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  • Pirates and Emperors, Old and Newby Noam Chomsky

    Haymarket Books 2015; US$ 18.00

    Noam Chomsky is Institute Professor in the Department of Linguistics and Philosophy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston. A member of the American Academy of Science, he has published widely in both linguistics and current affairs. His books include At War with Asia, Towards a New Cold War, Fateful Triangle: The U. S., Israel and the... more...

  • Hazardous Futureby Isabel Capeloa Gil; Christoph Wulf

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00

    The book seeks to understand how societies and cultures deal with disaster and the rhetorical means they resort to in order to represent it. Since culture, the media and the arts deal with the perception and the processing of catastrophe, what kind of social knowledge does this process produce and how does it contribute to the sustainable development... more...

  • Die Hamburger Sturmflut von 1962by Martina Heßler; Christian Kehrt

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 29.71

    Im Februar 1962 traf eine Sturmflut die Stadt Hamburg. 315 Tote, 20.000 Evakuierte und über 60 Deichbrüche schockierten nicht nur die Stadt Hamburg, sondern auch die junge Bundesrepublik. Niemand hatte mit einer Naturkatastrophe gerechnet. Risikobewusstsein und Katastrophenschutz in modernen Gesellschaften stellen daher zentrale Themen des Bandes dar.... more...

  • You Suck at Drinkingby Matthew Latkiewicz

    Running Press 2015; US$ 15.00

    Matthew Latkiewicz is a monthly columnist for New York Magazine?s Grub Street , where his articles are among the site?s most read, commented upon, and shared. He has also written a wine column for McSweeney's Internet Tendency , called "Stained Teeth,? and created the entertainment site, You Will Not Believe . Through this website, he currently... more...

  • Tommy Gun Winterby Nathan Gorenstein

    ForeEdge from University Press of New England 2015; US$ 16.99

    NATHAN GORENSTEIN is a former investigative reporter with the Philadelphia Inquirer and a two-time Pulitzer Prize nominee. His very wonderful grandmother was a Millen. He lives in Delaware. more...

  • Internal Control/Anti-Fraud Program Design for the Small Businessby Steve Dawson

    Wiley 2015; US$ 65.00

    Praise for INTERNAL CONTROL/ANTI-FRAUD PROGRAM DESIGN FOR THE SMALL BUSINESS " Internal Control/Anti-Fraud Program Design for the Small Business presents a straightforward, simplified, and practical approach to establishing an anti-fraud program for the small business. The book recognizes the unique environment and issues faced by small businesses... more...

  • Management in der Sozialen Arbeitby Rudolf Bieker; Edeltraud Vomberg

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2012; US$ 25.72

    Das Management der Sozialen Arbeit betrifft nicht nur die Führungskräfte sozialer Dienste und Einrichtungen, es durchdringt auch den gesamten Arbeitsalltag der Fachkräfte an der Basis. Sozialarbeiter/innen sind ebenso Adressat/inn/en wie Akteure systematisch gesteuerter Unternehmensprozesse auf den diversen Bühnen des Sozialmanagements: Organisationsgestaltung... more...

  • Marijuanaby Kevin P. Hill

    Hazelden Publishing 2015; US$ 14.95

    Annotated Table of Contents Section 1: The Problem Chapter 1. Introduction: Why is Marijuana So Misunderstood? Marijuana has been in the news constantly as states have been forced to make important decisions about medical marijuana and legalization of marijuana. Many of today's celebrities seem to go out of their way to publicize their use of... more...

  • Land of White Gloves?by Richard Ireland

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    Land of White Gloves?  is an important academic investigation into the history of crime and punishment in Wales. Beginning in the medieval period when the limitations of state authority fostered a law centred on kinship and compensation, the study explores the effects of the introduction of English legal models, culminating in the Acts of Union... more...

  • White-Collar Offenders and Desistance from Crimeby Ben Hunter

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00

    The MPs? expenses scandal in England and Wales and the international banking crisis have both brought into focus a concern about ?elite? individuals and their treatment by criminal justice systems. This interest intersects with a well-established concern within criminology for the transgressions of such offenders. However, up until now there has been... more...