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  • Municipal Policing in the European Unionby Daniel Donnelly

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00

    The book applies a model of municipal policing to compare a number of police systems in the European Union suggesting that in the future local communities will have some form of police enforcement mechanism that will not always include the sworn police officer. more...

  • Inclusion and Resilienceby Joana Silva; Victoria Levin

    World Bank Publications 2013; US$ 24.99

    The report aims to meet two broad objectives: (a) enhance knowledge about the current state of existing social safety nets (SSNs) and assess their effectiveness in responding to new and emerging challenges to the poor and vulnerable in the region by bringing together new evidence, data, and country-specific analysis; and (b) open up and inform a debate... more...

  • Ex-Combatants and the Post-Conflict Stateby Jaremey McMullin

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00

    This book provides a critical analysis of the reintegration challenges facing ex-combatants. Based on extensive field research, it includes detailed case studies of ex-combatant reintegration in Namibia, Mozambique, Sierra Leone, and Liberia. more...

  • Effective Policing?by Stuart Kirby

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 105.00

    This book provides a unique insight into the way policing is performed. By embracing both organizational management issues as well as operational police business such as crime reduction and detection, firearms, disorder, organised crime and terrorism, it provides a comprehensive overview of contemporary police theory and practice. more...

  • Open Source Intelligence in the Twenty-First Centuryby Christopher Hobbs; Matthew Moran; Daniel Salisbury

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    This edited book provides an insight into the new approaches, challenges and opportunities that characterise open source intelligence (OSINT) at the beginning of the twenty-first century. It does so by considering the impacts of OSINT on three important contemporary security issues: nuclear proliferation, humanitarian crises and terrorism. more...

  • Social Security For Dummiesby Jonathan Peterson

    Wiley 2012; US$ 15.99

    The easy way to get a handle on Social Security Are you or a loved one looking to understand how Social Security benefits work? Social Security For Dummies helps you better understand and navigate the U.S. Social Security Administration, covering important topics such as how benefits are funded and distributed, the various Social Security... more...

  • How Obama's Gender Policies Undermine Americaby Diana Furchtgott-Roth

    Encounter Books 2010; US$ 5.99

    Women are riding out the recession more easily than men, with a lower unemployment rate and a higher percentage attaining high school diplomas and Bachelor and Master degrees. Yet President Obama and Congress, responding to fierce feminist lobbying, propose to expand preferences for women in both education and hiring. Whereas original feminists portrayed... more...

  • Social Security Programs and Retirement around the Worldby Jonathan Gruber; David A. Wise

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 45.00

    Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World represents the second stage of an ongoing research project studying the relationship between social security and labor. In the first volume, Jonathan Gruber and David A. Wise revealed enormous disincentives to continued work at older ages in developed countries. Provisions of many social security... more...

  • Political Economy of Global Securityby Heikki Patomäki

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    What are the possibilities for and conditions of global security in the 21 st century? This book provides an innovative study of future wars, crises and transformations of the global political economy. It brings together economic theory, political economy, peace and conflict research, philosophy and historical analogy to explore alternatives... more...

  • Human Securityby Shahrbanou Tadjbakhsh; Anuradha Chenoy

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 53.95

    This book, now available in paperback, traces the key evolutions in the development of the concept of human security, the various definitions and critiques, how it relates to other concepts, and what it implies for polities, politics, and policy. Human security is an important subject for the whole world, in particular Asia, as it deals with interactions... more...