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  • The Triangleby Kevin Deutsch

    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...

  • The Milwaukee Mafiaby Gavin Schmitt

    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...

  • Crime Incorporatedby William Balsamo; George Carpozi

    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...

  • SAFEby Martha Baer; Katrina Heron; Oliver Morton; Evan Ratliff

    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...

  • Gangs and Delinquency in Developmental Perspectiveby Terence P. Thornberry; Marvin D. Krohn; Alan J. Lizotte; Carolyn A. Smith; Kimberly Tobin

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 33.00

    This book examines how membership in adolescent street gangs influences human development. more...

  • Dealing with Terrorism: Stick or Carrot?by B. S. Frey

    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...

  • The Youth Gang Problemby Irving A. Spergel

    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...

  • U.S. Homeland Securityby Howard Ball

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 55.00

    A legal scholar details the creation and function of the Homeland Security Department, placing it in historical context. Some question whether the powers granted the department are too broad and dangerously curtail civil liberties. more...

  • Lockerbieby Rodney Wallis

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2000; US$ 70.00

    The story of the Lockerbie tragedy from the build-up of the terrorist threat in the summer of 1988 to the indictment of Libyan agents for their part in the bombing. It examines the facts surrounding the sabotage of the flight and the weaknesses in Pan Am's communication and management policies. more...

  • The Matador's Capeby Stephen Holmes

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 58.00

    Investigates Washington's fatal misreading of 'the enemy' after 9/11 and its consequences. more...