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  • Fingerprints and Impressionsby Brian Innes; Jane Singer

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 158.00

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  • The Human Side of Disaster, Second Editionby Thomas E. Drabek

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 67.95

    Since the first edition of The Human Side of Disaster was published in 2009, new catastrophes have plagued the globe, including earthquakes in Haiti and New Zealand, tornadoes in Alabama and Missouri, floods in numerous locations, Hurricane Sandy, and the infamous BP oil spill. Enhanced with new cases and real-world examples, The Human Side of... more...

  • Social Work and Community Practiceby Sharon Duca Palmer

    Apple Academic Press 2016; US$ 139.95

    This book explores a variety of physical, mental, and lifestyle challenges faced by community populations. Some of the topics discussed include homelessness, smoking trends among certain populations, mental health issues among different age and gender groups, substance abuse, and domestic violence. The book also examines community health promotion,... more...

  • Social Work in Public Health and Hospitalsby Sharon Duca Palmer

    Apple Academic Press 2016; US$ 139.95

    Social Work in Public Health and Hospitals explores a variety of issues related to social work in hospital settings as well as the public policy concerns that guide them. Topics discussed include hospital stays for the elderly, identifying postnatal depression during well-child visits, breast-feeding and awareness of health recommendations, maternal... more...

  • Critical Infrastructureby Tyson Macaulay

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 102.95

    Critical Infrastructure (CI) is fundamental to the functioning of a modern economy, and consequently, maintaining CI security is paramount. However, despite all the security technology available for threats and risks to CI, this crucial area often generates more fear than rational discussion. Apprehension unfortunately prompts many involved in CI... more...

  • Community Disaster Recovery and Resiliencyby DeMond S. Miller; Jason David Rivera

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 115.95

    Once again nature?s fury has taken a toll in pain, suffering, and lives lost. In recognition of the need for a rapid and appropriate response, CRC Press will donate $5 to the American Red Cross for every copy of Community Disaster Recovery and Resiliency: Exploring Global Opportunities and Challenges sold. In the past, societies would learn from... more...

  • Creating Cultural Monstersby Julie B. Wiest

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 87.95

    Serial murderers generate an abundance of public interest, media coverage, and law enforcement attention, yet after decades of studies, serial murder researchers have been unable to answer the most important question: Why? Providing a unique and comprehensive exploration, Creating Cultural Monsters: Serial Murder in America explains connections... more...

  • Cyber Powerby Solange Ghernaouti-Helie

    EFPL Press 2016; US$ 89.95

    Most books on cybercrime are written by national security or political experts, and rarely propose an integrated and comprehensive approach to cybercrime, cyber-terrorism, cyber-war and cyber-security. This work develops approaches to crucial cyber-security issues that are non-political, non-partisan, and non-governmental. It informs readers through... more...

  • The Study of Violent Crimeby Scott Mire; Cliff Roberson

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 90.95

    Violence is a complex subject that is rooted in a multitude of disciplines, including not only criminology but also psychology, sociology, biology, and other social science disciplines. It is only through understanding violence as a concept that we can hope to respond to it appropriately and to prevent it. The Study of Violent Crime: Its Correlates... more...

  • Fatal Violenceby Ronald M. Holmes; Stephen T. Holmes

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 97.95

    From serial murderers to parents who kill, Fatal Violence: Case Studies and Analysis of Emerging Forms provides an insider?s look at a phenomenon that has existed since the dawn of man and cuts across social/economic barriers and cultures. Offering a rare glimpse into the minds of predators and containing chilling details of motives and methods,... more...