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The Transparency Fix: Secrets, Leaks, and Uncontrollable Government Information

Fenster, Mark.
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(2017)  | 9781503601710 | Stanford University Press | hbk. | book | 296pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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Is the government too secret or not secret enough? Why is there simultaneouslytoo much government secrecy and a seemingly endless procession of governmentleaks? The Transparency Fix asserts that we incorrectly assume that governmentinformation can be controlled. The same impulse that drives transparencymovements...

The Transparency Fix: Secrets, Leaks, and Uncontrollable Government Information

Fenster, Mark.
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(2017)  | 9781503602663 | Stanford University Press | pbk. | book | 296pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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Is the government too secret or not secret enough? Why is there simultaneouslytoo much government secrecy and a seemingly endless procession of governmentleaks? The Transparency Fix asserts that we incorrectly assume that governmentinformation can be controlled. The same impulse that drives transparencymovements...

National Security, Public Opinion And Regime Asymmetry: A Six-country Study

Cheng, Tun-jen. Lee, Wei-Chin.
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(2017)  | 9789813206946 | World Scientific Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 250pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
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Many have studied public opinion and national security in democracies, but few have studied national security strategy of weak powers confronting great powers. This volume is the first attempt to examine this topic. The approach here is a comparative rather than country-specific study combining qualitative...

The Eritrean National Service: Servitude for "the common good" & the Youth Exodus

Kibreab, Gaim.
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(2017)  | 9781847011602 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | hbk. | book | 230pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2017
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The Eritrean National Service (ENS) lies at the core of the post-independencestate, not only supplying its military, but affecting every aspect of thecountry's economy, its social services, its public sector and its politics. Overhalf the workforce are forcibly enrolled into it by the government, driving...

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: 25/6/2017
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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,...

Still paving the way for madam president.

Gutgold, Nichola D.
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(2017)  | 9781498545631 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 230pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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When Madam President moves into the Oval Office of the White House, she will share a path that several women have helped to pave. Often left off the history pages--and out of the minds of many Americans--are the presidential bids of several women: Margaret Chase Smith, 1964; Shirley Chisholm, 1972;...

Enlisted soldiers guide 8ed.

GILLS, Thomas.
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(2017)  | 9780811736152 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | 8 Revised ed.,  | book | 304pp
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Updated edition of the essential guide for enlisted soldiers in the U.S. ArmyThis military reference guide, completely revised for the current army, is targeted at young men and women who have enlisted in the U.S. Army or are thinking about doing so. The book is a must-have resource for a successful...

Europe's hybrid threats : what kinds of power does the eu need in the 21st century?.

Sadik, Giray.
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(2017)  | 9781443881791 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 135pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
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"Hybrid threats posed by various combinations of state and non-state actors have presented considerable transnational challenges to EU-members and NATO-allies. This ongoing rise of hybrid threats, ranging from political instability in Eastern Europe and the Middle East to the resulting mass refugee...

Enduring controversies in military history : critical analyses and context.

Tucker, Spencer. , Tucker, Spencer.
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(2017)  | 9781440841194 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 25/1/2017
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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...

International Security and War. Politics and Grand Strategy in the 21st Century.

Rotte, Ralph.
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(2017)  | 9781616684174 | Nova Science Publishers Inc | hbk. | book | 168pp
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This book studies both theoretical aspects of strategy and contemporary challenges to strategic thought. This is not only due to the enduring relevance of war in its various forms as a phenomenon in international relations, but can be attributed as well to the continuing relevance of competitive power...

Women and the French Army during the World Wars, 1914–1940

Orr, Andrew.
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(2017)  | 9780253026774 | Indiana University Press | pbk. | book | 222pp | Availability last checked: 24/5/2017
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How did women contribute to the French Army in the World Wars? Drawing on myriadsources, historian Andrew Orr examines the roles and value of the many Frenchwomen who have been overlooked by historians—those who worked as civilianssupporting the military. During the First World War, most officers...

Russia's Military Reforms, Defense Doctrines and Policies.

Lockhardt, Whiley. Spivey, Kristen.
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(2017)  | 9781619425552 | Nova Science Publishers Inc | hbk. | book | 164pp
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Russia has undertaken several largely piecemeal and halting efforts to revamp the armed forces it inherited from the Soviet Union. In 2007, near the end of then-President Vladimir Putin's second term in office, he appointed Anatoliy Serdyukov as defense minister as part of an effort to combat corruption...

North Korea : Nuclear Weapons and the Diplomacy Debate .

Thompson, Brian N.
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(2017)  | 9781621004509 | Nova Science Publishers Inc | hbk. | book | 152pp
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North Korea has been among the most vexing and persistent problems in U.S. foreign policy in the post-Cold War period. The United States has never had formal diplomatic relations with North Korea. Negotiations over North Korea's nuclear weapons program have consumed the past three U.S. administrations,...

Plotting Power: Strategy in the Eighteenth Century

Black, Jeremy M. Black, Jeremy.
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(2017)  | 9780253026088 | Indiana University Press | hbk. | book | 336pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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Military strategy takes place as much on broad national and international stagesas on battlefields. In a brilliant reimagining of the impetus and scope ofeighteenth-century warfare, historian Jeremy Black takes us far and wide, fromthe battlefields and global maneuvers in North America and Europe to...

Public Sector Entrepreneurship and the Integration of Innovative Business Models

Ko?uch, Barbara. Lewandowski, Mateusz.
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(2017)  | 9781522522157 | IGI Global | hbk. | book | 299pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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While private, for-profit businesses have typically been the most experienced with entrepreneurship, the study of public sector business models is coming to the forefront of entrepreneurial discussions. This shift has allowed researchers and practitioners to expand on their knowledge of positive...

Disaster risk reduction in indonesia : progress, challenges, and issues.

Djalante, Riyanti. Garschagen, Matthias. Shaw, Rajib. Thomalla, Frank.
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(2017)  | 9783319544656 | Springer | hbk. | book | xlviii, 639pp | Availability last checked: 17/5/2017
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Part I: Hazards and risks in Indonesia.- Chapter 1. Volcanic eruption.- Chapter 2. Earthquake.- Chapter 3. Tsunami.- Chapter 4. Landslide.-  Chapter 5. Flood.- Chapter 6. Windstorm.- Chapter 7. Forest fire. Chapter 8. Coastal erosion.- Part II: Measuring and Reducing Vulnerability.- Chapter 9....

Project on nuclear issues : a collection of papers from the 2016 nuclear scholars initiative and poni conference series.

Cancian, Mark.
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(2017)  | 9781442280014 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 164pp | Availability last checked: 24/5/2017
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The role that nuclear weapons play in international security has changed since the end of the Cold War, but the need to maintain and replenish the human infrastructure for supporting nuclear capabilities and dealing with the multitude of nuclear challenges remains essential. Recognizing this challenge,...

Women and the French Army during the World Wars, 1914–1940

Orr, Andrew.
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(2017)  | 9780253026309 | Indiana University Press | hbk. | book | 222pp | Availability last checked: 24/5/2017
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How did women contribute to the French Army in the World Wars? Drawing on myriadsources, historian Andrew Orr examines the roles and value of the many Frenchwomen who have been overlooked by historians—those who worked as civilianssupporting the military. During the First World War, most officers...

Impact of the first world war.

CAREW, Michael G.
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(2017)  | 9780739198926 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 336pp | Availability last checked: 25/1/2017
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The Impact of the First World War on U.S. Policymakers: American Strategic and Foreign Policy Formulation, 1938-1942 is designed to recount the formulation of foreign and defense policies through an examination of the background of the policymakers, with specific emphasis on the World War I experience....

NATO : Membership, Operations and Enlargement.

Dupont, Martin S. Gruev, Daniel I.
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(2017)  | 9781614704638 | Nova Science Publishers Inc | hbk. | book | 176pp
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The North Atlantic Treaty Organization or NATO is an intergovernmental military alliance based on the North Atlantic Treaty which was signed on April 4th 1949. The organization constitutes a system of collective defense whereby its member states agree to mutual defense in response to an attack by any...

The Dual Executive: Unilateral Orders in a Separated and Shared Power System

Belco, Michelle. Rottinghaus, Brandon.
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(2017)  | 9780804799973 | Stanford University Press | hbk. | book | 256pp | Availability last checked: 28/5/2017
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Popular perception holds that presidents act "first and alone," resorting tounilateral orders to promote an agenda and head off unfavorable legislation.Little research, however, has considered the diverse circumstances in which suchorders are issued. The Dual Executive reinterprets how and when presidents...

Proving Grounds: Militarized Landscapes, Weapons Testing, and the Environmental Impact of U.S. Bases

Martini, Edwin A.
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(2017)  | 9780295741710 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | pbk. | book | 320pp | Availability last checked: 28/5/2017
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Proving Grounds brings together a wide range of scholars across disciplines andgeographical borders to deepen our understanding of the environmental impactthat the U.S. military presence has had at home and abroad. The essays in thiscollection survey the environmental damage caused by weapons testing...

Culture and national security incb.

PEREZ, Mora. TULCHIN, M.
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(2017)  | 9781498519588 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 346pp
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With contributions from leading experts, Culture and National Security in the Americas examines the most influential historical, geographic, cultural, political, economic, and military considerations shaping national security policies throughout the Americas. In this volume, contributors explore the...

Missile defense 2020 : next steps for defending the homeland.

Karako, Thomas. Williams, Ian.
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(2017)  | 9781442279896 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | 3 Revised ed.,  | book | 156pp | Availability last checked: 19/4/2017
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In policy pronouncements over the last two administrations, the protection of the American homeland was regularly identified as the first priority of U.S. missile defense efforts. Homeland missile defense today is provided by the Ground-based Midcourse Defense program and other elements of the larger...

Witnesses of the Unseen: Seven Years in Guantanamo

Ait, Idir Mustafa. Boumediene, Lakhdar. List, Kathleen. Norland, Daniel. Rose, Jeffrey. , Norland, Daniel. Rose, Jeffrey. Norland, Daniel Hartnett.
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(2017)  | 9781503601154 | Stanford University Press | hbk. | book | 288pp | Availability last checked: 28/5/2017
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This searing memoir shares the trauma and triumphs of Lakhdar Boumediene andMustafa Ait Idir's time inside America's most notorious prison.Lakhdar and Mustafa were living quiet, peaceful lives in Bosnia when, in October2001, they were arrested and accused of participating in a terrorist plot. Aftera...

The Soldier Experience in the Fourteenth Century

Bell, Adrian R. Curry, Anne. Simpkin, Andy Chapman King David. Andy, King David Simpkin Adam Chapman.
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(2017)  | 9781783272433 | Boydell & Brewer Ltd Academic | pbk. | book | 244pp | Availability last checked: 4/5/2017
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The "long" fourteenth century saw England fighting wars on a number of diversefronts - not just abroad, in the Hundred Years War, but closer to home. Butwhile tactics, battles, and logistics have been frequently discussed, the actualexperience of being a soldier has been less often studied. Via a carefulre-evaluation...

 

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