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Enunciators and Blackberrys: Congressional Office Administration Post 9/11

Jocelyn Jones Evans

in One Nation Under Siege: Congress, Terrorism, and the Fate of American Democracy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125886
eISBN:
9780813135489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125886.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses and examines the changes introduced to office administration. It also examines staff turnover across time to identify the impact of 2001 on staff tenure at the aggregate level. ... More


Neutral Attachés in London, September 1943

Nige West and Oleg Tsarev

in TRIPLEX: Secrets from the Cambridge Spies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300123470
eISBN:
9780300156416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300123470.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter reveals that in August 1941, the Security Service presented a memorandum to the Joint Intelligence Committee (JIC) recommending that the activities of the attachés of neutral countries ... More


Caribbean Security in Context

Ben Bowling

in Policing the Caribbean: Transnational Security Cooperation in Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199577699
eISBN:
9780191702259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577699.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

In the first parts of this chapter, the term ‘security’is given a definition and is discussed in-depth. In this chapter, the term is also redefined into more specific divisions. The said divisions or ... More


Protecting the Airlines

John Mueller and Mark G. Stewart

in Terror, Security, and Money: Balancing the Risks, Benefits, and Costs of Homeland Security

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199795758
eISBN:
9780190252571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199795758.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on airline security, including a comparison of the risk reduction potentially supplied by such security measures as adding air marshals and hardening cockpit doors. It concludes ... More


Conclusion: Threats to Western Democracy

Ariane Chebel d’Appollonia

in Frontiers of Fear: Immigration and Insecurity in the United States and Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450686
eISBN:
9780801463914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450686.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book concludes by analyzing the actual effects of the trade-off between civil rights and public security. It first examines two arguments used to justify the current securitization of ... More


Homeland Protection: Infrastructure

John Mueller and Mark G. Stewart

in Terror, Security, and Money: Balancing the Risks, Benefits, and Costs of Homeland Security

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199795758
eISBN:
9780190252571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199795758.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter assesses the value of protecting specific potential infrastructure terrorist targets, particularly buildings and bridges. It concludes that, although some security measures may be ... More


The Formation of the European Dual-Track System

Michele Pifferi

in Reinventing Punishment: A Comparative History of Criminology and Penology in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198743217
eISBN:
9780191803079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743217.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The chapter analyses the formation of the dual-track system designed by European criminologists and penal reformers as a method to combine retributivism and prevention by providing the possibility ... More


Assessing Policing, Mitigation, Resilience

John Mueller and Mark G. Stewart

in Terror, Security, and Money: Balancing the Risks, Benefits, and Costs of Homeland Security

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199795758
eISBN:
9780190252571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199795758.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

While the increase in overall spending on homeland security in the US is not cost-effective, and although there are few protective measures that seem to pass a reasonable cost-effectiveness test, ... More


Reinventing Punishment: A Comparative History of Criminology and Penology in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Michele Pifferi

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198743217
eISBN:
9780191803079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743217.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The book provides an historical analysis of the impact of criminology on the rationale of punishment and the sentencing systems in Europe and the United States between the 1870s and the 1930s. The ... More


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