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  • Gender and Civilian Victimization in War

    1st Edition

    By Jessica L. Peet, Laura Sjoberg

    This book explores the role of gender in influencing war-fighting actors’ strategies towards the attack or protection of civilians. Traditional narratives suggest that killing civilians intentionally in wars happens infrequently, and that the perpetration of civilian targeting is limited to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Security

  • Building Vulnerability Assessments

    Industrial Hygiene and Engineering Concepts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martha J. Boss, Dennis W. Day

    All too often the assessment of structural vulnerability is thought of only in terms of security upgrades, guards, and entrance barriers. However, in order to fully ensure that a building is secure, the process of design and construction must also be considered. Building Vulnerability Assessments:…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    CRC Press

  • Cybersecurity Discourse in the United States

    Cyber-Doom Rhetoric and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By Sean T. Lawson

    This book examines the role of cyber-doom rhetoric in the U.S. cybersecurity debate.For more than two decades, fear of ‘cyber-doom’ scenarios—i.e. cyberattacks against critical infrastructure resulting in catastrophic physical, social, and economic impacts—has been a persistent feature of the U.S.…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Conflict, Security and Technology

  • Constructing the Cyberterrorist

    Critical Reflections on the UK Case, 1st Edition

    By Gareth Mott

    This book maps and analyses the official British construction of the threat of cyberterrorism. By using interpretive discourse analysis, this book identifies ‘strands’ from a corpus of policy documents, statements and speeches from UK ministers, MPs and peers, between 12 May 2010 and 24 June 2016.…

    Hardback – 2019-12-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

  • Post-Disaster and Post-Conflict Tourism

    Toward a New Management Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hugues Seraphin, Maximiliano Korstanje, Vanessa Gb Gowreesunkar

    Post-disaster and post-conflict tourism has recently emerged as a prominent topic of research and considers new risks that jeopardize tourism travel to destinations that have recently experienced climate-related disasters, civil conflicts, and other challenges. This volume presents a host of…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Standardization and Risk Governance

    A Multi-Disciplinary Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Odd Einar Olsen, Kirsten Voigt Juhl, Preben H. Lindøe, Ole Andreas Engen

    This multi-disciplinary book conceptualises, maps and analyses ongoing standardisation processes of risk issues across various sectors, processes and practices. Standards are not only technical specifications and guidelines to support efficient risk governance, but also contain social, political,…

    Hardback – 2019-11-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Security Studies

  • The Biometric Border World

    Technology, Bodies and Identities on the Move, 1st Edition

    By Karen Fog Olwig, Kristina Grünenberg, Perle Møhl, Anja Simonsen

    Since the 1990s, biometric border control has attained key importance throughout Europe. Employing digital images of, for example, fingerprints, DNA, bones, faces or irises, biometric technologies use bodies to identify, categorize, and regulate individuals’ cross-border movements. Based on…

    Hardback – 2019-11-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • The Strategic Survey 2019

    The Annual Assessment of Geopolitics, 1st Edition

    Edited by The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)

    The Strategic Survey is the annual review of world affairs from the International Institute for Strategic Studies.  It is an invaluable tool for interpreting world-wide strategic developments and has, since 1966, provided essential analysis of the year’s key events in international relations…

    Paperback – 2019-10-29 
    Routledge

  • Anglo-European Intelligence Cooperation

    Britain in Europe, Europe in Britain, 1st Edition

    By Hager Ben Jaffel

    This book investigates everyday practices of intelligence cooperation in anti-terrorism matters, with a specific focus on the relationship between Europe and Britain. The volume examines the effective involvement of British anti-terrorism efforts in European cooperation arrangements, which until…

    Hardback – 2019-10-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Liberty and Security

  • Geospatial Information System Use in Public Organizations

    How and Why GIS Should be Used in the Public Sector, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicolas A. Valcik

    This book shows how Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) can be used for operations management in public institutions. It covers theory and practical applications, ranging from tracking public health trends to mapping transportation routes to charting the safest handling of hazardous materials.…

    Hardback – 2019-10-01
    Routledge

  • The Politics and Policies of Big Data

    Big Data, Big Brother?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ann Rudinow Sætnan, Ingrid Schneider, Nicola Green

    Big Data, gathered together and re-analysed, can be used to form endless variations of our persons - so-called ‘data doubles’. Whilst never a precise portrayal of who we are, they unarguably contain glimpses of details about us that, when deployed into various routines (such as management, policing…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30
    Routledge

  • Beyond Public Administration

    Contemplating and Nudging Government-in-Context, 1st Edition

    By David John Farmer

    How can public administration (P.A.) nudge government to govern fundamentally better in terms of policy? How critical is P.A. contemplation and nudges – prods, shoves or hammer blows - to government-in-context? In this book, David John Farmer argues that government-in-context refers to…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

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