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  • What Terrorists Wantby Louise Richardson

    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...

  • 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...

  • Encyclopedia of International Organized Crimeby Carlo DeVito; Jerry Capeci

    Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 75.00

    Sure to entertain and inform, The Encyclopedia of International Organized Crime is the first comprehensive reference to organized crime in the global era and the world's most notorious crime syndicates. Whether their business is counterfeiting, prostituting, gambling, smuggling, extorting, or thieving, this book covers all the major criminal groups,... 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...

  • International Seminar On Nuclear War And Planetary Emergencies - 31st Sessionby R. Ragaini

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2004; US$ 118.00 US$ 107.38

    This book contains the proceedings of the 31st International Seminar on Nuclear War and Planetary Emergencies convened in Erice, Italy, on May 7?12, 2004. World leaders in their fields of Science, directors of National Laboratories, advisors to Presidents, Defence Secretaries and high-level diplomats converged at the event. Together, they offer different... more...

  • Understanding Political Violenceby Vincent Ruggiero

    McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 46.00

    Introduces political violence in the context of sociological and criminological debates. This book distinguishes between political violence from below, and political violence from above. It discusses and critiques the contribution of criminological theory to understanding political violence. It examines the development of a criminology of war. more...

  • The World Economyby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 54.00

    The World Economy brings together two reference works by Angus Maddison: The World Economy: A Millennial Perspective , first published in 2001 and The World Economy: Historical Statistics , published in 2003. This new edition contains Statlinks , a service providing access to the underlying data in ExcelŽ format. The World Economy is a ?must? for scholars... more...

  • Terror, Terrorism, and the Human Conditionby Charles P. Webel

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 80.00

    This book is an attempt to clarify the often murky connections between terrorism, terrorists, and terror. It is designed for the general educated audience interested in recent events, the history leading up to them, and the prospects for dealing with the after effects. more...

  • Managing Displacementby Jennifer Hyndman

    University of Minnesota Press 2000; US$ 75.00

    In this analysis of how refugee relief services work in places such as Kenya and Somalia, Hyndman uses unique insider knowledge both to challenge the political and cultural assumptions of current humanitarian practices and to expose the distancing strategies that characterize present operations. more...