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- University of New South Wales Press 2014; US$ 14.99
In this moving, funny, and sometimes chilling book, leading Australians open their ASIO files and read what the state?s security apparatus said about them. Writers from across the political spectrum including Mark Aarons, Phillip Adams, Nadia Wheatley, Michael Kirby, Peter Cundall, Gary Foley, and Anne Summers confront?and in some cases reclaim?their... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2014; US$ 82.50
Gangs, often associated with brutality and senseless destructive violence, have not always been viewed as inherently antagonistic. The first studies of gangs depicted them as alternative sources of order in urban slums where the state?s authority was lacking, and they have subsequently been shown to be important elements in some youth life cycles.... more...
- 'fontis 2014; US$ 11.99
Schüsse und gellende Schreie zerreißen die morgendliche Stille in der internationalen Schule am Fuße des Himalajas. Für 150 Kinder beginnen die fünfzehn schrecklichsten Minuten ihres Lebens. Die deutschen Teenager Deborah und Paul-Gerhard kauern zusammen mit ihren Klassenkameraden zitternd und verzweifelt unter den Tischen und hoffen auf ein Wunder.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 88.95
A heartfelt collection of extraordinary first-person accounts that delve into every level of the experience of 9/11 Out of the infamy of 9/11 and its aftermath people rose up with courage and determination to meet formidable challenges. On the Ground After September 11: Mental Health Responses and Practical Lessons Gained is a stirring compilation... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
Huge quantities of natural resources are illegally harvested and their proceeds laundered in the Asia-Pacific region, fostering corruption and undermining environmental governance. Most illegal exploitation and pollution occurs in countries with poor governance capacities, but much of the sale for profit and money laundering occurs in mature markets... more...
- Liberties Press 2014; US$ 8.74
The trial and conviction of Catherine Nevin for her role in the murder of her husband Tom monopolized the attention of the country for weeks. It was the main topic of conversation in pubs, homes and workplaces as newspapers daily carried new and salacious details of the "Black Widow's" scheming, as well as images of her glamorous and expansive wardrobe,... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2014; US$ 15.00
Terrorism is surrounded by myths. One of the most enduring of these myths and half-truths is that terrorism never works. In the end, the state will prevail and the terrorists will either be dead or imprisoned or otherwise forced to end their campaign of violence. It is true that most terrorist groups are beaten. Within twelve months of their first... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
This book explores the communicative practices of the Italian radical group Red Brigades (Brigate Rosse, or BR), the relationship the group established with the Italian press, and the specific social historical context in which the BR developed both its own self-understanding and its complex dialectical connection with the society at large. The BR?s... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95
This new edition of John Horgan's critically acclaimed book is fully revised and expanded. The book presents a critical analysis of our existing knowledge and understanding of terrorist psychology. Despite the on-going search for a terrorist pathology, the most insightful and evidence-based research to date not only illustrates the lack of any... more...
- Pen and Sword 2014; US$ 10.99
In 2009 the Sri Lankan government forces literally eradicated the Tamil Tiger insurgency after 26 years of civil war. This was the first time that a government had defeated an indigenous insurgency by force of arms. It was as if the British army killed thousands of IRA cadres to end the war in Northern Ireland. The story of this war is fascinating... more...