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  • 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...

  • Good Cop/Bad Copby Rebecca Cofer - Dartt

    New Horizon Press 2014; US$ 22.95

    When the Harris family was found brutally murdered three days before Christmas, it plunged the sleepy upstate New York community of Ithaca into shock. The town clamored for justice and breathed a collective sigh of relief when the police, led by rising-star investigator David Harding, who found the murderer's fingerprints, solved the case in just... more...

  • Hurricane Katrina in Transatlantic Perspectiveby Romain Huret; Randy J. Sparks; James M. Boyden; Richard Campanella; Bruce Boyd Raeburn; Thomas Adams

    LSU Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    "There is no such thing as a 'natural' disaster," writes Romain Huret in his introduction to this multidisciplinary study of the events surrounding and the legacy of Hurricane Katrina. Though nature produced Katrina's rising waters and destructive winds, a vast array of manmade factors shaped the scope of the storm's impact as well as the local and... more...

  • After the Red Army Factionby Charity Scribner

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 49.99

    Masterminded by women, the Red Army Faction (RAF) terrorized West Germany from the 1970s to the 1990s, and afterimages of its leaders persist in the works of pivotal artists and writers, including Gerhard Richter, Elfriede Jelinek, and Slavoj ?i?ek. Why were women so prominent in the RAF? What does the continuing cultural response to the German armed... more...

  • The Triangleby Kevin Deutsch

    Lyons Press 2014; US$ 15.99

    The Linden Triangle: Linden Avenue and Linden Place, Hempstead, Long Island. At this blighted intersection, seemingly forgotten by the middle and upper class communities that surround it, the dream of suburban comfort and safety has devolved into a nightmare of flying bullets and bloodshed. Here, a war between the Bloods and Crips has torn a once-peaceful... more...

  • Global Security Consultingby Luke Bencie

    Mountain Lake Press 2014; US$ 14.99

    With new security threats practically every week all over the globe, governments and businesses are forced to take extraordinary measures to protect themselves these days. Likewise, espionage continues at levels comparable to the days of the Cold War?only with many more players now participating. In this environment, a new industry has grown to deal... more...

  • Sex Offender Treatmentby Daniel T. Wilcox; Tanya Garrett; Leigh Harkins

    Wiley 2014; US$ 119.95

    Sex Offender Treatment is an innovative case study-based guide to the treatment of sexual offenders, offering direct access to the insights and experience of experts in the field. The book describes case formulations, assessment processes, and treatment undertaken with specific sexual offender types. Takes an innovative case study approach to... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...