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Prisons, Terrorism and Extremism: Critical Issues in Management, Radicalisation and Reform

by Andrew Silke

This volume provides an overview of intervention and management strategies for dealing with terrorist and extremist offenders in prisons.

The management of terrorist and extremist prisoners has long been recognised...


Routledge Handbook of Civil Wars

by Edward Newman & Jr., Karl DeRouen

This comprehensive new Handbook explores the significance and nature of armed intrastate conflict and civil war in the modern world.

Civil wars and intrastate conflict represent the principal form of organised...


Historical Dictionary of Human Rights

by Jacques Fomerand

This dictionary has more than 1000 cross-referenced entries on terminology, conventions, treaties, intergovernmental organizations in the United Nations family or regional bodies, and the constantly expanding...


Historical Dictionary of British Intelligence

by Nigel West

This edition of Historical Dictionary of the British Intelligence covers the history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 1,000...


Managing Conflicts in India: Policies of Coercion and Accommodation

by Bidisha Biswas

In Managing Conflicts in India, Bidisha Biswas analyzes how democratic states choose between policies of coercion and accommodation by addressing the under-studied topic of India’s approach to internal conflicts....


State and Opposition in Military Brazil

by Maria Helena Moreira Alves

Based on extensive research into opposition and government documents, including the previously unavailable Manual Básico da Escola de Guerra, Maria Helena Moreira Alves provides a rich description of the long...


The CIA in Hollywood: How the Agency Shapes Film and Television

by Tricia Jenkins

What's your impression of the CIA? A bumbling agency that can't protect its own spies? A rogue organization prone to covert operations and assassinations? Or a dedicated public service that advances the interests...


The Governor's Hounds: The Texas State Police, 1870-1873

by Barry A. Crouch & Donaly E. Brice

In the tumultuous years following the Civil War, violence and lawlessness plagued the state of Texas, often overwhelming the ability of local law enforcement to maintain order. In response, Reconstruction-era...


Remaking Domestic Intelligence

by Richard A. Posner

The author reveals the dangerous weaknesses undermining domestic intelligence in the United States and tells why a new national security service should not be part of the FBI. He explains the need for a new...


Reforming Intelligence: Obstacles to Democratic Control and Effectiveness

by Steven C. Boraz, Thomas C. Bruneau & Robert Jervis

These days, it's rare to pick up a newspaper and not see a story related to intelligence. From the investigations of the 9/11 commission, to accusations of illegal wiretapping, to debates on whether it's acceptable...


Blockading the Border and Human Rights: The El Paso Operation that Remade Immigration Enforcement

by Timothy J. Dunn

To understand border enforcement and the shape it has taken, it is imperative to examine a groundbreaking Border Patrol operation begun in 1993 in El Paso, Texas, "Operation Blockade." The El Paso Border Patrol...


Wild Bill Donovan: The Spymaster Who Created the OSS and Modern American Espionage

by Douglas Waller

He was one of America’s most exciting and secretive generals—the man Franklin Roosevelt made his top spy in World War II. A mythic figure whose legacy is still intensely debated, “Wild Bill” Donovan...


Go Spy the Land: Being the Adventures of IK8 of the British Secret Service

by George Alexander Hill

Before espionage entered the era of modern technology, there was the age of George Alexander Hill: a time of swashbuckling secret agents, swordsticks and secret assignations with deadly female spies. The daring...


Unconventional Warfare in South Asia: Shadow Warriors and Counterinsurgency

by Scott Gates & Kaushik Roy

Framing the debate using case studies from across South Asia as well as China, Afghanistan and Burma and using a wealth of primary and secondary sources, this book takes a closer look at the organization and...


Shifting Priorities in Russia's Foreign and Security Policy

by Roger E. Kanet & Rémi Piet

Given the resurgence of Russian economic capabilities and of Russia's role as a regional, even global, political actor, much of the literature written more than 4-5 years ago is already dated. The editors and...


Dynamics of Political Violence: A Process-Oriented Perspective on Radicalization and the Escalation of Political Conflict

by Lorenzo Bosi, Chares Demetriou & Stefan Malthaner

Dynamics of Political Violence examines how violence emerges and develops from episodes of contentious politics. By considering a wide range of empirical cases, such as anarchist movements, ethno-nationalist...


Post-Conflict Development in East Asia

by Brendan M. Howe

This volume critically assesses measurements of success in East Asian post-conflict development from a human-centered perspective. This involves a major re-evaluation of accepted accounts of domestic governance...


World Report 2014: Events of 2013

by Human Rights Watch & Kenneth Roth

Human Rights Watch’s World Report 2014 is the global rights watchdog’s flagship twenty-fourth annual review of global trends and news in human rights. An invaluable resource for journalists, diplomats, and...


Fallout

by Catherine Collins & Douglas Frantz

FOR MORE THAN A QUARTER OF A CENTURY, while the Central Intelligence Agency turned a dismissive eye, a globe-straddling network run by Pakistani scientist A. Q. Khan sold the equipment and expertise to make...


International Security: The Contemporary Agenda

by Roland Dannreuther

International Security is a cutting-edge analysis of the key security challenges and developments in the post-Cold War world. Drawing on a wide range of contemporary examples, from the Iraq war to the rise of...