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  • Gangs and Crimeby Michael Newton

    Infobase Publishing 2008; US$ 42.00

    Throughout the history of the United States, gangs have existed in one form or another, from the violent thugs of old New York to the holdup gangs of the Old West and from Prohibition-era bootleggers to modern-day street gangs. Each type of gang has posed a serious problem for law-enforcement authorities. Police have developed numerous techniques for... more...

  • Middle Eastern Terrorismby Arie Perliger

    Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 35.00

    The September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States brought the issue of terrorism to the forefront of American attention and controversy. To determine how to prevent further destruction, it is necessary to understand the shadowy phenomenon that causes it. Who are the terrorists? What are their motives? What are the roots of this form of... more...

  • Will Terrorism End?by Jeffrey Ian Ross

    Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 35.00

    The September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States brought the issue of terrorism to the forefront of American attention and controversy. To determine how to prevent further destruction, it is necessary to understand the shadowy phenomenon that causes it. Who are the terrorists? What are their motives? What are the roots of this form of... more...

  • Women and the Mafiaby Giovanni Fiandaca

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 175.87

    The insightful essays in this book shine a new light on the roles of women within criminal networks, roles that in reality are often less traditional than researchers used to think. The book seeks to answer questions from a wide range of academic disciplines and traces the portrait of women tied to organized crime in Italy and around the world. The... more...

  • Inside Criminal Networksby Carlo Morselli

    Springer New York 2008; US$ 142.60

    All criminals operate in a social network. This book of case studies analyzes a variety of illegal enterprises from a social network perspective, touching on such issues as partnerships, pecking orders and organizational flexibility. more...

  • Social Work with Immigrants and Refugeesby DSW Elaine P. Congress; JD Mr. Fernando Chang-Muy

    Springer Publishing Company 2008; US$ 79.99

    "This book is an optimal tool for instructors and students of graduate classes in social work and related disciplines." --Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health "I applaud social work students, professors, and social workers who seek to serve and empower the immigrant community. This text is a great tool toward raising awareness of the many... more...

  • The Informal Economy and Its Links to Organised Crimeby Paul Ponsaers; Joanna Shapland; Colin Williams

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00

    This e-book covers a variety of topics that are deliberately from different methodological perspectives, in order to illustrate the need for multidisciplinarity to show both the extent of the informal and criminal economies and their links to geographical and social context. The papers in this e-book reveal new theoretical insights on this rather unresearched... more...

  • The Red Army Faction, a Documentary Historyby J. Smith; Andre Moncourt

    PM Press 2009; US$ 27.95

    The first in a two-volume series, as part of a co-publishing project between PM Press and Kersplebedeb, is by far the most in-depth political history of the Red Army Faction ever made available in English. Projectiles for the People starts its story in the days following World War II, showing how American imperialism worked hand in glove with the... more...

  • Daring to Struggle, Failing to Winby J. Smith; André Moncourt

    PM Press 2008; US$ 4.95

    In 1970 a small group of West German revolutionaries decided to go underground, to set up safe houses, and learn the skills of the urban guerilla. They were the Red Army Faction. Seven years later, almost all of the original combatants were in prison or dead, yet, through their example, they had inspired a militant and illegal support movement, comrades... more...

  • Honor Thy Fatherby Gay Talese

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.24

    A classic masterwork newly updated The electrifying true story of the rise and fall of New York's notorious Bonanno crime family On New York's Park Avenue on a rainy Tuesday night in October 1964, the famous Mafia chieftain Joseph Bonanno was kidnapped by two mobsters and reported by the police as dead on the following morning. More than a year... more...