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ASEAN 50: Regional Security Cooperation Through Selected Documents

Chua, Daniel Wei Boon. Daniel Wei Boon., Chua. Eddie Meng Chong., Lim.
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(2017)  | 9789813221130 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book
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Leading public sector innovation : co-creating for a better society.

Bason, Christian.
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(2017)  | 9781447336242 | Policy Press | pbk. | book | 336pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
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Leading Public Sector Innovation shows how government agencies can use co-creation to overcome policy making barriers and deliver more value, at lower cost, to citizens and businesses. Through inspiring global case studies and practical examples, the book addresses the key triggers and practices that...

Payment by results and social impact bonds : outcome-based payment systems in the uk and us.

Albertson, Kevin.
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(2017)  | 9781447340706 | Policy Press | hbk. | book | 96pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
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Politics and Administration in South Asia: A Study of Politicization of Bureaucracy

Sayadur, Rahman Muhammad. Sayadur Rahman, Muhammad. Photonics
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(2017)  | 9781536122978 | Nova Science Publishers Inc | pbk. | book | 170pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
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Bureaucracy is an integral part of modern democratic polity. The modern democratic states are built upon the bureaucratic structure that undergrid these states, although there is a vast difference in bureaucratic traditions and cultures in between developed and developing democratic and democratizing...

NATO and Article 5: The Transatlantic Alliance and the Twenty-First-Century Challenges of Collective Defense

Deni, John R.
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(2017)  | 9781538107034 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 180pp | Availability last checked: 3/10/2017
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For much of the last 25 years, NATO has focused on crisis management in placessuch as Kosovo and Afghanistan, resulting in major changes to alliance strategy,resourcing, force structure, and training. Re-embracing collective defense—which lies at the heart of the Treaty of Washington’s Article 5commitment—...

Electronic government : 16th ifip wg 8. 5 international conference, egov 2017, st. petersburg, russia, september 4-7, 2017, proceedings.

Axelsson, Karin. Glassey, Olivier. Janssen, Marijn. Klievink, Bram. Krimmer, Robert.
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(2017)  | 9783319646763 | Springer | pbk. | book | xvi, 422pp | Availability last checked: 5/7/2017
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This book constitutes the proceedings of the 16th IFIP WG 8.5 International Conference on Electronic Government, EGOV 2017, held in St. Petersburg, Russia, in September 2017, in conjunction with the 9th International Conference on eParticipation, ePart 2017.The 34 revised full papers presented were...

NATO and Article 5: The Transatlantic Alliance and the Twenty-First-Century Challenges of Collective Defense

Deni, John R.
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(2017)  | 9781538107027 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 180pp | Availability last checked: 3/10/2017
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For much of the last 25 years, NATO has focused on crisis management in placessuch as Kosovo and Afghanistan, resulting in major changes to alliance strategy,resourcing, force structure, and training. Re-embracing collective defense—which lies at the heart of the Treaty of Washington’s Article 5commitment—...

The Logic of Irregular War: Asymmetry and America’s Adversaries

BERMAN, Ilan. , Berman, Ilan.
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(2017)  | 9781538105412 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 126pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
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For the United States, asymmetric warfare has emerged as the “new normal.”The large-scale conventional campaigns that typified U.S. military engagementsfor much of the 20th Century are increasingly things of the past. Instead, thequarter-century since the end of the Cold War and the collapse of...

User centric e-government : challenges and opportunities.

Mahmood, Zaigham. Ramayah, T. Saeed, Saqib.
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(2017)  | 9783319594415 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiii, 256pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
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This book provides user studies and theories related to user-centered technology design processes for e-government projects. The book mainly discusses inherent issues of technology design implications, user experiences, and guidelines for technology appropriation. Ethnographic studies focusing on real...

Marriage During Deployment: A Memoir of a Military Marriage

ASHBURN, Marna.
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(2017)  | 9781442262652 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 158pp | Availability last checked: 8/10/2017
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Since combat operations began in October 2001, more than 2.1 million U.S servicemembers have been deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan, and over half of them weremarried. Marriage During Deployment, a memoir about a military family duringwartime deployment, offers a window into the homelife and emotional...

Life in the Age of Drone Warfare

Kaplan, Caren. Parks, Lisa.
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(2017)  | 9780822369585 | Duke University Press | hbk. | book | 448pp
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This volume's contributors offer a new critical language through which toexplore and assess the historical, juridical, geopolitical, and culturaldimensions of drone technology and warfare. They show how drones generateparticular ways of visualizing the spaces and targets of war while acting astools...

Life in the Age of Drone Warfare

Kaplan, Caren. Parks, Lisa.
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(2017)  | 9780822369738 | Duke University Press | pbk. | book | 448pp
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This volume's contributors offer a new critical language through which toexplore and assess the historical, juridical, geopolitical, and culturaldimensions of drone technology and warfare. They show how drones generateparticular ways of visualizing the spaces and targets of war while acting astools...

Red international and black caribbean : communists in new york city, mexico and the west indies, 1919-1939.

Stevens, Margaret.
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(2017)  | 9780745337265 | Pluto Press UK | pbk. | book | 320pp
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Black radicalism is too often characterised as a 'tradition' divested of any class content; its history written as that of a wholly separate current to the international Communist movement which emerged after 1917. Red International and Black Caribbean is a forceful corrective to this enduring misconception,...

Red international and black caribbean : communists in new york city, mexico and the west indies, 1919-1939.

Stevens, Margaret.
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(2017)  | 9780745337272 | Pluto Press UK | book | 320pp
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Black radicalism is too often characterised as a 'tradition' divested of any class content; its history written as that of a wholly separate current to the international Communist movement which emerged after 1917. Red International and Black Caribbean is a forceful corrective to this enduring misconception,...

Combined Operations: A Global History of Amphibious and Airborne Warfare

BLACK, Jeremy.
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(2017)  | 9781442276925 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 262pp | Availability last checked: 3/10/2017
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This compelling book provides the first global history of the evolution ofcombined operations since Antiquity. Beginning with amphibious warfare in theancient world of the Romans, Vikings, and Mongols, Jeremy Black advances throughthe Gunpowder Revolution, the rise of maritime empires and the formation...

Combined Operations: A Global History of Amphibious and Airborne Warfare

BLACK, Professor Jer. Black, Jeremy.
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(2017)  | 9781442276932 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 262pp | Availability last checked: 3/10/2017
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This compelling book provides the first global history of the evolution ofcombined operations since Antiquity. Beginning with amphibious warfare in theancient world of the Romans, Vikings, and Mongols, Jeremy Black advances throughthe Gunpowder Revolution, the rise of maritime empires and the formation...

Enduring controversies in military history : critical analyses and context.

Tucker, Spencer. , Tucker, Spencer.
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(2017)  | 9781440841194 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | 946pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
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This provocative examination of major controversies in military history enablesreaders to learn how scholars approach controversial topics and provides a modelfor students in the study and discussion of other historical events.• Provides compelling examinations of major controversies in military historyfrom...

Paying for the welfare state in the 21st century : tax and spending in post-industrial societies.

Byrne, David S. Ruane, Sally.
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(2017)  | 9781447336532 | Policy Press | pbk. | book | 136pp | Availability last checked: 1/9/2017
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As governments around the world embrace austerity, one of the key arguments they use is that the welfare state is unaffordable. Paying for the Welfare State in the Twenty-First Century shows that argument to be specious, relating current debates about taxation and welfare to a deeper understanding,...

Afghanistan and Its Neighbors after the NATO Withdrawal

SAIKAL, Nourzhanov Et. , Nourzhanov, Kirill. Saikal, Amin.
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(2017)  | 9781498529143 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | pbk. | book | 240pp | Availability last checked: 3/10/2017
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The planned reductions in NATO troop numbers in Afghanistan through 2015 and afinal withdrawal at the end of 2016 brings up numerous pressing questions aboutthe security and national interests of not just Afghanistan, but of the broaderregion itself. The problem of a chaotic Afghanistan—or of an outright...

National defense budgeting and financial management : policy and practice.

Candreva, Philip J.
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(2017)  | 9781681238708 | Information Age Publishing | pbk. | book | Availability last checked: 28/9/2017
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National defense budgeting and financial management : policy and practice.

Candreva, Philip J.
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(2017)  | 9781681238715 | Information Age Publishing | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 28/9/2017
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Historical Dictionary of Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Warfare

Garrett, Benjamin C.
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(2017)  | 9781538106839 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | 2 ed.,  | book | 410pp | Availability last checked: 18/8/2017
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The history of biological weapons (BW), chemical weapons (CW), and nuclearweapons is complicated. It can be disturbing, tragic, and occasionallyencouraging. It is rarely amusing, although the names selected for certainweapons suggest a casualness toward the consequences of their use: Atomic Annie,Blue...

Genes, Climate, and Consumption Culture: Connecting the Dots

N. Sheth, Jagdish.
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(2017)  | 9781787434127 | EMERALD GROUP | pbk. | book | 196pp | Availability last checked: 20/9/2017
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Drawing from decades of research, Genes, Climate, and Consumption Culture:Connecting the Dots demonstrates how climate dictates culture and consumption.The author shows that human genes are climatic adaptations over thousands ofyears of evolution, which has resulted in the dramatic differences betweenpeople’s...

Military Diplomacy in the Dual Alliance: German Military Attaché Reporting from Vienna, 1879–1914

Hadley, Tim.
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(2017)  | 9781498528993 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | pbk. | book | 288pp | Availability last checked: 20/8/2017
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This book challenges current thinking about the outbreak of World War I and thecourse of German foreign policy since Bismarck’s chancellorship. In 1914,Germany's opening offensives against France were to be accompanied by asimultaneous offensive by her ally, Austria-Hungary, against Russia. TheAustrian...

International Practices to Promote Budget Literacy: Key Findings and Lessons Learned

World, Bank. Agarwal, Sanjay. Gonzalez, Briseno Alfredo. Masud, Harika. Pfeil, Helene. Gonzalez Briseno, Alfredo.
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(2017)  | 9781464810718 | World Bank Publications | pbk. | book | 200pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
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Budget literacy is defined as 'the ability to read, decipher, and understandpublic budgets to enable and enhance meaningful citizen participation in thebudget process'. It is comprised of two main parts - (i) a technicalunderstanding of public budgets, including familiarity with government spending,tax...

Open Participatory Security: Unifying Technology, Citizens, and the State

Lehrke, Jesse Paul.
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(2017)  | 9781538105283 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 258pp | Availability last checked: 26/9/2017
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Our modern security systems have recently come under a lot of criticism: as toobureaucratic and unadaptable, too secretive and untrustworthy, and too obsessedwith information technology rather than human needs. Yet listing failures iseasy; security is never perfect. The question is why current approaches...

Building digital government strategies : principles and practices.

Gil-Garcia, J. Ramon. Luna-Reyes, Dolores E. Luna-Reyes, Luis F. Puron-Cid, Gabriel. Sandoval-Almazan, Rodrigo.
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(2017)  | 9783319603476 | Springer | hbk. | book | xvii, 114pp | Availability last checked: 16/8/2017
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Developing a Digital Government Strategy for Creating Public Value.- Conceptualizing and planning a Digital Government Project.- Financing Digital Government Innovation.- Building Collaboration Networks.- Managing Digital Government projects.- Opening Government: Open Data and Projects.- Fostering Citizen...

Minorities in the Israeli Military, 1948–58

Geller, Randall S.
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(2017)  | 9781498541633 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 238pp | Availability last checked: 6/9/2017
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This will be the first study to explore the attitudes and policies on all sidesof the majority/minority divide in Israel during the state’s formative decade,and how the social, political, and strategic decisions made vis-à-vis thenon-Jewish populations then continue to impact this unique Middle Eastern...

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Burton, Mary Ingouville.
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(2017)  | 9780821422786 | Ohio University Press | pbk. | book | 160pp | Availability last checked: 17/10/2017
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In 1995, South Africa’s new government set up the Truth and ReconciliationCommission, a lynchpin of the country’s journey forward from apartheid. Incontrast to the Nuremberg Trials and other retributive responses to atrocities,the TRC’s emphasis on reconciliation marked a restorative approach...

Global Banking Regulation and Supervision : What are the Issues and What Are the Practices?.

Barth, James R. Gan, Jie.
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(2017)  | 9781607413158 | Nova Science Publishers Inc | pbk. | book | 97pp
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The past two decades have witnessed both tremendous change and tremendous growth in the financial sector in countries across the globe. At the same time, however, many countries in the world have experienced banking crises, sometimes leading to costly bank failures and overall disruption in economic...

The constitution, the military, and the media : how the constitution guides the military's responsibility to inform the public.

Jordan, Robert T.
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(2017)  | 9781442219151 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 272pp
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As government and military transparency becomes an increasingly charged issue, public affairs personnel both inside and outside the military will find that the relationship between the military and the media will need to be approached cautiously. In The Constitution, the Military, and the Media, author...

 

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