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  • Islamic Stateby Abdel Bari Atwan

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    Islamic State stunned the world when it overran an area the size of Great Britain on both sides of the Iraq-Syria border in a matter of weeks and proclaimed the birth of a new Caliphate. In this timely and important book, Abdel Bari Atwan draws on his unrivaled knowledge of the global jihadi movement and Middle Eastern geopolitics to reveal the origins... more...

  • Al Qaedaby Denise Baken; Ioannis Mantzikos

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 52.00

    Ideal for both students of terrorism and general readers wanting to better understand modern terrorism, this book provides an in-depth look at Al Qaeda, including its origins, evolution, doctrines, structure, and terrorist operations. The authors examine Al Qaeda's operational transitions over the last two decades, and consider these changes in terms... more...

  • Evolutionary Psychology and Terrorismby Max Taylor; Jason Roach; Ken Pease

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 135.00

    This book explores the evolutionary context of terrorism and political violence. While evolutionary thinking has come to permeate both biological and social-science theorising, it has not yet been applied systematically to the areas of terrorism and political violence. This volume seeks to do this for the first time. It presents a collection of... more...

  • The Safety of the Kingdomby J. Michael Martinez

    Carrel Books 2015; US$ 34.99

    The horrendous events of September 11, 2001, heightened awareness of terrorism unlike all but a handful of major catastrophes in American history. Like the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, and President Kennedy?s assassination on November 22, 1963, 9/11 is a date forever enshrined in our national memory. But 9/11 once again raised... more...

  • The Complete Infidel's Guide to ISISby Robert Spencer

    Regnery Publishing 2015; US$ 19.99

    ISIS is on a campaign to destroy the Western world of "infidels." Who is ISIS? What do its leaders believe? And why exactly do they hate us? New York Times bestselling author Robert Spencer, author of The Complete Infidel's Guide to the Koran , takes on the Islamic State in The Complete Infidel's Guide to ISIS . more...

  • Policing Terrorismby David Lowe

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 89.95

    Based primarily upon information from the UK Special Branch Counterterrorism Unit, Policing Terrorism: Research Studies into Police Counterterrorism Investigations takes you through the mechanics of a counterterrorism investigation. A combination of legal and empirical research, this entry in the Advances in Police Theory and Practice book series... more...

  • Afrikanischer Mondby Rita Maria Geitner

    tredition 2015; Not Available

    Beim Spazierengehen mit ihrem Hund stolpert Iffi über eine Leiche. Als die Polizei kommt, ist der Tote weg. Spurlos verschwunden. Nachdem Mischa, der Zwillingsbruder des Toten, aufgetaucht ist, beginnt ihr journalistisches Hirn zu arbeiten. Die Spur führt nach Slowenien, der Heimat der Brüder. Da verschwindet auch Mischa spurlos. Iffi reist trotz aller... more...

  • Boko Haramby Mike Smith; Ursula Pesch; Karlheinz Dürr; Karsten Petersen

    C.H. Beck 2015; Not Available

    Die islamistische Sekte Boko Haram, die 2014 durch die Entführung von über 200 christlichen Schülerinnen Schlagzeilen machte, kontrolliert in Nigeria und Kamerun ein riesiges ?Kalifat?, dem bereits Tausende Christen und Muslime zum Opfer gefallen sind. Der amerikanische Journalist Mike Smith hat die geheimnisvolle Gruppierung mehr als drei Jahre lang... more...

  • Terrorism and Counterterrorismby Brigitte L Nacos

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 85.95

    Focusing on the phenomenon of terrorism in the post-9/11 era, Terrorism and Counterterrorism investigates this form of political violence in an international and American context and in light of new and historical trends.In this comprehensive and highly readable text, Brigitte Nacos, a renowned expert in the field, clearly defines terrorism's diverse... more...

  • The Handbook of Gangsby Scott H. Decker; David C. Pyrooz

    Wiley 2015; US$ 54.95

    Pulling together the most salient, current issues in the field today, The Handbook of Gangs provides a significant assessment by leading scholars of key topics related to gangs, gang members, and responses to gangs. •  Chapters cover a wide array of the most prominent issues in the field of gangs, written by scholars who have been leaders... more...