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Author Barkun, Michael

Title Chasing phantoms : reality, imagination, & homeland security since 9/11 / Michael Barkun

Publ Info Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2011]
 RWU Main Library  HV6432 .B365 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  HV6432 .B365 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xviii, 184 pages ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-180) and index
Contents Invisible dangers -- Disaster and terrorism -- Making the invisible visible: reverse transparencey and privacy -- Hurricane Katrina, unseen dangers, and the all-hazards policy -- The imagery of the landscape of fear -- Unseen dangers as defilements -- Two models of nonrational action -- Experts, narratives, and the public
LC subject Terrorism -- United States -- Prevention
Civil defense -- United States
Emergency management -- United States
Imagery (Psychology)
ISBN 9780807834701 (alk. paper)
080783470X (alk. paper)