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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. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
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. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
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. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens
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. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
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. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
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. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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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.
Unsafe In Human Hands
By Christopher Johnson
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 37,780. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
"Unsafe in Human Hands" describes the problems of violence in present day America as compounded by our historic gun culture. The book helps illuminate some of the myths and biases that cloud our ability to see these problems clearly, hoping to improve the quality of our national debate. Most importantly, it provides some real solutions. Gun violence is really a story about people, not guns.
101 Tips on How to Be a Bouncer: Techniques to Handle Situations Without Violence
By Darren Lee
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 21,600. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
With the nightlife security industry becoming so heavily regulated in recent years, the days of gorilla bouncers throwing people head first into trash bins are over, and a new breed of security professionals have taken over. This book is the ultimate bible of 'new school' security techniques used to handle situations with minimal or no violence.
FEMA U.S. Fire Administration Juvenile Firesetter Intervention Handbook - Firestarters, Arson Control and Prevention, Youth at Risk, Interviews and Surveys, Program Development and Implementation
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,650. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
This Juvenile Firesetter Intervention Handbook is designed to teach communities how to develop an effective juvenile firesetter intervention program. The six chapters of this Handbook can be viewed as the six building blocks essential to construct a successful program.
THE BUTCHER OF BRAINTREE: The Homicidal Soul of Amy Bishop
By Eponymous Rox
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 23,560. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012 by KillingKillers.blogspot.com. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
The Butcher of Braintree: Totally insane, or just 'crazy like a fox'? An in-depth analysis of the life, times, and covered up crimes of mass murderer Amy Bishop. Another true crime special report by Eponymous Rox, author of THE CASE OF THE DROWNING MEN.
Tell No One
By Sarah Cooper
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 36,260. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Child abuse
When I look in the mirror now I don’t see the terrified child who was systematically abused, both mentally and physically. If you passed me in the street, you wouldn’t notice either. Every sick and twisted thing that happened in my childhood has made me into the woman I am today. I’m a survivor. My name is Sarah and this is my story…
The Young Guvnors
By Rodney Rhoden
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,290. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
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.