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  • Chaos Organization and Disaster Managementby

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 119.95

    Chaos Organization and Disaster Management offers a scholarly survey of disaster response behavior and management in the face of natural and manmade catastrophe. The author provides a methodological and empirical platform from which to initiate a critical analysis of disaster management. Sparked by a unique field study of the Israeli experience during... more...

  • Macho Paradoxby

    Sourcebooks, Inc. 2006; US$ 19.99

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

  • Managing Disasters through Public–Private Partnershipsby Ami J. Abou-bakr

    Georgetown University Press 2012; US$ 29.95

    The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and Hurricane Katrina in August 2005, generated a great deal of discussion in public policy and disaster management circles about the importance of increasing national resilience to rebound from catastrophic events. Since the majority of physical and virtual networks that the United States relies upon are... more...

  • From an Office Building with a High-Powered Rifleby Don Adams; Harrison E. Livingstone

    Trine Day 2012; US$ 14.99

    The personal and professional story of a former FBI agent, this is the journey Don Adams has taken over the past 50 years that has connected him to the assassination of the 35th president of the United States. On November 13, 1963, Adams was given a priority assignment to investigate Joseph Milteer, a man who had made threats to assassinate the president.... more...

  • Sex, Drugs and Young Peopleby Peter Aggleton; Andrew Ball; Purnima Mane

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95

    This book calls into question mainstream assumptions about adolescence that underlie many of our understandings in relation to sexual practices and drug use among the young. It provides a more complex view of the transition to adulthood as not merely biologically driven, but rather socially and culturally organized. more...

  • Toward a Unified Criminologyby Robert Agnew

    NYU Press 2011; US$ 89.00

    Why do people commit crimes? How do we control crime? The theories that criminologists use to answer these questions are built on a number of underlying assumptions, including those about the nature of crime, free will, human nature, and society. These assumptions have a fundamental impact on criminology: they largely determine what criminologists... more...

  • Survive!by Jerry Ahern

    F+W Media 2010; US$ 19.99

    Don't Be a Statistic. Be a Survivor! Floods, hurricanes, blackouts, swine flu, terrorist attacks--it's all part of life in the twenty-first century. But you don't have to sit back and watch your family become just another disaster statistic. You can survive--with Survive! - The Disaster, Crisis and Emergency Handbook! Filled with practical... more...

  • Offender Profiling Crime Analysisby Peter Ainsworth

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95

    This book provides a highly readable account of offender profiling. It presents an overview of profiling techniques, and offers insights into the various approaches to profiling and schools of thought which have emerged. more...

  • Criminological Theoriesby Ronald L. Akers

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 170.00

    In Criminological Theories , the noted criminologist Ronald Akers provides thorough description, discussion, and appraisal of the leading theories of crime/delinquent behavior and law/criminal justice - the origin and history of each theory and its contemporary developments and adherents. Akers offers a clear explanation of each theory (the central... more...

  • Epidemiological Criminologyby Timothy A. Akers; Roberto H. Potter; Carl V. Hill

    Wiley 2012; US$ 89.00

    Epidemiological Criminology: A Public Health Approach to Crime and Violence Epidemiological Criminology offers an introduction to the sources and methods of epidemiological criminology and shows how to apply these methods to some of the most vexing problems now confronting researchers and practitioners in public health epidemiology, criminology,... more...