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  • 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...

  • Zwischen Terrorismus und Politik - Sinn Féin im Wandelby Dominic Vogel

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 30.95

    Der Name Sinn Féin wird gemeinhin grob mit dem Nordirlandkonflikt, beziehungsweise der IRA assoziiert. Dem Fokus des Betrachters entzieht sich dabei leicht, dass die Partei Sinn Féin eine lange Entwicklung hinter sich hat. Das Prädikat "politischer Arm der IRA" umschreibt die vielen Facetten in ihrer Geschichte nur sehr unscharf. Dieses Buch zeichnet... 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...

  • Prodigal Father, Pagan Sonby Anthony "LT" Menginie; Kerrie Droban

    St. Martin's Press 2011; US$ 16.99

    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"... more...

  • Gendering Terrorby Dominique Grisard

    Campus Verlag 2011; US$ 31.74

    Dass Frauen in linksterroristischen Gruppen aktiv waren und den bewaffneten Kampf befürworteten, rief in den 1970er-Jahren massive Verunsicherungen hervor. Dominique Grisard analysiert am Beispiel des Linksterrorismus in der Schweiz vergeschlechtlichte Sicherheitsdiskurse, die das Phänomen Terrorismus mit der "pervertierten" Emanzipation... more...

  • Criminologists on Terrorism and Homeland Securityby Brian Forst; Jack R. Greene; James P. Lynch

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 116.00

    This volume presents 19 original essays addressing issues surrounding terrorism from the unique perspective of criminology. more...

  • Freedom and Terrorby Gabriel Weimann; Abraham Kaplan

    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...

  • The Last Godfathersby John Follain

    St. Martin's Press 2009; US$ 8.99

    The Last Godfathers charts the spectacular rise and the fall of one of the richest and most powerful criminal organizations in history, the Sicilian mafia?s Corleone clan. From humble origins in the town of Corleone, they manipulated the Cosa Nostra?s code of honor?deceiving and bludgeoning to the summit of the secret brotherhood, purging rivals... more...

  • Verena Becker und der Verfassungsschutzby Wolfgang Kraushaar

    Hamburger Edition HIS 2012; US$ 11.35

    Hat Verena Becker, die verdächtigt wird, an der Ermordung des Genenaralbundesanwalt Buback beteiligt gewesen zu sein, bereits vor 1977 für den Verfassungsschutz gearbeitet? Das klingt nach einem Politthriller und doch geht es hier nicht um irgendeine Verschwörungstheorie. Es geht um konkrete Verdachtsmomente, die es verdienen, näher überprüft zu werden.... more...