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Emergency Management A Reference Handbook by Jeffrey B. Bumgarner

Emergency Management A Reference Handbook

Part of the Contemporary World Issues Series


Emergency Management A Reference Handbook by Jeffrey B. Bumgarner

This work is the first nontechnical guide to the principles, practices, policies, and profession of emergency management.* Numerous primary source documents include key legislation as well as FEMA policies and publications* A chronology lists major disasters in the United States along with key emergency management developments


The section on background issues is insightful and the pages devoted to the broader concept of emergency management establish perspective for the rest of the book. . . . [T]he book should find a home in school and public libraries. - ARBA

About the Author

Jeffrey B. Bumgarner, PhD, is associate professor of criminal justice at Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX. His published works include ABC-CLIO's Profiling and Criminal Justice in America.

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Publication date

18th January 2008


Jeffrey B. Bumgarner

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293 pages


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