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The Utility of Mass Violence: The Value of Use Without Significant Restraint, Great Jewish Revolt Against Romans and Warsaw Ghetto Uprising During the Holocaust, War as Vehicle for Nation Building by Progressive Management
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,770. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
Could it be that our violent tendencies are not necessarily all bad? This is precisely the topic we will explore. Using the events of The Great Jewish Revolt against the Romans in 66 AD and the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising during the Holocaust, we will strive to answer the question: what is the utility of mass violence?
Horror of a Dark Heart: People Are Hostile Beneath the Thin Veneer of Civilization--Why People Are so Often Selfish, Deceptive, Manipulative, Unethical, Destructive, Violent, Sadistic, and Sinful by Daniel Hirschhorn
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 52,730. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
Hostility is an innate, independent, instinctual disposition in people and a powerful obstacle to a civilized society. Fully annotated and cited, this interdisciplinary study first recounts a series of terrible past and present hostile human actions and then explains the reasons why so many people are so often selfish, deceptive, manipulative, unethical, dishonest, destructive, and violent.
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. 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.