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- Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 45.00
Every day there are new stories of gang-related crime: from the proliferation of illegal weapons in the streets and children dealing drugs in their schools, to innocent bystanders caught in the crossfire of never-ending gang wars. Once considered an urban phenomenon, gang violence is mermeating American life, spreading to the suburbs and bringing the... more...
- RAND Corporation 2005; US$ 9.95
Providing a description of the terrorist threat, this book's goal is to compare the underlying risk of attack to the architecture of financial protection that has been facilitated by the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA). TRIA requires insurers to offer commercial insurance that will pay on claims that occur from a terrorist attack. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2006; US$ 17.00
?This is at the top of my list for best books on terrorism.??Jessica Stern, author of Terror in the Name of God: Why Religious Militants Kill How can the most powerful country in the world feel so threatened by an enemy infinitely weaker than we are? How can loving parents and otherwise responsible citizens join terrorist movements? How can anyone... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 48.00
In a revised edition of Morris' earlier work, which explored the realities behind the Palestinian exodus of 1948, fresh material considers battles, expulsions and atrocities that contributed to the disintegration of Palestinian communities. The story is harrowing. Refugees now number four million - their cause remains a major obstacle to peace. more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 2000; US$ 70.00
The story of the Lockerbie tragedy from the build-up of the terrorist threat in the summer of 1988 to the indictment of Libyan agents for their part in the bombing. It examines the facts surrounding the sabotage of the flight and the weaknesses in Pan Am's communication and management policies. more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 57.60
Analyses the legal principles that govern State responsibility for the conduct of non-State actors, and examines their relevance and effectiveness in an interconnected world. This book argues that traditional approaches to determining the State's legal responsibility for violations of the counter-terrorism obligations lack conceptual coherence. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 55.00
A legal scholar details the creation and function of the Homeland Security Department, placing it in historical context. Some question whether the powers granted the department are too broad and dangerously curtail civil liberties. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 168.00
The repatriation of Palestinians is a highly topical issue, and a critical component of any future peace process for Israel/Palestine. Until now, the mechanics of repatriation have not been dealt with in detail. This book explores the notion that the Palestinian refugee case is exceptional through the comparative study of refugee repatriation, and... 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...
- 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...