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  • al-Qaidaby

    Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 15.25

    Seit den Anschlägen vom 11. September 2001 gilt al-Qaida als Inbegriff des Terrorismus und beherrscht weltweit die Sicherheitsdebatten. Doch obwohl dieser Gruppierung höchste Aufmerksamkeit zuteil wird, bleibt unser Verständnis dessen, was sich hinter dem Phänomen namens ?al-Qaida? verbirgt, ebenso vage wie widersprüchlich. Welche Struktur liegt... more...

  • Women and the Mafiaby

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 209.00

    The insightful essays in this book shine a new light on the roles of women within criminal networks, roles that in reality are often less traditional than researchers used to think. The book seeks to answer questions from a wide range of academic disciplines and traces the portrait of women tied to organized crime in Italy and around the world. The... more...

  • Evidence-Based Counterterrorism Policyby

    Springer New York 2011; US$ 229.00

    This volume emphasizes the need for empirical research that evaluates government spending on terrorist intervention. The text focuses on evidence-based questions on the effectiveness of policies and whether secondary effects exist. more...

  • The ?Ndrangheta and Sacra Corona Unitaby

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book covers two lesser known but important members of the Italian Mafia: the ?Ndrangheta and the Sacra Corona Unita. Italian criminal organizations, in particular Mafia, are one of the most commonly researched organized crime groups, usually focusing on the Sicilian Mafia, Cosa Nostra, or the Neapolitan Mafia, Camorra. However, Italy has other... more...

  • Interpersonal Violence in the African-American Communityby

    Springer US 2010; US$ 169.00

    This book provides a solid foundation for understanding violence within the African-American community from the perspective of African Americans. It challenges existing stereotypes of African Americans and offers concrete advice on approaches that are, or might be, effective with African-American populations. The content is driven by real-world, evidence-based... more...

  • Temporary Shelters and Surrounding Communitiesby

    Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 54.99

    This book is one of four volumes on a major empirical migration study by leading Thai migration specialists from Chulalongkorn University (Bangkok) for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).This volume reviews the livelihood opportunities for displaced persons in temporary shelters and in the surrounding communities. It explores labor-market... more...

  • Humanitarian Assistance for Displaced Persons from Myanmarby

    Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 54.99

    This book is one of four volumes on a major empirical migration study by leading Thai migration specialists from Chulalongkorn University (Bangkok) for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). This volume examines the protracted refugee situation at the Thai?Myanmar border. Displaced persons are kept in closed settlements, and this has limited... more...

  • Die Sinnprovinz der Kriminalitätby

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 39.99

    Was Kriminalität ist, das ist theoretisch und politisch höchst umstritten. Die entsprechenden Differenzen und Streitigkeiten werden in Kriminalitätsdiskursen thematisiert und ausgetragen, die sich zu einer Sinnprovinz der Kriminalität formieren, d.h. zu spezifischen Formen der Aufmerksamkeit, der Erfahrung, der Erklärung, der Reaktion etc. hinsichtlich... more...

  • Caregiving Across the Lifespanby

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 149.00

    Taking a developmental perspective, this book discusses caregiving from infancy through early childhood through end of life; midlife and multigenerational bonds and responsibilities; caregiver identity in older adults and family caregiving at the end of life. more...

  • Assisting Victims of Terrorismby

    Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 259.00

    The large-scale terrorist attacks on 9/11 resulted in more attention being devoted to victims of terrorist acts. Discussions took place on how their needs could be best accommodated. The Madrid bombings in March 2004 gave further impetus to this process. This development is also part of a recent trend towards general victim of crime policies that branch... more...