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Routledge Revivals: Miners, Quarrymen and Saltworkers (1977)

by Raphael Samuel

<p>Industrial discipline in mining, quarrying, brickmaking and other classes of mineral work was very different to that in nineteenth-century factories and mills. First published in 1977, this book deals with mineral workers of every class and ...

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Routledge Revivals: Village Life and Labour (1975)

by Raphael Samuel

<p>First published in 1975, this volume aims to direct attention at a number of aspects of the lives and occupations of village labourers in the nineteenth-century that have been little examined by historians outside of agriculture. Some of the ...

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Rumors, Race and Riots

by Terry Ann Knopf

<p>Are race-related rumors rooted in the personality traits of the individual? Are they a kind of &quot;improvised news&quot; for a community? Do they come and go at random or form definite, recognizable patterns? What role do the news media ...

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Russian Nationalism and Ethnic Violence

Symbolic Violence, Lynching, Pogrom and Massacre

by Richard Arnold

<p>Nationalism is now the dominant narrative in Russian politics, and one with genuine popularity in society. Russian Nationalism and Ethnic Violence is a theoretical and empirical study which seeks to break the concept of &quot;ethnic ...

ISBN: 9781317209461

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School Shootings and the Never Again Movement

by Laurie Collier Hillstrom

<p>This volume in the <strong>21st Century Turning Points</strong> series, a one-stop resource for understanding the people and events changing America today, analyzes school shootings and examines the broader issue of gun violence in America. ...

ISBN: 9781440867521

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School Violence: A Reference Handbook, 2nd Edition

A Reference Handbook

by Laura L. Finley

<p>A timely investigation of the history, legislation, and perpetrators of school violence, this guide debunks the myths and misconceptions about this terrible problem of national concern.</p> <p>• Addresses significant milestones in ...

ISBN: 9781610696241

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See What You Made Me Do

Power, Control and Domestic Abuse

by Jess Hill

<p>Domestic abuse is a national emergency: one in four Australian women has experienced violence from a man she was intimate with. But too often we ask the wrong question: why didn’t she leave? We should be asking: why did he do ...

ISBN: 9781743820865

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Self-Defense for Women

Fight Back

by Loren W. Christensen & Lisa Christensen

<strong><i>"Somewhere in America right now are four or five women who will be killed tomorrow. They are going about their day, and I know if they were prepared to counter attack in the ways Loren and Lisa Christensen teach, they'd have a far ...

ISBN: 9781594394935

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Sex Crimes and Sex Offenders

Research and Realities

by Donna Vandiver, Jeremy Braithwaite & Mark Stafford

<p><em>Sex Crimes and Sex Offenders: Research and Realities</em> provides an overview of social scientific theory and research on sex crimes and sex offenders. Most other books on the market are focused on a single issue—such as treatment, rape,

ISBN: 9781317385240

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She-Devil in the City of Angels: Gender, Violence, and the Hattie Woolsteen Murder Case in Victorian Era Los Angeles

by Cara Anzilotti

<p>This compelling study of the American public's response to the fate of accused murderer Hattie Woolsteen uses this legal case to examine the complexities of gender history and societal fears about the changing roles of women during the ...

ISBN: 9781440840982

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Shots Fired in Terminal 2

A Witness to the Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooting Reflects on America's Mass Shooting Epidemic

by William Hazelgrove

<p><strong>On January 6, 2017, a lone gunman took five lives and wounded eight people at Fort Lauderdale Airport. This book is about the Lauderdale shooting told from the perspective of bestselling author William Hazelgrove, who just happened to

ISBN: 9781633883840

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Silenced Victims of Wartime Sexual Violence

by Olivera Simic

<p>The condemnation of wartime sexual violence as a gross violation of human rights has received widespread support. While rape and other forms of sexual violence have attracted considerable local and international attention, this often excludes

ISBN: 9781317421009

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Social Theories of Urban Violence in the Global South

Towards Safe and Inclusive Cities

by Jennifer Erin Salahub, Markus Gottsbacher & John de Boer

<p>While cities often act as the engines of economic growth for developing countries, they are also frequently the site of growing violence, poverty, and inequality. Yet, social theory, largely developed and tested in the Global North, is often ...

ISBN: 9781351254700

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Sons of Cain

A History of Serial Killers from the Stone Age to the Present

by Peter Vronsky

<p><strong>From the author of <em>Serial Killers: The Method and Madness of Monsters</em> comes an in-depth examination of sexual serial killers throughout human history, how they evolved, and why we are drawn to their horrifying ...

ISBN: 9780698176140

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Sport and Violence: Rethinking Elias

by Dominique Bodin & Luc Robene

<p>The aim of this book, in discussing Elias’s theory, is not to refute it. Tendentiously, the theory works with its weaknesses and strong points and it has been enriched by a number of authors over time. The objective of this volume is to ...

ISBN: 9781315448909

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State, Sovereignty, War: Civil Violence in Emerging Global Realities

by Kapferer, Bruce

<p> The very institution of the state is widely conceived of as inseparable from war. If it constitutes peace within the borders or order of its sovereignty, this very peace may be the condition for its potential for war with those other states

ISBN: 9780857458629

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Stop the Violence in Latin America

A Look at Prevention from Cradle to Adulthood

by Laura Chioda

The Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region has the undesirable distinction of being the world's most violent region, with 24.7 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants. The magnitude of the problem is staggering and persistent. Of the top 50 most ...

ISBN: 9781464806650

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Teen Violence in America

How Do We Save Our Children?

by Joseph Kolb

<p><strong>&quot;A powerful and important book that explains the epidemic rise and complex underlying causes of youth violence, and opens a discussion on strategies to protect our children from physical and emotional ...

ISBN: 9781578268122

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Territories of Dead

by Luis Carlos Molina Acevedo

<p>TERRITORIES OF DEATH was presented to the Second National Award of Chronicle and Report of the University of Antioquia, Medellin - Colombia. It was highlighted by the jurors, as one of the most interesting finalists. A plural character, ...

ISBN: 9781311021526

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Terrorism, Political Violence, and Extremism: New Psychology to Understand, Face, and Defuse the Threat

by Chris E. Stout Ph.D.

<p>A must-read for psychologists—clinical and academic alike—as well as for political scientists, policy analysts, and others working in the realm of terrorism, political violence, and extremism, this book carefully explores the theories, ...

ISBN: 9781440851933

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