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  • Die Bekämpfung des Internationalen Islamistischen Terrorismusby Johannes Urban

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; Not Available

    Erste und umfassende Studie, die die Bekämpfung des islamistischen Terrors in Deutschland zum Gegenstand hat. more...

  • Wissen und Bildung bei Foucaultby Achim Volkers

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 54.99

    In einem Interview sagte Foucault, das zentrale Motiv für seine Arbeiten sei der Wunsch, ?sich selbst zu verändern?, was für ihn vor allem bedeutete, hinter sich zu lassen ?was in der Stille denkt? (SW 2, 16). Dieser Wunsch ist Ausdruck theoretischer Überzeugungen und praktischer Anliegen, die bei ihm Hand in Hand gingen. Eine seiner zentralen theoretischen... more...

  • The Mafia and the Machineby Frank R. Hayde

    Barricade Books 2008; US$ 10.99

    The story of the American Mafia is not complete without a chapter on Kansas City. The City of Fountains has appeared in The Godfather, Casino, and The Sopranos, but many Midwesterners are not aware that Kansas City has affected the fortunes of the entire underworld. In The Mafia and the Machine, author Frank Hayde ties in every major name in organized... more...

  • The Right Mistakesby Yin Tung Foo

    Marshall Cavendish 2011; US$ 12.80

    “Today I am 22 years of age. I used to be a person who was working in the complex streets of Geylang and the black market. I was a gangster in three different criminal organizations. Robbery, assault, peddling drugs, extortion…At the end of everything I have done in the underworld, I have never brought goodness to anyone around me. People... more...

  • Terrorismusforschung in Deutschlandby Alexander Spencer; Alexander Kocks; Kai Harbrich

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 54.99

    Die Terrorismusforschung gewinnt als eigenes Forschungsfeld der Politikwissenschaft zunehmend an Bedeutung. Nach dem 11. September 2001 wurden insbesondere im angelsächsischen Teil der Welt unzählige Bücher über das Thema verfasst, Konferenzen organisiert und neben Forschungsprojekten auch eine ganze Reihe von Fachzeitschriften ins Leben gerufen. Auch... more...

  • The Godfather's Daughterby Rita Gigante; Natasha Stoynoff

    Hay House 2012; US$ 24.95 US$ 20.46

    Rita Gigante grew up in a world swirling with secrets, lies, and multiple sins. Her father, notorious Mafia boss Vincent “the Chin” Gigante, was the leader of the Genovese crime clan and the head of all five New York crime families for decades. But until she was 16, she was kept in the dark about his underworld activities. She unknowingly... more...

  • Ganglandby Paul Williams

    The O'Brien Press 2012; US$ 7.28

    Number 1 Bestseller Gangland! investigates who is pulling the strings behind the scenes - the families that form the Irish mafia - and examines the way in which their net has spread across Ireland and beyond. more...

  • Refugee women in Britain and Franceby Gill Allwood; Khursheed Wadia

    Manchester University Press 2010; US$ 95.00

    This book is about the lives of refugee women in Britain and France. Who are they? Where do they come from? What happens to them when they arrive, while they wait for a decision on their claim for asylum, and after the decision, whether positive or negative?It shows how laws and processes designed to meet the needs of men fleeing political persecution... more...

  • The Octopusby Joe Pieri

    Birlinn 2012; US$ 8.44

    This book reveals a shocking and sensational story: the mafia and the huge syndicates it controls have infiltrated the government in Italy, the US, the highest levels of the Catholic Church, and in modern times, are even implicated in the murder of an American president and the pope. At lower levels of criminality the mafia is omnipresent - from prostitution,... more...

  • Selling Guantánamoby John Hickman

    University Press of Florida 2013; US$ 24.95

    In the aftermath of 9/11, few questioned the political narrative provided by the White House about Guantánamo and the steady stream of prisoners delivered there from half a world away. The Bush administration gave various rationales for the detention of the prisoners captured in the War on Terror: they represented extraordinary threats to the American... more...