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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$ 249.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Con Menby 60 Minutes; Mike Wallace

    Simon & Schuster 2007; US$ 11.99

    60 Minutes brings its award-winning journalistic skills and unmistakable broadcast style to the page, delving into its archives to present stories on one of the program's most popular subjects: the con man. Con Men exposes a truly eclectic group of swindlers and rogues: the extraordinary characters of ABSCAM, pyramid-scheme millionaires and stock-market... more...

  • The Sociology of Gambling, 2by Mikal Aasved

    Charles C Thomas 2003; US$ 64.95

    This is the second in a series of books intended to review and evaluate the most popular and influential explanations for gambling and the many research studies that have been conducted to confirm or refute them. This book focuses on the contributions of specialists in the social sciences, most of whom are convinced that gambling is a consequence of... more...

  • Catch Me If You Canby Frank Abagnale; Stan Redding

    Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 12.78

    I stole every nickel and blew it on fine threads, luxurious lodgings, fantastic foxes and other sensual goodies. I partied in every capital in Europe and basked on all the world's most famous beaches'. Frank W Abagnale, alias Frank Williams, Robert Conrad, Frank Adams and Ringo Monjo, was one of the most daring con men, forgers, imposters and escape... more...

  • Female Executionsby Geoffrey Abbott

    Summersdale 2014; US$ 9.99

    The fairer sex get it in the neck in these grisly tales from the gallows, guillotine, and gas chamber From Nan Hereford, the cloaked highwayman who held up coaches with just her fists, to the woman who survived the gallows and took her empty coffin away with her, this book illuminates history?s darker periods with a detailed and factual approach.... more...

  • Male Rapeby Dr Noreen Abdullah-Khan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 110.00

    Focusing on male-on-male rape, this book looks at the common myths surrounding this taboo issue, including the idea that 'men who rape other men must be homosexual' and that 'real men can't be raped'. It also reveals that men are not only raped in prison, as is commonly believed, and that they suffer similar trauma to female survivors of rape. more...