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The Business of Counterterrorism

Public-Private Partnerships in Homeland Security

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Nathan E. Busch and Austen D. Givens

The Business of Counterterrorism focuses on the opportunities and challenges that public-private partnerships (PPPs) face in the post-9/11 world. Although these partnerships are a major topic of discussion and study among businesses and government agencies involved in homeland security efforts, they have received a much less thorough analysis by scholars. The Business of Counterterrorism identifies the essential role that PPPs are now taking in homeland security and explores the implications of this transformative shift in the field. In its discussion, it focuses on five areas in homeland security – critical infrastructure protection, cybersecurity, information sharing, security at U.S. ports of entry, and disaster recovery.
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Busch, Nathan E. The business of counterterrorism: public-private partnerships in homeland security / Nathan E. Busch, Austen D. Givens. pages cm. — (Terrorism studies; 4) Includes bibliographical references and index. 1. Terrorism—Prevention—United States. 2. Public-private sector cooperation—United States. 3. National security— United States. I. Givens, Austen D. II. Title. HV6432.B874 363.325’170973—dc 3 2013046986 ISBN 978-1-4331-1955-2 (hardcover) ISBN 978-1-4331-1954-5 (paperback) ISBN 978-1-4539-1294-2 (e-book) ISSN 2167-8545

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