Governing Security

Governing Security

The Hidden Origins of American Security Agencies

eBook - 2013
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The impact of public law depends on how politicians secure control of public organizations, and how these organizations in turn are used to define national security. Governing Security explores this dynamic by investigating the surprising history of two major federal agencies that touch the lives of Americans every day: the Roosevelt-era Federal Security Agency (which became today's Department of Health and Human Services) and the more recently created Department of Homeland Security. Through the stories of both organizations, Cuéllar offers a compelling account of crucial d.
Publisher: Palo Alto : Stanford University Press, 2013
ISBN: 9780804784344
0804784345
Characteristics: 1 online resource (337 pages)

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