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- University of Iowa Press 2002; US$ 29.95
In Poe Abroad, Lois Vines has brought together a collection of essays that document the American writer's influence on the diverse literatures?and writers?of the world. Over twenty scholars demonstrate how and why Poe has significantly influenced many of the major literary figures of the last 150 years. more...
- RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95
This report provides findings of a study of technology in use or needed by law enforcement agencies at the state and local level, for the purpose of informing federal policymakers as they consider technology-related support for these agencies. more...
- RAND Corporation 2003; US$ 9.95
California?s Welfare-to-Work Act of 1997 created two new programs, one of which was the Comprehensive Youth Services Act (CYSA). This report presents findings from a statewide implementation and impact evaluation of the program in California Probation Departments by examining the type of CYSA/TANF programs implemented, services provided, programming... more...
- RAND Corporation 2008; US$ 9.95
The United States Postal Service has a statutory monopoly to deliver mail to mailboxes, but there are arguments to relax that monopoly. This study assesses the public safety concerns of doing so and makes recommendations to address these concerns. more...
- RAND Corporation 2009; US$ 9.95
The summary discusses some of the greatest disparities for boys and men of color relative to their white counterparts across specific socioeconomic, health, safety, and school readiness indicators in California and provides information about different strategies for reducing the disparitiesincluding effective programs, practices, and policiesthat... more...
- RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95
Presents the results of a 2002 survey conducted by the RAND Corporation assessing how prepared state and local law enforcement agencies are for terrorism in the post-9/11 environment. The survey provides the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Office of Domestic Preparedness an important baseline for gauging where the law enforcement community... more...
- RAND Corporation 2006; US$ 9.95
This book presents the results of the third and final wave of a national survey to elicit assessments of state and local response agencies of the activities they have undertaken after 9/11 to respond to terrorist-related incidents and of federal programs intended to improve preparedness and readiness for terrorism. The survey also sought information... more...
- RAND Corporation 2002; US$ 9.95
This document summarizes the findings from three RAND reports on the Long Term Family Self-Sufficiency Plan in Los Angeles County. RAND analyzed historical data to establish trends against which to monitor future countywide impacts, and interviewed key informants about the Plan. more...
- RAND Corporation 2006; US$ 9.95
The study assesses seven cases of nation-building operations following major conflicts: Germany and Japan immediately after World War II; Somalia, Haiti, and Kosovo in the 1990s; and Afghanistan and Iraq since 2001. It concludes that two factors increase the likelihood of successful health outcomes: planning and coordination, and infrastructure and... more...
- RAND Corporation 2010; US$ 9.95
In the aftermath of 9/11, many law enforcement agencies (LEAs) shifted more resources toward developing counterterrorism (CT) and homeland security (HS) capabilities. This volume examines the effects the focus on CT and HS has had on law enforcement since 9/11, including organizational changes, funding mechanisms, how the shift has affected traditional... more...