Details the events leading up to the attacks, going back a decade prior to 9/11, and covers the main people involved.
An inter-disciplinary survey of crime and violence in America with historical perspective, but primarily focuses on the 20th century to the present.
Focuses on the role of the media, the significance of presidential debates, the influence of campaign consultants, and changes in organizational structure of parties and contemporary electoral systems.
Guide to the history, uses, related scientific principles, and technology of espionage and intelligence. Topics range from the historical use of espionage to the emerging use of technology in modern espionage and counterintelligence.
Details the invention and evolution of important advances in military technology from prehistory to the present.
Overviews various aspects of privacy throughout U.S. history, including significant legal cases, events, laws, organizations, individuals, technology, and terms.
Looks at the ethics of war making from a variety of perspectives and considers the views of historic and contemporary thinkers on ethical matters.
Covers the history and current state of major corporate and other forms of white-collar crime.
Considers legal texts focused on the theory and history behind the law and provides practical guides dealing with the law and its everyday effect upon its citizens.
Evaluates different countries’ relationships with the United States and measures the potential security threats each poses. The contributors consider factors such as the political systems of each state; their human rights records; the ability to maintain security within their own borders; and other factors in order to make their assessments.
This resource provides discussions of 74 landmark Supreme Court cases which have had a profound impact on society and the future.
Examines landmark pieces of legislation, explaining the historical factors that led to the proposal of each act, looking at the adoption process, and assessing each act's impact on American life.
A political scientist and public-opinion analyst studies the shifting perceptions and moral constants that have governed the welfare debate in America since the earliest days of European settlement.