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  • 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 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 Excel® 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...

  • The Fight Against Terrorism and Crisis Management in the Western Balkansby I. Prezelj

    IOS Press 2008; US$ 161.00

    Terrorism is not the only threat that causes the emergence of crises. The so-called 'crisification' of our security environment also seems to be rising due to many other factors. Such an environment is generating many crises related to politico-military conflicts, natural disasters, infectious diseases, information disruptions, ethnic or religious... more...

  • The Organized Crime Communityby Frank Bovenkerk; Michael Levi

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 146.84

    In his social investigative writings on "the serious crime community" which describes the loose merger of corporate interests, organized crime and political crime, professor Alan A. Block of Penn State University has proven to be one of the most inspiring criminologists in the field. An international group of pupils and friends dedicate this book... more...

  • McMafiaby Misha Glenny

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.95

    With the collapse of the Soviet Union, the fall of the Berlin Wall, and the deregulation of international financial markets in 1989, governments and entrepreneurs alike became intoxicated by dreams of newly opened markets. But no one could have foreseen that the greatest success story to arise from these events would be the worldwide rise of organized... more...

  • "I Heard You Paint Houses"by Charles Brandt

    Steerforth Press 2008; US$ 12.99

    "I Heard You Paint Houses" will soon be a major motion picture directed by Martin Scorsese. The working title for the movie is "The Irishman". The first words Jimmy Hoffa ever spoke to Frank "the Irishman" Sheeran were, "I heard you paint houses." To paint a house is to kill a man. The paint is the blood that splatters on the walls and floors.... more...

  • What Is Terrorism?by William L. Eubank; Leonard Weinberg

    Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 35.00

    Take an in-depth look at the history of terrorism throughout the world with this unique new series. Series editor Leonard Weinberg believes that looking at the history of terrorism gives a glimpse into the future. With both historical and contemporary coverage of this complex subject, this series will appeal to upper middle school and high school students.... more...

  • Social Dynamics of Global Terrorism and Prevention Policiesby N. Çabuk Kaya; A. Erdemir

    IOS Press 2008; US$ 161.00

    Over the course of the first decade of the third millennium, terrorism has become a phenomenon that no state, society, or individual can afford to ignore. Particularly in the post-9/11 world, terrorism has not only turned into an ubiquitous fact and an omnipresent spectacle but also an alarming global concern. It is, nevertheless, surprising for many... more...