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  • Crips and Bloodsby Herbert Covey

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 37.00

    Despite the dangers and harsh realities intrinsic to street life and criminal activity, the no-holds-barred lifestyle of gangs continues to interest mainstream America. This provocative book provides an insider's look into the subculture of two of the most notorious street gangs?the Crips and the Bloods. Crips and Bloods: A Guide to an American... more...

  • What is Genocide?by Martin Shaw

    Wiley 2015; US$ 26.95

    This fully revised edition of Martin Shaw’s classic, award-winning text proposes a way through the intellectual confusion surrounding genocide. In a thorough account of the idea’s history, Shaw considers its origins and development and its relationships to concepts like ethnic cleansing and politicide.  Offering a radical critique... more...

  • Sex Crimesby Alissa Ackerman; Rich Furman

    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...

  • Talking About Tortureby Jared Del Rosso

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 49.99

    When the photographs depicting torture at Iraq?s Abu Ghraib prison were released in 2004, U.S. politicians attributed the incident to a few bad apples in the American military, exonerated high-ranking members of the George W. Bush administration, promoted Guantánamo as a model prison, and dismissed the illegality of the CIA?s use of “enhanced interrogation.?... more...

  • A World Without Boundariesby Ge Xiong

    Publish Green 2015; US$ 9.99

    After the Hmong fled atrocities in southern China, they became trapped in a civil war in Laos and involved in an alliance with the United States, fighting against the Communists expansion in Indochina during the Vietnam War. The Hmong who sided with the United States in the war, however, faced unimaginable suffering. InA World Without Boundaries, Xiong... more...

  • 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...

  • Terrorism, Inc.: The Financing of Terrorism, Insurgency, and Irregular Warfareby Colin Clarke

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 60.00

    Terrorist financing is an ongoing game of creating, concealing, and surreptitiously utilizing funds. This intriguing book considers every facet of guerrilla funding?from how activities are financed, to what insurgents do with the revenue they generate, to the range of countermeasures in place for deterring their moneymaking activities. Case studies... more...

  • After the Stormby Simon Dickel; Evangelia Kindinger

    transcript 2015; US$ 33.39

    »After the Storm« traces the cultural and political responses to Hurricane Katrina. Ever since Katrina hit the Gulf coast in 2005, its devastating consequences for the region, for New Orleans, and the United States have been negotiated in a growing number of cultural productions - among them Spike Lee's documentary film »When the Levees Broke«, David... more...

  • Exploring Criminal and Illegal Enterpriseby Gerard McElwee; Robert Smith

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 134.95

    This book examines the illegal behaviour of entrepreneurs and discusses how criminal entrepreneurs acquire information, learn from their entrepreneurial experiences, and utilize acquired knowledge to develop their organizations. more...

  • Stealing Sisi's Starby Jennifer Bowers Bahney

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 29.95

    While on honeymoon in Vienna in June of 1998, at the height of the tourist season, Gerald Daniel Blanchard, an accomplished thief, happened upon the greatest challenge of his life when he spotted the last remaining "Sisi Star" on display in Schonbrunn Palace. Named after its former owner, the Empress Elisabeth, the ten-pointed diamond and... more...