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Lost Childhoods

Poverty, Trauma, and Violent Crime in the Post-Welfare Era

by Michaela Soyer

<p><em>Lost Childhoods</em> focuses on the life-course histories of thirty young men serving time in the Pennsylvania adult prison system for crimes they committed when they were minors. The narratives of these young men, their friends, and ...

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Mass Shootings: Media, Myths, and Realities

Media, Myths, and Realities

by H. Jaymi Elsass & Jaclyn Schildkraut

<p>This book provides readers and researchers with a critical examination of mass shootings as told by the media, offering research-based, factual answers to oft-asked questions and investigating common myths about these tragic events.</p> <p>•

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Media, Culture and Human Violence

From Savage Lovers to Violent Complexity

by Jeff Lewis, Professor of Media and Communication at RMIT University, Australia

<p>Humans of the advanced world are the most violent beings of all times. This violence is evident in the conditions of perpetual warfare and the accumulation of the most powerful and destructive arsenal ever known to humankind. It is also ...

ISBN: 9781783485161

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Melancholy Accidents

Three Centuries of Stray Bullets and Bad Luck

by Peter Manseau

<p><strong>Did you know that fatal gun mishaps have been so common in America that for centuries, newspapers carried regular columns reporting on “melancholy accidents”?</strong></p> <p>It came as a surprising discovery when, while conducting ...

ISBN: 9781612195070

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Moral Combat

Why the War on Violent Video Games Is Wrong

by Patrick M. Markey & Christopher J. Ferguson

<p>In family rooms across America, millions of children and teenagers are playing video games, such as <em>Call of Duty</em>, <em>Halo</em>, and <em>Grand Theft Auto</em>, roaming violent virtual worlds-with virtual guns in their ...

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Mortal Evidence

The Forensics Behind Nine Shocking Cases

by Cyril H. Wecht

<p>A lifeless newborn baby is found discarded in a motel Dumpster. Authorities quickly arrest the infant's teenage parents, charging them with murder. Did Amy Grossberg and Brian Peterson, in fact, murder their own baby? Tammy Wynette died ...

ISBN: 9781615920549

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Mourning Lincoln

by Martha Hodes

<p><strong>A historian examines how everyday people reacted to the president’s assassination in this “highly original, lucidly written book” (James M. McPherson, author of <em>Battle Cry of Freedom</em>).</strong></p> <p>The news of Abraham ...

ISBN: 9780300213560

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My Prison Days

by Declan Scott & Jon Terry

"My Prison Days" is a book that illustrates real life in Federal Prison. Hollywood has created many movies and TV shows that pretend to show what goes on within prison walls, but the truth is they have no clue. This book follows a new Felon from

ISBN: 9781483583877

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No Ordinary Stalking

a look at organized stalking and electronic harassment

by June Ti

Organized stalking is carried out by an enthusiastic and structured group that has cruel intentions: stalk, harass, injure, financially ruin, and mentally crumple human prey until incapacitation occurs. What sets this crime apart is that ...

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Noakhali to Infinity

by Deepankar Narayan Roy

<p>This book is an untold true story about a refugee royal family who came to India after the partition of British India in 1947.<br /> Travel back in time and experience the seldom talked about East Pakistan and its history.</p> ...

ISBN: 9781644293669

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Not Just a Soccer Game: Colonialism and Conflict Among Palestinians in Israel

by Shihade, Magid

On April 11, 1981, two neighboring Palestinian Arab towns competed in a soccer match. Kafr Yassif had a predominantly Christian population, and Julis was a predominantly Druze town. When a fight broke out between fans, the violence quickly ...

ISBN: 9780815651116

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Of the Nation Born

The Bangladesh Papers

by Hameeda Hossain & Amena Mohsin

<p><i>The Sexual Violence and Impunity in South Asia</i> research project (coordinated by Zubaan and supported by the International Development Research Centre) brings together, for the first time in the South Asian region, a vast body of ...

ISBN: 9789385932076

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Ordinary Violence: Everyday Assaults against Women Worldwide, 2nd Edition

by Mary White Stewart

<p>In this eye-opening study, the author asserts that institutionalized definitions of masculinity and femininity, along with the social and economic inequality among the sexes, help perpetuate the daily and deadly violence against women all ...

ISBN: 9781440829383

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Our Mother’S Tears:

A Book About Gangs

by Manuel Jaramillo

<p>Gangs are a blemish on our society and cause much distress to those who are around them. They sell drugs, commit acts of violence, and influence our children. We need to learn how to fight back, not with more police or longer sentences, but ...

ISBN: 9781466961005

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Pathways to Pacifism and Antiwar Activism among U.S. Veterans

The Role of Moral Identity in Personal Transformation

by Anjel N. Stough-Hunter & Julie Putnam Hart

<p>Pathways to Pacifism and Antiwar Activism among U.S. Veterans seeks to answer the question of how and why some military personnel become antiwar activists. To examine this, the authors look at the stories of 114 veterans’ pathways from a ...

ISBN: 9781498538640

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Perspectives on Stalking

Victims, Perpetrators, and Cyberstalking

by Roland D. Maiuro, PhD

<p>Each year an estimated 3.4 million men and women become victims of stalking. While a man in a black coat following a girl in a dark alley is the media’s stereotypical portrayal of stalking, there is actually a wide range of behavior that can ...

ISBN: 9780826194695

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Pet Peeves

Does Deception Rule?

by Julie Tanser

<p>Why have so many things that were considered totally unacceptable, accepted now? Rudeness, hatred, our children paying 40x the rent we paid, 5 yr. olds on drugs for ADHD, not being informed of why there has been such an increase in childhood ...

ISBN: 9781733924429

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Planning and Response to an Active Shooter: An Interagency Security Committee Policy and Best Practices Guide - Law Enforcement and First Responder Coordination; Run, Hide, Fight Response Plan

by Progressive Management

<p>This report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction.</p> <p>The primary mission of the ISC Active Shooter Working Group is to streamline existing ISC documents on active shooter into one ...

ISBN: 9780463563410

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Police, Power, and the Production of Racial Boundaries

by Ana Muñiz

<p>Based on five years of ethnography, archival research, census data analysis, and interviews, <em>Police, Power, and the Production of Racial Boundaries</em> reveals how the LAPD, city prosecutors, and business owners struggled to control who ...

ISBN: 9780813573595

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Political Violence in Ancient India

by Upinder Singh

<p>Gandhi and Nehru helped create a myth of nonviolence in ancient India that obscures a troubled, complex heritage: a long struggle to reconcile the ethics of nonviolence with the need to use violence to rule. Upinder Singh documents the ...

ISBN: 9780674981287

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