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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 68.95
What is the difference between a stabbing in a tavern in London and one in a hostelry in the South of France? What happens when a spinster living in Paris finds knight in her bedroom wanting to marry her? Why was there a crime wave following the Black Death? From Aberdeen to Cracow and from Stockholm to Sardinia, Trevor Dean ranges widely throughout... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2014; US$ 15.00
Terrorism is surrounded by myths. One of the most enduring of these myths and half-truths is that terrorism never works. In the end, the state will prevail and the terrorists will either be dead or imprisoned or otherwise forced to end their campaign of violence. It is true that most terrorist groups are beaten. Within twelve months of their first... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
This book explores the communicative practices of the Italian radical group Red Brigades (Brigate Rosse, or BR), the relationship the group established with the Italian press, and the specific social historical context in which the BR developed both its own self-understanding and its complex dialectical connection with the society at large. The BR?s... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
In Remembering Genocide an international group of scholars draw on current research from a range of disciplines to explore how communities throughout the world remember genocide. Whether coming to terms with atrocities committed in Namibia and Rwanda, Australia, Canada, the Punjab, Armenia, Cambodia and during the Holocaust, those seeking to remember... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00
This book examines how the violence of conflict is transformed in the post-conflict period. Post-conflict studies seek to illuminate, theorise, and narrate the processes by which societies transition from periods of overt and violent conflict to periods of relative stability and peace. Most of the research carried out on post-conflict societies... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 88.95
A heartfelt collection of extraordinary first-person accounts that delve into every level of the experience of 9/11 Out of the infamy of 9/11 and its aftermath people rose up with courage and determination to meet formidable challenges. On the Ground After September 11: Mental Health Responses and Practical Lessons Gained is a stirring compilation... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00
This book offers a different approach to the structural prevention of mass atrocities. It investigates the conditions that enable vulnerable countries to prevent the perpetration of such violence. Structural prevention is commonly framed as the identifying and ameliorating of the ?root causes? of violent conflict, a process which typically involves... more...
- Campus Verlag 2010; US$ 35.80
Wer jede Woche Lotto spielt, gewinnt statistisch etwa alle 2,7 Millionen Jahre. Trotzdem hoffen Millionen Menschen jede Woche auf ihr Glück und Lotterien und Glücksspiele in Deutschland erzielen gewaltige Umsätze. Mithilfe zahlreicher statistischer Analysen versucht Mark Lutter dieses Massenphänomen zu ergründen. Welche Motive und Hoffnungen stehen... more...
- Campus Verlag 2010; US$ 31.33
Die integrierte Sozialraumplanung ist ein neuer Ansatz städtischer Sozialplanung. Akteure aus Politik und Verwaltung sollen dabei ressortübergreifend und gemeinsam mit Wohlfahrtsorganisationen und den Bürgern vor Ort Projekte entwickeln und realisieren. Institutionelles Wissen, praxisnahe Erfahrungen und Kompetenzen werden dadurch effektiv gebündelt.... more...