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- Lyons Press 2014; US$ 15.99
The Linden Triangle: Linden Avenue and Linden Place, Hempstead, Long Island. At this blighted intersection, seemingly forgotten by the middle and upper class communities that surround it, the dream of suburban comfort and safety has devolved into a nightmare of flying bullets and bloodshed. Here, a war between the Bloods and Crips has torn a once-peaceful... more...
- Barricade Books 2015; US$ 9.99
Milwaukee's Sicilian underworld is something few people speak about in polite company, and even fewer people speak about with any authority. Everyone in Milwaukee has a friend of a friend who knows something, but they only have one piece of a giant puzzle. The secret society known as the Milwaukee Mafia has done an excellent job of keeping its murders,... more...
- New Horizon Press 2015; US$ 15.99
Based on previously unavailable information and nearly two decades of research, Crime Incorporated reveals for the first time all the unsavoury facts of the Mob's bloody evolution from a gang of uncouth, bumbling killers into the highly organized, smoothly running 'corporation' it is today. William Balsamo, great-nephew of the first godfather,... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2002; US$ 16.99
A suspenseful, emotionally charged real-life Sopranos: The son of New York's most notorious Mafia killer reveals the conflicted life he led being raised by a cold-blooded murderer, who was also a devoted family man, and the wrenching legacy of Mafia family life. Al DeMeo will never forget the day in 1992 when a coworker, a fellow trader at the New... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 33.00
This book examines how membership in adolescent street gangs influences human development. more...
- The Crown Publishing Group 2005; US$ 14.95
No more politics?just the truth about what we can and must do to protect ourselves. Fox News military analyst Colonel David Hunt has dedicated his career to fighting terrorism. A twenty-nine-year U.S. Army veteran, he has helped take out an active terrorist camp, trained the FBI and Special Forces in counterterrorism tactics, and served as security... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 17.99
If our society is the most technologically sophisticated on Earth, then why can't we protect ourselves from terrorists and other threats to our safety and security? This is the question that frustrates?and scares?all of us today, and the answers have proved maddeningly elusive. Until now. Through dramatic, enlightening, and often entertaining narratives,... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2004; US$ 40.00
Coercion or negative sanctions to deter terrorism have little effect and in some important instances are even counterproductive, claims Frey (economics, U. of Zurich), and it is time to consider alternatives to the anti-terrorist policy undertaken by major powers throughout the world. more...
- Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 45.00
Every day there are new stories of gang-related crime: from the proliferation of illegal weapons in the streets and children dealing drugs in their schools, to innocent bystanders caught in the crossfire of never-ending gang wars. Once considered an urban phenomenon, gang violence is mermeating American life, spreading to the suburbs and bringing the... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2006; US$ 17.00
?This is at the top of my list for best books on terrorism.??Jessica Stern, author of Terror in the Name of God: Why Religious Militants Kill How can the most powerful country in the world feel so threatened by an enemy infinitely weaker than we are? How can loving parents and otherwise responsible citizens join terrorist movements? How can anyone... more...