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  • SNAP Mattersby Judith Bartfeld; Craig Gundersen; Timothy Smeeding; James Ziliak

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 27.95

    In 1963, President Kennedy proposed making permanent a small pilot project called the Food Stamp Program (FSP). By 2013, the program's fiftieth year, more than one in seven Americans received benefits at a cost of nearly $80 billion. Renamed the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in 2008, it currently faces sharp political pressure,... more...

  • Rethinking Drinking and Sportby Dr Catherine Palmer

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    Rethinking Drinking and Sport examines the complex nature of sport-related drinking. With close attention to the contradictory nature of sport-related drinking, this book considers both 'the problem' of drinking in sport, as well as some of the issues for treatment and recovery that sports-related drinking presents. Bringing together a range of methodological... more...

  • Detectiveby Tom Connolly

    The O'Brien Press 2015; US$ 16.03

    The inside story of a lifetime spent fighting crime, from local Garda in Kildare toDetective Superintendent,tackling everything from small local crimes to major national and international investigations. more...

  • Breaking the Cycle of Abuseby Beverly Engel

    Wiley 2015; US$ 19.00

    "A beacon of hope for women and men who fear that they will pass the abuse they have suffered on to their children, partners, or employees. Humane and compassionate but also clear and down to earth, this is a wonderful contribution to the literature on healing." --Lundy Bancroft, author of When Dad Hurts Mom and Why Does He Do That? "In this remarkably... more...

  • Gambling on the American Dreamby James R Karmel

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Provides a historical perspective for understanding the exponential growth of casinos in the United States since 1990, by telling the story of Atlantic City, New Jersey since the 1970s. This work uses oral history to focus on the human stories of the region in addition to the broader story of economic and social impacts. more...

  • Narratives of Drunkennessby An Vleugels

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Focusing on Belgium from the mid-nineteenth century until the First World War, Vleugels presents a study of the drunkard in society. more...

  • Crime and Community in Reformation Scotlandby J R D Falconer

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Based on church and state records from the burgh of Aberdeen, this study explores the deeper social meaning behind petty crime during the Reformation. Falconer argues that an analysis of both criminal behaviour and law enforcement provides a unique view into the workings of an early modern urban Scottish community. more...

  • Residential Institutions in Britain, 1725?1970by Jane Hamlett

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The essays in this collection explore both organizational intentions and inhabitants' experiences in a diverse range of British residential institutions during a period when such provision was dramatically increasing. more...

  • Hate Crimes: A Reference Handbook, 3rd Editionby Donald Altschiller

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 58.00

    With the first two editions widely praised by reviewers, Hate Crimes: A Reference Handbook, Third Edition remains the most comprehensive reference source on bias-motivated violence committed in the United States. The book contains vital history on hate crime legislation, provides a detailed chronology of recent events, and offers the most up-to-date... more...

  • Violence and Gender in the Globalized Worldby Dr V.G. Julie Rajan; Professor Sanja Bahun; Professor Robert Holton

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Violence and Gender in the Globalized World expands the critical picture of gender and violence in the age of globalization by introducing a variety of uncommonly discussed geo-political sites and dynamics. The volume hosts methodologically and disciplinarily diverse contributions from around the world, discussing various contexts including Chechnya,... more...