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- Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 15.25
Seit den Anschlägen vom 11. September 2001 gilt al-Qaida als Inbegriff des Terrorismus und beherrscht weltweit die Sicherheitsdebatten. Doch obwohl dieser Gruppierung höchste Aufmerksamkeit zuteil wird, bleibt unser Verständnis dessen, was sich hinter dem Phänomen namens ?al-Qaida? verbirgt, ebenso vage wie widersprüchlich. Welche Struktur liegt... more...
- 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...
- 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 StandingJohn 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...
- 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
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. This book reviews the situation and results of research and policies that have left refugees as a forgotten group in protracted situations. The work features... more...
- Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 83.66
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...
- 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...
- IOS Press 2015; US$ 157.00
This book contributes to a better understanding of what makes people and communities resilient in the face of disasters, violence and terrorism. This resilience is understood as a resource that facilitates recovery, effective functioning and positive outcomes in the wake of major critical events that threaten the well-being of individuals, families,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 83.95
Organized Crime: From the Mob to Transnational Organized Crime, Seventh Edition, provides readers with a clear understanding of organized crime, including its definition and causes, how it is categorized under the law, models to explain its persistence, and the criminal justice response to organized crime, including investigation, prosecution, defense,... more...