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- Penguin Group US 2003; US$ 7.99
For years, the DeCavalcantes, the most powerful Mob family in Jersey, labored in the shadows of the more famous families in New York?the likes of the Gambinos and the Columbos. Dismissed by the big-city capos, the DeCavalcantes finally came into their own when they found their lives mirrored in the television hit, The Sopranos . Overnight it legitimized... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00
This e-book covers a variety of topics that are deliberately from different methodological perspectives, in order to illustrate the need for multidisciplinarity to show both the extent of the informal and criminal economies and their links to geographical and social context. The papers in this e-book reveal new theoretical insights on this rather unresearched... more...
- Encounter Books 2007; US$ 17.95
It has been called the most dangerous gang in American history. In Los Angeles alone it is responsible for over 100 homicides per year. Although it has fewer than 300 members, it controls a 40,000-strong street army that is eager to advance its agenda. It waves the flag of the Black Hand and its business is murder. Although known on the streets for... more...
- Steerforth Press 2010; US$ 14.95
The almost unbelievable story of endemic corruption, and the official condoning by the FBI of violent crimes committed by James ?Whitey? Bulger and his South Boston Irish mob, entered a new chapter with Bulger?s arrest in California. For decades the FBI let Bulger get away with murder, protecting him from prosecution for crimes it knew he had committed... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 38.28
Der Name Sinn Féin wird gemeinhin grob mit dem Nordirlandkonflikt, beziehungsweise der IRA assoziiert. Dem Fokus des Betrachters entzieht sich dabei leicht, dass die Partei Sinn Féin eine lange Entwicklung hinter sich hat. Das Prädikat "politischer Arm der IRA" umschreibt die vielen Facetten in ihrer Geschichte nur sehr unscharf. Dieses Buch zeichnet... more...
- Hawthorne Books 2010; US$ 15.95
Autobiography of a Recovering Skinhead is Frank Meeink?s raw telling of his descent into America?s Nazi underground and his ultimate triumph over drugs and hatred. Frank?s violent childhood in South Philadelphia primed him to hate, while addiction made him easy prey for a small group of skinhead gang recruiters. By 16 he had become one of the most... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2011; US$ 16.99
By the time he was thirteen, he already had attended thirteen funerals. Abandoned by his mother, and with his father, ?Mangy? Menginie?president of the Pagans Motorcycle Club, Philadelphia chapter?in jail, Anthony ?LT? Menginie is raised inside the Pagans and inducted into a life of sex, violence, drugs, and organized crime. ... more...
- Campus Verlag 2011; US$ 39.42
Hauptbeschreibung Dass Frauen in linksterroristischen Gruppen aktiv waren und den bewaffneten Kampf befürworteten, rief in den 1970er-Jahren massive Verunsicherungen hervor. Dominique Grisard analysiert am Beispiel des Linksterrorismus in der Schweiz vergeschlechtlichte Sicherheitsdiskurse, die das Phänomen Terrorismus mit der "pervertierten" Emanzipation... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 19.95
Terrorism: The Basics is an ideal starting point for anyone interested in one of the most discussed, written about and analysed aspects of modern life. Common misconceptions are dispelled as the authors provide clear and jargon-free answers to the big questions: What does terrorism involve? Who can be classified as a terrorist?... more...