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  • Decoding Albanian Organized Crimeby Jana Arsovska

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 39.95

    The expansion of organized crime across national borders has become a key security concern for the international community. In this theoretically and empirically vibrant portrait of a global phenomenon, Jana Arsovska examines some of the most widespread myths about the so-called Albanian Mafia. Based on more than a decade of research, including interviews... more...

  • Killingsby William Lynwood Montell

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 25.00

    The "State Line Country" of this book is a rugged area of small farms on the Kentucky-Tennessee border. Historically the area has had a homicide rate more than ten times the national average. In this gripping and penetrating study of violence and death in the State Line Country, Lynwood Montell examines the local historical and social conditions,... more...

  • Sisters in Painby Linda Elisabeth Beattie; Mary Angela Shaughnessy

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    In 1995, Kentucky governor Brereton Jones granted parole to ten women who had been convicted of killing, conspiring to kill, or assaulting the men who had abused them for years. The media began referring to them as the "Sisters in Pain," a name they embraced. These are their stories. Linda Elisabeth Beattie and Mary Angela Shaughnessy's interviews... more...

  • Boston Strongby Casey Sherman; Dave Wedge; Martin J. Walsh

    ForeEdge from University Press of New England 2015; US$ 14.99

    The story of the Boston Marathon bombing through the eyes of those most intimately affected more...

  • Secure the Soulby Kevin Lewis O'Neill

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    "I?m not perfect," Mateo confessed. "Nobody is. But I try." Secure the Soul shuttles between the life of Mateo, a born-again ex-gang member in Guatemala and the gang prevention programs that work so hard to keep him alive. Along the way, this poignantly written ethnography uncovers the Christian underpinnings of Central American security. In the... more...

  • Family Violenceby David M. Lawson

    Wiley 2015; US$ 57.95

    Counselors-in-training, educators, and clinicians will benefit greatly from this in-depth and thought-provoking look at family violence, its effects, and treatment options. This book examines the major issues and current controversies in the field, provides background information on each type of family violence, and offers strategies for combating... more...

  • Community Criminologyby Ralph B. Taylor

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 44.20

    For close to a century, the field of community criminology has examined the causes and consequences of community crime and delinquency rates. Nevertheless, there is still a lot we do not know about the dynamics behind these connections. In this book, Ralph Taylor argues that obstacles to deepening our understanding of community/crime links arise in... more...

  • Foundations of Couples, Marriage, and Family Counselingby David Capuzzi; Mark D. Stauffer

    Wiley 2015; US$ 110.00

    A comprehensive and practical approach to the world of marriage, couples, and family counseling Esteemed academics David Capuzzi and Mark D. Stauffer present the theory, research, and real-life practice of today's counselors and therapists in family therapy settings. Aligned with the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational... more...

  • Terrorismusbekämpfung in Westeuropaby Johannes Hürter

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 63.00

    Researchers in contemporary history have only recently turned their attention to government activities to combat ?old? terrorism and its socio-cultural implications. This compendium takes a much-needed next step by comparing the history of confrontation between democracy and terrorism and examining different anti-terrorism policies in... more...

  • Confessions of a People-Smugglerby Dawood Amiri

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd. 2015; US$ 17.99

    Dawood Amiri is an ethnic Hazara who, as a young man, made the fateful decision to flee the terror being inflicted on his people and seek asylum in Australia. He arrived in Indonesia in 2010, but was eventually captured when he was about to board a boat headed for Christmas Island. After a long stint in detention, where immigration processes failed... more...