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  • The Rugmaker of Mazar-e-Sharifby Najaf Mazari; Robert Hillman

    Wild Dingo Press 2010; US$ 9.99

    This moving and poignant work gives the reader a rare insight into the contented ‘milk and honey’ life of a simple Afghan family before the civil war ripped their country apart. The lives and centuries-old livelihood of farmers, craftsmen and small business owners were destroyed in just weeks and months. As a member of the Hazara tribe, hated... more...

  • Homeland Security Law and Policyby William C. Nicholson

    Charles C Thomas 2005; US$ 65.95

    Homeland Security Law and Policy discusses relationships abroad, the mission of federal, state, and local governments here at home, and the best way to ìprovide for the common defenseî in a unique and incredibly helpful way. Presented in eight sections, the first examines homeland security and emergency management, defines homeland security... more...

  • How to Break a Terroristby Matthew Alexander; John Bruning

    Free Press 2008; US$ 17.99

    Finding Abu Musab al Zarqawi, the leader of Al Qaeda in Iraq, had long been the U.S. military's top priority -- trumping even the search for Osama bin Laden. No brutality was spared in trying to squeeze intelligence from Zarqawi's suspected associates. But these "force on force" techniques yielded exactly nothing, and, in the wake of the Abu Ghraib... more...

  • Remembering Joshby Brian Deegan

    Allen & Unwin 2004; US$ 20.86

    A father's attempt to come to terms with the death of his son and his search for answers about his murder. more...

  • The Mexican Mafiaby Tony Rafael

    Encounter Books 2007; US$ 17.99

    It has been called the most dangerous gang in American history. In Los Angeles alone it is responsible for over 100 homicides per year. Although it has fewer than 300 members, it controls a 40,000-strong street army that is eager to advance its agenda. It waves the flag of the Black Hand and its business is murder. Although known on the streets for... more...

  • Prodigal Father, Pagan Sonby Anthony "LT" Menginie; Kerrie Droban

    St. Martin's Press 2011; US$ 11.89

    Winner of the USA Book News National Book Award for Best Nonfiction True Crime and Best Memoir/Autobiography By the time he was thirteen, he already had attended thirteen funerals. Abandoned by his mother, and with his father, "Mangy" Menginie—president of the Pagans Motorcycle Club, Philadelphia chapter—in jail, Anthony "LT" Menginie... more...

  • Criminologists on Terrorism and Homeland Securityby Brian Forst; Jack R. Greene; James P. Lynch

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 119.00

    This volume presents 19 original essays addressing issues surrounding terrorism from the unique perspective of criminology. more...

  • Freedom and Terrorby Gabriel Weimann; Abraham Kaplan

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 48.95

    This book examines reason and unreason in the legal and political responses to terrorism. Terrorism is often perceived as sheer madness, unreasonable use of extreme violence and senseless, futile political action. These assertions are challenged by this book. Combining ‘traditional’ thought (by Kaplan) on reason and unreason in terrorism with empirical... more...

  • Die Bekämpfung des Internationalen Islamistischen Terrorismusby Johannes Urban

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 49.52

    Erste und umfassende Studie, die die Bekämpfung des islamistischen Terrors in Deutschland zum Gegenstand hat. more...

  • Wissen und Bildung bei Foucaultby Achim Volkers

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 39.62

    In einem Interview sagte Foucault, das zentrale Motiv für seine Arbeiten sei der Wunsch, „sich selbst zu verändern“, was für ihn vor allem bedeutete, hinter sich zu lassen „was in der Stille denkt“ (SW 2, 16). Dieser Wunsch ist Ausdruck theoretischer Überzeugungen und praktischer Anliegen, die bei ihm Hand in Hand gingen. Eine seiner zentralen theoretischen... more...