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  • "Das da draußen ist ein Zoo, und wir sind die Dompteure"by Henning van den Brink; Thomas Schweer; Hermann Strasser; Natalie Scherer; Marion Lillig; Steffen Zdun; Güler Celikbas

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 23.98

    Der Titel des Buches stammt nicht von Horst Schimanski, dem Tatort-Kri- nalkommissar in Diensten der Duisburger Polizei, sondern von einem wirklichen Polizisten aus der Duisburger Szene. Der Titel könnte allerdings den Leser zu der Vermutung verführen, dass hier die Rückkehr der britischen Rockband The Police gefeiert werden soll, der trotz simpel... more...

  • 'Honour'by Lynn Welchman; Sara Hossain

    Zed Books 2013; US$ 36.95

    This book arises from the practical insights and experiences of individuals and organisations addressing so-called 'honour crimes' in different geographic and social contexts, including 'honour killings' and interference with the right to marry. more...

  • "I Heard You Paint Houses"by Charles Brandt

    Steerforth Press 2008; US$ 12.99

    "I Heard You Paint Houses" will soon be a major motion picture directed by Martin Scorsese. The working title for the movie is "The Irishman". The first words Jimmy Hoffa ever spoke to Frank "the Irishman" Sheeran were, "I heard you paint houses." To paint a house is to kill a man. The paint is the blood that splatters on the walls and floors.... more...

  • "Ihre Werte, bitte!"by Sven H. Korndörffer; Liane Scheinert

    Gabler Verlag 2012; US$ 26.64

    In Umbruchzeiten steigt die Relevanz von Werten als Orientierung schaffendes Mittel. Von Entscheidern wird erwartet, Verantwortung zu übernehmen, Vertrauen in Politik und Wirtschaft wiederherzustellen. Es sollte Gewissheit darüber bestehen, dass verinnerlichte Werte die Grundlage des Handelns sind. Dieses Buch der Wertekommission gibt einen Einblick... more...

  • "So erzieht man keinen Menschen!"by Carola Kuhlmann

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 26.64

    Heimerziehung in Deutschland zwischen 1950 und 1970: In Form von qualitativen Interviews werden die Lebenserinnerungen von Kindern und Jugendlichen sowie die Berufserinnerungen ehemaliger Mitarbeiterinnen der Heimerziehung lebendig gemacht, analytisch ausgewertet und miteinander verglichen. Damit versteht sich diese Studie als ein Beitrag zur Debatte... more...

  • 'Till Death Do Us Partby Robi Ludwig; Matt Birkbeck; Larry King; Nancy Grace

    Atria Books 2006; US$ 16.99

    Every day six people in the United States are murdered by spouses or intimate partners. The stories of killer spouses tend to captivate us, as they beg the question of how so many seemingly normal and happy people manage to go over the edge. Indeed, every relationship presents "extreme moments" where scary feelings surface, yet what happens when those... more...

  • 'Time-Out' in the Land of Apuby Hia Sen

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 49.68

    ? Within Childhood Research starkly different theoretical and empirical concerns characterize the global south-north divide. Hia Sen attempts to bridge the gap in Childhood Research which usually addresses childhoods differently according to their 'developing/developed', 'western/non-western' contexts, and finds its middle ground in the context of... more...

  • The "Ugly American" in the Arab Mindby Mohamed El-Bendary

    Potomac Books 2011; US$ 27.50

    How do Arabs view America? How do Arabs learn about America? The answers to these questions have assumed tremendous importance since 9/11,because therein lies the key to influencing Arab opinion of the United States in a favorable direction. Attainment of this goal has, thus far, eluded diplomats, foreign policy experts, and military strategists.... more...

  • The 'Million Dollar Inmate'by Heather Ahn-Redding

    Lexington Books 2007; US$ 39.99

    The 'Million Dollar Inmate' highlights the financial and social costs of America's incarceration of non-violent offenders. Basing her insight on extensive research into the origins of our correctional systems, the visible and non-visible costs incurred by the practice of incarcerating non-violent offenders, and the goals of our prison system, Heather... more...

  • (Re)constructing Armenia in Lebanon and Syriaby Nicola Migliorino

    Berghahn Books 2008; US$ 120.00

    For almost nine decades, since their mass-resettlement to the Levant in the wake of the Genocide and First World War, the Armenian communities of Lebanon and Syria appear to have successfully maintained a distinct identity as an ethno-culturally diverse group, in spite of representing a small non-Arab and Christian minority within a very different,... more...