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  • Scarface Al and the Crime Crusadersby Dennis E. Hoffman

    Southern Illinois University Press 2010; US$ 22.95

    According to the Elliot Ness myth, which has been widely disseminated through books, television shows, and movies, Ness and the Untouchables defeated Al Capone by marshaling superior firepower. In Scarface Al and the Crime Crusaders , Dennis Hoffman presents a fresh new perspective on the downfall of Al Capone. To debunk the Eliot Ness myth,... more...

  • CPD: The Learning Classroomby Brian Boyd

    Hodder Education 2008; US$ 8.00

    The Continuing Professional Development series sets out to demystify professional development in education, and does so from a Scottish perspective. All books in the series approach their subject in an accessible manner that allows teachers and educators to perceive how continuing professional development can enhance job satisfaction - as well as making... more...

  • Transportation Security Against Terrorismby M. Tahmisoglu; Ç. Özen

    IOS Press 2009; US$ 123.00

    Even a cursory review of the numerous hijacking, train and bus bombings can establish beyond doubt that transport systems are particularly vulnerable targets of terrorist attack. This book intends to offer the groundwork for a theoretical and practical understanding of the issues that surround transportation security against terrorism. more...

  • The 9/11 Reportby The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States

    St. Martin's Press 2004; US$ 8.99

    With Reporting and Analysis by the New York Times What happened on 9/11 and how? Have we learned any lessons? Are we safer now?   The questions every American wants answered. Since September 11, 2001, Americans have wondered how the tragic events of that day could have occurred.  This is the complete report of the circumstances surrounding... more...

  • Sinister Forces—The Manson Secretby Peter Levenda; Paul Krassner

    Trine Day 2011; US$ 9.99

    The roots of coincidence and conspiracy in American politics, crime, and culture are investigated in this examination of the connections between religion, political conspiracy, and occultism. Readers are presented with detailed insight into how Charlie Manson became a national bogeyman as well as startling connections between Nobel Prize–winning physicist... more...

  • Managing Disasters through Public–Private Partnershipsby Ami J. Abou-bakr

    Georgetown University Press 2012; US$ 29.95

    The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and Hurricane Katrina in August 2005, generated a great deal of discussion in public policy and disaster management circles about the importance of increasing national resilience to rebound from catastrophic events. Since the majority of physical and virtual networks that the United States relies upon are... more...

  • Illicit Traffickingby Robert J. Kelly

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 55.00

    This reference provides a detailed survey of a growing scourge of the global economy - the smuggling of people, materials, and money. It covers how criminal enterprises have exploited opportunities to enrich themselves and broadened their involvement in many areas of illegal trafficking. more...

  • Battered Womanby Lenore E. Walker

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99

    "A major contribution to this subject. She is thorough, practical, compassionate, and authoritative. It is a reading must."--Phyllis Chesler more...

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    Sourcebooks, Inc. 2006; US$ 19.99

    Violence against women is every man's issue. more...

  • The Sixteenth Roundby Rubin "Hurricane" Carter

    Chicago Review Press 2011; US$ 13.99

    The survivor of a difficult childhood and youth, Rubin Carter rose to become a top contender for the middleweight boxing crown. But his career crashed to a halt on May 26, 1967, when he and another man were found guilty of the murder of three white people in a New Jersey bar. While in prison, Carter chronicled the events that led him from the ring... more...