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  • The Alcoholic Republicby W.J. Rorabaugh

    Oxford University Press 1981; US$ 12.99

    Recreating America's first fifty intemperate years, when, from 1790 to 1840, Americans drank more alcoholic beverages per capita than at any other time in history, Rorabaugh examines some of the reasons why Americans drank so much 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...

  • 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...

  • Object Relations Theory and Self Psychology in Socby Eda Goldstein

    Free Press 2010; US$ 19.99

    Object Relations and Self Psychology are two leading schools of psychological thought discussed in social work classrooms and applied by practitioners to a variety of social work populations. Yet both groups have lacked a basic manual for teaching and reference -- until now. For them, Dr. Eda G. Goldstein's book fills a void on two fronts: Part I... more...

  • The Lebanese Connectionby Jonathan Marshall

    Stanford University Press 2012; US$ 35.00

    The Lebanese Connection uncovers for the first time the story of how Lebanon became one of the world's leading suppliers of illicit drugs, how its economy and political system were corrupted by drug profits, and how the drug trade contributed to the country's greatest catastrophe, its fifteen-year civil war from 1975 to 1990. more...

  • 1888 London Murders in the Year of the Ripperby Peter Stubley

    The History Press 2012; US$ 4.99

    In 1888 Jack the Ripper made the headlines with a series of horrific murders that remain unsolved to this day. But most killers are not shadowy figures stalking the streets with a lust for blood. Many are ordinary citizens driven to the ultimate crime by circumstance, a fit of anger or a desire for revenge. Their crimes, overshadowed by the few, sensational... more...

  • A Typology of Domestic Violenceby Michael P. Johnson

    Northeastern University Press 2010; US$ 19.99 US$ 16.99

    Reassesses thirty years of domestic violence research and demonstrates three forms of partner violence, distinctive in their origins, effects, and treatments more...

  • The Triple Agentby Joby Warrick

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.95

    A stunning narrative account of the mysterious Jordanian who penetrated both the inner circle of al-Qaeda and the highest reaches of the CIA, with a devastating impact on the war on terror.   In December 2009, a group of the CIA’s top terrorist hunters gathered at a secret base in Khost, Afghanistan, to greet a rising superspy: Humam Khalil al-Balawi,... more...

  • Survivreby Pierre Mongeau; Jacques Tremblay

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2002; US$ 15.00

    Éclectique par ses emprunts et fonctionnaliste dans ses explications, le modèle de la personne présenté dans cet ouvrage réunit des notions issues de différents courants et écoles de pensée. Ce modèle permet aussi de donner un sens aux comportements parfois étranges et paradoxaux de la personne. L'ouvrage... more...

  • Niederschwelligkeit in der Sozialen Arbeitby Hemma Mayrhofer

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 41.73

    Die Unterscheidung niederschwellig versus hochschwellig gibt wesentliche Hinweise auf den strukturellen Aufbau des Praxisfeldes der Sozialen Arbeit. Dabei kommt niederschwelligen Hilfsangeboten hauptsächlich die Funktion zu, schwer erreichbaren Zielgruppen Zugänge zu sozialer Hilfe zu eröffnen. Hemma Mayrhofer geht in einer umfangreichen qualitativ-empirischen... more...