Terrorism and Airport Security by Kathleen M. Sweet

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press .

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Subjects:

  • Aerospace & air transport industries,
  • Causes & prevention of crime,
  • Terrorism, freedom fighters, armed struggle,
  • Political Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Transportation,
  • General,
  • Political Freedom & Security - International Secur,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Law Enforcement,
  • Airports,
  • Hijacking of aircraft,
  • Prevention,
  • Security measures,
  • Terrorism

Edition Notes

Book details

SeriesSymposium Series, 68
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages684
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10971562M
ISBN 100773471324
ISBN 109780773471320

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