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  • Suicide In Menby David Lester

    Charles C Thomas 2014; US$ 59.95

    The goal of this book is to explore the phenomenon of suicide, focusing on males who are at a greater risk than females. Scholars and mental health professionals continue to have the tendency to ignore men and focus instead on the more narrow demographic groups. Attention is drawn to the lack of help-seeking behavior exhibited by men as well as the... more...

  • Justice for Victimsby Inge Vanfraechem; Antony Pemberton; Felix Mukwiza Ndahinda

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 205.00

    Justice for Victims brings together the world?s leading scholars in the fields of study surrounding victimization in a pioneering international collection. This book focuses on the current study of victims of crime, combining both legal and social-scientific perspectives, articulating both in new directions and questioning whether victims really... more...

  • Substance Abuse Prevention in Multicultural Communitiesby Jeanette Valentine; Judith Dejong

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 50.00

    This insightful volume describes a sample of prevention demonstration projects of the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP). Substance Abuse Prevention in Multicultural Communities illuminates various aspects of prevention theory, practice, and research with a focus on the design, implementation, adaptation, and outcome of specific demonstration... more...

  • Sexual Violence in Conflict and Post-Conflict Societiesby Doris Buss; Joanne Lebert; Blair Rutherford; Donna Sharkey; Obijiofor Aginam

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This book brings together a unique blend of researchers, civil society and community activists all working on different aspects of conflict sexual violence on the African continent. The contributions included here offer a detailed reading of the social and political climate within which some patterns of sexual violence unfold, and the increased policy... 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...

  • The Humbugs of the Worldby P. T. Barnum

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 4.99

    Today recognized as a genius of advertising and promotion, circus owner P. T. Barnum was the target of a great deal of ire and controversy during his lifetime. Many of his critics denounced him for knowingly perpetuating gimmicks and frauds. In the thoroughly entertaining volume The Humbugs of the World, Barnum displays his wit, intelligence, and a... more...

  • The Truth About Opiumby William H. Brereton

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Based on a series of talks on the controversial subject of opium use and trafficking, The Truth About Opium asserts that much of the propaganda disseminated in the West about the drug has been exaggerated, and in some instances, entirely false. Brereton draws on his own experiences and observations in China to weave a compelling counterargument. more...

  • Southern Horrorsby Ida B. Wells

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    The epidemic of lynching that gripped the American South in the decades after the Civil War and the end of slavery has been glossed over and understated in many history books. Activist Ida B. Wells took it upon herself to document this shameful practice and its prevalence throughout the region and, to a lesser extent, the entire country in a series... more...

  • London's Underworldby Thomas Holmes

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 4.99

    Though London has an international reputation of being the bastion of prim decorum and highly formal social mores, the city has long been a hub for nefarious criminals, as well. Thomas Holmes provides a fascinating glimpse into the teeming underbelly of London in this comprehensive look at the mobsters, murderers, and assorted ne'er-do-wells who... more...

  • The People of the Abyssby Jack London

    The Floating Press 1903; US$ 3.99

    The experiences related in this volume fell to me in the summer of 1902. I went down into the under-world of London with an attitude of mind which I may best liken to that of the explorer. I was open to be convinced by the evidence of my eyes, rather than by the teachings of those who had not seen, or by the words of those who had seen and gone before.... more...