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Children and crime.

Tang, Connie M.
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(2018)  | 9781442257528 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book
AUD 144.95 (inc. GST), AUD 131.77 (ex. GST),
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Children and Crime offers a multidisciplinary and research-based approach to the study of child maltreatment and juvenile delinquency. Connie M. Tang first examines children as victims of maltreatment, exploring how developmental trauma and societal factors influence children’s behavior and psyche....

National water security : case study of an arid country: tunisia.

Besbes, Mustapha. Chahed, Jamel. Hamdane, Abdelkader.
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(2018)  | 9783319754987 | Springer | hbk. | book | x, 240pp | Availability last checked: 9/8/2018
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refaceIntroductionChapter 1. The World Water Issues                                    1.1- THE GLOBAL WATER BALANCE1.2- THE WATER BALANCE OF ARID COUNTRIES1.3- Basic principles, key concepts and instruments1.4-...

Children and crime.

Tang, Connie M.
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(2018)  | 9781442257535 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book
AUD 70.95 (inc. GST), AUD 64.50 (ex. GST),
Coming in September 2018
Children and Crime offers a multidisciplinary and research-based approach to the study of child maltreatment and juvenile delinquency. Connie M. Tang first examines children as victims of maltreatment, exploring how developmental trauma and societal factors influence children's behavior and psyche....

The Ecology of Extremism: Perspectives on Peacebuilding and Human Security

Schirch, Lisa.
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(2018)  | 9781786608468 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 454pp
AUD 227.95 (inc. GST), AUD 207.23 (ex. GST),
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The Ecology of Violent Extremism brings together leading theorists and practitioners to describe an ecological or systems approach to violent extremism. Nothing can be fixed until it is understood. News media keep us alarmed to the close---up devastation of acts of terrorism.This book climbs a ladder...

The Ecology of Extremism: Perspectives on Peacebuilding and Human Security

Schirch, Lisa.
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(2018)  | 9781786608451 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 454pp
AUD 75.95 (inc. GST), AUD 69.05 (ex. GST),
Coming in September 2018
The Ecology of Violent Extremism brings together leading theorists and practitioners to describe an ecological or systems approach to violent extremism. Nothing can be fixed until it is understood. News media keep us alarmed to the close---up devastation of acts of terrorism.This book climbs a ladder...

Communications Sector Protection and Homeland Security

Spellman, Frank R.
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(2018)  | 9781641433099 | Bernan Press | pbk. | book | 300pp | Availability last checked: 1/8/2018
AUD 156.95 (inc. GST), AUD 142.68 (ex. GST),
The tenth of a new, well-received, and highly acclaimed series on criticalinfrastructure and homeland security, Communications Sector Protection andHomeland Security is an eye-opening account and an important reference source ofa complex sector. Communications systems are the backbone for much of thecritical...

Public Water Policies: The Ultimate Weapons of Social Control

Porter, Charles R. Jr.
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(2018)  | 9781641433006 | Bernan Press | hbk. | book | 350pp | Availability last checked: 1/8/2018
AUD 136.95 (inc. GST), AUD 124.50 (ex. GST),
Although water is nature's most important molecule; its regulation andmanagement are the most challenging public policy issues for any society. Wateris the common denominator of all life on earth. Public water policies thenbecome the fundamental foundations of community formation anywhere. Cities existin...

Environmental Politics for a Changing World: Power, Perspectives, and Practice

Lipschutz, Ronnie D. Stabinsky, Doreen.
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(2018)  | 9781538105092 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | 2nd ed.,  | book | 400pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2018
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This book argues that environmental problems are, first and foremost, political and, therefore, about power. Using a framework of political economy and political ecology, the authors deconstruct current environmental problems to identify root causes and address those problems through mobilization of...

Homeland Security Cultures: Enhancing Values While Fostering Resilience

Jerkovic, Andrea. Siedschlag, Alexander.
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(2018)  | 9781786605917 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 408pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2018
AUD 210.95 (inc. GST), AUD 191.77 (ex. GST),
Homeland Security Cultures: Enhancing Values While Fostering Resilience explores the role that culture plays in the study and practice of homeland security in an all-hazards, whole-community, and all-of-government scope. It does so by analyzing and discussing strategic, organizational, operational,...

Environmental Politics for a Changing World: Power, Perspectives, and Practice

Lipschutz, Ronnie D. Stabinsky, Doreen.
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(2018)  | 9781538105108 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | 2nd ed.,  | book | 400pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2018
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This book argues that environmental problems are, first and foremost, political and, therefore, about power. Using a framework of political economy and political ecology, the authors deconstruct current environmental problems to identify root causes and address those problems through mobilization of...

Homeland Security Cultures: Enhancing Values While Fostering Resilience

Jerkovic, Andrea. Siedschlag, Alexander.
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(2018)  | 9781786605924 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 408pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2018
AUD 69.95 (inc. GST), AUD 63.59 (ex. GST),
Homeland Security Cultures: Enhancing Values While Fostering Resilience explores the role that culture plays in the study and practice of homeland security in an all-hazards, whole-community, and all-of-government scope. It does so by analyzing and discussing strategic, organizational, operational,...

Chinese Water Systems, Volume 1: Liaohe and Songhuajiang River Basins

Lei, Kun. Song, Yonghui. Williams, Richard. Xi, Beidou. Zhang, Yuan.
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(2018)  | 9783319764689 | Springer | hbk. | book | 398pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2018
AUD 111.95 (inc. GST), AUD 101.77 (ex. GST),
1.Introduction.- 2.Management methods and demonstration on pollution load of Songhua-Liao-River-Basin.- 3.River health assessment, ecological restoration and management system.- 4.Management technology and strategy for environmental risk sources and persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in Liaohe River...

Criminal justice and mental health : an overview for students.

Hector, Jada. Khey, David.
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(2018)  | 9783319764412 | Springer | hbk. | book | 225pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2018
AUD 171.95 (inc. GST), AUD 156.32 (ex. GST),
Chapter 1: Mental Illness, Then and Now.- Chapter 2: Size and Scope of Justice-Involved Mental Illness.- Chapter 3: The Frontline: EMS, Law Enforcement, and Probation & Parole.- Chapter 4: Treatment: Intersection with Criminal Justice.- Chapter 5: Jails.- Chapter 6: Court Programs.- Chapter 7: Prison.-...

Bioelectrochemistry stimulated environmental remediation.

Cheng, Hao-Yi. Li, Zhi-Ling. Liang, Bin. Wang, Ai-Jie.
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(2018)  | 9789811085413 | Springer | hbk. | book | 322pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2018
AUD 289.95 (inc. GST), AUD 263.59 (ex. GST),
Molecular Engineering of Bacterial Extracellular Electron Transfer: Mechanism Exploration and Applications.- Electrode Materials for Bioelectrochemical System.- Electrochemically Active Biofilms for Environmental Pollutants Degradation: Microbial Community Structure and Function.- Electrodes Serving...

Advanced characterization, diagnostics, and evaluation in heritage science.

Bastidas, David M. Cano, Emilio.
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(2018)  | 9783319753157 | Springer | hbk. | book | 150pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2018
AUD 244.95 (inc. GST), AUD 222.68 (ex. GST),
This book details the application of advanced characterisation techniques and diagnostic tools to heritage science, including the evaluation of heritage assets’ condition, their preservation and restoration.It examines the use of electrochemical techniques in conservation science, with a particular...

Abortion in the united states : a reference handbook, 2nd edition.

Keys, Jennifer L. McBride, Dorothy E. Keys, Jennifer. McBride, Dorothy.
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(2018)  | 9781440853364 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | 2 ed.,  | book | 350pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2018
AUD 99.95 (inc. GST), AUD 90.86 (ex. GST),
According to the CDC, more than 660,000 legal abortions were performed in the United States in 2013, yet despite these numbers, or perhaps because of them, the abortion war rages on in state legislatures, in Congress, and in court rooms. This work offers an eye-opening look at the enduring cultural...

Infrasound monitoring for atmospheric studies : challenges and new perspectives.

Blanc, Elisabeth. Hauchecorne, Alain. Le Pichon, Alexis.
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(2018)  | 9783319751382 | Springer | hbk. | 2nd ed.,  | book | 1167pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2018
AUD 489.95 (inc. GST), AUD 445.41 (ex. GST),
Part 1: Instrumentation, network and processing.- Chapter 1.The IMS Infrasound Network: Status and state-of-the-art design (Julien Mary).- Chapter 2. New generations of infrasound sensors: Technological developments and calibration (G. Nief).- Chapter 3. New systems for wind noise reduction for infrasonic...

 

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