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  • Megaquakeby Tetsuo Takashima; Robert D. Eldridge

    Potomac Books Inc. 2015; US$ 27.95

    In March 2011 a magnitude 9 earthquake struck off the eastern coast of northern Japan, triggering a massive tsunami and damaging a nearby nuclear reactor. Nearly twenty thousand people were killed or went missing, and many areas have yet to rebuild. Megaquake: How Japan and the World Should Respond , by the prolific and award-winning writer Tetsuo... more...

  • Secure the Soulby Kevin Lewis O'Neill

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    "I?m not perfect," Mateo confessed. "Nobody is. But I try." Secure the Soul shuttles between the life of Mateo, a born-again ex-gang member in Guatemala and the gang prevention programs that work so hard to keep him alive. Along the way, this poignantly written ethnography uncovers the Christian underpinnings of Central American security. In the... more...

  • Family Violenceby David M. Lawson

    Wiley 2015; US$ 57.95

    Counselors-in-training, educators, and clinicians will benefit greatly from this in-depth and thought-provoking look at family violence, its effects, and treatment options. This book examines the major issues and current controversies in the field, provides background information on each type of family violence, and offers strategies for combating... more...

  • Map My Heartby Dominic Evans

    Sourcebooks 2015; US$ 14.99

    Map My Heart is an interactive journal that will make you laugh, think, pour out your innermost thoughts, and doodle away all of your angst until you map your way to what's hidden in the deep, dark depths of your heart. Maybe you're a lovable goon. Maybe you're a psychotic bunny boiler. The only way to find out is to map your heart. more...

  • Community Criminologyby Ralph B. Taylor

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 44.20

    For close to a century, the field of community criminology has examined the causes and consequences of community crime and delinquency rates. Nevertheless, there is still a lot we do not know about the dynamics behind these connections. In this book, Ralph Taylor argues that obstacles to deepening our understanding of community/crime links arise in... more...

  • Foundations of Couples, Marriage, and Family Counselingby David Capuzzi; Mark D. Stauffer

    Wiley 2015; US$ 110.00

    A comprehensive and practical approach to the world of marriage, couples, and family counseling Esteemed academics David Capuzzi and Mark D. Stauffer present the theory, research, and real-life practice of today's counselors and therapists in family therapy settings. Aligned with the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational... more...

  • Terrorismusbekämpfung in Westeuropaby Johannes Hürter

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 63.00

    Researchers in contemporary history have only recently turned their attention to government activities to combat ?old? terrorism and its socio-cultural implications. This compendium takes a much-needed next step by comparing the history of confrontation between democracy and terrorism and examining different anti-terrorism policies in... more...

  • Confessions of a People-Smugglerby Dawood Amiri

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd. 2015; US$ 17.99

    Dawood Amiri is an ethnic Hazara who, as a young man, made the fateful decision to flee the terror being inflicted on his people and seek asylum in Australia. He arrived in Indonesia in 2010, but was eventually captured when he was about to board a boat headed for Christmas Island. After a long stint in detention, where immigration processes failed... more...

  • National Economic Impact Analysis of Terrorist Attacks and Natural Disastersby H. Richardson; J. Park; J. E. Moore II

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    This book develops a national economic impact model to estimate the effects of simulated terrorist attacks and natural disasters on individual US States and economic sectors. The model, called NIEMO (The National Interstate Economic Model) looks at interindustry relationships and interregional trade. It is highly disaggregated making the model very... more...

  • The Last and Greatest Battle: Finding the Will, Commitment, and Strategy to End Military Suicidesby John Bateson

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 21.99

    Nearly every day an active-duty soldier in the United States military resorts to suicide, and nearly every hour a veteran does the same. In recent years the problem of military suicides has reached epidemic proportions, but it's all too easy for most of us to gloss over the headlines or tune out the details. In The Last and Greatest Battle--the... more...