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  • Secure the Soulby Kevin Lewis O'Neill

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    "I?m not perfect," Mateo confessed. "Nobody is. But I try." Secure the Soul shuttles between the life of Mateo, a born-again ex-gang member in Guatemala and the gang prevention programs that work so hard to keep him alive. Along the way, this poignantly written ethnography uncovers the Christian underpinnings of Central American security. In the... more...

  • Terrorismusbekämpfung in Westeuropaby Johannes Hürter

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 63.00

    Researchers in contemporary history have only recently turned their attention to government activities to combat ?old? terrorism and its socio-cultural implications. This compendium takes a much-needed next step by comparing the history of confrontation between democracy and terrorism and examining different anti-terrorism policies in... more...

  • Confessions of a People-Smugglerby Dawood Amiri

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd. 2015; US$ 17.99

    Dawood Amiri is an ethnic Hazara who, as a young man, made the fateful decision to flee the terror being inflicted on his people and seek asylum in Australia. He arrived in Indonesia in 2010, but was eventually captured when he was about to board a boat headed for Christmas Island. After a long stint in detention, where immigration processes failed... more...

  • National Economic Impact Analysis of Terrorist Attacks and Natural Disastersby H. Richardson; J. Park; J. E. Moore II

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    This book develops a national economic impact model to estimate the effects of simulated terrorist attacks and natural disasters on individual US States and economic sectors. The model, called NIEMO (The National Interstate Economic Model) looks at interindustry relationships and interregional trade. It is highly disaggregated making the model very... more...

  • 9/11 and the Visual Culture of Disasterby Thomas Stubblefield

    Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 25.99

    The day the towers fell, indelible images of plummeting rubble, fire, and falling bodies were imprinted in the memories of people around the world. Images that were caught in the media loop after the disaster and coverage of the attack, its aftermath, and the wars that followed reflected a pervasive tendency to treat these tragic events as spectacle.... more...

  • After the Red Army Factionby Charity Scribner

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 49.99

    Masterminded by women, the Red Army Faction (RAF) terrorized West Germany from the 1970s to the 1990s, and afterimages of its leaders persist in the works of pivotal artists and writers, including Gerhard Richter, Elfriede Jelinek, and Slavoj ?i?ek. Why were women so prominent in the RAF? What does the continuing cultural response to the German armed... more...

  • The Triangleby Kevin Deutsch

    Lyons Press 2014; US$ 15.99

    The Linden Triangle: Linden Avenue and Linden Place, Hempstead, Long Island. At this blighted intersection, seemingly forgotten by the middle and upper class communities that surround it, the dream of suburban comfort and safety has devolved into a nightmare of flying bullets and bloodshed. Here, a war between the Bloods and Crips has torn a once-peaceful... more...

  • Global Security Consultingby Luke Bencie

    Mountain Lake Press 2014; US$ 14.99

    With new security threats nearly every week all over the globe, governments and businesses are forced to take extraordinary measures to protect themselves. Likewise, espionage continues at levels comparable to the days of the Cold War?but many more players are now participating. In this environment, a new industry has grown to deal with these challenges:... more...

  • Terror and Insurgency in the Sahara-Sahel Regionby Stephen A. Harmon

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Covering such issues as Islamist terrorism, border insecurity, contraband, and human trafficking, this book looks at the interrelated problems of political and social pathologies that affect terrorist movements and security in the Sahara-Sahel region. A valuable publication, it treats a series of related problems on the basis of a broadly defined area,... more...

  • Putting Terrorism in Contextby Gary LaFree; Laura Dugan; Erin Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    This book offers a guide to interpreting available statistical data on terrorism attacks around the world. The Global Terrorism Database (GTD) now includes more than 113,000 terrorist attacks, starting in 1970. By analyzing these data, researchers demonstrate how a very small number of terrorist attacks have had an outsized effect on attitudes... more...