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  • Terrorism, 2008-2012by Edward Mickolus

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 150.00

    This is the latest volume in the decades-long series of comprehensive chronologies of terrorist attacks Edward Mickolus has written since 1980. It includes coverage of every international terrorist attack covered in public literature--including newspapers, news magazines, radio, television, websites, and other media--during the five years 2008 to 2012,... more...

  • Massacre in Norwayby Stian Bromark; Hon Khiam Leong

    Potomac Books Inc. 2014; US$ 24.95

    On July 22, 2011, a bomb went off outside government buildings in Oslo, Norway, killing eight people and injuring more than two hundred. Less than two hours later, a gunman claimed sixty-nine lives in a shooting spree at a summer camp on the island of Ut?ya, while terrified and desperate youths tried to hide or swim to the mainland to escape. Massacre... more...

  • The Geography of the World Economy 5th Editionby Paul Knox; John Agnew; Linda McCarthy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95

    The Geography of the World Economy provides an in-depth and stimulating introduction to the 'globalization' of the world economy. The book offers a consideration of local, regional, national and global economic development over the long historical term. The theory and practice of economic and political geography provide a basis for understanding... more...

  • The International Committee of the Red Crossby David P. Forsythe; Barbara Ann J. Rieffer-Flanagan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 35.95

    The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has a complex position in international relations, being the guardian of international humanitarian law but often acting discretely to advance human dignity. Treated by most governments as if it were an inter-governmental organization, the ICRC is a non-governmental organization, all-Swiss at the... more...

  • Terrorism Versus Democracyby Paul Wilkinson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    This book examines the terrorist networks that operate globally and analyses the long-term future of terrorism and terrorist-backed insurgencies. Terrorism remains a serious problem for the international community. The global picture does not indicate that the ?war on terror?, which President George W. Bush declared in the wake of the 9/11 attacks,... more...

  • The Decline of Substance Use in Young Adulthoodby Jerald G. Bachman; Patrick M. O'Malley; John E. Schulenberg; Lloyd D. Johnston; Alison L. Bryant; Alicia C. Merline

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    This book is intended as a thoughtful extension to Bachman et al.'s well-received monograph Smoking, Drinking, and Drug Use in Young Adulthood. That volume showed that the new freedoms of young adulthood lead to increases in substance use, while the responsibilities of adulthood--marriage, pregnancy, parenthood--contribute to declines in substance... more...

  • Drugs and Crimeby Philip Bean

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    A high proportion of crimes committed in Britain are drugs-related, with many offenders having a documented history of drug use. However, the direct link between drugs and crime is often less clear than is supposed and this text attempts to achieve a better understanding of these and surrounding issues that have been marred by misunderstanding and... more...

  • Toxic Couples: The Psychology of Domestic Violenceby Anna Motz

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Domestic violence is a major public health concern, affecting millions worldwide. It is underreported, often devastating and sometimes ends in murder. In Toxic Couples: The Psychology of Domestic Violence , Anna Motz integrates psychological and criminological data with clinical illustrations and discussion of current high-profile cases. She examines... more...

  • Arguing Counterterrorismby Daniela Pisoiu

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    This book offers a multifaceted, analytical account of counterterrorism argumentative speech. Traditionally, existing scholarship in this field of research has taken a selective focus on issues and actors, concentrating mainly on US state discourse after 9/11. However, this approach ignores the fact that there was counterterrorism speech before... more...

  • Towards a Victimology of State Crimeby Dawn L. Rothe; David Kauzlarich

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    Millions of people have been victimized by the actions and omissions of states and governments. This collection provides expert analyses of such victimizations across the world, from Europe, the United States, and Africa to New Zealand and South America. Leading scholars in the area of state crime describe the nature, extent, and distribution of state... more...