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- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 25.99
Argues that to view mafia associations as bureaucracies, illegal enterprises, or an industry specializing in private protection, is overly simplistic and often inaccurate. This book demonstrates that the mafia are essentially multifunctional ritual brotherhoods, focused above all on retaining and consolidating their local political power base. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 179.00
Here is a comprehensive overview of paraconsistent logical systems, offering chapters contributed by many authorities in the field. The focus is on big picture ideas: different treatments of paradoxes, and application to mathematics, language and metaphysics. more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 149.99
While the success of national and international law enforcement cooperation to suppress organized crime means that stable, large-scale criminal organizations like the Cosa Nostra or the Japanese Yakuza have seen their power reduced, organized crime remains a concern for many governments. Economic globalization and the easing of restrictions on exchanges... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00
By combining new research on leadership and workspaces, Leadership in Spaces and Places argues for a radical reconceptualization of leadership. They argue leadership is not only about leaders themselves, but is also affected by the built environment. With contributions from both scholars and practitioners alike, the authors discuss leadership in six... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 129.00
This volume represents the first attempt to systematically compare organised crime concepts, as well as historical and contemporary patterns and control policies in thirteen European countries. These include seven old EU Member States (Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Spain and the United Kingdom), two new members... more...
- Springer New York 2013; US$ 129.00
??This book examines sports doping from production and distribution, detection and punishment. Detailing the daily operations of the trade and its gray area as a semi-legal market, the authors cover important issues ranging from athletes most at risk to the role of organized crime in sports doping, and whether sports governing bodies are enabling... more...
- JC Lattès 2015; Not Available
Cet échange de correspondances entre Stéphane Paoli et Alain Rey exprime les doutes d'un témoin, le journaliste, et d'un lettré, le lexicographe, quant à l'usage fait des mots et de la mémoire dans le récit de notre histoire collective. Pour l'un, le journaliste, ses interrogations sont nourries par quarante-cinq ans de pratique, à la télévision,... more...
- Josette Lyon 2015; Not Available
La violence morale est une violence méconnue, souvent impossible à prouver, dont les conséquences sont pourtant dramatiques, puisqu'il n'y a pas de passage à l'acte de l'agresseur. Elle peut mener à la folie, la maladie ou au suicide. Comment la reconnaître et l'enrayer ? Guide pratique : analyses, décryptages et solutions au travers de cas réels;... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 40.99
Acknowledgements. 1. Introduction. Part I: The Development, Composition and Behavior of the World Opiate Market. 2. The Past as Prologue: The Development of the World Opiate Market and Rise of the International Control Regime. 3. 4. Did the Taliban's Ban Really Matter?. 5. Keeping Track of Opiate Flows. Part II: Country Studies. 6. Afghanistan... more...