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- Random House Australia 2012; US$ 13.25
A riveting and sobering investigation into Australia's race problem and how our media demonises Arabs and Muslims. Since 9/11 the Australian media has been filled with bad news stories. Gang rapes in Sydney, asylum seekers, the Tampa federal election, the war in Afghanistan, the first year of the Palestinian intifada, the Cronulla riots - all hit... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 48.00
Despite constant calls for reform, policing in the United States and Britain has changed little over the past thirty years. In Policing Contingencies , Peter K. Manning draws on decades of fieldwork to investigate how law enforcement works on the ground and in the symbolic realm, and why most efforts to reform the way police work have failed so far.... more...
- NYU Press 2008; US$ 22.10
With the rise of surveillance technology in the last decade, police departments now have an array of sophisticated tools for tracking, monitoring, even predicting crime patterns. In particular crime mapping, a technique used by the police to monitor crime by the neighborhoods in their geographic regions, has become a regular and relied-upon feature... more...
- Springer New York 2007; US$ 139.00
Phenomenological studies of human experience are a vital component of caring professions such as counseling and nursing, and qualitative research has had increasing acceptance in American psychology. At the same time, the debate continues over whether phenomenology is legitimate science, and whether qualitative approaches carry any empirical validity.... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2013; US$ 15.95
The breech-loading, single-shot .458in Martini-Henry rifle has become a symbol of both the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879 and the numerous battles in Egypt and the Sudan in 1884-85, but continued to be used by both British and colonial troops well into the 20th century. Its invention and introduction into British service were in direct response to the success... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2004; US$ 27.18
Byron's exuberant masterpiece tells of the adventures of Don Juan, beginning with his illicit love affair at the age of sixteen in his native Spain and his subsequent exile to Italy. Following a dramatic shipwreck, his exploits take him to Greece, where he is sold as a slave, and to Russia, where he becomes a favourite of the Empress Catherine who... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
Why and how has civic engagement emerged in the policy process of Hong Kong as an Asian semi-democratic state? This book attempts to answer this question through examining six cases that straddle diverse policy domains. It identifies three explanatory factors, namely, the profile of a policy domain, the structure of societal interest, and the strength... more...
- Erich Schmidt Verlag 2010; US$ 148.80
?Crime does not pay?. What sounds so easy in theory is hard to keep in practice. Globalization has given criminals an unlimited number of possibilities especially in offshore areas to hide deprived assets. Bernd Klose and the international experts of FraudNet deliver necessary knowledge for tracing & recovering assets worldwide. They show: - the... more...