By Margaret Arnot
By James A. Haught
For those who consider saints, you envision stained-glass photos of piety. however the fact could be horribly diverse. ponder Saint Pius V: As Grand Inquisitor, he despatched Catholic troops to kill 2,000 Waldensian Protestants in southern Italy. After turning into pope, he despatched Catholic troops to kill Huguenot Protestants in France. Pius additionally introduced the ultimate campaign opposed to Muslims, sending a Christian naval armada to slaughter hundreds of thousands within the conflict of Lepanto in 1571. And, he intensified the Roman Inquisition, torturing and burning Catholics whose ideals diverse from respectable dogma. After his demise, Pius was once canonized a saint. Heaven aid us.
Holy Horrors chronicles the bleak spectrum of spiritual persecution from precedent days to the current, together with such historical massacres because the Crusades, the Islamic jihads, the Catholic wars opposed to heretics, the Inquisition, witch hunts, the Reformation, and such atrocities because the Holocaust, the likely insoluble Catholic-Protestant schism in Northern eire, non secular tribalism in Lebanon, and the barbaric cruelty of the theocracy in Iran. The vintage woodcuts, work, prints, and modern images that illustrate the publication are straight away ugly and riveting.
By Elazar Barkan, Alexander Karn
By Dagmar Herzog (eds.)
By Bernard Mayer
During this thought-provoking, passionately written booklet, Bernard Mayer—an the world over acclaimed chief within the field—dares practitioners to invite the difficult questions about replacement dispute answer. What’s mistaken with clash solution? Why aren’t extra members and firms utilizing clash solution once they have an issue? Why doesn’t the general public be aware of extra approximately it? What are the bounds of clash solution? whilst does clash solution paintings and whilst does it not? providing a devoted practitioner’s critique of the career of mediation, arbitration, and replacement dispute answer, past Neutrality specializes in the present situation within the box of clash answer and gives a practical reaction.
By Stuart Henry, Mark M. Lanier
Before everything designed to accompany Mark Lanier and Stuart Henry’s best-selling crucial Criminology textbook, this new reader is an updated spouse textual content excellent for all scholars of introductory criminology and criminological idea classes. the basic Criminology Reader comprises 30 unique articles on present advancements in criminological concept. Commissioned in particular for The Reader, those brief essays have been written through major students within the box. each one bankruptcy enhances certainly one of thirteen diverse theoretical views coated in Lanier and Henry’s crucial Criminology textual content and includes among and 3 articles from major theorists on each one standpoint. every one bankruptcy of The Reader positive aspects: a short precis of the most principles of the speculation the methods the author’s conception has been misinterpreted/distorted criticisms through others of the speculation and the way the writer has answered a precis of the stability of the empirical findings the newest advancements of their theoretical place coverage implications/practice in their idea
By Raymond R. Corrado, North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Scientific Affairs Division
This e-book examines the examine and theoretical bases for the construction of a risk-needs administration software for violent young people and teenagers. The proposed device comprises probability symptoms starting pre-natally, pari-natally, at-birth, then via infancy, early early life, heart early life and, ultimately, formative years. the most function of the tool is to aid case managers answerable for delivering optimistic interventions to households and youngsters, in any respect early life and adolecent lifestyles phases, which will lessen the chance of violent behaviors. The case intervention approach relies at the assumption that the sooner assets are supplied, the greater they are going to be. the knowledge device could be dependent in order that the chance info is accrued cumulatively throughout age domain names and will be used to check particular interventions with specific wishes profiles of a family members and baby, adolescent or younger grownup. This e-book is of curiosity to researchers, policy-makers, and govt and non-government corporation staff who're concerned with guidelines, courses and tools all in favour of the prevention of minor and younger grownup violence. it may be used as a sophisticated textual content booklet in higher point undergraduate classes and graduate classes in psychology, criminology, social paintings and academic counseling which care for the kid and adolescence violence, particularly its explanations and preventive interventions.
By Peter Vronsky
The great exam into the scary historical past of serial homicide.In this specific ebook, Peter Vronsky files the mental, investigative, and cultural features of serial homicide, starting with its first recorded example in old Rome, via fifteenth-century France, as much as such infamous modern instances as cannibal/necrophile Ed Kemper, Henry Lee Lucas, Ted Bundy, and the emergence of what he classifies because the "serial rampage killer" akin to Andrew Cunanan.Vronsky not just bargains sound theories on what makes a serial killer, but additionally offers concrete feedback on tips to live to tell the tale an come upon with one-from spotting verbal symptoms to actual confrontational resistance. Exhaustively researched with transcripts of interviews with killers, and that includes up to date info at the apprehension and conviction of the fairway River Killer and the Beltway Snipers, Vronsky's different publication covers each a possibility point of an without end riveting true-crime phenomenon.
By Janet Polasky
Historian Janet Polasky specializes in the eighteenth-century tourists who unfold new notions of liberty and equality. It used to be an age of itinerant revolutionaries, she exhibits, who neglected borders and located allies with whom to visualize a without borderlines international. As paths crossed, principles entangled. the writer investigates those principles and the way they have been disseminated lengthy prior to the times of quick communications and social media or perhaps a global postal procedure. Polasky analyzes the paper records—books, broadsides, journals, newspapers, novels, letters, and more—to keep on with the far-reaching trails of innovative zeal. What emerges truly from wealthy ancient files is that the dream of liberty between America’s founders used to be a part of a miles higher photograph. It was once a dream embraced during the far-flung areas of the Atlantic world.
By Timothy McGettigan
In this ebook, Tim McGettigan and Earl Smith make the exceptional argument that racism is a remediable kind of suggestion-induced sadism. The authors clarify in undeniable phrases how societies just like the united states build racism, and recommend a realistic plan to eliminate racism within the united states and all around the world.