What are the differences between the way conservatives and progressives view the federal role in emergency management?

Discussion Objective: (CO2) Analyze the scholarly works of scientific researcher with respect to emergency and disaster management.

Discussion Overview: Use Drabek as your guide to this discussion. As an emergency and disaster management professional you will encounter many questions/assertions that you may have to respond to. These important questions/assertions may impact how you conduct your day-to-day business. Think about the following questions/assertions and provide a substantive scholarly response.

  • What are the differences between the way conservatives and progressives view the federal role in emergency management? What are the advantages and disadvantages of each?
  • What is meant by ‘blaming the victim’? Provide examples of victim blaming. How does this concept influence the way our society responds to disaster?
  • What is the interface between emergency management and homeland security? Which is the ‘parent’ concept? Justify.

Discussion Instruction: Respond to each question/assertion with a substantive and scholarly response, use Drabek as a guide to your posting.

MUST use attached source to answer questions. Citations have to be APA 7th addition and response must be over 300 words.

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