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  • A House in Flandersby Michael Jenkins

    Souvenir Press 2011; US$ 13.11

    In 1951 a fouteen-year-old boy was sent to spend the summer with his aunts in Flanders, a household consisting of elderly ladies who had previously been connected (in a way that was never fully explained to him) with his own family. Within a day he had been embraced by the house and within weeks he was irrevocably entwined with a family that had taken... more...

  • Making Champions - How South Africa's sporting heroes are madeby Michael Jenkins

    Penguin Books Ltd 2013; Not Available

    This is a journey into the histories, hearts and homes of some of South Africa's greatest sporting heroes. Featuring the varied and very human stories of 13 icons of our time, including AB de Villiers, Ryan Sandes, 'Beast' Mtawarira, and Bridgitte Hartley, the book shows that it takes far more than natural talent to transform an athlete into the best... more...

  • Unconquerable Nationby Brian Michael Jenkins

    RAND Corporation 2006; US$ 9.95

    Brian Michael Jenkins presents a clear-sighted and sobering analysis of where we are today in the struggle against terrorism. Jenkins, an internationally renowned authority on terrorism, distills the jihadists? operational code and suggests how they might assess their situation very differently from how we might do so. He distills the jihadists? operational... more...

  • Would-Be Warriorsby Brian Michael Jenkins

    RAND Corporation 2010; US$ 9.95

    Between 9/11 and the end of 2009, 46 publicly reported cases of domestic radicalization and recruitment to jihadist terrorism occurred in the United States, 13 of them in 2009. Most of the would be jihadists recruited themselves into the terrorist role, assisting foreign terrorist organizations, joining jihad fronts abroad, and plotting attacks. The... more...

  • Stray Dogs and Virtual Armiesby Brian Michael Jenkins

    RAND Corporation 2011; US$ 9.95

    Since 9/11, "homegrown terrorists" have planned or implemented terrorist activities, supported others' terrorist activities, or become radicalized in the United States and traveled abroad to conduct activities against other countries or the United States. This paper examines the cases of homegrown terrorism, highlights lessons learned from those cases... more...

  • Aviation Securityby Brian Michael Jenkins

    RAND Corporation 2012; US$ 9.95

    While security budgets shrink, passenger loads grow, and hostility towards security procedures increases, terrorist groups such as al Qaeda remain obsessed with attacking airplanes. In the face of these challenges and real, innovative threats, the author proposes a mechanism for conducting an independent re-examination of the strategy behind current... more...

  • Prisons After Woolfby Elaine Player; Michael Jenkins

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 200.00

    For the past few years prisons have attracted much media attention, due to substantial increases in the prison population and the deteriorating conditions in which prisoners are held. In addition, there has been industrial action by prison officers and a series of disturbances and riots by prisoners. Following the riot at Strangeways prison in Manchester... more...

  • The Heart Has Its Reasonsby Michael Cart; Christine A. Jenkins

    Scarecrow Press 2006; US$ 54.99

    Society does not make it easy for young people, regardless of their sexual orientation, to find accurate, nonjudgmental information about homosexuality. It makes it even more difficult for young homosexuals to find positive role models in fiction either written or published expressly for them or - if published for adults - relevant to them and their... more...

  • The Impact of Economic Democracyby Michael Poole; Glenville Jenkins

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    First published in 1990, this work examines the link between the economic performance of companies and profit sharing. The relationship is a complex one: industrial relations may be improved by schemes, but good employers are likely to introduce profit sharing in any case; and though attitudes to work do change, schemes have more immediate impact on... more...

  • Deterrence and Influence in Counterterrorismby Paul K. Davis; Brian Michael Jenkins

    RAND Corporation 2002; US$ 9.95

    Historical experience has shown that successful strategies to combat terrorism that is spawned by serious, deep-rooted problems have involved first crushing the current threat and then bringing about changes to make terrorism?s reemergence less likely. While deterrence of terrorism may at first glance seem to be an unrealistic goal?concepts such as... more...