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- Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 28.95
Why are some cases of genocide prominently remembered while others are ignored, hidden, or denied? In this collection, contributors approach the question from a variety of perspectives and case studies, including the suppression of discussion about indigenous populations in the Americas and Australia, the reasons why the genocide of the Armenians,... more...
- Westview Press 2013; US$ 19.99
An essential casebook that critically examines real-life situations in homeland security—including terrorism, emergency management, and environmental security—to better understand the theories and practices of the discipline. more...
- Entrepreneur Press 2013; US$ 19.95
Presenting a fresh perspective on a common challenge, author Scott Levy delivers a new answer to every business owner?s social media question ? how can I make social media work for me? Levy?s solution takes a cue from another explosive media phenomenon: reality TV. Levy invites readers to create the same magnetism that pulls reality TV viewers in... more...
- New Horizon Press 2013; US$ 23.95
When Jim Dunn got the heart-stopping call every parent dreads: "Your son has disappeared," and then saw his son's blood-splattered apartment, it set into motion a six-year nightmarish odyssey of desperate searches. Ahead were moments of frantic hope, growing despair and finally acceptance that Scott was dead. Texas law insists on a body before prosecuting... more...
- Temple University Press 2013;
Risk is a part of life. How we handle uncertainty and deal with potential threats influence decision making throughout our lives. In The Risk Society Revisited, Eugene A. Rosa, Ortwin Renn, and Aaron M. McCright offer the first book to present an integrated theory of risk and governance. The authors examine our sociological understanding of risk... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 23.99
In December 2004 the Indian Ocean tsunami devastated coastal regions of Sri Lanka. Six months later, Michele Ruth Gamburd returned to the village where she had been conducting research for many years and began collecting residents' stories of the disaster and its aftermath: the chaos and loss of the flood itself; the sense of community and leveling... more...
- NYU Press 2013; US$ 89.00
Los Angeles is the epicenter of the American gang problem. Rituals and customs from Los Angeles’ eastside gangs, including hand signals, graffiti, and clothing styles, have spread to small towns and big cities alike. Many see the problem with gangs as related to urban marginality—for a Latino immigrant population struggling with poverty... more...
- University Press of Florida 2013; US$ 74.95
The American Republic was born in revolt against the British crown, and ever since, political extremism has had a long tradition in the United States. To some observers, the continued presence of extremist groups--and the escalation of their activities--portends the fragmentation of the country, while others believe such is the way American pluralism... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 205.00
If today students of social theory read Jurgen Habermas, Michel Foucault and Anthony Giddens, then proper regard to the question of culture means that they should also read Raymond Williams, Stuart Hall and Slavoj Zizek. The Routledge Handbook of Social and Cultural Theory offers a concise, comprehensive overview of the convergences and divergences... more...