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  • Evidence-Based Counterterrorism Policyby Cynthia Lum; Leslie W. Kennedy

    Springer 2011; US$ 199.00

    In the past eight years, there has been a massive increase in government spending on counterterrorism intervention development and implementation. Given this increase, there are two evidence-based policy questions that are important to address: Is there evidence that any of these programs are effective - in other words, can they be shown to be linked... more...

  • Youth Gangs in International Perspectiveby Finn-Aage Esbensen; Cheryl L. Maxson

    Springer 2011; US$ 179.00

    As a steady source of juvenile delinquents and an incubator for future adult offenders, the youth gang has long been a focus of attention, from their origins and prevalence to intervention and prevention strategies. But while delinquent youth form gangs worldwide, youth gang research has generally focused on the U.S. Youth Gangs in International Perspective... more...

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

    Springer 2011; US$ 49.95

    Die Terrorismusforschung gewinnt als eigenes Forschungsfeld der Politikwissenschaft zunehmend an Bedeutung. Nach dem 11. September 2001 wurden insbesondere im angels chsischen Teil der Welt unz hlige B cher ber das Thema verfasst, Konferenzen organisiert und neben Forschungsprojekten auch eine ganze Reihe von Fachzeitschriften ins Leben gerufen. Auch... more...

  • Understanding Lone Wolf Terrorismby Ramon Spaaij

    Springer 2011; US$ 49.95

    What drives the lone wolf terrorist to commit mass violence? What are their ideologies and motivations? How do they plan and carry out their attacks, and who do they target? How can lone wolf terrorism be effectively countered? One of the first in-depth analyses of lone wolf terrorism, this publication sets out to answer these questions. Drawing on... more...

  • The Godfather's Daughterby Rita Gigante; Natasha Stoynoff

    Hay House 2012; US$ 24.95

    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 1998; US$ 16.03

    Number 1 Bestseller. Paul Williams is Ireland's No. 1 award-winning crime reporter, famed for exposing the ruthless gangsters behind Irish crime. In Gangland, he 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. Compelling,... 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...