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  • Städtische Problemdiskurseby Marlon Barbehön; Sybille Münch; Michael Haus; Hubert Heinelt

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2015; US$ 41.61

    Die interpretative Wende in der Policy-Forschung mit ihrem Interesse an der kontextgebundenen Konstruktion von Problemen hat in der lokalen Politikforschung bislang kaum Einzug erhalten. Von der Stadt als narrativem Resonanzboden auszugehen, vor dessen Hintergrund politische Probleme auf spezifische Weise diskursiv konstruiert werden, ist bisher allenfalls... more...

  • Female and Armedby Lynne Finch

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99

    In Female and Armed Lynne Finch offers an information-packed follow-up to her first book, Taking Your First Shot . Based on questions and requests from readers, this book addresses more advanced techniques for personal defense as well as range drills to help readers practice and hone those skills. It?s important to know how to defend yourself,... more...

  • Terrorism, Inc.: The Financing of Terrorism, Insurgency, and Irregular Warfareby Colin Clarke

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 60.00

    Terrorist financing is an ongoing game of creating, concealing, and surreptitiously utilizing funds. This intriguing book considers every facet of guerrilla funding?from how activities are financed, to what insurgents do with the revenue they generate, to the range of countermeasures in place for deterring their moneymaking activities. Case studies... more...

  • Abschied von 9/11?by Ursula Hennigfeld; Stephan Packard

    Frank & Timme 2013; US$ 38.17

    Dieser Band fragt, ob ein Abschied von 9/11 in jüngeren Medienangeboten nicht nur möglich sei, sondern wie er durch bestimmte mediale Verfahren gezielt möglich gemacht wird. Wie hören Medien auf, von der Katastrophe zu erzählen? Die Beiträge aus Geistes-, Kultur- und Medienwissenschaften untersuchen, was geblieben, was verschwunden ist und welche Veränderungen... more...

  • What is Genocide?by Martin Shaw

    Wiley 2015; US$ 26.95

    This fully revised edition of Martin Shaw’s classic, award-winning text proposes a way through the intellectual confusion surrounding genocide. In a thorough account of the idea’s history, Shaw considers its origins and development and its relationships to concepts like ethnic cleansing and politicide.  Offering a radical critique... more...

  • Tackling Harmful Alcohol Useby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2015; US$ 49.00

    Alcoholic beverages, and their harmful use, have been familiar fixtures in human societies since the beginning of recorded history. Worldwide, alcohol is a leading cause of ill health and premature mortality. It accounts for 1 in 17 deaths, and for a significant proportion of disabilities, especially in men. In OECD countries, alcohol consumption is... more...

  • Crips and Bloodsby Herbert Covey

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 37.00

    Despite the dangers and harsh realities intrinsic to street life and criminal activity, the no-holds-barred lifestyle of gangs continues to interest mainstream America. This provocative book provides an insider's look into the subculture of two of the most notorious street gangs?the Crips and the Bloods. Crips and Bloods: A Guide to an American... more...

  • Crime in the United States 2015by Shana Hertz-Hattis

    Bernan Press 2015; US$ 104.99

    This book contains findings from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) of the offenses?known to law enforcement?released annually from its Uniform Crime Reporting Program. This reference is the most comprehensive official compilation of crime statistics in the United States and is an important addition to your library's collection. ... more...

  • Zwangssterilisationen im Dritten Reich 1933-1945by Frederic Ruckert

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 26.72

    <P>Im Zuge des "Gesetzes zur Verhütung erbkranken Nachwuchses" wurden in Deutschland zwischen 1933 und 1945 schätzungsweise 360.000 Menschen zwangsweise sterilisiert. Welche menschlichen Schicksale spielten sich hinter dieser erschreckend großen Gesamtzahl ab? Was bedeutete die gerichtliche Anordnung einer Unfruchtbarmachung für das... more...

  • Alice Salomonby Manfred Berger

    Brandes & Apsel 2013; US$ 7.56

    Alice Salomon (1872-1948) hat die Entwicklung der Sozialarbeit und der Frauenbewegung maßgeblich beeinflusst und innovative Impulse gesetzt, deren Wirkungen bis heute spürbar sind. Von der Nazi-Diktatur zur Emigration gezwungen, starb sie 1948 nach elfjährigem Exil vergessen in New York. Manfred Berger zeichnet das Leben und Wirken dieser für die Sozialarbeit... more...