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  • Real Gangstasby Timothy R. Lauger

    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...

  • Understanding Terrorist Innovationby Adam Dolnik

    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...

  • Inside Terrorismby Bruce Hoffman

    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...

  • Understanding Terrorism Innovation and Learningby Magnus Ranstorp; Magnus Normark

    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...

  • Remembering Joshby Brian Deegan

    Allen & Unwin 2004; US$ 20.86

    A father's attempt to come to terms with the death of his son and his search for answers about his murder. more...

  • The Mexican Mafiaby Tony Rafael

    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...

  • Street Soldierby Edward Mackenzie; Phyllis Karas

    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...

  • Prodigal Father, Pagan Sonby Anthony "LT" Menginie; Kerrie Droban

    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...

  • Freedom and Terrorby Gabriel Weimann; Abraham Kaplan

    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...

  • Criminologists on Terrorism and Homeland Securityby Brian Forst; Jack R. Greene; James P. Lynch

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 119.00

    This volume presents 19 original essays addressing issues surrounding terrorism from the unique perspective of criminology. more...