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  • Black Flags and Windmillsby scott crow; Kathleen Cleaver

    PM Press 2014; US$ 9.99

    Tracing a life of radical activism and the emergence of a grassroots organization in the face of disaster, this chronicle describes scott crow's headlong rush into the political storm surrounding the catastrophic failure of the levee in New Orleans in 2005 and the subsequent failure of state and local government agencies in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.... more...

  • Dirty Secretsby Meredith Burgmann

    University of New South Wales Press 2014; US$ 14.99

    In this moving, funny, and sometimes chilling book, leading Australians open their ASIO files and read what the state?s security apparatus said about them. Writers from across the political spectrum including Mark Aarons, Phillip Adams, Nadia Wheatley, Michael Kirby, Peter Cundall, Gary Foley, and Anne Summers confront?and in some cases reclaim?their... more...

  • Global Gangsby Jennifer M. Hazen; Dennis Rodgers

    University of Minnesota Press 2014; US$ 82.50

    Gangs, often associated with brutality and senseless destructive violence, have not always been viewed as inherently antagonistic. The first studies of gangs depicted them as alternative sources of order in urban slums where the state?s authority was lacking, and they have subsequently been shown to be important elements in some youth life cycles.... more...

  • Online Gambling and Crimeby James Banks

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    With attention to the manner in which online gambling can be a source of criminal activity, not only on the part of players, but also criminal entrepreneurs and legitimate gambling businesses, Online Gambling and Crime discusses developments in criminal law and regulatory frameworks, evaluating past and present policy on online gambling. A rich examination... more...

  • Fünfzehn Minuten Todesgefahrby Damaris Kofmehl

    'fontis 2014; US$ 11.99

    Schüsse und gellende Schreie zerreißen die morgendliche Stille in der internationalen Schule am Fuße des Himalajas. Für 150 Kinder beginnen die fünfzehn schrecklichsten Minuten ihres Lebens. Die deutschen Teenager Deborah und Paul-Gerhard kauern zusammen mit ihren Klassenkameraden zitternd und verzweifelt unter den Tischen und hoffen auf ein Wunder.... more...

  • Sexual Violence in Conflict and Post-Conflict Societiesby Doris Buss; Joanne Lebert; Blair Rutherford; Donna Sharkey; Obijiofor Aginam

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This book brings together a unique blend of researchers, civil society and community activists all working on different aspects of conflict sexual violence on the African continent. The contributions included here offer a detailed reading of the social and political climate within which some patterns of sexual violence unfold, and the increased policy... more...

  • The Structural Prevention of Mass Atrocitiesby Stephen McLoughlin

    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...

  • Effective Child Abuse Investigation for the Multi-Disciplinary Teamby Bradley Richard Graham

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    Child abuse cases are unique in that they involve seldomly witnessed acts. A nonverbal victim and a silent perpetrator will often lead to a stalling of the investigation and the judicial process. Effective Child Abuse Investigation for the Multi-Disciplinary Team is a practical guide for law enforcement officers and child protection workers in abuse... more...

  • The story of Baby Pby Ray Jones

    Policy Press 2014; US$ 22.00

    This book is the first to tell what happened to 'Baby P', how the story was told by the media and its considerable impact on the child protection system in England. It will make a crucial contribution to the topic. more...

  • On the Ground After September 11by Yael Danieli; Robert L Dingman

    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...