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  • Genocide and International Justiceby Rebecca Joyce Frey

    Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 54.00

    The term 'genocide' was coined in 1944, but it has been practiced for centuries. The intent of one people to deliberately wipe out another can be traced back to the ancient world, and it continues today despite efforts from the United Nations and international treaties such as the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of... more...

  • Tobacco Industry and Smokingby Fred C. Pampel

    Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 54.00

    As the single largest preventable cause of premature death, tobacco use kills hundreds of thousands of people each year. A host of new laws has increased taxes on cigarettes and restricted smoking in public places, and U.S. smoking rates have declined. But nearly one in five adults in the United States still smokes. Despite vigorous criticism from... more...

  • Critical Voices in Criminologyby David Christopher Powell

    Lexington Books 2009; US$ 34.99

    These readings could provide insightful succor to social science graduate students finding their way into academe?or out of it.... Highly recommended..... more...

  • Ethics for Disasterby Naomi Zack

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 18.99

    Chapter 1: Disaster Planning: Is Saving the Greatest Number best? Chapter 2: Lifeboat Ethics: Should We Blow up the Fat Man? Chapter 3: Virtues for Disaster: Mitch Rapp and Ernest Shakleton Chapter 4: The Social Contract: Hobbes, Locke, and Art Spiegelman Chapter 5: Public Policy: Snakes on a Plane, Fire in the Pentagon, and Disaster Rights Chapter... more...

  • ABC of Conflict and Disasterby Anthony D. Redmond; Peter F. Mahoney; James M. Ryan; Cara Macnab; David Owen

    Wiley 2009; US$ 41.95

    This ABC introduces medicine in areas of conflict or natural disaster responding to the growing number of regions affected. Chapters deal with subjects such as earthquakes and landslides as well as nuclear incidents and biological warfare both nationally and internationally. It covers both logistical planning and medical aid as well as post-conflict... more...

  • Queen Pinby Jemeker Thompson-Hairston; David Ritz

    Grand Central Publishing 2010; US$ 10.99

    Jemeker Thompson-Hairston paid a heavy price for her involvement in the drug game. Learning from her sources of a federal investigation, Jemeker went on the run. It was love for her young son that brought her back to Los Angeles, even though she knew she would be arrested. A subsequent 15-year sentence would cost her not only her legitimate business... more...

  • DK Eyewitness Books: Rescueby Jayne Parsons

    DK Publishing 2001; US$ 15.99

    Here is a compelling guide to the exciting world of the emergency rescue services. Dramatic full-color photographs of real incidents, equipment, clothing, and rescue techniques offer insight into the dangerous work of the heroes who risk their lives to save others. See the protective clothing that firefighters wear, the first rescue vehicles, how... more...

  • The Risk in Crimeby Leslie W. Kennedy; Van Erin Gibbs Brunschot

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 18.99

    The Risk in Crime is an investigation of how risk has been dealt with in crime theories and the usefulness of this concept in connecting crime perspectives together; the ways in which risk is embedded in the evolution of crime; and how we might use the concept of risk to prevent crime and victimization. more...

  • Genocideby Larry May

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 28.00

    Larry May examines the normative and conceptual problems concerning the crime of genocide. more...

  • Handbook of Quantitative Criminologyby Alex R. Piquero

    Springer New York 2009; US$ 99.00

    The Handbook of Quantitative Criminology is designed to be the authoritative volume on methodological and statistical issues in the criminology/criminal justice field. Like handbooks available in other disciplines (economics, psychology, sociology), this book will be the go-to book for new and advanced methods in our field that will provide overviews... more...