Rubin, Chapters One and Two.Rubin, C. (ed). (2012). Emergency management: the American experience, 1900-2010 (2ed).
Boca Raton: CQ Press.
Written Assignment: Provide a reaction paper on the reading material. In approximately 1000 words, discuss the historical disasters that have shaped the field of emergency management. Describe the evolving role of the federal government. Talk about the unique role of the Red Cross. What factors have encouraged the development of the field, and which have discouraged the development of the field?
IMPORTANT NOTE: Rubin is the book editor, and for the most part, not the author of the individual chapters. When you develop your citations and reference entries, you must give credit to the chapter author that actually produced the work.