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- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95
Women in Executive Power studies the participation of women in the political executive around the world?notably in cabinet positions as ministers and sub-ministers and as heads of government and state. Providing multiple case studies in each chapter, the book provides regional overviews of nine different world regions covering those with the fewest... more...
- Random House 2009; US$ 12.68
'This was the ultimate way to kill a man' During the 1970s a group of Protestant paramilitaries embarked on a spree of indiscriminate murder which left thirty Northern Irish Catholics dead. Their leader was Lenny Murphy, a fanatical Unionist whose Catholic-sounding surname led to his persecution as a child for which he took revenge on all Catholics.... more...
- Neil Wilson Publishing 2011; US$ 14.57
Glasgow is no different from any other city when it comes to crime, and in particular, murder. In this remarkable collection of lesser-known murder stories from both sides of the Second World War, Donald M. Fraser has trawled the public records, newspapers and court proceedings of the day to bring to life a Pandora's Box of killing in and around the... more...
- Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 19.95
Something at the Texas detention facility is terribly wrong, and Tony Hefner knows it. But the guards are repeatedly instructed not to speak of anything they witness. In the Rio Grande Valley, one of the most poverty-stricken areas in the United States, good jobs are scarce and the detention facility pays the best wages for a hundred miles. The guards... more...
- Encounter Books 2011; US$ 17.99
The average professional in this country wakes up in the morning, goes to work, comes home, eats dinner, and then goes to sleep, unaware that he or she has likely committed several federal crimes that day. Why? The answer lies in the very nature of modern federal criminal laws, which have exploded in number but also become impossibly broad and vague.... more...
- LSU Press 2011; US$ 19.95
In Louisiana Wildlife Agents officers tell of the unimaginable dangers lurking in their supposedly routine tasks and recall side-splitting tales of misadventures on Louisiana?s bayous. The sequel to Game Warden: On Patrol in Louisiana, Jerald Horst's book allows wardens to share their unforgettable memories, and to detail the perils and pleasures of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95
This edited volume examines the reconstitution of the public security domain since the 9/11 attacks, focusing on the banking sector and anti-money laundering (AML) activity in particular. Since the inception of the ?Financial Action Taskforce? (FATF) in 1989, AML has been viewed as a global problem. This text argues that the securitization of the... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 17.99
Warrant for Terror examines fatwas, which are legal opinions declaring whether a given act under Islam is obligatory, permitted, or forbidden and which serve as a major instrument by which religious leaders impel believers to engage in acts of jihad. more...
- New Horizon Press 2012; US$ 16.99
When Professor of Law Gary T. Lowenthal takes a sabbatical and descends from the ivory towers of academia, he finds himself in a very different system of criminal justice than the one her trains his students to expect. Working in the trenches at the county attorney's office, he becomes entangled in a provocative kidnapping trial, one that takes him... more...