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- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 17.99 US$ 15.47
John Mueller reveals in this compellingly argued book that our obsession with nuclear weapons is unsupported by history, scientific fact, or logic. Examining the entire atomic era, Mueller boldly contends that nuclear weapons have had little impact on history. Equally important, Atomic Obsession reveals that current anxieties about terrorists obtaining... 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$ 17.99
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...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 54.99
Dem erst seit den Anschlägen des 11. September als Neues Risiko geltenden Terrorismus werden die bestehenden Konzepte zum Umgang mit Risiken nicht vollständig gerecht. Daher müssen Alternativen gefunden werden, die wiederum die Funktions- und Wirkungsweise von Terrorismus zum Ansa- punkt haben können. Diese These war der Untersuchungsgegenstand vorliegender... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 59.99
Sozialrevolutionärer Terrorismus in seiner Breite und ideologischen Bezügen ist zu einem Stiefkind der Forschung degeneriert. Waren die relevanten Organisationen der sechziger und siebziger Jahre (RAF, Bewegung 2. Juni, Rote Brigaden, Tupamaros) eins der dominante Faktor der Berichterstattung, so fristen sie heuten ein Schattendasein neben dem die... more...