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  • Black Massby Dick Lehr; Gerard O'Neill

    PublicAffairs 2015; US$ 15.99

    A new edition of the riveting New York Times and Boston Globe bestseller, updated with a new chapter on the capture of notorious gangster Whitey Bulger more...

  • Crime Incorporatedby William Balsamo; George Carpozi

    New Horizon Press 2015; US$ 15.95

    Based on previously unavailable information and nearly two decades of research, Crime Incorporated reveals for the first time all the unsavoury facts of the Mob's bloody evolution from a gang of uncouth, bumbling killers into the highly organized, smoothly running 'corporation' it is today. William Balsamo, great-nephew of the first godfather,... more...

  • Crips and Bloods: A Guide to an American Subcultureby Herbert Covey

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 37.00

    Despite the dangers and harsh realities intrinsic to street life and criminal activity, the no-holds-barred lifestyle of gangs continues to interest mainstream America. This provocative book provides an insider's look into the subculture of two of the most notorious street gangs?the Crips and the Bloods. Crips and Bloods: A Guide to an American... more...

  • Talking About Tortureby Jared Del Rosso

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 49.99

    When the photographs depicting torture at Iraq?s Abu Ghraib prison were released in 2004, U.S. politicians attributed the incident to a few bad apples in the American military, exonerated high-ranking members of the George W. Bush administration, promoted Guantánamo as a model prison, and dismissed the illegality of the CIA?s use of “enhanced interrogation.?... more...

  • Terrorism, Inc.: The Financing of Terrorism, Insurgency, and Irregular Warfareby Colin Clarke

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 60.00

    Terrorist financing is an ongoing game of creating, concealing, and surreptitiously utilizing funds. This intriguing book considers every facet of guerrilla funding?from how activities are financed, to what insurgents do with the revenue they generate, to the range of countermeasures in place for deterring their moneymaking activities. Case studies... more...

  • Death on Baseby Anita Belles Porterfield; John Porterfield

    University of North Texas Press 2015; US$ 23.96

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  • Engaging the Public to Fight the Consequences of Terrorism and Disastersby I. Apostol; J. Mamasakhlisi; D. Subotta

    IOS Press 2015; US$ 196.00

    Governments must work tirelessly to update their preparedness for dealing with natural and man-made disasters, as well as taking account of the increasingly present threat of terrorism. Efficient international cooperation is key to achieving safety and internationalizing security policy. This book presents the proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research... more...

  • British Perspectives on Terrorism (RLE: Terrorism & Insurgency)by Paul Wilkinson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 125.00

    When originally published in 1981 this was the first book to bring together in one volume some of the most thoughtful work by British academics and specialists studying the political violence and terrorism which had recently challenged Britain and other Western democracies. Four chapters consider the strategy and tactics of the IRA and the problems... more...

  • Youth Street Gangsby David C. Brotherton

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Gangs have been heavily pathologized in the last several decades. In comparison to the pioneering Chicago School's work on gangs in the 1920s we have moved away from a humanistic appraisal of and sensitivity toward the phenomenon and have allowed the gang to become a highly plastic folk devil outside of history. This pathologization of the gang has... more...

  • Death in the Shape of a Young Girlby Patricia Melzer

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 28.00

    In the early 1970s, a number of West German left-wing activists took up arms, believing that revolution would lead to social change. In the years to come, the bombings, shootings, kidnappings and bank robberies of the Red Army Faction (RAF) and Movement 2nd June dominated newspaper headlines and polarized legislative debates. Half of the terrorists... more...