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  • Masculinities in the Criminological Fieldby Ingrid Lander; Signe Ravn; Nina Jon

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    This volume both problematizes and renders visible conceptions and norms regarding male behaviour and masculinities, showing how these affect the criminological field through providing a theoretically sound and clear gender perspective to this field of research. With sections based around the following three themes: negotiations of masculinity in institutional... more...

  • Disasters and Vulnerable Populationsby Lisa Baker; Loretta Cormier

    Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 70.00

    Vulnerable populations such as children, older adults, and people with disabilities are disproportionately affected by large-scale disasters. This book is a valuable resource for students and professionals in the fields of social work, counseling, nursing, and mental health who need information on the best evidence-based interventions for disaster... more...

  • Shortsby Tessie Regan

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 15.95

    Blunt, witty and honest, Tess Regan's collection of short stories, poems and illustrations tell a personal tale of alcoholism, Asperger's syndrome and an unusual spiritual journey. They will be invaluable reading for anyone on the autism spectrum dealing with alcoholism or mental illness, their friends, family and the associated professionals. more...

  • Post-Tsunami Recovery in Thailandby Monica Lindberg Falk

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Of all the huge natural disasters that claimed the lives of thousands in Asia, the Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004 was the largest, estimated to have killed more than 230,000 people. The scope of damage brought about by this natural disaster urges focus on recovery and post-disaster reconstruction from several perspectives. Here we find an in-depth ethnography... more...

  • Corporate Crime in Chinaby Zhenjie Zhou

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 169.00

    Corporate crime in China has garnered worldwide attention and in the recent years we have witnessed positive legislative and administrative efforts by the Chinese government to prevent corporate misconducts. This book first defines the meaning of corporate crime in China and answers the basic questions of what corporate crime is through real... more...

  • Genocide: The Basicsby Paul R. Bartrop

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 24.95

    Genocide: The Basics is an engaging introduction to the study of a controversial and widely debated topic. This concise and comprehensive book explores key questions such as; how successful have efforts been in the prevention of genocide? How prevalent has genocide been throughout history? and how has the concept been defined? Real world case studies... more...

  • Surviving Family Care Givingby Gráinne Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 30.95

    Surviving Family Care Giving: Co-ordinating effective care through collaborative communication is a practical book for family and other home carers in a variety of situations. Gráinne Smith shows how to provide the most effective coordinated care possible through constructive communication and collaborative care, to support individuals who have... more...

  • The Marijuana Grower's Handbookby Tommy McCarthy

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95

    Anyone can buy marijuana seeds—they are legal to purchase—and with some soil, water, and light, you can grow your own plants. With step-by-step instructions, Tommy McCarthy will show you how to cultivate and raise beautiful hemp plants, as well as how to harvest and prepare the final product. The Marijuana Grower?s Handbook will teach you many... more...

  • Symbolism in Terrorismby Jonathan Matusitz

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 38.99

    The symbolic character of terrorism is the focus of this textbook. A comprehensive analysis, it incorporates descriptions, definitions, case studies, and theories. This groundbreaking text encompasses all major aspects of symbolism in terrorism and will be an essential resource for anyone studying the subject. more...

  • The Little Book of Jack the Ripperby The Whitechapel Society

    The History Press 2014; US$ 14.57

    126 years ago, a killer struck in the heart of London… The Jack the Ripper mystery is recognised as being the greatest 'whodunnit' the world has ever seen. Conjuring up images of swirling fog, top hats and dark alleys, it is easy to see why this fascinating tale still continues to capture the imagination. The Little book of Jack the Ripper is a real... more...