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- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95
Crimes Against Nature provides a systematic account and analysis of the key concerns of green criminology, written by one of the leading authorities in the field. The book draws upon the disciplines of environmental studies, environmental sociology and environmental management as well as criminology and socio-legal studies, and draws upon a wide... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 54.00
As the first phase of the "war on terrorism" ended with at least a partial victory over the Taliban and al-Qaeda, a new phase opened. This new phase focuses attention on the ability of dispersed al-Qaeda members to carry out attacks on targets throughout the world, as well as the many other terrorist groups and regional "hot spots"... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 40.99
Winning the Long War is a timely, trenchant examination of the past seven years of the Global War on Terror, the future fronts that confront the United States in the struggle against radical Islam in the years ahead, and how America can reclaim the initiative in what has become the defining struggle of the twenty-first century. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 28.99
This incisive text casts a clear light on globalization and terrorism as Jamal R. Nassar carefully defines these twin concepts, placing them in historical as well as political context. Focusing on the key case studies of Palestine and Northern Ireland, he applies their lessons to other examples of conflict including Iraq, Afghanistan, the Congo,... more...
- SAGE India 2003; US$ 78.95
This volume analyses Indias reasonably good record of providing protection and hospitality to refugees, while pointing out the contradictions in the relation between these positive aspects and the manner in which state power has been exercised in post-colonial India. In examining the varied encounters between the state and refugees, the contributors... more...
- SAGE India 2009; US$ 22.50
This compilation analyzes the terror attacks on 26/11 in Mumbai from various angles, based on the understanding that deeper issues are hidden behind every such tragedy. It discusses terrorism, law, Indo-Pak relations, the indigenous causes of terrorism in India, the role of the state, the pattern of investigations so far, the prevalent laws, the response... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Situational crime prevention is the art and science of reducing opportunities for crime. Despite accumulating evidence of its value in reducing many different kinds of crime - such as burglary, fraud, robbery, car theft, child sexual abuse and even terrorism - little has previously been published about its role in reducing organised crimes. This... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 115.00
Terrorist organizations and international criminal networks pose an increasingly severe danger to US security. Who are these rivals who threaten us? What do they want to achieve? This book looks at diverse groups such as Al Qaeda, its jihadist fellow travelers as well as Hezbollah and its terrorist sponsor, Iran. Other chapters examine Hamas, Jemaah... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 105.00
Since 11 September 2001, the War on Terror has dominated global political life. The book takes a critical look at different ways in which the George W. Bush administration created and justified this far-reaching conflict through their use of language and other discursive practices. more...