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- Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 78.95
Security Law and Methods examines suggested security methods designed to diminish or negate the consequence of crime and misconduct, and is an attempt to understand both the legal exposures related to crime and the security methods designed to prevent crime. The clear and concise writing of this groundbreaking work, as well as its insightful analysis... more...
- Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 164.99
Fearing the loss of Korea and Vietnam would touch off a chain reaction of other countries turning communist, the United States fought two major wars in the hinterlands of Asia. What accounts for such exaggerated alarm, and what were its consequences? Is a fear of the domino effect permanently rooted in the American strategic psyche, or has the United... more...
- Oxford University Press 1989; US$ 164.99
Indian and American experts, reflecting different perspectives and areas of expertise, here examine the political, ethnic, and religious factors that have escalated superpower tensions in India and its nearby Islamic states. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
This book confronts both the maritime security challenges and responses. In Southeast Asia, maritime security has, over the last twenty years, taken on a much greater importance, due to the Law of the Sea convention, which has resulted in a 200 nautical mile Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZs). As well as traditional security threats to maritime security,... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 105.99
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 2013; US$ 149.95
Women have participated in political violence throughout history, yet the concept of women as active proponents and perpetrators of political violence and terrorism is not widely accepted. Viewed as being forced by partners, sexually abused or brainwashed, the possibility of political motives is not often considered. Paige Whaley Eager addresses this... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 36.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95
Contemporary policing is developing rapidly and is becoming increasingly professionalized. For practitioners National Occupational Standards, Skills for Justice and the the new PDLP (Police Development and Leaning Programme) have brought a new emphasis on skills, standards and knowledge. Training for police officers and civilian staff working in policing... 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...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 22.50
In follow-up studies, dozens of reviews, and even a book of essays evaluating his conclusions, Gerald Rosenberg?s critics?not to mention his supporters?have spent nearly two decades debating the arguments he first put forward in The Hollow Hope . With this substantially expanded second edition of his landmark work, Rosenberg himself steps back into... more...