Cataclysms A New Geology for the Twenty-First Century


Michael Rampino, "Cataclysms: A New Geology for the Twenty-First Century"
English | 2017 | ISBN: 0231177801 | PDF | pages: 222 | 5.6 mb
In 1980, the science world was stunned when a maverick team of researchers proposed that a massive meteor strike had wiped the dinosaurs and other fauna from the Earth 66 million years ago. Scientists found evidence for this theory in a "crater of doom" on the Yucat√°n Peninsula, showing that our planet had once been a target in a galactic shooting gallery. In Cataclysms, Michael R. Rampino builds on the latest findings from leading geoscientists to take "neocatastrophism" a step further, toward a richer understanding of the science behind major planetary upheavals and extinction events.

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Carceral Afterlives Prisons, Detention, and Punishment in Postcolonial Uganda


Katherine Bruce-Lockhart, "Carceral Afterlives: Prisons, Detention, and Punishment in Postcolonial Uganda "
English | ISBN: 0821424777 | 2022 | 302 pages | PDF | 4 MB
Drawing upon social history, political history, and critical prison studies, this book analyzes how prisons and other instruments of colonial punishment endured after independence and challenges their continued existence.

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Car Crime


Claire Corbett, "Car Crime"
English | 2003 | pages: 252 | ISBN: 1843920247, 1843920255 | PDF | 5,1 mb
Crime involving cars – whether involving offences by drivers or theft of and from cars – represents a substantial proportion of offences committed, and occupies an enormous amount of police time. But it is not always perceived as the serious crime that it is: many traffic offences cause enormous harm in terms of death and injury, but are often not regarded seriously by drivers, the criminal justice system and the state. Other than theft of and from cars it is arguable that car crime is socially constructed as ‘not real crime’ or ‘not even crime’. This book is the first to survey the whole area of car crime. It considers car crime as a coherent whole, addressing the concept of car culture; considers car crime in its various guides in relation to issues such as masculinity, gender, car usage and the environment; considers the historical roots of legislation concerning crime committed in the car, through to current legislation and its effects and implications. The book also addresses issues of crime prevention, and in particular the role of car manufacturers in making cars more crime proof.

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Captive Insurance in Plain English


F. Hale Stewart, "Captive Insurance in Plain English"
English | ISBN: 1532035713 | 2017 | 48 pages | EPUB | 223 KB
This is written to be the readers’ first book on captive insurance. It avoids legal and industry jargon, instead using straightforward language to quickly and efficiently explain how captives started and how a business can use a captive insurer to supplement its existing risk management program.

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Captive Audience Media, Masculinity and Power in Prisons


Jewkes, Yvonne, "Captive Audience: Media, Masculinity and Power in Prisons"
English | 2002 | pages: 225 | ISBN: 1903240654, 1903240646 | PDF | 5,0 mb
This book is concerned with the media’s role in everyday life, power relations and the construction of masculine identities in the context of prisons. It is based upon unique research into the nature, impact and consequences of a situation where most prisoners in English prisons have access to some media resource, whether radio or television, or with communal or individual access to it. Captive Audience charts for the first time the way in which prisons use media in coping – or failing to cope – with the pressures of prison life, exploring the impact of the media in terms of prisoner identities, shaping power relations between prisoners and other prisoners, and in helping prisoners ‘get through’ a prison sentence. At the same time this book raises a range of broader issues of theory and practice on the nature of the relationship between prisons, criminal justice systems and society more generally, and on the ways in which the media are conceived in everyday life. It will be of interest to all those concerned with prisons, criminology and the criminal justice system, the social role of the media, and the construction of identity.

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CISM Certified Information Security Manager Practice Exams, 2nd Edition


CISM Certified Information Security Manager Practice Exams, 2nd Edition
English | 2023 | ISBN: 1264693745 | 461 Pages | PDF | 2.5 MB
Take the current version of the challenging CISM exam with complete confidence using the detailed information contained in this fully updated self-study guide. Written by an expert in the field, the book features hundreds of practice exam questions that match those on the live test in content, format, tone, and feel. In-depth answer explanations are provided for both the correct and incorrect answer choices.

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