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- Steerforth Press 2008; US$ 12.99
"I Heard You Paint Houses" will soon be a major motion picture directed by Martin Scorsese. The working title for the movie is "The Irishman". The first words Jimmy Hoffa ever spoke to Frank "the Irishman" Sheeran were, "I heard you paint houses." To paint a house is to kill a man. The paint is the blood that splatters on the walls and floors.... more...
- Potomac Books 2011; US$ 10.95
Though U.S. leaders try to convince the world of their success in fighting al Qaeda, one anonymous member of the U.S. intelligence community would like to inform the public that we are, in fact, losing the war on terror. Further, until U.S. leaders recognize the errant path they have irresponsibly chosen, he says, our enemies will only grow stronger.... 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...