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Under ConstructionMaking Homeland Security at the Local Level$
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Kerry B. Fosher

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780226257433

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: March 2013

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226257457.001.0001

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// Finding the Community

// Finding the Community

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(p.65) Chapter 4 // Finding the Community
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Under Construction
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University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226257457.003.0004

This chapter discusses the process of finding the community suitable for this study of homeland security in the United States. It describes the difficulties of access and finding the community amid the forest of organizations, and explores the generative properties of practice within the policy community, drawing on themes from globalization theory. The chapter also argues in support of the claim that homeland security in the greater Boston area was being practiced through a policy community.

Keywords:   homeland security, United States, policy community, globalization theory, Boston

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