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  • Victory Undoneby Carter Andress; Malcolm McConnell

    Regnery Publishing 2014; US$ 29.99

    Here is a dramatic, first-person account of how the United States won the war in Iraq, only to see the peace lost by an unengaged administration, with Iraqis terrorized and the new "caliph" of ISIS promising , "I?ll see you in New York." Military contractor Carter Andress was the ultimate boots-on-the-ground "civilian" in Iraq. While reporters, aid... more...

  • Hell-Bentby Jason Ryan

    Lyons Press 2014; US$ 25.99

    World-class beaches, fragrant frangipani, swaying palms, and hula girls. Most folks think of Hawaii as a vacation destination. Mob-style executions, drug smuggling, and vicious gang warfare are seldom part of the postcard image. Yet, Hawaii was once home to not only Aloha spirit, but also a ruthless, homegrown mafia underworld. From 1960 to 1980,... more...

  • Organized Crime in Our Timesby Jay S Albanese

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95

    Organized Crime provides readers with a clear understanding of organized crime, including its definition and causes, how it is categorized under the law, models to explain its persistence, and the criminal justice response to organized crime, including investigation, prosecution, defense, and sentencing. This book offers a comprehensive survey, including... more...

  • Biker Gangs and Transnational Organized Crimeby Thomas Barker

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    This book examines the reported criminal behavior of the entire spectrum of 1% biker clubs and members. It identifies the clubs whose members have been involved in criminal behavior and classifies their behaviors as individual, group, or club- sponsored/condoned behavior. While other books examine the criminal exploits of one or more of what are called... more...

  • Victims of Terrorismby Orla Lynch; Javier Argomaniz

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    This book examines the politicisation of victims of terrorism and the reality of the victimisation experience within the broader field of terrorism and the resulting conflict. Victims of terrorism are a unique group of individuals whose experience is overlooked in the current literature on terrorism. Since 9/11, terrorism has risen to global prominence... more...

  • 9/11 and Collective Memory in US Classroomsby Cheryl Lynn Duckworth

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    While current literature stresses the importance of teaching about the 9/11 attacks on the US, many questions remain as to what teachers are actually teaching in their own classrooms. Few studies address how teachers are using of all of this advice and curriculum, what sorts of activities they are undertaking, and how they go about deciding what they... more...

  • The Evolution of the Global Terrorist Threatby Bruce Hoffman; Fernando Reinares

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 44.99

    Examining each major terrorist act and campaign of the decade following September 11, 2001, internationally recognized scholars launch original studies of the involvement of global terrorist leaders and organizations in these incidents and the planning, organization, execution, recruitment, and training that went into them. Their work relays the changing... more...

  • 9/11 and the Visual Culture of Disasterby Thomas Stubblefield

    Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 25.99

    The day the towers fell, indelible images of plummeting rubble, fire, and falling bodies were imprinted in the memories of people around the world. Images that were caught in the media loop after the disaster and coverage of the attack, its aftermath, and the wars that followed reflected a pervasive tendency to treat these tragic events as spectacle.... more...

  • Understanding Suicide Terrorismby Updesh Kumar; Manas K. Mandal

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 59.95

    The book is a comprehensive compilation of articles by experts in the field of suicide terrorism from across the world and across disciplines with a focus on suicide missions. It provides an insightful perspective on suicide terror as a phenomenon and as a process, and suggests psychosocial pathways for understanding the enigma that suicide terror... more...

  • Putting Terrorism in Contextby Gary LaFree; Laura Dugan; Erin Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    This book offers a guide to interpreting available statistical data on terrorism attacks around the world. The Global Terrorism Database (GTD) now includes more than 113,000 terrorist attacks, starting in 1970. By analyzing these data, researchers demonstrate how a very small number of terrorist attacks have had an outsized effect on attitudes... more...