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  • 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...

  • Profiling The Fraudsterby Simon Padgett

    Wiley 2014; US$ 65.00

    Detect and combat corporate fraud with new profiling techniques Profiling the Fraudster: Removing the Mask to Prevent and Detect Fraud takes a step-by-step approach beyond the Fraud Triangle to identify characteristics in potential fraudsters, employees and new hires that will sound alarm bells before they get their hands on your organization's... more...

  • Information Systems for Emergency Managementby Bartel Van De Walle; Murray Turoff; Starr Roxanne Hiltz

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 199.95

    This book provides the most current and comprehensive overview available today of the critical role of information systems in emergency response and preparedness. It includes contributions from leading scholars, practitioners, and industry researchers, and covers all phases of disaster management - mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery.... more...

  • Handbook of Critical Incident Analysisby Richard W Schwester

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 158.00

    Critical incidents all too often explode onto the social conscious and challenge our sense of security. This comprehensive handbook brings together a range of experts who provide a foundation for the field of critical incident analysis by examining specific incidents9/11, the Virginia Tech massacre, the H1N1 pandemic, the BP oil spill, and more--through... more...

  • Theoretical Criminology from Modernity to Post-Modernismby Wayne Morrison

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 65.95

    This book incorporates many of the exciting debates in the social sciences and philosophy of knowledge concerning the issues of modernity and post-modernism. It sets out a new project for criminology, a criminology of modernity, and offers a sustained critique of theorizing without a concern for social totalities. This book is designed to place... more...

  • 9/11 and the Visual Culture of Disasterby Thomas Stubblefield

    Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 25.99

    The day the towers fell, indelible images of plummeting rubble, fire, and falling bodies were imprinted in the memories of people around the world. Images that were caught in the media loop after the disaster and coverage of the attack, its aftermath, and the wars that followed reflected a pervasive tendency to treat these tragic events as spectacle.... more...

  • Good Cop/Bad Copby Rebecca Cofer - Dartt

    New Horizon Press 2014; US$ 22.95

    When the Harris family was found brutally murdered three days before Christmas, it plunged the sleepy upstate New York community of Ithaca into shock. The town clamored for justice and breathed a collective sigh of relief when the police, led by rising-star investigator David Harding, who found the murderer's fingerprints, solved the case in just... more...

  • Hurricane Katrina in Transatlantic Perspectiveby Romain Huret; Randy J. Sparks; James M. Boyden; Richard Campanella; Bruce Boyd Raeburn; Thomas Adams

    LSU Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    "There is no such thing as a 'natural' disaster," writes Romain Huret in his introduction to this multidisciplinary study of the events surrounding and the legacy of Hurricane Katrina. Though nature produced Katrina's rising waters and destructive winds, a vast array of manmade factors shaped the scope of the storm's impact as well as the local and... more...