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  • ". und dann ist nichts mehr freundlich." Über die Kunst zu(m) Leben - Aspekte des Copings am Beispiel der Tagebuchaufzeichnungen einer Krebserkrankung von Christoph Schlingensiefby Ines Suckel

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 21.26

    Am Beispiel von Christoph Schlingensiefs 'Tagebuch einer Krebserkrankung' möchte ich einerseits ein Bewusstsein für die Brüchigkeit eines jeden Lebens schaffen und dafür, wie umfassend das Leid ist, ist man plötzlich konfrontiert mit der existenziellen Bedrohung seiner eigenen Person und seiner gesamten Lebenswelt durch Krebs. Andererseits ist mir... more...

  • ""We Are Not Garbage!"": The Homeless Movement in Tokyo 1994-2002by Miki Hasegawa

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This book offers a full history of a homeless movement in Tokyo that lasted nearly a decade. It shows how homeless people and their external supporters in the city combined their scarce resources to generate and sustain the movement. The study advocates a more nuanced analysis of movement gains to appreciate how poor people can benefit by acting collectively.... more...

  • "I Heard You Paint Houses"by Charles Brandt

    Steerforth Press 2008; US$ 15.95

    "I Heard you Paint Houses " are the first words Jimmy Hoffa ever spoke to Frank "the Irishman" Sheeran. To paint a house is to kill a man. The paint is the blood that splatters on the walls and floors. In the course of nearly five years of recorded interviews Frank Sheeran confessed to Charles Brandt that he handled more than twenty-five hits for... more...

  • "Ich fühl mich nicht als Mörder!"by Christina Ullrich

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 42.52

    Dass viele NS-Täter nach dem Zusammenbruch des "Dritten Reichs" beruflich wieder Fuß fassen konnten, ist einer der wunden Punkte der deutschen Nachkriegsgesellschaft. Als gegen Ende der 1950er Jahre nach und nach gegen sie ermittelt wurde, präsentierten sich den Ermittlern vollständig integrierte und sozial reetablierte Bürger. Dieser Skandal... more...

  • "No body´s perfect": Theaterarbeit mit ehemaligen Drogenabhängigenby Daniela Binder

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 26.80

    Hauptbeschreibung "Der Weg aus der Sucht braucht Zeit, wie alle Veränderungen im Leben." Ein erfolgreich abgeschlossener Entzug und ein Aufenthalt in einer stationären Langzeittherapie bedeutet für Ex-User nicht, dass das Thema "Drogen" aus deren Leben verschwunden ist. Vielmehr handelt es sich bei einer Abhängigkeit immer um ein Thema, dass sich... more...

  • The ’Ndrangheta and Sacra Corona Unitaby Nicoletta Serenata

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book?covers two lesser known but important members of the Italian Mafia: the??Ndrangheta and the Sacra Corona Unita. Italian criminal organizations, in particular Mafia, are one of the most commonly researched organized crime groups, usually focusing on the Sicilian Mafia, Cosa Nostra, or the Neapolitan Mafia, Camorra. However, Italy has other... more...

  • (En)Gendering the War on Terrorby Krista Hunt; Kim Rygiel

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 59.95

    As the war on terror spreads and deepens, it is more important than ever to examine how diverse international actors are using the war on terror as an opportunity to reinforce existing gendered, raced, classed and sexualized inter/national relations. This book examines the official war stories about why and against whom the war on terror is being waged. more...

  • 1000 Years for Revengeby Peter Lance

    HarperCollins 2009; Not Available

    1000 Years for Revenge is a groundbreaking investigative work that uncovers startling evidence of how the FBI missed dozens of opportunities to stop the attacks of September 11, dating back to 1989. Award-winning journalist Peter Lance explains how an elusive al Qaeda mastermind defeated the entire American security system in what the author calls... more...

  • 101 Amazing Facts about Jack the Ripperby Jack Goldstein; Frankie Taylor

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 2.99

    It is 1888 and the foggy streets of Whitechapel, one of the poorest areas of Victorian London, are gripped by fear. Five women thought have been murdered by the same hand, all but one of their corpses terrifyingly mutilated. But who were these women? And who could the murderer be? This fascinating book contains over one hundred facts about the awful... more...

  • 101 Interesting Facts on Britain's True Life Crimesby Mike Gray

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 3.99

    Are you interested in true life crime? Would you like to find out more about some of the most highly publicised crimes ever committed in Great Britain? Are you curious about the UK’s most notorious murderers, bank robbers, kidnappers, fraudsters and career criminals? If so, you won’t want to be without 101 Interesting Facts on Britain’s... more...