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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
According to the Duvergerian theories, in the long run, only viable parties are expected to stand for elections. Non-viable parties should join a pre-electoral coalition with another party or withdraw from competition entirely. Why then do non-viable political parties throughout the world systematically continue presenting candidates? This book argues... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95
Strategic Intelligence in the Cold War and Beyond looks at the many events, personalities, and controversies in the field of intelligence and espionage since the end of World War II. A crucial but often neglected topic, strategic intelligence took on added significance during the protracted struggle of the Cold War. In this accessible volume,... more...
- De Gruyter Saur 2014; US$ 140.00
E-Government is a hot topic. The integration of Information and Communication Technologies into public service delivery offers a number of promising opportunities. This book refers to the benefits derived from ubiquitous access to and delivery of government services to citizens, business partners and employees. It analyses the conceptsthat are essential... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 44.99
Since 9/11, the needs of intelligence agencies as well as the missions they conduct have increased in number, size, and complexity. As such, government and private security agencies are recruiting staff to analyze the vast amount of data collected in these missions. This textbook offers a way of gaining the analytic skills essential to undertake... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 129.00
The goal of this book is to provide a comprehensive, multi-dimensional approach to research and practice in e-government 2.0 implementation. Contributions from an international panel of experts apply a variety of methodological approaches and illustrative case studies to present state-of-the-art analysis and perspectives.Around the world, governments... more...
- Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 25.95
Using espionage as a test case, The End of Intelligence criticizes claims that the recent information revolution has weakened the state, revolutionized warfare, and changed the balance of power between states and non-state actors?and it assesses the potential for realizing any hopes we might have for reforming intelligence and espionage. Examining... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 49.99
Der Terroranschlag vom 11. September 2001 hat die Welt verandert und auch die deutsch-amerikanischen Beziehungen nachhaltig beeinflusst. Aus dem Blickwinkel der Politikwissenschaft, der Kommunikationswissenschaft und der Sozialpsychologie untersucht Barbara Schnieders die Umwalzungen in der traditionsreichen deutsch-amerikanischen Freundschaft. Dabei... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 80.00
A complete guide to applied research, featuring original data and detailed case studies Applied Research Methods in Public and Nonprofit Organizations takes an integrative approach to applied research, emphasizing design, data collection, and analysis. Common case studies across chapters illustrate the everyday nature of research, and practical... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 32.95
States are more likely to engage in risky and destabilizing actions such as military buildups and preemptive strikes if they believe their adversaries pose a tangible threat. Yet despite the crucial importance of this issue, we don?t know enough about how states and their leaders draw inferences about their adversaries? long-term intentions. Knowing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
The War on Terror has raised many new, thorny issues of how we can determine acceptable action in defense of our liberties. Western leaders have increasingly used spies to execute missions unsuitable to the military. These operations, which often result in the contravening of international law and previously held norms of acceptable moral behavior,... more...