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  • The Rugmaker of Mazar-e-Sharifby Najaf Mazari; Robert Hillman

    Wild Dingo Press 2010; US$ 9.99

    This moving and poignant work gives the reader a rare insight into the contented ‘milk and honey’ life of a simple Afghan family before the civil war ripped their country apart. The lives and centuries-old livelihood of farmers, craftsmen and small business owners were destroyed in just weeks and months. As a member of the Hazara tribe, hated... more...

  • The Little Refugeeby Anh Do; Suzanne Do; Bruce Whatley

    Allen & Unwin 2011; US$ 18.17

    Anh Do's inspirational story about his family's incredible escape from war-torn Vietnam and his childhood in Australia, told especially for children. more...

  • A World of Gangsby John M. M. Hagedorn; Mike Davis

    University of Minnesota Press 2008; US$ 24.95

    “Street gangs mirror the inhuman ambitions and greed of society’s trendsetters and deities even as they fight to the death over scraps from the table of the international drug trade.  But John Hagedorn, characteristically, also finds hope in the contradictory values of outlaw youth—selflessness, solidarity, and love amid cupidity and directionless... more...

  • Displacement and Dispossession in the Modern Middle Eastby Dawn Chatty

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 28.00

    Traces the history of refugees and migrants within a reconstructed twentieth-century Middle East. 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Neues Risiko Terrorismusby Holger Kaschner

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 39.73

    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...