy Directions for Scientific Inquiry (Hardback)

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Guiding Future Homeland Security Policy
Hardback
Purdue University Press
06/01/2006
159pp
Philosophy, Public Policy
English
6.00" x 9.00"
1557534187
9781557534187
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Book Description

Part of the challenge in homeland security research is developing plans for emerging areas of research. In order to provide a solid basis for future needs, authors will comment on current information in their fields and provide directions for future scientific research in their areas. This volume will cover the following topics: Coordinating Effective Government Responses to Bio-terrorism; Interagency Relations in Animal Biosecurity Disasters; Nuclear Power Plant Security; Modeling and Analysis of Public Policies for Managing the Risks to Homeland Security; Security Screening; and Use of Advanced 3D Visualization for Bio-terror Crises Communication Training. This volume is a must for all who are involved with issues of homeland security from planners to administrators to researchers. The editors of this volume are members of the Purdue Homeland Security Institute, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.

About the Editor(s):

Sandra F. Amass is the associate dean for engagement and a professor of veterinary clinical sciences at the Purdue College of Veterinary Medicine. Her responsibilities include the coordination of P‐12 outreach programs for the veterinary school. Dr. Amass is researching methods to diversify the veterinary profession by exciting students who are underrepresented in veterinary medicine about careers in veterinary medicine. She has formed research teams to study the perceptions that children and the public have about the profession and the impact of P‐12 publications, role models, and educational programs on these perceptions. She is a co‐PI on the Fat Dogs and Coughing Horses Program, a cooperative effort funded by NIH/NCRR/SEPA to develop educational programs for P‐12 students and the public about the science involved in keeping people healthy. Dr. Amass has previous experience as an editor of two Purdue University Press books.