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- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 18.99
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...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 19.99
Provides a critical examination of knowledge about gangs and major gang control programs across the nation. This book focuses on gang proliferation and crime patterns, and highlights known risk factors that lead to youths joining gangs and to gang formation within communities. It is useful for criminologists, social workers, and policy makers. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 13.95
David Dornstein was twenty-five years old, with dreams of becoming a great writer, when he boarded Pan Am Flight 103 on December 21, 1988. Thirty-eight minutes after takeoff, a terrorist bomb ripped the plane apart over Lockerbie, Scotland. Almost a decade later, Ken Dornstein set out to solve the riddle of his older brother?s life, using the notebooks... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 75.00
Sure to entertain and inform, The Encyclopedia of International Organized Crime is the first comprehensive reference to organized crime in the global era and the world's most notorious crime syndicates. Whether their business is counterfeiting, prostituting, gambling, smuggling, extorting, or thieving, this book covers all the major criminal groups,... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 221.00
Introduces political violence in the context of sociological and criminological debates. This book distinguishes between political violence from below, and political violence from above. It discusses and critiques the contribution of criminological theory to understanding political violence. It examines the development of a criminology of war. more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2004; US$ 101.00
This book contains the proceedings of the 31st International Seminar on Nuclear War and Planetary Emergencies convened in Erice, Italy, on May 7?12, 2004. World leaders in their fields of Science, directors of National Laboratories, advisors to Presidents, Defence Secretaries and high-level diplomats converged at the event. Together, they offer different... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 54.00
The World Economy brings together two reference works by Angus Maddison: The World Economy: A Millennial Perspective , first published in 2001 and The World Economy: Historical Statistics , published in 2003. This new edition contains Statlinks , a service providing access to the underlying data in ExcelŽ format. The World Economy is a ?must? for scholars... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 109.99
Explores the technology needs and underlying scientific challenges to reducing the threat of nuclear/radiological terrorism. This book also illustrates how resulting technologies are used in national programs of different countries, and outlines the role of legal, policy and institutional frameworks in countering nuclear/radiological terrorism. more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 119.99
Analyses the development of international standards for countering terrorist financing from the perspective of international criminal law. This book is not only a monograph on the financing of terrorism but also a reference book on the operational and theoretical development of anti-money laundering strategy following 9/11. more...