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  • Youth Gangs in International Perspectiveby

    Springer New York 2011; US$ 179.00

    Explore Youth Gangs outside of the United States Provides a consistent language and framework for comparing gangs across countries Examines youth gangs from an interdisciplinary perspective, from risk factors and society causes to intervention and prevention more...

  • Financing Terrorismby

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 179.00

    Editorial: The Financing of Terrorism ? Criminal and Regulatory Reform; Mark Pieth Articles: Globalization, Terrorist Finance, and Global Conflict ? Time for a White List? Jonathan M. Witier How Can Sound Customer Due Diligence Rules Help Prevent the Misuse of Financial Institutions in the Financing of Terrorism? Charles Freeland Financing of Terrorism... more...

  • Targeting Terrorist Financingby Arabinda Acharya

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    This book examines the dynamics of terrorist financing, including a discussion about the importance of money from both the terrorist and the counter-terrorist perspective. Targeting Terrorist Financing argues that it is not the institutions that have failed the war on terrorist financing; rather it is the states that have failed the institutions.... more...

  • Ethnic Identity and National Conflict in Chinaby Arabinda Acharya; Rohan Gunaratna; Wang Pengxin

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00

    While, not discounting the potency of the radical Islamic religious discourse in fuelling the contemporary wave of terrorism, this book makes an attempt to explain terrorism in China as an ethno-nationalist conflict rooted in issues involving minority identity. However, a largely domestic conflict is being hijacked by the radical Islamists. more...

  • Mad Dog - They Shot Me in the Head, They Gave Me Cyanide and They Stabbed Me, But I'm Still Standingby Johnny Adair

    John Blake Publishing 2009; US$ 8.74

    Johnny Adair was born in the Shankhill Road area of Belfast, Northern Ireland. The youngest of seven children he was raised a Protestant. As a teenager Johnny and his gang would roam the streets looking for Catholics for no other reason then religion and he bears many scars and war wounds from endless street battles. A young Loyalist, Johnny earned... more...

  • Mad Dogby Johnny Adair

    John Blake 2009; US$ 5.99

    Johnny "Mad Dog" Adair earned his reputation as a paramilitary leader seeking freedom and peace in Northern Ireland. The authorities hold him responsible for 41 murders and he became known as the most feared and infamous terrorist of them all. Now, he breaks his silence to tell his true story about fighting for what he truly believes in—peace... more...

  • The Bowery Boys: Street Corner Radicals and the Politics of Rebellionby Peter Adams

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 46.00

    In the decades before the Civil War, the miserable living conditions of New York City's lower east side nurtured the gangs of New York. This book tells the story of the Bowery Boys, one gang that emerged as part urban legend and part street fighters for the city's legions of young workers. Poverty and despair led to a gang culture that was easily... more...

  • Protracted Displacement in Asiaby Howard Adelman

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 139.95

    In a protracted displacement situation, refugees are sequestered in camps without right of mobility or employment; their lives remain on hold and stagnate in a state of limbo for a long period. Featuring case studies by experts in the field, this book reviews the situation and results of research and policies that have left refugees as a forgotten... more...

  • Der Beitrag des Europarats zur Terrorbekämpfung und sein Einfluss auf die Europäische Unionby Tobias Afsali

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 80.23

    Der Europarat leistet einen wichtigen Beitrag im Antiterrorkampf, der bislang in der Wissenschaft ein Schattendasein führt. Daher untersucht der Autor nicht nur die Gesamtstrategie, sondern auch die Einzelmaßnahmen des Europarats unter besonderer Beachtung ihrer menschenrechtlichen Dimension. Durch den verstärkten Antiterrorkampf der EU seit 2001... more...

  • Terrorismby Eqbal Ahmad; David Barsamian

    Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 6.95

    In 1985, President Ronald Reagan received a group of bearded turban-wearing men who looked like they came from another century. After receiving them in the White House, Reagan spoke to the press, referring to his foreign guests as "freedom fighters." These were the Afghan mujahideen. In August 1998, another American president ordered missile strikes... more...