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  • Police Encountersby Ilana Feldman

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    Egypt came to govern Gaza as a result of a war, a failed effort to maintain Arab Palestine. Throughout the twenty years of its administration (1948?1967), Egyptian policing of Gaza concerned itself not only with crime and politics, but also with control of social and moral order. Through surveillance, interrogation, and a network of local informants,... more...

  • Bread from Stonesby Keith David Watenpaugh

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 34.95

    Bread from Stones, a highly anticipated book from historian Keith David Watenpaugh, breaks new ground in analyzing the theory and practice of modern humanitarianism. Genocide and mass violence, human trafficking, and the forced displacement of millions in the early twentieth century Eastern Mediterranean form the background for this exploration of... more...

  • Adolescents in Public Housingby Von E. Nebbitt

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 49.99

    Adolescents in Public Housing incorporates data from multiple public-housing sites in large U.S. cities to shine much-needed light on the symptoms and behaviors of African American youth living in non–HOPE VI public-housing neighborhoods. With findings grounded in empirical research, the book gives practitioners and policy makers a solid grasp of... more...

  • Engaging the Public to Fight the Consequences of Terrorism and Disastersby I. Apostol; J. Mamasakhlisi; D. Subotta

    IOS Press 2015; US$ 196.00

    Governments must work tirelessly to update their preparedness for dealing with natural and man-made disasters, as well as taking account of the increasingly present threat of terrorism. Efficient international cooperation is key to achieving safety and internationalizing security policy. This book presents the proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research... more...

  • Global Alertby Boaz Ganor

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 34.99

    Boaz Ganor is the founder and executive director of the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT), Ronald Lauder Chair for Counter-Terrorism, and dean of the Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy, and Strategy at the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC), Herzliya. more...

  • The Social Work Student's Research Handbookby Dominique Moyse Steinberg

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    This second edition of The Social Work Student's Research Handbook provides an essential guide for social work students beginning to participate in research. Practical and easy to use, this comprehensive handbook provides instant access to the nuts and bolts of social work research. Each chapter in this second edition has been updated to reflect... more...

  • Challenging Corporate Social Responsibilityby Jessalynn R. Strauss

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00

    The concept of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has become increasingly widespread, as businesses seek to incorporate socially responsible behaviors while still being accountable to shareholders. Indeed some research has suggested that CSR in itself can form the basis of good PR by promoting consumers? purchase decisions. Arguing that this... more...

  • Animals and the Environmentby Lisa Kemmerer

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Contemporary Earth and animal activists rarely collaborate, perhaps because environmentalists focus on species and ecosystems, while animal advocates look to the individual, and neither seems to have much respect for the other. This diverse collection of essays highlights common ground between earth and animal advocates, most notably the protection... more...

  • The Routledge History of Genocideby Cathie Carmichael; Richard C. Maguire

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 205.00

    The Routledge History of Genocide takes an interdisciplinary yet historically focused look at history from the Iron Age to the recent past to examine episodes of extreme violence that could be interpreted as genocidal. Approaching the subject in a sensitive, inclusive and respectful way, each chapter is a newly commissioned piece covering a range... more...

  • Towards Belongingby Andrew Briggs

    Karnac Books 2015; US$ 29.95

    This book includes contributions from a wide range of interested observers and practitioners in the field of children in care and adoption, focusing on a core aspect of their emotional well-being and mental health. It focuses in particular on psychoanalytic, systemic and attachment theory approaches to the question of 'belonging': can these children... more...