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Peace

  • 'Non-Lethal' Weaponsby Dr Neil Davison

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 110.00

    This book provides an up-to-date analysis of the development and deployment of 'non-lethal' weapons by police and military organizations. It reviews the key technologies, issues, and dangers, with particular attention to the development of drugs, lasers, microwaves, and acoustics as incapacitating weapons. more...

  • (Re)membering Kenya Vol 1by wa-Mungai Mbugua; George Gona

    Twaweza Communications 2010; US$ 32.30

    One of the critical questions that Kenyans have continuously asked is what went wrong in January and February 2008 with the ?peace? they had hitherto enjoyed. There have not been readily available answers to this fundamental question. The collection of papers presented in this book attempt to provide, as a starting point, possible explanations for... more...

  • 2048by John Kirk Boyd

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2010; US$ 15.95

    2048 is the story of the most important international social movement in the 21st century: the drafting and implementation of an International Bill of Rights that will be enforceable in the courts of every country on Earth. Written documents have always played a key part in the evolution of human rights?the Code of Hammurabi, the Magna Carta,... more...

  • 21st Century Security and CPTEDby Randall I. Atlas

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 125.95

    The concept of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) has undergone dramatic changes over the last several decades since C. Ray Jeffery coined the term in the early 1970s, and Tim Crowe wrote the first CPTED applications book. The second edition of 21st Century Security and CPTED includes the latest theory, knowledge, and practice... more...

  • The A to Z of Human Rights and Humanitarian Organizationsby Edward S. Mihalkanin; Robert F. Gorman

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 36.99

    The A to Z of Human Rights and Humanitarian Organizations follows major new developments in the arena of human rights since its publication, including the emergence of terrorism and international responses to it; the establishment of an international criminal court; the evolution of regional human rights bodies in Africa, Europe, and Latin America;... more...

  • Abandoning Historical Conflict?by Peter Shirlow; Jon Tonge; James McAuley; Catherine McGlynn

    Manchester University Press 2013; US$ 24.99

    Drawing on over 150 interviews with former IRA, INLA, UVF and UFF prisoners, this is a major analysis of why Northern Ireland has seen a transition from war to peace. Most accounts of the peace process are 'top-down', relying upon the views of political elites. This book is 'bottom-up', analysing the voices of those who actually 'fought the war'. What... more...

  • Across the Wallby Ilan Pappe

    I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 14.95

    Across the Wall' arose from a unique collaboration between scholars from Israel and the Palestinian territories, seeking to arrive at a shared framework for studying the history of this troubled land. Ilan Pappe and Jamil Hilal, among the top academics in Israel and Palestine respectively, brought historians from both sides of the wall together for... more...

  • The Active Shooter Response Training Manualby Scott M. Hyderkhan

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 89.95

    The modern Active Shooter Response (ASR) has continually evolved since its inception approximately a decade ago. This change is necessary to continue improvement on the ASR mission. The Active Shooter Response Training Manual provides police personnel with the skills necessary to respond successfully to any active shooter situation. Using established... more...

  • Addressing Ethnic Conflict through Peace Educationby Zvi Bekerman; Claire McGlynn

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 105.00

    This collection on peace education includes contributions from an international group of scholars representing a wide variety of geographical conflict areas and exemplifying the multiple venues of peace educational labour. A strong emphasis is given to integrative and sustained long-term peace education efforts. more...

  • Adopting Biometric Technologyby Ravindra Das

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 119.95

    Many types of security technologies are currently in use, with biometrics being one of the latest and most cutting-edge forms that has been produced for mass application. Biometrics, while intriguing, is often broached with hesitation and poor understanding. Adopting Biometric Technology: Challenges and Solutions advocates increased implementation... more...