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- Wiley 2011; US$ 139.00
The main goal of this text is to introduce the systems approach to disasters management community as an alternative approach that can provide support for interdisciplinary activities involved in the management of disasters. The systems approach draws on the fields of operations research and economics to create skills in solving complex management... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 52.99
Placed in context with an introductory and concluding chapter, this book provides a summary and analysis of the 20 most significant Supreme Court cases dealing with criminal procedure, which have had the greatest impact on police investigatory practices and prosecutorial conduct. These cases have defined the parameters of police and prosecutorial activities... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 298.00
OSHA (29 CFR 1910.119) has recognized AIChE/DIERS two-phase flow publications as examples of "good engineering practice" for process safety management of highly hazardous materials. The prediction of when two-phase flow venting will occur, and the applicability of various sizing methods for two-phase vapor-liquid flashing flow, is of particular interest... more...
- Tom Doherty Associates 2008; US$ 18.99 US$ 15.19
Texas writer/historian Mike Cox explores the inception and rise of the famed Texas Rangers. Starting in 1821 with just a handful of men, the Rangers' first purpose was to keep settlers safe from the feared and gruesome Karankawa Indians, a cannibalistic tribe that wandered the Texas territory. As the influx of settlers grew, the attacks increased... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00
Policing today involves many different state and non-state actors. This book traces the process of 'unbounding' policing, exploring the way that boundaries between public policing, regulators, inspectorates, intelligence services and private security are blurring, and the impact this will have on governance. more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1991; US$ 34.00
The Hong Kong Marine Police have patrolled Hong Kong's waters for a hundred and fifty eventful years, during a time which has been tumultuous, even for the China Coast. Pirates, typhoon, wars, triumphs and defeats have all play a part in their story, which in many ways reflects that of Hong Kong itself.This book tells of the unit's first 109... more...
- Neil Wilson Publishing 2011; US$ 14.57
The Northern Division used to be the name given to the police force which operated within the Glasgow City boundaries until the creation of the Strathclyde Police Force. Its recruits were largely drawn from ex-servicemen who were demobbed after the Second World War and, as a result, they became known as 'The Big Men'. Their name was well-deserved as... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2011; US$ 7.28
These are the fascinating real life stories of heartbreak and hope, direct from the frontline. A teenage boy lies on the pavement, bleeding to death from a stab wound; a distraught mum watches, in mute shock, as her daughter suffers a terrifying fatal asthma attack; a young girl is gang raped and her stricken boyfriend takes an overdose; a disturbed... more...