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Book Review: Citizen Outsider: Children Of North African Immigrants In France By Jean Beaman, Okori Uneke 2018 University of North Georgia

Book Review: Citizen Outsider: Children Of North African Immigrants In France By Jean Beaman, Okori Uneke

International Social Science Review

No abstract provided.


Book Review: Amiable Scoundrel: Simon Cameron, Lincoln's Scandalous Secretary Of War By Paul Kahan, Bart Talbert 2018 University of North Georgia

Book Review: Amiable Scoundrel: Simon Cameron, Lincoln's Scandalous Secretary Of War By Paul Kahan, Bart Talbert

International Social Science Review

No abstract provided.


Book Review: Marriage Vows And Racial Choices By Jessica Vasquez-Tokos, Heather R. Peterson 2018 University of North Georgia

Book Review: Marriage Vows And Racial Choices By Jessica Vasquez-Tokos, Heather R. Peterson

International Social Science Review

No abstract provided.


Book Review: The Blood Of Emmett Till By Timothy B. Tyson, Ben Sorensen 2018 University of North Georgia

Book Review: The Blood Of Emmett Till By Timothy B. Tyson, Ben Sorensen

International Social Science Review

No abstract provided.


Book Review: Destined For War: Can America And China Escape Thucydides’S Trap? By Graham Allison, Blake Duffield 2018 University of North Georgia

Book Review: Destined For War: Can America And China Escape Thucydides’S Trap? By Graham Allison, Blake Duffield

International Social Science Review

No abstract provided.


Book Review: Reimagining Home In The 21st Century By Justine Lloyd & Ellie Vasta, Misty Luminais 2018 University of North Georgia

Book Review: Reimagining Home In The 21st Century By Justine Lloyd & Ellie Vasta, Misty Luminais

International Social Science Review

No abstract provided.


Book Review: Competing Responsibilities: The Ethics And Politics Of Contemporary Life By Susanna Trnka & Catherine Trundle, Linda Quest 2018 University of North Georgia

Book Review: Competing Responsibilities: The Ethics And Politics Of Contemporary Life By Susanna Trnka & Catherine Trundle, Linda Quest

International Social Science Review

No abstract provided.


Book Review: The Black Prince Of Florence: The Spectacular Life And Treacherous World Of Alessandro De’ Medici By Catherine Fletcher, Eric Martone 2018 University of North Georgia

Book Review: The Black Prince Of Florence: The Spectacular Life And Treacherous World Of Alessandro De’ Medici By Catherine Fletcher, Eric Martone

International Social Science Review

No abstract provided.


Book Review: Shaper Nations: Strategies For A Changing World By William I. Hitchcock, Melvyn P. Leffler & Jeffrey W. Legro, Yulia V. Krylova 2018 University of North Georgia

Book Review: Shaper Nations: Strategies For A Changing World By William I. Hitchcock, Melvyn P. Leffler & Jeffrey W. Legro, Yulia V. Krylova

International Social Science Review

No abstract provided.


Book Review: Mapping A New World Order: The Rest Beyond The West By Vladimir Popov & Piotr Dutkiewicz, Allison G.S. Knox 2018 University of North Georgia

Book Review: Mapping A New World Order: The Rest Beyond The West By Vladimir Popov & Piotr Dutkiewicz, Allison G.S. Knox

International Social Science Review

No abstract provided.


Book Review: Economics And Environmental Change: The Challenges We Face By Clement Tisdell, Michael L. Hirsch 2018 University of North Georgia

Book Review: Economics And Environmental Change: The Challenges We Face By Clement Tisdell, Michael L. Hirsch

International Social Science Review

No abstract provided.


The Relationship Between Gun Control Strictness And Mass Murder In The United States: A National Study 2009-2015, J. Scott Lewis 2018 University of North Georgia

The Relationship Between Gun Control Strictness And Mass Murder In The United States: A National Study 2009-2015, J. Scott Lewis

International Social Science Review

This paper aimed to determine if there is association between the strictness of gun control in a given state and the number of mass murder incidents per state in the United States. Controlling for population, gun control strictness was a weak, negative predictor of mass murder incidents and number of victims when a gun was used as a primary weapon. To understand the phenomenon of mass murder fully, mental health practitioners, law enforcement, and policymakers must make a joint effort so as to facilitate prevention.


Endnotes, CISR JMU 2018 James Madison University

Endnotes, Cisr Jmu

Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction

No abstract provided.


The Hybrid Thermal Lance: A Promising New Technique For The Destruction Of Landmines And Uxo By Deflagration, Donald Pratt, Nick Torbet 2018 Messiah College

The Hybrid Thermal Lance: A Promising New Technique For The Destruction Of Landmines And Uxo By Deflagration, Donald Pratt, Nick Torbet

Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction

Explosive ordnance can be destroyed by a variety of methods. Destruction in-situ using an explosive charge is generally the preferred means; it is reliable, technically straightforward, and often the safest option. Other techniques include thermite-based tools or low-explosive powered disruptors. However, in a number of current humanitarian mine action (HMA) operating environments, clearance organizations are faced with restrictions on explosive use and/or importation of other energetic materials such as thermite. This may be due to the legitimate security concerns of mine-affected states, or legislative frameworks that do not account for non-military use of explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) tools. This ...


Sepon Supports Uxo Clearance In Laos, Saman Aneka, Micheal Valent 2018 MMG LXML Sepon

Sepon Supports Uxo Clearance In Laos, Saman Aneka, Micheal Valent

Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction

Sepon mine, owned by the largest international mining company in Laos, MMG Lane Xang Minerals Limited Sepon (LXML), is situated in a remote area of Vilabouly District, Savannakhet Province—one of the most bombed districts in Lao PDR. Over 21,000 people have been killed or injured as a result of unexploded ordnance (UXO) accidents in the post-war period (1974–2018), of which 25 percent were in Savannakhet Province. This legacy brings unique challenges to mining operations, development projects, and agricultural production.


How Iraq Is Changing What We Do: Measuring Clearance In Urban Environments, Pehr Lodhammar 2018 UNMAS

How Iraq Is Changing What We Do: Measuring Clearance In Urban Environments, Pehr Lodhammar

Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction

Iraq is changing what we think, say, and do about mine action. The terms, standards, and measurements used by the humanitarian mine action (HMA) community need to be revised as Daesh remains a destabilizing influence. While the Al Maedam district of Mosul fell to Iraqi Security Forces in a ‘last battle’ on 10 July 2017, the government declared an official end to the conflict in Iraq on 10 December 2017. Whereas HMA followed the signing of the Dayton


Shattered Lives And Bodies: Recovery Of Survivors Of Improvised Explosive Devices And Explosive Remnants Of War In Northeast Syria, Médecins Sans Frontières 2018 MSF

Shattered Lives And Bodies: Recovery Of Survivors Of Improvised Explosive Devices And Explosive Remnants Of War In Northeast Syria, Médecins Sans Frontières

Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction

In northeast Syria, fighting, airstrikes, and artillery shelling have led to the displacement of hundreds of thousands of civilians from the cities of Deir ez-Zor and Raqqa, as well as rural areas along the eastern bank of the Euphrates River. Now that active fighting has moved toward the Syrian- Iraqi border, the population is beginning to return home. However, explosive remnants of war (ERW), improvised explosive devices (IED), and booby traps (remaining from conflict or planted purposefully in homes) continue to put the returning population at immense risk and further obstruct vital humanitarian access.


Increasing Efforts In Ssma: What Does It Take?, Ursign Hofmann, Samuel Paunila, Katherine Prizeman 2018 GICHD

Increasing Efforts In Ssma: What Does It Take?, Ursign Hofmann, Samuel Paunila, Katherine Prizeman

Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction

The inadequate management of conventional ammunition results in negative consequences such as diversion to illicit groups and unplanned explosions at munitions sites (UEMS). Both diversion and unintended blasts can result in a severe humanitarian impact, undermine development efforts, compromise defense capabilities, and lead to instability.

In recognition of this recurring danger, political, normative, and operational efforts have increased to promote the safe and secure management of ammunition (SSMA). As the issue enjoys greater national, regional, and international attention, stakeholders should simultaneously take stock of achievements, consider if current efforts address the challenges at hand, and appreciate what further steps are ...


Life-Cycle Management Of Ammunition: Safety, Security, And Sustainability, Jovana Carapic, Eric J. Deschambault, Paul Holtom, Benjamin King 2018 Small Arms Survey

Life-Cycle Management Of Ammunition: Safety, Security, And Sustainability, Jovana Carapic, Eric J. Deschambault, Paul Holtom, Benjamin King

Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction

Ammunition is an essential resource for the implementation of a national defense and security policy. National ammunition stockpiles—regardless of their functional classification—can pose risks to national security and public safety. Poor accounting and inadequate physical security of storage facilities can lead to the diversion of ammunition from the national stockpile to terrorists, criminals, and other armed groups, increasing insecurity and instability. Furthermore, the deterioration of munition components can contribute to unplanned explosions at munitions sites (UEMS), which can have significant negative socioeconomic and political consequences for the public and national governments. Comprehensive ammunition management ensures that the right ...


The Journal Of Conventional Weapons Destruction Issue 22.2, CISR JMU 2018 James Madison University

The Journal Of Conventional Weapons Destruction Issue 22.2, Cisr Jmu

Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction

FEATURE: Safe and Secure Management of Ammunition

in the SPOTLIGHT: IRAQ and SYRIA

Field Notes

Research and Development


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