Government Defence Anti-corruption Index
Posted by Andrew Dunn in Social Sciences and Humanities Librarians’ Blog on November 6, 2015
New from Transparency International an international ranking of governments worldwide whose defence policy expenditure is at high risk from corruption. It measures lack of accountability and possibly supply of weapons from / to ISIS. Topics covered include: legislative scrutiny of defence policy and legislation of procurement. A detailed methodology is provided.
Posted in Criminology, Politics, Security and risk | Tagged Corruption, Defence, Terrorism | Leave a response
U.S. Security-Related Agreements in Force 1955-2012
Posted by Andrew Dunn in Social Sciences and Humanities Librarians’ Blog on January 26, 2015
New from Rand: a database covering treaties relating to all aspects of military and defence matters. The site includes a zip file of data plus an 85 page report which analyses the content.
Posted in Politics | Tagged Defence, Security, USA | Leave a response
LGBT in the military
Posted by Andrew Dunn in Social Sciences and Humanities Librarians’ Blog on March 28, 2014
LGBT Military Index The first ever global ranking of countries by inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) service members in the armed forces has just been developed by the The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies (HCSS). The methodology includes 19 factors and is explained in full on the website. Topics include inclusion, persecution, […]
Posted in Politics, Sociology, Work and Employment | Tagged Defence, Gay equality, Sociology | Leave a response