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- 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...
- Simon & Schuster 2007; US$ 11.99
60 Minutes brings its award-winning journalistic skills and unmistakable broadcast style to the page, delving into its archives to present stories on one of the program's most popular subjects: the con man. Con Men exposes a truly eclectic group of swindlers and rogues: the extraordinary characters of ABSCAM, pyramid-scheme millionaires and stock-market... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2003; US$ 64.95
This is the second in a series of books intended to review and evaluate the most popular and influential explanations for gambling and the many research studies that have been conducted to confirm or refute them. This book focuses on the contributions of specialists in the social sciences, most of whom are convinced that gambling is a consequence of... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 110.00
Focusing on male-on-male rape, this book looks at the common myths surrounding this taboo issue, including the idea that 'men who rape other men must be homosexual' and that 'real men can't be raped'. It also reveals that men are not only raped in prison, as is commonly believed, and that they suffer similar trauma to female survivors of rape. more...
- Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 35.00
This book focuses on middle-class urban women as participants in new forms of consumer culture. Within the special world of the department store, women found themselves challenged to resist the enticements of consumption. Many succumbed, buying both what they needed and what they desired, but also stealing what seemed so readily available. Pitted against... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2013; US$ 36.95
Good Practice in Recovery and Healing from Abuse: Adult Survivors is an extensive guide that gives insight on how to be creative in helping adult victims of abuse through the recovery and healing processes. The book features chapters written by practitioners and researchers involved in the different sectors of working with abuse. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2007; US$ 36.95
This book offers advice on how to enable women who have experienced domestic violence to embark on a journey of recovery. The book draws on theory, original research and the personal experiences of women who have encountered domestic violence to explore the complex practical and emotional support they need. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
This book examines the dynamics of terrorist financing, including a discussion about the importance of money from both the terrorist and the counter-terrorist perspective. Targeting Terrorist Financing argues that it is not the institutions that have failed the war on terrorist financing; rather it is the states that have failed the institutions.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00
While, not discounting the potency of the radical Islamic religious discourse in fuelling the contemporary wave of terrorism, this book makes an attempt to explain terrorism in China as an ethno-nationalist conflict rooted in issues involving minority identity. However, a largely domestic conflict is being hijacked by the radical Islamists. more...
- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 34.99
Sex crimes, such as rape, child sexual abuse, and intimate partner violence, are increasingly transnational in nature, introducing unique cross-border and cross-cultural challenges for police, the courts, and the law. Policy makers and practitioners are in need of a resource that explores the incidence, prosecution, and treatment of sexual crimes... more...