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- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 98.00
The first decade of the 21st century witnessed a watershed of political, economic, diplomatic, and military change as a direct result of the events of September 11, 2001. Through narrative chapters, a chronology of events, biographical sketches of principal players, and annotated primary documents, author Tom Lansford documents the domestic impact... more...
- AltaMira Press 2003; US$ 35.99
In response to the events following September 11, a number of leading cultural studies and interpretive qualitative researchers write from their own experiences and hearts. From the poetic to the personal, the theoretical to the historical, their essays_by noted scholars Kellner, Fine, McLaren, Richardson, Denzin, Giroux, and others_are collected in... more...
- Potomac Books 2011; US$ 17.95
Political speeches and public rhetoric paint the phenomena of terrorism with a black-and-white brush, presenting it as a clear-cut battle between evildoers and heroes. With The Achille Lauro Hijacking ", Michael K. Bohn, who watched the incident unfold from the White House Situation Room, uses one of the most infamous terrorist incidents of the... more...
- Potomac Books 2011; US$ 25.00
Africa is a continent of growing strategic importance in the global war on terrorism. Over the past decade, it has seen a significant number of terrorist attacks and operations, both north and south of the Sahara. Many of these attacks have been led by, coordinated with, or purported to be in support of al Qaeda, but others have been launched by African... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 52.00
Ideal for both students of terrorism and general readers wanting to better understand modern terrorism, this book provides an in-depth look at Al Qaeda, including its origins, evolution, doctrines, structure, and terrorist operations. The authors examine Al Qaeda's operational transitions over the last two decades, and consider these changes in terms... more...
- Ch. Links Verlag 2013; US$ 4.72
Seit nunmehr zehn Jahren führen Anhänger der Al Qaida einen gnadenlosen Feldzug gegen die USA und die ganze westliche Welt. Den "Kreuzzüglern" und "Ungläubigen" wollen sie schwere Schläge beibringen, um sie in ihrem Selbstverständnis zu erschüttern und zur Akzeptanz islamischer Wertvorstellungen zu zwingen. Erstmalig wird hier die Geschichte des Terrornetzwerkes... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2015; US$ 69.99
Wie wird kollektives Handeln zwischen staatlichen Akteuren möglich? Diese zentrale Frage, der sich die IB seit langem widmet, ist der Ausgangspunkt der Untersuchung. Als Antwort wird ein Theoriemodell entworfen, das versucht, konstruktivistische und diskurstheoretische Einsichten zu verbinden. Nur durch die Analyse der Kultur des internationalen Systems,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.95
From Robin Hood to Jack Sparrow from Pirates of the Caribbean , outlaws have been a central part of 800 years of culture. These are characters who criticise the power of those in the castle or the skyscraper, and earn their keep by breaking the law. Outlaws break categories too. They are fact and fiction, opposition and product, culture and economy,... more...
- Triumph Books 2012; US$ 12.99
"Justice has been done." These four words uttered by President Barack Obama announced the triumphant news to the American public. Osama bin Laden, the mastermind behind the worst terrorist attack on U.S. soil, was dead. In America Triumphs: The Story of Our Heroes from 9/11 to the Demise of Bin Laden, explore the ensuing moments of anguish and joy,... more...
- Globe Pequot Press 2013; US$ 17.99
Everyone knows stories about the American Mafia and its varied forms of crime, from racketeering to stock manipulation to murder. American Mafia: Chicago explores the Windy City, strolling through its neighborhoods and imagining scenes from the past?telling the stories of the men, women, and families and revealing the events behind the legends... more...