Lanza's Mob: The Mafia and San Francisco
Language: en
Pages: 204
Authors: Christina Ann-Marie DiEdoardo
Categories: True Crime
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-06-27 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Presenting sociological as well as historical perspectives, this book supplies readers with a fascinating, unprecedented look at the most successful organized-crime family they've probably never heard of. • Sets forth the history of the San Francisco branch of the Italian Mafia for the first time in print • Explains the
Hidden Power
Language: en
Authors: James Cockayne
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10-01 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

What should we make of the outsized role organized crime plays in conflict and crisis, from drug wars in Mexico to human smuggling in North Africa, from the struggle in Crimea to scandals in Kabul? How can we deal with the convergence of politics and crime in so-called 'mafia states'
Language: en
Pages: 624
Authors: Anthony Summers, Robbyn Swan
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-05-25 - Publisher: Random House

In 1941, at age twenty-five, Sinatra told a friend, 'I'm going to be the best singer in the world'. Two years on, the bobbysoxers were already weeping and screaming for him in their thousands. Half a century on Bono defined him as 'the Big Bang of popular music'. 'To hell
Torture and Enhanced Interrogation: A Reference Handbook
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Christina Ann-Marie DiEdoardo
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-02-29 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

A comprehensive look at torture, this book explains where we are as a society with regard to use, how we got here, and where the state of thought on it may be in the future. Torture and Enhanced Interrogation: A Reference Handbook begins with an overview of the history of
Mr. Robot and Philosophy
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Richard Greene, Rachel Robison-Greene
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-01 - Publisher: Open Court Publishing

Mr. Robot has been hailed, not only as one of the most haunting and unnerving dramas ever to appear on television, but also as the first accurate popular presentation of how computer hacking and cyberterrorism actually work. Mr. Robot and Philosophy is aimed at thoughtful fans of this addictive show