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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00
Despite the obvious fact that terrorists need money to terrorize, preventing the financing of terrorism was not a priority for the United States or the international community prior to 9/11. This book presents a comprehensive analysis of the legal regime that evolved following the terrorist attacks. more...
- Weinstein Books 2009; US$ 14.95
The Mad Ones chronicles the rise and fall of the Gallo brothers, a trio of reckless young gangsters whose revolution against New York City?s Mafia was inspired by Crazy Joe Gallo?s forays into Greenwich Village counterculture. Crazy Joe, Kid Blast, and Larry Gallo are steeped in legend, from Bob Dylan?s eleven-minute ballad ?Joey? to fictionalizations... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 17.00
When Work Disappears is a sane, courageous, and desperately important work. "Wilson is the keenest liberal analyst of the most perplexing of all American problems...[This book is] more ambitious and more accessible than anything he has done before." --The New Yorker From the Trade Paperback edition. ]]> more...
- Barricade Books 2007; US$ 9.99
For the first time in paperback, author Ron Chepesiuk chronicles the little known history of organized crime in Harlem. African American organized crime has had as significant an impact on its constituent community as Italian, Jewish, and Irish organized crime has had on theirs. Gangsters are every bit as colorful, intriguing, and powerful as Al Capone... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2005; US$ 16.00
You?ve heard of the scheme. Now comes the man behind it. In Mitchell Zuckoff's exhilarating book, the first nonfiction account of Charles Ponzi, we meet the charismatic rogue who launched the most famous and extraordinary scam in the annals of American finance. It was a time when anything seemed possible?instant wealth, glittering fame, fabulous... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2006; US$ 16.00
A groundbreaking investigation of how illicit commerce is changing the world by transforming economies, reshaping politics, and capturing governments.In this fascinating and comprehensive examination of the underside of globalization, Moises Naím illuminates the struggle between traffickers and the hamstrung bureaucracies trying to control them. From... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 46.00
Presents an overview of white collar crime, by introducing the concept, looking at its definition, its identification with class and status, and its development within criminology. This book explores the problems of estimating the vast extent of white collar crime and is useful for undergraduate courses in criminology, sociology and law. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 17.00
"Powerful and poignant.... Newman's message is clear and timely." -- The Philadelphia Inquirer In No Shame in My Game , Harvard anthropologist Katherine Newman gives voice to a population for whom work, family, and self-esteem are top priorities despite all the factors that make earning a living next to impossible--minimum wage, lack of child care... more...
- Left Coast Press 2011; US$ 32.95
After leaving her twelve-year marriage, Sophie Tamas went to the local women's shelter to ask if she had been abused. The result is Life after Leaving, a performative, arts-based journey into the aftermath of spousal abuse and the endless struggle to make sense of loss. We see Sophie's world—the academic lectures, the therapy sessions, the childrearing,... more...
- Algora Publishing 2013; US$ 23.95
An international researcher of long date and an expert in international law and human rights, the author's approach to the questions of 9/11 is essentially forensic. The book is narrative in style yet is highly factual and heavily annotated. more...