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  • 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...

  • Understanding Terrorism Innovation and Learningby Magnus Ranstorp; Magnus Normark

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    This book examines the role of terrorist innovation and learning in theory and practice, and in the context of three specific EU case-studies. It is often said that terrorist groups are relatively conservative in character operating in a technological vacuum ? relying almost exclusively on bombs and bullets. This observation masks increasing complexity... more...

  • The Tsarnaev Brothersby Masha Gessen

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2015; US$ 20.99

    A riveting search for the roots of terrorism by the bestselling author of The Man Without a Face . The facts of the tragedy are established: on 15 April 2013, two homemade bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three people and wounding 264 others. The elder of the brothers implicated in the attack, Tamerlan Tsarnaev,... more...

  • Terrorism in Ireland (RLE: Terrorism & Insurgency)by Yonah Alexander; Alan O'Day

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 125.00

    When originally published in 1984, this book was the first detailed study of terrorism in Ireland. It assesses the situation in Ireland after a decade or more of violence in the North and tests some of the assumptions about the nature of terrorism and discusses the problem in a geo-political context. The authors reflect a variety of disciplines and... more...

  • Urban Refugeesby Koichi Koizumi; Gerhard Hoffstaedter

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    Urban refugees now account for over half the total number of refugees worldwide. Yet to date, far more research has been done on refugees living in camps and settlements set up expressly for them. This book provides crucial insights into the worldwide phenomenon of refugee flows into urban settings, repercussions for those seeking protection, and... more...

  • Security Expertiseby Trine Villumsen Berling; Christian Bueger

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    This volume brings together scholars from different fields to explore the power, consequences and everyday practices of security expertise. Expertise mediates between different forms of knowledge: scientific and technological, legal, economic and political knowledge. This book offers the first systematic study of security expertise and opens up... more...