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  • A Century of Genocideby Eric D. Weitz; Eric D. Weitz

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    Why did the twentieth century witness unprecedented organized genocide? Can we learn why genocide is perpetrated by comparing different cases of genocide? Is the Holocaust unique, or does it share causes and features with other cases of state-sponsored mass murder? Can genocide be prevented? Blending gripping narrative with trenchant analysis, Eric... more...

  • Crime, Inequality and Powerby Eileen B. Leonard

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95

    Crime, Inequality and Power challenges the dominant definitions of crime and the criminal through its uniquely comparative approach. In this book Eileen Leonard analyzes multiple forms of criminal behavior in the United States, including violence, sexual assault, theft, and drug law violations, whilst also asking readers to consider the parallels... more...

  • Biopolitics, Governmentality and Humanitarianismby Volha Piotukh

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 135.00

    This book critically analyses the changing role and nature of post-Cold War humanitarianism, using Foucault's theories of biopolitics and governmentality. It offers a compelling and insightful interpretation of the policies and practices associated with ?new humanitarianism in general, as well as of the dynamics of two specific international assistance... more...

  • You Suck at Drinkingby Matthew Latkiewicz

    Running Press 2015; US$ 15.00

    Matthew Latkiewicz is a monthly columnist for New York Magazine?s Grub Street , where his articles are among the site?s most read, commented upon, and shared. He has also written a wine column for McSweeney's Internet Tendency , called "Stained Teeth,? and created the entertainment site, You Will Not Believe . Through this website, he currently... more...

  • Klandestineby Pate McMichael

    Chicago Review Press 2015; US$ 21.99

    Pate McMichael is an award-winning journalist. His stories have been published in Atlanta magazine, Saint Louis magazine, Zócalo Public Square , and elsewhere. He lives in Madison, Georgia. more...

  • Marijuanaby Kevin P. Hill

    Hazelden Publishing 2015; US$ 14.95

    Annotated Table of Contents Section 1: The Problem Chapter 1. Introduction: Why is Marijuana So Misunderstood? Marijuana has been in the news constantly as states have been forced to make important decisions about medical marijuana and legalization of marijuana. Many of today's celebrities seem to go out of their way to publicize their use of... more...

  • Hazardous Futureby Isabel Capeloa Gil; Christoph Wulf

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00

    The book seeks to understand how societies and cultures deal with disaster and the rhetorical means they resort to in order to represent it. Since culture, the media and the arts deal with the perception and the processing of catastrophe, what kind of social knowledge does this process produce and how does it contribute to the sustainable development... more...

  • Gewalt im Friedenby Heidrun Zinecker

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2015; US$ 100.62

    Die Autorin untersucht die auffallend unterschiedlichen Homizidraten der Länder Zentralamerikas (Honduras, El Salvador und Guatemala auf der einen Seite, Costa Rica und Nicaragua auf der anderen Seite). more...

  • The Routledge Companion to Humanitarian Actionby Roger Mac Ginty; Jenny H Peterson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 260.00

    The Companion on Humanitarian Action addresses the political, ethical, legal and practical issues which influence reactions to humanitarian crisis. It does so by exploring the daily dilemmas faced by a range of actors, including policy makers, aid workers, the private sector and the beneficiaries of aid and by challenging common perceptions regarding... more...