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  • Blood in the Fieldsby Julia Reynolds

    Chicago Review Press 2014; US$ 21.99

    The city of Salinas, California, is the birthplace of John Steinbeck and the setting for his epic masterpiece East of Eden , but it is also the home of Nuestra Familia, one of the most violent gangs in the United States. Born in the prisons of California in the late 1960s, Nuestra Familia expanded to control drug trafficking and extortion operations... more...

  • Nuclear Securityby George P. Shultz; Sidney D. Drell; Henry A. Kissinger; Sam Nunn

    Hoover Institution Press 2014; US$ 6.99

    Concern about the threat posed by nuclear weapons has preoccupied the United States and presidents of the United States since the beginning of the nuclear era. Nuclear Security draws from papers presented at the 2013 meeting of the American Nuclear Society examining worldwide efforts to control nuclear weapons and ensure the safety of the nuclear... more...

  • Breaking Al-Qaedaby Elena Mastors

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 69.95

    Breaking Al-Qaeda: Psychological and Operational Techniques, Second Edition explores the background and history of al-Qaeda, covers recent developments, and explains how, why, and where the al-Qaeda network is expanding. The author examines the current state of the terrorist network and describes what groups in the network are doing to recruit,... more...

  • Asylum Seeking and the Global Cityby Francesco Vecchio

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Asylum seeking and the global city are two major contemporary subjects of analysis to emerge both in the literature and in public and official discourses on human rights, urban socioeconomic change and national security. Based on extensive, original ethnographic research, this book examines the situation of asylum seekers in Hong Kong and offers a... more...

  • Irregular Migration and Human Security in East Asiaby Jiyoung Song; Alistair D. B. Cook

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    Across East Asia, intra-regional migration is more prevalent than inter-regional movements, and the region?s diverse histories, geopolitics, economic development, ethnic communities, and natural environments make it an excellent case study for examining the relationship between irregular migration and human security. Irregular migration can be broadly... more...

  • Dirty Secretsby Meredith Burgmann

    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...

  • Global Gangsby Jennifer M. Hazen; Dennis Rodgers

    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...

  • Fünfzehn Minuten Todesgefahrby Damaris Kofmehl

    '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...

  • On the Ground After September 11by Yael Danieli; Robert L Dingman

    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...

  • Following the Proceeds of Environmental Crimeby Gregory Rose

    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...