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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...

  • Harlots, Hussies, and Poor Unfortunate Womenby Edith M. Ziegler

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 49.95

    In Harlots, Hussies, and Poor Unfortunate Women , Edith M. Ziegler recounts the history of British convict women involuntarily transported to Maryland in the eighteenth century. Great Britain?s forced transportation of convicts to colonial Australia is well known. Less widely known is Britain?s earlier program of sending convicts?including women?to... more...

  • Uprooted Mindsby Nancy Caro Hollander

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    In our post-9/11 environment, our sense of relative security and stability as privileged subjects living in the heart of Empire has been profoundly shaken. Hollander explores the forces that have brought us to this critical juncture, analyzing the role played by the neoliberal economic paradigm and conservative political agenda that emerged in the... more...

  • The Police In Occupation Japanby Christopher Aldous

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 195.00

    Many Western commentators have expressed their admiration for the Japanese police system, tracing its origins to the American Occupation of Japan (1945-52). This study challenges the assumptions that underlie these accounts, focusing on the problems that attended the reform of the Japanese police during the Occupation. Drawing on a wide range of primary... 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...

  • Assessing Child Maltreatment Reportsby Jerome Beker; Michael Robin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    This seminal book in the literature of child protective services stimulates critical thinking and informed discussion for those professionals and educators concerned with the quality of children?s protective services. The first book of its kind to present scholarly reports on false allegations, Assessing Child Maltreatment Reports tackles the age-old... more...