LOCATIONCellar
Call No. HV8139 .C84 2013
Author Cuéllar, Mariano-Florentino, author.
Title Governing security : the hidden origins of American security agencies / Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar.
Location Volume/Copy Barcode Status
 Cellar  HV8139 .C84 2013    35005013492740  DUE 07-15-14
 List of Tables and Figuresvii
 Preface and Acknowledgmentsix
 List of Abbreviations and Acronymsxvii
1.The Twin Problems of Governing Security1
2.Rethinking Law, Security, and Organizational Structure19
3.Arming Democracy: Designing Federal Security50
4.Just How Secure Are You at This Moment? Growing and Elevating Federal Security69
5.Democracies Need Not Always Be Weak: More Control, and More to Control82
6.Crosscurrents or Greater Velocity: Shifting Functions, Justifications, and Capacity100
7.Maybe It's Time to Think Big: Creating DHS and Defining Homeland Security125
8.The Political Logic and Early Legacy of DHS151
9.No Matter What Fate May Have in Store: Security and the Nation-State in a World of Economic Risk190
10.An Organizational Gloss on Separation of Powers214
 Conclusion One Supreme Objective for the Future226
 Notes239
 Bibliography291
 Index309
Published Stanford, California : Stanford Law Books, an imprint of Stanford University Press, [2013]
Description xviii, 316 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-307) and index.
Contents The twin problems of governing security -- Rethinking law, security, and organizational structure -- Arming democracy : designing federal security -- Just how secure are you at this moment? : growing and elevating federal security -- Democracies need not always be weak : more control, and more to control -- Crosscurrents or greater velocity : shifting functions, justifications, and capacity -- Maybe it's time to think big : creating DHS and defining homeland security -- The political logic and early legacy of DHS -- No matter what fate may have in store : security and the nation-state in a world of economic risk -- An organizational gloss on separation of powers -- Conclusion : one supreme objective for the future.
Subject United States. Federal Security Agency.
United States. Department of Homeland Security.
National security -- United States.
Internal security -- United States.
Isbn/Issn 40021710563
ISBN 9780804770699 (alk. paper)
0804770697 (alk. paper)
9780804770705 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0804770700 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC No. or Control No. 788270703