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Drinking and Driving in America: Its Victims, its Cost, its Potential Solutions by Joe Wisinski
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,600. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
The United States has battled drinking and driving for more than 100 years, but DUI still kills more than 10,000 people every year, and injures tens of thousands more. This book examines the impact DUI has and what can be done to stop this senseless slaughter on our highways. It also puts a face on the problem with many real-life stories about how drinking and driving has impacted our citizens.
Voices of Harmony and Dissent: How Peacebuilders are Transforming Their Worlds by Richard McCutcheon, Jarem Sawatsky, & Valerie Smith
Price: $18.48 USD. Words: 115,540. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015 by Canadian School of Peacebuilding. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Alternative Dispute Resolution, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
Harmony and Dissent: How Peacebuilders are Transforming their Worlds is a resource book and sampling of the world renowned peacebuilding Canadian School of Peacebuilding designed to engaged, equip and inspire peace and justice practitioners around the world. Formerly this was only accessible by attending the annual June School in Canada. This book shares this transformational wisdom.
FBI Study of Active Shooter Incidents in the United States Between 2000 and 2013 - List of 160 Active Shooter Incidents, Methodology, Incident Locations and Types, Casualties and Resolutions by Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 74,410. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
Active shooter is a term used by law enforcement to describe a situation in which a shooting is in progress and an aspect of the crime may affect the protocols used in responding to and reacting at the scene of the incident.
Bordeando la violencia contra las mujeres en la frontera norte de México by El Colegio de la Frontera Norte
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 85,220. Language: Spanish. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
Bordeando la violencia contra las mujeres en la frontera norte de México, es un libro que nace de una intención feminista comprometida intelectual y éticamente para el abordaje de fenómenos sociales que limitan, obstaculizan y detienen el avance y desarrollo de las mujeres en la frontera norte de México.
Changing Course: Preventing Gang Membership - Juvenile Crime, Youth Violence, Delinquency, Substance Abuse, Public Health Interventions, Homeboys, Girls and Gangs, Race and Ethnicity, Poverty by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,230. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
The goal of this book is to provide practitioners and policymakers with knowledge about why kids become involved in gangs and to offer effective and promising strategies that prevent them from doing so.
Drifters: Stories from the Dark Side of Delinquency by Jack Hobson, Ed.D.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,140. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
The world has changed… Teenagers exist in a different world than you grew up in. Video games, gun violence, sexting, and bullying have all exploded onto the scene, leaving many parents shut off from their children and vice versa. In that vacuum, too many kids gravitate toward darker temptations, but there is hope.
Living the Oath: Warriors Take It, Families Endure It by RaeLynn Ricarte
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,840. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
Michael Martinez, a Marine veteran, stepped on a bomb during a 2010 patrol in Afghanistan and lost both legs…Christian Bagge, an Army veteran lost his legs to a 2005 roadside bomb blast in Iraq…Their experiences, like those of the other subjects in the book, reveal how hardship and suffering can result in a greater awareness of what it means to be a human being.
Knowing Guns: The Ins and Outs of Firearms and Firearm Politics for the Uninitiated by Stuart Chisholm
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 63,450. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
No matter where you stand in the debate on guns, getting good, unbiased information is often difficult. "Knowing Guns" is an attempt to correct this deficit. Written for everyone from those completely unfamiliar with firearms to the enthusiast/activist on either side of the debate, readers will refer to this book again and again. Fully footnoted with sources.
ChironTraining Volume 6: 2010 by Rory Miller
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,210. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society(5.00 from 1 review)
After seventeen years of dealing with violent criminals and a year as a contractor in Iraq, what's the next step? Time to do something really scary: Start a business. In 2010, Rory goes on the seminar circuit, writes and publishes and, as always, tries to write things out of his head. About teaching, about protection, about the emotional and psychological dimensions of conflict.
The Young Guvnors by Rodney Rhoden
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,290. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012 by Empire Publications firstname.lastname@example.org. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
The rise and fall of Manchester City's Young Guvnors mirrored the government's attempts to get to grips with the escalating violence at football matches throughout the 1980s. Here Rodney Rhoden, one of the youngest members of this feared group of supporters, recalls the police tactics that ended The Young Guvnors reign of terror.