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  • Stagecoach Robberies in Californiaby R. Michael Wilson

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 55.00

    California was the mining center of the West for half a century. Wherever precious minerals were found, road agents appeared to "mine the roads" of treasure being shipped out and payrolls being shipped in. The first recorded robbery of a stagecoach occurred in 1856, and the last in 1913. Over that period there were 458 stagecoach robberies,... more...

  • Terror and Insurgency in the Sahara-Sahel Regionby Stephen A. Harmon

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Covering such issues as Islamist terrorism, border insecurity, contraband, and human trafficking, this book looks at the interrelated problems of political and social pathologies that affect terrorist movements and security in the Sahara-Sahel region. A valuable publication, it treats a series of related problems on the basis of a broadly defined area,... more...

  • Suicide in Schoolsby Terri A. Erbacher; Jonathan B. Singer; Scott Poland

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Suicide in Schools provides school-based professionals with practical, easy-to-use guidance on developing and implementing effective suicide prevention, assessment, intervention and postvention strategies. Utilizing a multi-level systems approach, this book includes step-by-step guidelines for developing crisis teams and prevention programs, assessing... more...

  • Rethinking Serial Murder, Spree Killing, and Atrocitiesby Robert Shanafelt; Nathan W. Pino

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    Multiple killings by serial or spree killers and the mass violence seen in war crimes and other atrocities have typically been understood as discrete category types, which can foster the view that there are fundamentally different kinds of human beings, including "deviants" who are born evil and innately given to sadism or a callous lack of empathy.... more...

  • Queering Acts of Mourning in the Aftermath of Argentina's Dictatorshipby Cecilia Sosa

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 90.00

    Shows how the experience of violence in Argentina shed light on a new sense of "being together" that goes beyond bloodline ties. more...

  • Putting Terrorism in Contextby Gary LaFree; Laura Dugan; Erin Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    This book offers a guide to interpreting available statistical data on terrorism attacks around the world. The Global Terrorism Database (GTD) now includes more than 113,000 terrorist attacks, starting in 1970. By analyzing these data, researchers demonstrate how a very small number of terrorist attacks have had an outsized effect on attitudes... more...

  • Terrorism, Trauma and Psychologyby Gwen Brookes; Julie Ann Pooley; Jaya Earnest

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    This book provides a comprehensive insight into the multilayered effects experienced by directly affected victims and their indirectly affected family members following terrorist incidents and other world disasters. Chapters draw primarily on interviews with fifty victims of the Bali bombings, but also consider terrorist incidents including the London... more...

  • 9/11 and the Visual Culture of Disasterby Thomas Stubblefield

    Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 25.99

    The day the towers fell, indelible images of plummeting rubble, fire, and falling bodies were imprinted in the memories of people around the world. Images that were caught in the media loop after the disaster and coverage of the attack, its aftermath, and the wars that followed reflected a pervasive tendency to treat these tragic events as spectacle.... more...

  • Spam Nationby Brian Krebs

    Sourcebooks 2014; US$ 24.99

    There is a Threat Lurking Online with the Power to Destroy Your Finances, Steal Your Personal Data, and Endanger Your Life. In Spam Nation , investigative journalist and cybersecurity expert Brian Krebs unmasks the criminal masterminds driving some of the biggest spam and hacker operations targeting Americans and their bank accounts. Tracing the... more...

  • The Accredited Counter Fraud Specialist Handbookby Martin Tunley; Andrew Whittaker; Jim Gee; Mark Button

    Wiley 2014; US$ 75.00

    The most complete, step-by-step guide to the ACFS qualification The Accredited Counter Fraud Specialist Handbook is the only guide designed to support all mandatory elements of the ACFS qualification, in-depth and step-by-step. Written by recognized industry leaders, this book focuses specifically on the practitioner's role in fraud investigation... more...