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- Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 14.99
An authoritative assessment of the new laws of war and a sensible and sophisticated roadmap for the future of liberty in the Age of Terror America is losing a crucial front in the ongoing war on terror. It is losing not to Al Qaeda, but to its own failure to construct a set of laws that will protect the American people during this global conflict.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 98.95
The challenge in combating terrorism is not that any of us could die tomorrow in an attack, but that we cannot seem to perform the basic functions of diagnosing and treating the problem so that it is manageable. Given this, and because public and private sector partnerships are critical to the success of this management, Homeland Security and Private... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 98.50
This book arrives at just the right time to facilitate understanding of performance-based fire risk assessment in buildings – an integral part of the global shift in policy away from traditional prescriptive codes. Yung, an internationally recognised expert on the subject of fire risk assessment, introduces the basic principles and techniques... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 119.95
This volume examines the extent to which the EU is threatened by patterns of African crisis, alongside Africa's peace, security and development initiatives. The contributors analyze current migration flows from Africa to Europe, and the challenges and prospects of a comprehensive EU strategy for Africa. It is ideal for courses that discuss the... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 124.95
The concept of women as active proponents and perpetrators of political violence and terrorism is not widely accepted. Case study rich, this informative book provides an indispensable guide to examining women's role in left/right wing engagement, ethno-nationalist/separatist violence, guerrilla movements and suicide bombers. more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 32.95
The role of the United States Supreme Court has been deeply controversial throughout American history. Should the Court undertake the task of guarding a wide variety of controversial and often unenumerated rights? Or should it confine itself to enforcing specific constitutional provisions, leaving other issues (even those of rights) to the democratic... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 20.00
In The Death of the American Trial , distinguished legal scholar Robert P. Burns makes an impassioned case for reversing the rapid decline of the trial before we lose one of our public culture’s greatest achievements. As a practice that is adapted for modern times yet rooted in ancient wisdom, the trial is uniquely suited to balance the tensions—between... more...
- Encounter Books 2007; US$ 17.95
No domestic policy issue more angers or galvanizes the public than the controversy over eminent domain-the taking of private property for public use. The stakes in this always controversial procedure have been dramatically raised in recent years as eminent domain has been used to fund private development. As the notorious Kelo case in New London,... more...
- Pearson Education 2009; US$ 23.99
The smartest, fastest, most effective preparation for the latest Police Officer exam Thoroughly covers all five areas of the standard Police Officer Exam: Comprehension, Recall, Forms, Legal Definitions, and "What If" Scenarios. Helps candidates quickly assess where they stand, and master what they need to learn Test-taking strategies,... more...