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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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Under Construction
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This chapter discusses the context building aspect of homeland security work. These tasks involve defining hazards, identifying targets and vulnerabilities, meshing homeland security with existing concepts of emergency management and security, and creating a shared sense of community among the involved organizations. The chapter also explains that the business of determining the conceptual and practical boundaries is coupled with the need to build a community of people who could reliably come together to make these decisions and act on them.

Keywords:   homeland security, defining hazards, identifying targets, emergency management, sense of community

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