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  • Terrorism and Public Safety Policing: Implications for the Obama Presidency book cover

    Terrorism and Public Safety Policing

    Implications for the Obama Presidency, 1st Edition

    By James F. Pastor

    The trends, data, and battle-tested logic don't lie. A perfect storm of extremist ideologies is on the horizon that threatens to challenge the current state of public safety—forcing police chiefs, public administrators, and security professionals to rethink their approach to policing the streets of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    CRC Press

  • Quality Management in Construction Projects book cover

    Quality Management in Construction Projects

    2nd Edition

    By Abdul Razzak Rumane

    The first edition published in 2010. The response was encouraging and many people appreciated a book that was dedicated to quality management in construction projects. Since it published, ISO 9000: 2008 has been revised and ISO 9000: 2015 has published. The new edition will focus on risk-based…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    CRC Press

  • Essentials of Modeling and Analytics: Retail Risk Management and Asset Protection book cover

    Essentials of Modeling and Analytics

    Retail Risk Management and Asset Protection, 1st Edition

    By David B. Speights, Daniel M. Downs, Adi Raz

    Essentials of Modeling and Analytics illustrates how and why analytics can be used effectively by loss prevention staff. The book offers an in-depth overview of analytics, first illustrating how analytics are used to solve business problems, then exploring the tools and training that staff will…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Security Surveillance Centers: Design, Implementation, and Operation book cover

    Security Surveillance Centers

    Design, Implementation, and Operation, 1st Edition

    By Anthony V. DiSalvatore

    Unlike current books on the market that focus primarily on the technical aspects of surveillance and protection, Security Surveillance Centers: Design, Implementation, and Operation focuses on the operation of a security surveillance center. This text explains in detail the role of security…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    CRC Press

  • Quantitative Trading: Algorithms, Analytics, Data, Models, Optimization book cover

    Quantitative Trading

    Algorithms, Analytics, Data, Models, Optimization, 1st Edition

    By Xin Guo, Tze Leung Lai, Howard Shek, Samuel Po-Shing Wong

    The first part of this book discusses institutions and mechanisms of algorithmic trading, market microstructure, high-frequency data and stylized facts, time and event aggregation, order book dynamics, trading strategies and algorithms, transaction costs, market impact and execution strategies,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Policing White-Collar Crime: Characteristics of White-Collar Criminals book cover

    Policing White-Collar Crime

    Characteristics of White-Collar Criminals, 1st Edition

    By Petter Gottschalk

    Combating white-collar crime is a challenge as these criminals are found among the most powerful members of society, including politicians, business executives, and government officials. While there are many approaches to understanding this topic, Policing White-Collar Crime: Characteristics of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    CRC Press

  • Retail Security and Loss Prevention Solutions book cover

    Retail Security and Loss Prevention Solutions

    1st Edition

    By Alan Greggo, Millie Kresevich

    Employee theft amounts to roughly $36.6 billion retail dollars lost annually, according to a 2008 National Retail Security Survey, and accounts for approximately 42.7 % of all retail losses. Each year organizations spend millions of dollars on theft detection/prevention devices yet still incur…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Auerbach Publications

  • Universities and the Occult Rituals of the Corporate World: Higher Education and Metaphorical Parallels with Myth and Magic book cover

    Universities and the Occult Rituals of the Corporate World

    Higher Education and Metaphorical Parallels with Myth and Magic, 1st Edition

    By Felicity Wood

    Universities and the Occult Rituals of the Corporate World explores the metaphorical parallels between corporatised, market-oriented universities and aspects of the occult. In the process, the book shows that the forms of mystery, mythmaking and ritual now common in restructured institutions of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-27 
    Routledge

  • Urbanisation and Labour Markets in Developing Countries book cover

    Urbanisation and Labour Markets in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    By Stuart Sinclair

    Originally published in 1978 Urbanization and Labour Markets is a useful companion for those studying in geography, economics or development studies. The book provides a simple guide to the subject of labour in cities in underdeveloped countries. It also set out the major controversies relating to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urbanization

  • Urbanization in Post-Apartheid South Africa book cover

    Urbanization in Post-Apartheid South Africa

    1st Edition

    By Richard Tomlinson

    Originally published in 1990, Urbanization in Post-Apartheid South Africa examines the democratic future of South Africa in the context of policy options and constraints. The book looks at the issue of South Africa’s future including access to land and housing, marked regional differences in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urbanization

  • Economic Growth and Urbanization in Developing Areas book cover

    Economic Growth and Urbanization in Developing Areas

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Drakakis-Smith

    Originally published in 1990, Economic Growth and Urbanization in Developing Areas is a wide-ranging collection of research studies focused on urban economic growth at various levels of urban and national development. The contributions range from studies of peripheral Third World states, such as…

    Paperback – 2019-12-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urbanization

  • Industrialization and Urbanization in Latin America book cover

    Industrialization and Urbanization in Latin America

    1st Edition

    By Robert N Gwynne

    Originally published in 1985, Industrialization and Urbanization in Latin America focuses on the process of industrialisation in Latin America. The book links together the distinctive process of industrialisation to wider issues of urban and regional development in Latin America. The book looks in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urbanization

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