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- Rutgers University Press 2012; US$ 24.95
Real Gangstas relies on the tradition of urban ethnography to provide a unique and intimate look at the lives of street gang members in Indianapolis, IN. For eighteen months, Timothy R. Lauger interviewed and observed a mix of fifty-five gang members, former gang members, and non-gang street offenders, many from the ?Down for Whatever Boyz.? Through... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
This book explores the innovations and advances in terrorist tactics and technologies to help fill the gap in the contemporary terrorism literature by developing an empirical theory of terrorist innovation. The key question concerns the global historical trends in terrorist innovation, as well as the critical factors responsible for the differences... more...
- Columbia University Press 2006; US$ 23.99
Bruce Hoffman's Inside Terrorism has remained a seminal work for understanding the historical evolution of terrorism and the terrorist mindset. In this revised edition of the classic text, Hoffman analyzes the new adversaries, motivations, and tactics of global terrorism that have emerged in recent years, focusing specifically on how al Qaeda... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
This book examines the role of terrorist innovation and learning in theory and practice, and in the context of three specific EU case-studies. It is often said that terrorist groups are relatively conservative in character operating in a technological vacuum ? relying almost exclusively on bombs and bullets. This observation masks increasing complexity... more...
- Encounter Books 2007; US$ 17.99
It has been called the most dangerous gang in American history. In Los Angeles alone it is responsible for over 100 homicides per year. Although it has fewer than 300 members, it controls a 40,000-strong street army that is eager to advance its agenda. It waves the flag of the Black Hand and its business is murder. Although known on the streets for... more...
- Steerforth Press 2010; US$ 14.95
The almost unbelievable story of endemic corruption, and the official condoning by the FBI of violent crimes committed by James ?Whitey? Bulger and his South Boston Irish mob, entered a new chapter with Bulger?s arrest in California. For decades the FBI let Bulger get away with murder, protecting him from prosecution for crimes it knew he had committed... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2011; US$ 11.89
Winner of the USA Book News National Book Award for Best Nonfiction True Crime and Best Memoir/Autobiography By the time he was thirteen, he already had attended thirteen funerals. Abandoned by his mother, and with his father, "Mangy" Menginie?president of the Pagans Motorcycle Club, Philadelphia chapter?in jail, Anthony "LT" Menginie... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 48.95
This book examines reason and unreason in the legal and political responses to terrorism. Terrorism is often perceived as sheer madness, unreasonable use of extreme violence and senseless, futile political action. These assertions are challenged by this book. Combining ?traditional? thought (by Kaplan) on reason and unreason in terrorism with empirical... more...