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  • Homeland Security, its Law and its Stateby Christos Boukalas

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    This book assesses the impact of post-9/11 domestic counterterrorism policy on US political life. It examines political discourse, law, institutional architecture, and state-population relations, and shows that ?homeland security? is a project with wide-ranging implications for democratic institutions and culture. These implications are addressed... more...

  • Shades of Devianceby Rowland Atkinson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 30.95

    Written in a unique format, Shades of Deviance is a turbo-driven guide to crime and deviance, offering 56 politically engaged, thought-provoking and accessibly written accounts of a wide range of socially and legally prohibited acts. This book will be essential reading for undergraduate students in the fields of criminology and sociology and those... more...

  • Crime, Community and Moralityby Simon Green

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Political leaders and the popular press tell us that society is in the grip of a moral crisis. ?Where have our values gone?? our newspapers scream at us. ?Benefit scroungers?, ?greedy bankers?, ?intrusive journalists?, ?have-a-go rioters?, political scandals and criminals of all shapes and sizes are continually cited as evidence that we live in a... more...

  • Non-Governmental Organisations - Performance and Accountabilityby Michael Edwards; David Hulme

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    The last decade has seen some significant changes in international development and in the status of non-governmental organisations operating in the field. Not only has the number of NGOs virtually doubled; many of them have seen a considerable growth in their budgets, and have grown closer to governments and official aid agencies. NGOs are acknowledged... more...

  • UNICEF (United Nations Children's Fund)by Richard Jolly

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 27.95

    This book provides an in-depth analysis of UNICEF?s development and operations, whilst exploring the significance of UNICEF?s achievements and the reasons behind them. UNICEF is one of the best known organizations of the United Nations system and the oldest of the UN?s development funds. It is also the part of the UN which consistently receives... more...

  • Toxic Couples: The Psychology of Domestic Violenceby Anna Motz

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Domestic violence is a major public health concern, affecting millions worldwide. It is underreported, often devastating and sometimes ends in murder. In Toxic Couples: The Psychology of Domestic Violence , Anna Motz integrates psychological and criminological data with clinical illustrations and discussion of current high-profile cases. She examines... more...

  • Bound by Bloodby John Suter Linton

    Allen & Unwin 2004; US$ 25.44

    The story behind the grisly murders of former Wollongong mayor and State MP, Frank Arkell, shopkeeper, David O'Hearn and ordinary bloke, Jack Van Krevel. more...

  • A Terrible Thunderby Peter Hernon

    Garrett County Press 2005; US$ 9.99

    On New Year's Eve in New Orleans, 1972, Mark James Essex began one of the most violent and deadly sniper attacks on policemen that any American city had ever seen. It was yet another tragic journey down the road of hatred, and before it ended one week later, hundreds of heavily armed police and a Marine Corps assault helicopter would be called to... more...

  • Terrorism Versus Democracyby Paul Wilkinson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    This book examines the terrorist networks that operate globally and analyses the long-term future of terrorism and terrorist-backed insurgencies. Terrorism remains a serious problem for the international community. The global picture does not indicate that the ?war on terror?, which President George W. Bush declared in the wake of the 9/11 attacks,... more...

  • Reducing Gun Violenceby George Tita; K. Jack Riley; Greg Ridgeway; Clifford A. Grammich; Allan Abrahamse

    RAND Corporation 2003; US$ 9.95

    To assess whether an initiative to reduce gun violence that had been successful in Boston could be adapted for use elsewhere, researchers selected an East Los Angeles area for a similar intervention that was to include both law enforcement and social service components. Although the latter component was not widely available when the intervention began,... more...