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  1. Terrorism, Organised Crime and Corruption

    Terrorism, Organised Crime and Corruption

    Edited by Leslie Holmes
    There has been a marked growth in the awareness of corruption, organised crime and terrorism in recent years, especially since the end of the Cold War. Yet the linkages and resonances between these three forms of anti-social and anti-state behaviour are still not sufficiently recognised. Leslie Holmes and his fellow contributors analyse all three phenomena in concert to explain why it has taken so long for states, international organisations and the public to begin to appreciate the interplay between them. It is demonstrated that, while the recent growing awareness of connections between these three types of crime is welcome, there is also a fourth player that must sometimes be considered; transnational corporations. Although the book focuses mainly on Europe, Australia and the US, much of the analysis and theorising has global relevance. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 156.00   Web: $ 140.40
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  2. Controlling Arms and Terror in the Asia Pacific

    Controlling Arms and Terror in the Asia Pacific

    Edited by Marika Viciziany
    Years after 9/11, the Global War on Terror is still not over. The deepening crisis in Iraq has been accompanied by rising violence in Asia, as the bombings in Indonesia show. The 18 specialists and policymakers who have contributed to this book assess how the security scenario in the Asia Pacific has changed in response to these events. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  3. International Politics and Security in Korea

    International Politics and Security in Korea

    Jungsup Kim
    This comprehensive book explains that while world politics has entered the post-Cold War era since the late 1980s, the Korean peninsula has not. Diplomatic relations have yet to be established between North Korea, the US and Japan, while conventional military confrontation has persisted. Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons programme has further increased tensions and the possibility of war has frequently been considered. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  4. Economic Integration, Democratization and National Security in East Asia

    Economic Integration, Democratization and National Security in East Asia

    Edited by Peter C.Y. Chow
    The US policy of supporting a democratic Taiwan while simultaneously engaging China is a delicate and complex balance, with outcomes critical to economic, security and strategic interests in Asia. At the same time, rising Taiwanese identity amid the emerging power of China continues to change the paradigm. The contributors to this volume explore the political and economic dimensions of this complicated and pressing issue. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  5. Beyond the Iraq War

    Beyond the Iraq War

    Edited by Michael Heazle, Iyanatul Islam
    This book critically analyses the topic of US-led external interventions in the affairs of developing countries by using one of the most contested experiments of modern times, namely, the invasion of Iraq and its aftermath. The March 2003 invasion of Iraq has so far failed to deliver the benefits and outcomes its supporters anticipated, prompting international discussion as to whether the promises of externally-led nation-building (as an attempt to mould rogue states in a democratic, market-friendly fashion) are outweighed by the kinds of pitfalls and perils of intervention that have come to characterise the Iraq experience. This book identifies and addresses the major issues emerging from the current debate including the evolution of external interventionism as an idea, an explanation of what went wrong in post-Saddam Iraq and why the Iraq experiment is flawed by the Bush administration’s refusal to address long standing political and historical grievances among Muslims as part of the ‘War on Terror’. The contributors assess the troubled relationship between Islam and the West, the prospects for democracy in the Middle East, foreign policy debates in the US, and how economics and politics are juxtaposed in a highly contentious manner in any project of externally-driven nation-building. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  6. Public Policy and the New European Agendas

    Public Policy and the New European Agendas

    Edited by Fergus Carr, Andrew Massey
    This broad and all-encompassing study focuses on Europe’s new policy agendas. It brings together international academic experts on a range of policies to discuss Europe’s place in the world and its relationship to the USA and beyond. This book concentrates on two key themes of particular salience for policy makers: the enlargement of the EU and the place of Europe in international politics. An expansive list of important policy areas within these themes is explored. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 188.00   Web: $ 169.20
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  7. Corporate Strategies under International Terrorism and Adversity

    Corporate Strategies under International Terrorism and Adversity

    Edited by Gabriele Suder
    Corporate Strategies under International Terrorism and Adversity raises key issues facing international business and management in an era of global uncertainty. Gabriele Suder’s second edited book about the security-business nexus analyses and evaluates the main strategic and operational responses to global commerce and management. The contributors explore the complexities and linkages of firms, industries, organizational structures, international relations, markets and terrorism networks. They investigate these networks and offer insight into the strategic behavior of international firms. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  8. ASEAN and East Asian International Relations

    ASEAN and East Asian International Relations

    David Martin Jones, M. L.R. Smith
    Academic and accepted orthodoxy maintains that Southeast Asia, and Asia generally, is evolving into a distinctive East Asian regional order. This book questions this claim and reveals instead uncertainty and incoherence at the heart of ASEAN, the region’s foremost institution. The authors provide a systematic critique of ASEAN’s evolution and institutional development, as well as a unified understanding of the international relations and political economy of ASEAN and the Asia–Pacific. It is the first study to provide a sceptical analysis of international relations orthodoxies regarding regionalization and institutionalism, and is based on wide-ranging and rigorous research. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  9. The Economic Impacts of Terrorist Attacks

    The Economic Impacts of Terrorist Attacks

    Edited by Harry W. Richardson, Peter Gordon, James E. Moore II
    Focussing on the economics of terrorism in the post 9/11 world, this book brings together original research based on the collaborative efforts of leading economists and planners. The authoritative and expert contributors use a variety of methodological approaches and apply them to different types of terrorist attacks (on airports, highways, seaports, electric power infrastructure, for example). Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 151.00   Web: $ 135.90
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  10. Networks, Security and Complexity

    Networks, Security and Complexity

    Sean P. Gorman
    Networks, Security and Complexity goes on to address specific concerns such as determining criticality and interdependency, the most effective means of allocating scarce resources for defense, and whether diversity is a viable strategy. The author provides the economic, policy, and physics background to the issues of infrastructure security, along with tools for taking first steps in tackling these security dilemmas. He includes case studies of infrastructure failures and vulnerabilities, an analysis of threats to US infrastructure, and a review of the economics and geography of agglomeration and efficiency. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  11. Terrorism

    Terrorism

    Edited by Rosemary H.T. O’Kane
    This two-volume set presents a comprehensive selection of some of the most significant published papers and articles on terrorism. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 518.00   Web: $ 466.20
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  12. Money Laundering and the Proceeds of Crime

    Money Laundering and the Proceeds of Crime

    M. M. Gallant
    The pursuit of the financial proceeds of criminal activity has become a central theme of contemporary crime control. Initially conceived to tackle the global trade in illegal drugs, these methods have been more recently employed in the context of terrorism. This work offers a judicious account of the national and international strategies which seek to cope with crime by attacking its financial underpinnings. The book focuses on the increasingly civil legal orientation of these strategies – a sea change from criminal prosecutions to civil legal instruments. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  13. Trust and Crime in Information Societies

    Trust and Crime in Information Societies

    Edited by Robin Mansell, Brian S. Collins
    This fascinating book gathers together an enviable range of experts from a variety of disciplines to study how trust and crime interact with new digital technologies. It provides a critical discussion on the prospects of the Internet and on the future of crime and crime prevention. It also presents a realistic vision of the implications and uncertainties of future developments in cyberspace, and identifies the key issues affecting the way in which today’s complex information societies are evolving. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 196.00   Web: $ 176.40
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    2007   Paperback Price: $ 56.00   Web: $ 44.80
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  14. Terrorism in Western Europe

    Terrorism in Western Europe

    Jan O. Engene
    This important book examines why terrorism prevails in the otherwise stable and advanced democracies of Western Europe and why some countries have been more severely hit than others. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  15. Security Perspectives of the Malay Archipelago

    Security Perspectives of the Malay Archipelago

    Andrew T.H. Tan
    The Malay Archipelago – namely Singapore, Brunei, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines – has recently risen in prominence as the ‘second front’ in the war on terrorism. This study argues that the Malay Archipelago constitutes a distinct sub-regional security complex within Southeast Asia due to the existence of patterns of amity and enmity, as well as transnational terrorism linkages. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  16. A Comparative Guide to Anti-Money Laundering

    A Comparative Guide to Anti-Money Laundering

    Edited by Mark Pieth, Gemma Aiolfi
    Topical and pertinent issues addressed in this book include questions such as, has all the recent legislative activity really put a stop to the problem? Are the international rules being implemented as carefully as they should? How level is the playing field in cross border banking? Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 273.00   Web: $ 245.70
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  17. The Political Economy of Destructive Power

    The Political Economy of Destructive Power

    Mehrdad Vahabi
    Economic science has extensively studied the creative power of individuals and social groups, but it has largely ignored the destructive power of economic agents. This highly original book redresses the balance and, for the first time, looks at how much an agent can destroy. Destructive power is conceptualised in a unique way, covering all types of deliberate (violent and non-violent) social conflict behaviour. The theoretical arguments in the book are skilfully linked to burning political issues of our time such as the 9/11 terrorist attacks and the Second Gulf War. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  18. International Conflict and the Global Economy

    International Conflict and the Global Economy

    Edited by Edward D. Mansfield
    The relationship between the global economy and national security has been an enduring source of interest and debate. This volume contains a set of pioneering studies that paved the way for contemporary work on the political economy of national security as well as some more recent contributions to this literature. These papers address the influence of international economic relations on political conflict, the use and effectiveness of economic statecraft, and the effects of national security concerns on foreign economic relations. The articles contained in this volume will chart a path for research on these topics for years to com Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 343.00   Web: $ 308.70
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  19. Dealing with Terrorism – Stick or Carrot?

    Dealing with Terrorism – Stick or Carrot?

    Bruno S. Frey
    Emphasising a positive approach to dealing with terrorism (the carrot), this book provides a critique of deterrence policy (the stick) which can be ineffective and even counterproductive, and proposes three alternative and effective anti-terrorist policies: Decentralisation reduces vulnerability to terrorist attacks. A system with many different centres is more stable due to its diversity, enabling one part to substitute for another; Positive incentives can be offered to actual and prospective terrorists not to engage in violent acts. Incentives include: reintegrating terrorists into society, welcoming repentents and offering them valued opportunities; and Diverting attention by naming several terrorist groups potentially responsible for a particular terrorist act. The government thus supplies more information than the terrorist responsible would wish. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  20. Terrorism and the International Business Environment

    Terrorism and the International Business Environment

    Edited by Gabriele Suder
    This book was born from the editor’s conviction that a wide set of contributors should provide the economic and corporate sectors with guidelines, developed from rigorous research and case studies, to analyse those adjustments made necessary through international terrorism, as known since September 11th 2001. It argues that corporate asset protection and accurate business risk assessment is vital to the longevity, and resilience of business. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 129.00   Web: $ 116.10
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