Title: Global Social Issues
Author: Christopher G. Bates
Bates, Christopher G.(2013) and James Ciment, eds. Global Social Issues: An Encyclopedia [Three Volumes]. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe
Date Posted: December 11, 2015
Reviewed by Joshua Sinai
A comprehensive and interdisciplinary reference resource on important global social issues, which are covered in nearly 150 in-depth articles. A broad range of national security topics are covered, including organized crime, cybercrime, alternative energy, financial crises, illegal immigration, money laundering and illegal transfers, natural disasters, maritime piracy, refugees and displaced persons, and terrorism. This reviewer [Joshua Sinai] contributed the volume’s entry on aviation security.
 Sinai, Joshua, PhD. in The Intelligencer: Journal of U. S. Intelligence Studies (19, 1, Winter/Spring, 2013, p. 105). Dr. Joshua Sinai is a Washington-based educator and consultant on terrorism and counterterrorism studies. He has provided capsule reviews of important books recently published on terrorism and counter-terrorism-related topics. He can be reached at: Joshua.firstname.lastname@example.org.