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- Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 17.99
During David Woodland's 19 years' service with the Metropolitan Police, the 'thin blue line' came under intense pressure. In addition to the routine caseload of gang crime, murder and armed robbery, Irish terrorist groups launched a vicious and prolonged terror campaign. The Author, a Detective Inspector in the Crime Intelligence... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95
This book analyses the role of war and violence (in both its physical and symbolic forms) for social work in a time of neoliberal globalisation from a social justice perspective. It argues that the consequences of wars, in both their old and new forms, and the exercise of symbolic violence for the practices of social work at national and global levels... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
This book examines the multiple ways in which rural regions in Europe are being restructured through globalization and the regional development responses that they have adopted. It provides an understanding of the key challenges and opportunities for rural regions arising from the major economic, social, political and cultural changes associated with... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 134.95
For a number of years scholars who are concerned with issues of poverty and the poor have turned away from the study of charity and poor relief, in order to search for a view of the life of the poor from the point of view of the poor themselves. Great studies have been conducted using a variety of records, resulting in seminal works that have enriched... more...
- Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 26.00
Americans have a fierce spirit of individualism. We pride ourselves on self-reliance, on bootstrapping our way to success. Yet, we also believe in helping those in need, and we turn to our neighbors in times of crisis. The tension between these competing values is evident, and how we balance between these competing values holds real consequences for... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 35.00
Arquitecto Tucci, a neighborhood in Buenos Aires, is a place where crushing poverty and violent crime are everyday realities. Homicides?often involving young people?continue to skyrocket, and in the emergency room there, victims of shootings or knifings are an all-too-common sight. In Harm?s Way takes a harrowing look at daily life in Arquitecto... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 75.00
This book provides the first comprehensive treatment of Benford?s law, the surprising logarithmic distribution of significant digits discovered in the late nineteenth century. Establishing the mathematical and statistical principles that underpin this intriguing phenomenon, the text combines up-to-date theoretical results with overviews of the law?s... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95
Our democracy today is fraught with political campaigns, lobbyists, liberal media, and Fox News, all using language to influence the way we think and reason about public issues. Even so, many of us believe that propaganda and manipulation aren?t problems for us?not in the way they were for the totalitarian societies of the mid-twentieth century. In... more...