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  • Keeping Children Safe in Trafficby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 50.00

    In many OECD countries, road-related crashes are the number one killer of children under the age of 15. Tragically, one child out of every 2100 will die before their fifteenth birthday in a road-related incident, and a considerably higher number will suffer severe injuries or lifelong disabilities. more...

  • Container Transport Security Across Modesby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 26.00

    The terrorist attacks of 11 September 2001 revealed the need to re-examine the security of transport systems. In this context, maritime shipping containers have emerged as an area of particular concern for transport authorities. Until now, initiatives to enhance security in container transport have primarily focused on individual modes. more...

  • Canning Spamby Jeremy Poteet

    Pearson Education 2004; US$ 27.99

    We've all seen it — the e-mails that come to us from a sender we don't know and promise a frog that jumps across our screen, a low mortgage rate or a medical miracle pill. These e-mails are otherwise known as spam. Your inbox gets cluttered or worse, your computer is infected with a virus as you scratch your head, wondering how it ever happened. Now... more...

  • Mobile Revolutionby Dan Steinbock

    Kogan Page 2005; US$ 45.00

    As more and more people use mobile handsets, a revolution is taking place in computing and telecommunications. Two extraordinary industries the Internet and mobile communications are converging. But this is just the beginning. As the third industry ? consumer electronics ? and the fourth ? media and entertainment ? join in, changes in consumer markets... more...

  • Understanding Changing Telecommunicationsby Anders Olsson

    Wiley 2005; US$ 170.00 US$ 147.33

    The field of telecommunications is becoming ever more complex. In order to manage the new Telecom industry it is necessary not only to understand its 3 main components, namely the end users, the technology and networks, and the business aspects, but also their vital inter-relationships. Complexity leads to uncertainty, and one effect of... more...

  • Making States Workby Simon Chesterman; Michael Ignatieff; Ramesh Thakur

    United Nations University Press 2006; US$ 45.00

    In the wealth of literature on state failure, surprisingly little attention has been paid to the question of what constitutes state success and what enables a state to succeed. This book is a joint project of the International Peace Academy and the United Nations University and examines the strategies and tactics of international actors, local political... more...

  • How free is the radio spectrumby Erik Bohlin; Brigette Preissel; rnd Weber

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00

    New technologies provide new opportunities for radio spectrum allocation and frequency use. This e-book covers areas such as spectrum trading, secondary use of spectrum, spectrum becoming available through digital TV, license-exepmt use and the related issues of welfare maximisation and international co-ordination. more...

  • Beyond Mobileby Mats Lindgren; Jörgen Jedbratt; Erika Svensson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 94.00

    The advent of constant internet connectivity and mobile communication have transformed the way that many businesses and organisations function. There has been a focus upon the technological aspects and opportunities. This book takes a look into the future at the human aspects of mobile technology in terms of the ways that people will work and communicate... more...

  • Managing Internet-Driven Change in International Telecommunicationsby Robert Frieden

    Artech House 2006; US$ 89.00

    This resource offers a road map for tracking developments and trends in both international telecommunications and Internet-mediated communications. It explores the impact of the Internet on international telecommunications and gives a clear definition of technological and marketplace convergence. more...

  • Strategies for Success in the New Telecommunications Marketplaceby Karen G. Strouse

    Artech House 2006; US$ 85.00

    The author examines the slow pace of competitive development in the US telecommunications industry and the lack of risk-taking to provide consumers with a better service. The author also considers the situation in other developed countries. more...