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  • Confessions of a People-Smugglerby Dawood Amiri

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd. 2015; US$ 17.99

    Dawood Amiri is an ethnic Hazara who, as a young man, made the fateful decision to flee the terror being inflicted on his people and seek asylum in Australia. He arrived in Indonesia in 2010, but was eventually captured when he was about to board a boat headed for Christmas Island. After a long stint in detention, where immigration processes failed... 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...

  • After the Red Army Factionby Charity Scribner

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 49.99

    Masterminded by women, the Red Army Faction (RAF) terrorized West Germany from the 1970s to the 1990s, and afterimages of its leaders persist in the works of pivotal artists and writers, including Gerhard Richter, Elfriede Jelinek, and Slavoj ?i?ek. Why were women so prominent in the RAF? What does the continuing cultural response to the German armed... 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...

  • Terrorism: The Basicsby James Lutz; Brenda J Lutz

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 24.95

    Terrorism: The Basics is an ideal starting point for anyone interested in one of the most discussed, written about and analysed aspects of modern life. Common misconceptions are dispelled as the authors provide clear and jargon-free answers to the big questions: What does terrorism involve? Who can be classified as a terrorist?... more...

  • Freedom and Terrorby Gabriel Weimann; Abraham Kaplan

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 150.00

    This book examines reason and unreason in the legal and political responses to terrorism. more...