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  • al-Qaidaby

    Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 15.25

    Seit den Anschlägen vom 11. September 2001 gilt al-Qaida als Inbegriff des Terrorismus und beherrscht weltweit die Sicherheitsdebatten. Doch obwohl dieser Gruppierung höchste Aufmerksamkeit zuteil wird, bleibt unser Verständnis dessen, was sich hinter dem Phänomen namens ?al-Qaida? verbirgt, ebenso vage wie widersprüchlich. Welche Struktur liegt... more...

  • Women and the Mafiaby

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 209.00

    The insightful essays in this book shine a new light on the roles of women within criminal networks, roles that in reality are often less traditional than researchers used to think. The book seeks to answer questions from a wide range of academic disciplines and traces the portrait of women tied to organized crime in Italy and around the world. The... more...

  • Evidence-Based Counterterrorism Policyby

    Springer New York 2011; US$ 199.00

    This volume emphasizes the need for empirical research that evaluates government spending on terrorist intervention. The text focuses on evidence-based questions on the effectiveness of policies and whether secondary effects exist. more...

  • Changing Familiesby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    1. The Ethics of Intervention.- 2. Changing Families through Parent and Family Education: Review and Analysis.- 3. A Balancing Act: Preserving Family Autonomy and Protecting the Child.- 4. School, Occupation, Culture, and Family: The Impact of Parental Schooling on the Parent-Child Relationship.- 5. Parents? Beliefs about Child Socialization: A Study... more...

  • The ?Ndrangheta and Sacra Corona Unitaby

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book covers two lesser known but important members of the Italian Mafia: the ?Ndrangheta and the Sacra Corona Unita. Italian criminal organizations, in particular Mafia, are one of the most commonly researched organized crime groups, usually focusing on the Sicilian Mafia, Cosa Nostra, or the Neapolitan Mafia, Camorra. However, Italy has other... more...

  • Macho Paradoxby

    Sourcebooks, Inc. 2006; US$ 19.99

    Violence against women is every man's issue. more...

  • Interpersonal Violence in the African-American Communityby

    Springer US 2010; US$ 169.00

    This book provides a solid foundation for understanding violence within the African-American community from the perspective of African Americans. It challenges existing stereotypes of African Americans and offers concrete advice on approaches that are, or might be, effective with African-American populations. The content is driven by real-world, evidence-based... more...

  • Temporary Shelters and Surrounding Communitiesby

    Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 54.99

    This book is one of four volumes on a major empirical migration study by leading Thai migration specialists from Chulalongkorn University (Bangkok) for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).This volume reviews the livelihood opportunities for displaced persons in temporary shelters and in the surrounding communities. It explores labor-market... more...

  • Handbook of Child Maltreatmentby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 349.00

    This handbook examines the many challenges posed by the complexity of child abuse and neglect. It explores why maltreatment occurs and its consequences as well as prevention, treatment and intervention, and legal perspectives. more...

  • Humanitarian Assistance for Displaced Persons from Myanmarby

    Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 54.99

    This book is one of four volumes on a major empirical migration study by leading Thai migration specialists from Chulalongkorn University (Bangkok) for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). This volume examines the protracted refugee situation at the Thai?Myanmar border. Displaced persons are kept in closed settlements, and this has limited... more...