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  • Terrorism in Cyberspaceby Gabriel Weimann; Bruce Hoffman

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 29.99

    The war on terrorism has not been won, Gabriel Weimann argues in Terrorism in Cyberspace, the successor to his seminal Terror on the Internet. Even though al-Qaeda?s leadership has been largely destroyed and its organization disrupted, terrorist attacks take 12,000 lives annually worldwide, and jihadist terrorist ideology continues to spread. How?... more...

  • Under and Aloneby William Queen

    Random House Publishing Group 2005; US$ 7.99

    In 1998, William Queen was a veteran law enforcement agent with a lifelong love of motorcycles and a lack of patience with paperwork. When a ?confidential informant? made contact with his boss at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, offering to take an agent inside the San Fernando chapter of the Mongols (the scourge of Southern California,... more...

  • Gang Leader for a Dayby Sudhir Venkatesh

    Penguin Publishing Group 2008; US$ 17.00

    A New York Times Bestseller Foreword by Stephen J. Dubner, coauthor of Freakonomics When first-year graduate student Sudhir Venkatesh walked into an abandoned building in one of Chicago?s most notorious housing projects, he hoped to find a few people willing to take a multiple-choice survey on urban poverty--and impress his professors with... more...

  • Overcoming Addictionby Howard J. Shaffer; Harvard Health Publications; Harvard Medical School

    Harvard Health Publications 2008; US$ 18.00

    The well-established “stages of change” model for addressing problematic health behaviors is widely applied in addiction treatment programs. According to this model, behavior change rarely occurs in a blinding flash. Instead, people are more likely to journey through several phases before attaining their goal. more...

  • Black Massby Dick Lehr; Gerard O'Neill

    PublicAffairs 2012; US$ 15.99

    A new edition of the riveting New York Times and Boston Globe bestseller, updated with a new chapter on the capture of notorious gangster Whitey Bulger more...

  • The Future of Foreign Aidby Andy Sumner; Richard Mallett

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 43.33

    Sumner and Mallett review the literature on aid in light of shifts in the aid system and the increasing concentration of the world's poor in middle-income countries. As a consequence, they propose a series of practical, policy relevant options for future development cooperation, with the aim of provoking discussion and informing policy. more...

  • We Recovered Tooby Michael Fitzpatrick

    Hazelden Publishing 2011; US$ 9.99

    To celebrate the 60th anniversary of Al-Anon, Hazelden proudly presents this engaging multimedia retrospective of the Fellowship that has brought the miracle of recovery to countless family members and loved ones of alcoholics and addicts. With its roots in the early days of Alcoholics Anonymous, when wives joined their husbands at the AA meetings... more...

  • Weed Landby Peter Hecht

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    Early in the morning of September 5, 2002, camouflaged and heavily armed Drug Enforcement Administration agents descended on a terraced marijuana garden. The DEA raid on the Wo/Men?s Alliance for Medical Marijuana, a sanctuary for severely ill patients who were using marijuana as medicine, is the riveting opening scene in Weed Land, an up-close journalistic... more...

  • Criminologyby Eamonn Carrabine; Pamela Cox; Pete Fussey; Dick Hobbs; Nigel South; Darren Thiel; Jackie Turton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95

    Building on the success of the second edition, Criminology: A Sociological Introduction offers a comprehensive overview of the study of criminology, from early theoretical perspectives to pressing contemporary issues such as the globalization of crime, crimes against the environment and state crime. Authored by an internationally renowned and... more...

  • Continuing the War Against Domestic Violence, Second Editionby Lee E. Ross

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 99.95

    Anyone can become a victim of domestic violence. As such, it is essential for all of us to continue the war against domestic violence. Supplying a comprehensive overview of domestic violence across racial/ethnic groups, the new edition of this popular reference explores topics rarely discussed in other domestic violence texts as well as the barriers... more...