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Title Small arms survey 2011 : states of security
Published Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 319 pages) : color illustrations, color maps
Series Small Arms Survey
Small Arms Survey
Contents Introduction -- 1. Larger but less known: authorized small arms transfers -- 2. Fact or fiction? The UN small arms process -- 3. Procurement and practice: police use of emerging weapons technology -- 4. A booming business: private security and small arms -- 5. Protected but exposed: multinationals and private security -- 6. Ethos of exploitation: insecurity and predation in Madagascar -- 7. Reforming the ranks: public security in a divided Cô̂te d'Ivoire -- 8. Securing the state: Haiti before and after the earthquake -- 9. Balancing act: regulation of civilian firearm possession
Summary Highlights the main trends and concerns in the changing relationship between private security providers and state security forces
Notes At head of cover: A project of the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Small Arms Survey.
Arms control.
Firearms industry and trade.
Illegal arms transfers.
Form Electronic book
Author Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (Geneva, Switzerland)
Small Arms Survey.
ISBN 0511979118 (electronic bk.)
0521146860 (electronic bk.)
0521197120 (electronic bk.)
1139144901 (electronic bk.)
9780511979118 (electronic bk.)
9780521146869 (electronic bk.)
9780521197120 (electronic bk.)
9781139144902 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles States of security