// Finding the Community

in Under Construction

Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print February 2009 | ISBN: 9780226257433
Published online March 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780226257457 | DOI:
// Finding the Community

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This chapter discusses the process of finding the community suitable for this study of homeland security in the United States. It describes the difficulties of access and finding the community amid the forest of organizations, and explores the generative properties of practice within the policy community, drawing on themes from globalization theory. The chapter also argues in support of the claim that homeland security in the greater Boston area was being practiced through a policy community.

Keywords: homeland security; United States; policy community; globalization theory; Boston

Chapter.  11228 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Anthropology

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