By Jonathan D. Rosen

“A excellent replace at the kingdom of the long-fought hemispheric ‘war on drugs.’ it truly is really well timed, because the conception that the conflict is misplaced and desires to be replaced hasn't ever been more suitable in Latin and North America.”—Paul Gootenberg, writer of Andean Cocaine: The Making of a world Drug
 
“A must-read quantity for coverage makers, involved voters, and scholars alike within the present look for new ways to forty-year-old rules principally thought of to have failed.”—David Scott Palmer, coauthor of Power, associations, and management in battle and Peace
 
“A very worthwhile primer for someone attempting to stay alongside of the ever-evolving dating among drug enforcement and drug trafficking.”—Peter Andreas, writer of Smuggler state: How Illicit exchange Made America
 

In 1971, Richard Nixon declared a conflict on medicinal drugs. regardless of overseas coverage efforts and makes an attempt to wrestle offer strains, the USA has been for many years, and is still this day, the most important unmarried purchaser marketplace for illicit medicines at the planet.

This quantity argues that the conflict on medicinal drugs has been useless at most sensible and, at worst, has been hugely harmful to many nations. prime specialists within the fields of public healthiness, political technological know-how, and nationwide protection learn how U.S. guidelines have affected the inner dynamics of Mexico, Colombia, Bolivia, Peru, Brazil, Argentina, significant the United States, and the Caribbean islands. jointly, they current a finished review of the most important traits in drug trafficking and arranged crime within the early twenty-first century.

additionally, the editors and participants determine rising concerns and suggest a number of coverage concepts to deal with them. This obtainable and expansive quantity offers a framework for figuring out the bounds and liabilities within the U.S.-championed struggle on medicines through the Americas.

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By RJ Parker

What might be able to incite mom and dad to kill their very own children?

    
This selection of "Filicidal Killers" offers a gripping assessment of ways issues can move horribly fallacious in once-loving households. mom and dad Who Killed their young ones depicts ten of the main infamous and awful circumstances of homicidal parental devices uncontrolled. humans like--Andrea Yates, Diane Downs, Susan Smith, and Jeffrey MacDonald--who bought loads of media recognition. the writer explores the explanations; from habit to postpartum psychosis, madness to altruism.

Each tale is exact with historical past details at the mom and dad, the homicide scenes, trials, sentencing and aftermath.

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY - "{A} useful source and reference e-book for Criminologists and Psychologists at the fraught topic of maternal filicide, supported with ten case reports. A clear-eyed view at the so much heartbreaking of crimes."

SUSPENSE MAGAZINE - "Parents Who Kill Their childrens is a smart learn for aficionados of precise crime. the way in which the writer laid the circumstances out made the hair at the again of my neck stand up."

CASES INCLUDE:
Andrea Yates
Darlie Routier
Susan Eubanks
Lianne Smith
Alan Bristol
Jeffrey MacDonald
Deanna Laney
Susan Smith
Tonya Thomas
Diane Downs

    "Acclaimed actual crime writer, RJ Parker, has a knack for amassing high-profile situations less than particular issues. This assortment approximately mom and dad who kill their little ones offers a fast paced, gripping evaluate of ways issues can move horribly unsuitable in once-loving households. From Andrea Yates to Jeffrey MacDonald to Susan Smith, Parker stories at the beautiful case info and indicates explanation why the parental bond can get so twisted. The updates on the finish of every bankruptcy upload much, due to the fact renowned media hardly ever follows up. a major reference for precise crime readers."
    - Dr. Katherine Ramsland, Ph.D., bestselling writer of "The brain of a assassin" and "The Ivy League Killer."

    "Too again and again, we imagine the parenting intuition is normal, rather in ladies. RJ Parker proves, with bills of oldsters who homicide their very own youngsters, the intuition can easily be lacking completely. during this harrowing choice of instances, Parker explores the crime of filicide, and seeks to discover a solution: why a mum or dad may well homicide their child."
    -Judith A. Yates, writer of "When Nashville Bled" & "The satan You Know," winner of the 2014 Silver Falchion Award for real Crime

    "Is there whatever extra reprehensible than filicide--that is, the meant act of a guardian killing his or her personal baby? In "Parents Who Killed Their Children," the award-winning precise crime writer RJ Parker shines a strong gentle in this darkish and sordid phenomenon. First, Parker bargains a few attainable mental and environmental reasons (or at the least correlates) of filicide. Then he offers ten surprising, actual existence case histories of folks who murdered their childrens. the result's a booklet that's sure to make you reconsider absolutely the sanctity of motherhood and contemplate why a few moms do certainly "eat their young." this can be a strong learn and one other hard-hitting, compelling access by way of RJ Parker."
    - Dr. Scott Bonn, Ph.D, criminologist, professor and writer of the impending "Why we like Serial Killers" October 2014 from Skyhorse Press.

    "The in basic terms other thing surprising than lady serial killers is while mother or dad kills their very own youngsters. RJ Parker has amassed probably the most infamous and awful circumstances of homicidal parental devices uncontrolled. stunning and gripping."
    - Dr. Peter Vronsky Ph.D., investigative legal justice historian and filmmaker. the writer of the bestselling heritage of serial homicide, "Serial Killers: the tactic and insanity of Monsters" and "Female Serial Killers: How and Why ladies develop into Monsters."

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By Jessica Stern

For 4 years, Jessica Stern interviewed extremist participants of 3 religions around the globe: Christians, Jews, and Muslims. touring extensively—to refugee camps in Lebanon, to spiritual faculties in Pakistan, to prisons in Amman, Asqelon, and Pensacola—she stumbled on that the Islamic jihadi within the mountains of Pakistan and the Christian fundamentalist bomber in Oklahoma have a lot in common.

Based on her mammoth examine, Stern lucidly explains how terrorist companies are shaped by means of opportunistic leaders who—using faith as either motivation and justification—recruit the disenfranchised. She depicts how ethical fervor is remodeled into subtle firms that try for cash, energy, and attention.

Jessica Stern's wide interplay with the faces in the back of the fear supply unheard of perception into acts of inexplicable horror, and allow her to signify how terrorism can so much successfully be countered.

A an important e-book on terrorism, Terror within the identify of God is an excellent and thought-provoking work.

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Prior to now, ancient examine has taken care of violence quite often almost about battle, homicide or bloodbath. Francisca Loetz argues for a brand new, complementary method of background of violence as an interpersonal kind of social motion skilled as unacceptable habit and aiming to subjugate the sufferer in daily life. reading situations of what the resources name sexual attack and sexual abuse within the urban country of Zurich among 1500 and 1850, Loetz discusses basic methodological difficulties comparable to: how can violence be outlined as an idea? What makes violence what it's in a given society? Why is early sleek sexual attack and sexual abuse now not reminiscent of glossy rape and abuse? How does Zurich evaluate with pre-modern Europe?"

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Praise for The guide of clash Resolution

"This instruction manual is a vintage. It is helping attach the learn of academia to the sensible realities of peacemaking and peacebuilding like no different. it truly is either complete and deeply trained on subject matters very important to the sphere like energy, gender, cooperation, emotion, and belief. It now sits prominently on my bookshelf."
—Leymah Gbowee, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate

"The instruction manual of clash Resolution deals an surprising array of insightful articles on concept and perform through prime students and practitioners. scholars, professors, and pros alike can examine greatly from learning this Handbook."
—William Ury, Director, international Negotiation undertaking, Harvard college; coauthor, Getting to Yes and writer, The 3rd Side

"Morton Deutsch, Peter Coleman, and Eric Marcus prepare a guide that would be necessary to many. i am hoping the ebook will succeed in way past North the US to give a contribution to the transforming into around the world curiosity within the confident answer of clash. This e-book deals instructive how you can make this dedication a reality."
—George J. Mitchell, Former majority chief of the us Senate; former chairman of the Peace Negotiations in Northern eire and the foreign Fact-Finding Committee on Violence within the heart East; chairman of the board, Walt Disney corporation; senior fellow on the university of overseas and Public Affairs, Columbia University

"Let's be sincere. This booklet is too massive to hold round on your hand. yet that is since it is loaded with the main severe essays linking the speculation and perform of clash solution. The instruction manual of clash Resolution is heavy on content material and will be a well-referenced source at the table of each mediator—as it's on mine."
—Johnston Barkat, Assistant Secretary-General, Ombudsman and Mediation prone, United Nations

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By Christauria Welland

According to the 2000 Census, Latinos accounted for 12.5% of the united states inhabitants, or 35.3 million residents-the quickest turning out to be inhabitants within the usa. The effect of this massive and starting to be demographic might be visible all through each educational self-discipline within the quite a few books, journals, and societies on multicultural evaluation, counseling, and learn that experience all started to seem. even if, one zone of inquiry is still mostly unexplored; family violence inside Latino households. even though it looks that such violence happens as often in Latino households as in Caucasian households, little study has been performed in this subject and extremely few counseling courses explicitly built for Latino households at the moment exist.

Healing from Violence fills this void. Drawing on a study examine of a hundred and fifty Latino males who accomplished a 12 months of court-ordered remedy in Southern California, and a four-year pilot learn, the authors combine quantitative and qualitative technique so that it will offer counselors with a chance to listen to first-hand how Latino associate abusive males take into consideration manhood (machismo), interpersonal relationships, (respeto, personalismo, and simpatÌa), and kinfolk existence (familismo). The authors then use those in-depth pictures to lead counselors in tailoring healing procedures to the explicit wishes of Latino men.

Voices from Healing From Violence:

"How may still a Mexican guy be? Respectful, realizing, loving, accountable. an outstanding communicator. If a guy had all that, and his companion too, wow! it'd be nice. i might prefer to be just like the guy I simply defined - the proper guy, loving, respectful, all that." - Ramon

"The complete time i have been within the software i have been doing anything I had by no means performed in my lifestyles - reflecting and taking inventory of my very own lifestyles. placing the great and the undesirable within the balance." - Raul

"One of the pursuits of staff treatment, of any remedy, is to offer desire. Even the guy with the worst attainable case, the place he has misplaced his marriage and custody of his childrens, can discover ways to use respectful courting abilities at paintings and in a possible new dating. He could have introduced nice losses upon himself, yet his destiny isn't unavoidably bleak." - the Authors

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Have newbies to American towns been accountable for a disproportionate quantity of violent crime? risky Strangers takes up this query by means of interpreting the prevalence of legal violence between numerous waves of immigrant/ethnic teams in San Francisco over a hundred and fifty years. by means of quite a few teams - Irish, German, Italian, and chinese language immigrants, essentially - and their diverse stories at various occasions within the city's heritage, this learn addresses the problem of the way a lot violence will be attributed to new teams' remedy by way of the host society and what kind of may be traced to features present in their neighborhood of foundation. harmful Strangers fills an said hole within the literature of murder reports and broadens our realizing of newcomer violence.

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By Thomas Nail

An account of the idea that of revolution within the paintings of Deleuze and Guattari

We are witnessing the go back of political revolution. despite the fact that, this isn't a go back to the classical varieties of revolution: the trap of the nation, the political illustration of the get together, the centrality of the proletariat or the management of the leading edge. After the failure of such strategies over the past century, innovative method is now headed in a completely new direction.

This booklet argues that Deleuze, Guattari and the Zapatistas are on the theoretical and useful middle of this new path. Returning to Revolution is the 1st full-length ebook dedicated to Deleuze and Guattari's idea of revolution and to their reference to Zapatismo.

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By Stanley Cohen

A vintage sociology e-book of the Seventies, this publication deals an account of the social response to deviant behaviour, utilizing an in depth case examine of the Mods and Rockers phenomenon which hit Britain within the Sixties, but in addition being attentive to the final procedures which generated different "folk devils" equivalent to Teddy Boys, Hell's Angels, soccer hooligans, skinheads and punks. The book's end is as acceptable this present day because it was once whilst first released: "More ethical panics should be generated and different, as but anonymous, folks devils might be created ...our society as shortly established will proceed to generate difficulties for a few of its individuals - like operating classification teenagers - after which condemn no matter what answer those teams find."

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This booklet uniquely applies securitization thought to the mass sexual violence atrocities devoted in the course of the Bosnia conflict and the Rwandan genocide. interpreting the inherent hyperlinks among rape, conflict and international defense, Hirschauer analyses the complexities of clash comparable sexual violence.

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