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  • Breaking Womenby Jill A. McCorkel

    NYU Press 2013; US$ 89.00

    Since the 1980s, when the War on Drugs kicked into high gear and prison populations soared, the increase in women’s rate of incarceration has steadily outpaced that of men. In  Breaking Wome n, Jill A. McCorkel draws upon four years of on-the-ground research in a major US women’s prison to uncover why tougher drug policies have so greatly... more...

  • Pakistan's Counterterrorism Challengeby Moeed Yusuf

    Georgetown University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Pakistan, which since 9/11 has come to be seen as one of the world’s most dangerous places and has been referred to as "the epicenter of international terrorism," faces an acute counterterrorism (CT) challenge. The book focuses on violence being perpetrated against the Pakistani state by Islamist groups and how Pakistan can address these... more...

  • The International Committee of the Red Crossby David P. Forsythe; Barbara Ann J. Rieffer-Flanagan

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 35.95

    The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has a complex position in international relations, being the guardian of international humanitarian law but often acting discretely to advance human dignity. Treated by most governments as if it were an inter-governmental organization, the ICRC is a non-governmental organization, all-Swiss at the... more...

  • The Mind of the Terroristby J. Post

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 12.99

    Terrorism did not begin with 9/11. This book remembers the long history of terrorism and considers the question: what makes people terrorists? By looking into the mind of terrorists, Post sheds light on their paths to pathology and provides detailed analysis of how to combat them in the contemporary world. more...

  • The Life You Can Saveby Peter Singer

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.00

    For the first time in history, eradicating world poverty is within our reach. Yet around the world, a billion people struggle to live each day on less than many of us pay for bottled water. In  The Life You Can Save , Peter Singer uses ethical arguments, illuminating examples, and case studies of charitable giving to show that our current response... more...

  • Criminologyby Eamonn Carrabine; Pamela Cox; Maggy Lee; Nigel South; Ken Plummer; Jackie Turton

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 57.95

    The new edition of Criminology: A Sociological Introduction builds on the success of the first edition and now includes two new chapters: Crime, Place and Space, and Histories of Crime. More than a collection of orthodox thinking, this fully revised and updated textbook is also ground in original research, and offers a clear and insightful... more...

  • The Gameby Neil Strauss

    The Text Publishing Company 2011; US$ 24.99

    The notorious international bestseller. In The Game , New York Times and Rolling Stone journalist Neil Strauss reveals the bizarre world of the pick-up artist (PUA) - men who devote their lives to mastering the techniques of seducing women. Neil Strauss spent two years travelling in what is known as the ?seduction community?, a secret society... more...

  • On Suicide Bombingby Talal Asad

    Columbia University Press 2007; US$ 23.99

    Like many people in America and around the world, Talal Asad experienced the events of September 11, 2001, largely through the media and the emotional response of others. For many non-Muslims, "the suicide bomber" quickly became the icon of "an Islamic culture of death"& mdash;a conceptual leap that struck Asad as problematic. Is there a "religiously-motivated... more...

  • Life After Deathby Damien Echols

    The Text Publishing Company 2012; US$ 24.99

    The true story of the wrongful conviction of the infamous West Memphis Three, Life After Death is a powerful and unflinching first-person account of life on death row. In 1993 three teenagers, Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin and Jessie Miskelley Jr, were arrested and charged with the murders of three eight-year-old boys in West Memphis, Arkansas.... more...

  • Finding Meby Michelle Knight; Michelle Burford

    Weinstein Publishing 2014; US$ 24.99

    Michelle Knight, the first of the three women abducted by notorious Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro, recounts the full story of her years in captivity, her escape, and the powerful inner strength and capacity for hope that has helped her rebuild her life. more...