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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Made Menby Greg B. Smith

    Penguin Group US 2003; US$ 7.99

    For years, the DeCavalcantes, the most powerful Mob family in Jersey, labored in the shadows of the more famous families in New York?the likes of the Gambinos and the Columbos. Dismissed by the big-city capos, the DeCavalcantes finally came into their own when they found their lives mirrored in the television hit, The Sopranos . Overnight it legitimized... 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 Informal Economy and Its Links to Organised Crimeby Paul Ponsaers; Joanna Shapland; Colin Williams

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00

    This e-book covers a variety of topics that are deliberately from different methodological perspectives, in order to illustrate the need for multidisciplinarity to show both the extent of the informal and criminal economies and their links to geographical and social context. The papers in this e-book reveal new theoretical insights on this rather unresearched... more...

  • The Mexican Mafiaby Tony Rafael

    Encounter Books 2007; US$ 17.95

    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...

  • Street Soldierby Edward J. Jr. Mackenzie; Phyllis Karas

    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...

  • Autobiography of a Recovering Skinheadby Frank Meeink; Jody M. Roy; Elizabeth Wurtzel

    Hawthorne Books 2010; US$ 15.95

    Autobiography of a Recovering Skinhead is Frank Meeink?s raw telling of his descent into America?s Nazi underground and his ultimate triumph over drugs and hatred. Frank?s violent childhood in South Philadelphia primed him to hate, while addiction made him easy prey for a small group of skinhead gang recruiters. By 16 he had become one of the most... more...