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  • The Spiral Notebookby Stephen Singular; Joyce Singular

    Counterpoint 2015; US$ 26.00

    On July 20, 2012, twelve people were killed and fifty-eight wounded at a mass shooting in a movie theater in Colorado. In 1999, thirteen kids at Columbine High School were murdered by their peers. In 2012, twenty children and seven adults were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary. Thirty-two were killed at Virginia Tech. Twelve killed at the Washington... more...

  • An Introduction to Benford's Lawby Arno Berger; Theodore P. Hill

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 75.00

    This book provides the first comprehensive treatment of Benford?s law, the surprising logarithmic distribution of significant digits discovered in the late nineteenth century. Establishing the mathematical and statistical principles that underpin this intriguing phenomenon, the text combines up-to-date theoretical results with overviews of the law?s... more...

  • Death on Baseby Anita Belles Porterfield; John Porterfield

    University of North Texas Press 2015; US$ 23.96

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  • Rape Culture and Spiritual Violenceby Gina Messina-Dysert

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 105.00

    Rape Culture and Spiritual Violence examines sexual violence against women, how religion and society contribute to a rape culture, and the extreme suffering endured by rape victims as a result. Using the testimony of women who have experienced both rape and the consequences of rape culture?from a range of religious, cultural, ethnic, and social... more...

  • Engaging the Public to Fight the Consequences of Terrorism and Disastersby I. Apostol; J. Mamasakhlisi; D. Subotta

    IOS Press 2015; US$ 196.00

    Governments must work tirelessly to update their preparedness for dealing with natural and man-made disasters, as well as taking account of the increasingly present threat of terrorism. Efficient international cooperation is key to achieving safety and internationalizing security policy. This book presents the proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research... more...

  • Challenging Corporate Social Responsibilityby Jessalynn R. Strauss

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00

    The concept of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has become increasingly widespread, as businesses seek to incorporate socially responsible behaviors while still being accountable to shareholders. Indeed some research has suggested that CSR in itself can form the basis of good PR by promoting consumers? purchase decisions. Arguing that this... more...

  • The Routledge History of Genocideby Cathie Carmichael; Richard C. Maguire

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 205.00

    The Routledge History of Genocide takes an interdisciplinary yet historically focused look at history from the Iron Age to the recent past to examine episodes of extreme violence that could be interpreted as genocidal. Approaching the subject in a sensitive, inclusive and respectful way, each chapter is a newly commissioned piece covering a range... more...

  • A Century of Genocideby Eric D. Weitz; Eric D. Weitz

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    Why did the twentieth century witness unprecedented organized genocide? Can we learn why genocide is perpetrated by comparing different cases of genocide? Is the Holocaust unique, or does it share causes and features with other cases of state-sponsored mass murder? Can genocide be prevented? Blending gripping narrative with trenchant analysis, Eric... more...

  • British Perspectives on Terrorism (RLE: Terrorism & Insurgency)by Paul Wilkinson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 125.00

    When originally published in 1981 this was the first book to bring together in one volume some of the most thoughtful work by British academics and specialists studying the political violence and terrorism which had recently challenged Britain and other Western democracies. Four chapters consider the strategy and tactics of the IRA and the problems... more...

  • Youth Street Gangsby David C. Brotherton

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Gangs have been heavily pathologized in the last several decades. In comparison to the pioneering Chicago School's work on gangs in the 1920s we have moved away from a humanistic appraisal of and sensitivity toward the phenomenon and have allowed the gang to become a highly plastic folk devil outside of history. This pathologization of the gang has... more...