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Terminal Justice

Terminal Justice [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1601428316
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HOW FAR WOULD YOU GO TO SAVE THOUSANDS OF LIVES? WOULD YOU BREAK THE LAW? LIE, CHEAT, STEAL? WOULD YOU KILL? After an event that shattered his world, David O’Neal courageously sets out to rebuild his life as a speech writer for Barringston Relief’s wealthy and powerful founder–a man committed to bringing food, medicine, and help to thousands around the world. A man capable of great compassion…and tremendous fury. Then suddenly, David realizes AJ Barringston is much more dangerous than he appears. DO THE ENDS EVER JUSTIFY THE MEANS? A blanket of peace has settled on much of the world, yet many regions are still bathed in violence and pain. In Somalia, East Africa, a warlord named Mahli and his followers are about to implement a plan that is as insidious as it is deadly–unless they are stopped by Barringston, who is willing to pay the ultimate price. Pressed by the FBI and CIA to provide evidence of Barringston’s illegal activity, David O’Neal finds himself in a maelstrom of danger and intrigue in this story about one man who will stop at nothing–not even violence–to reach his goal…and another who must decide if wrong can ever be right. A blanket of peace has settled on much of the world, yet many regions are still bathed in violence and pain. In Somalia, East Africa, a warlord named Mahli and his followers are about to implement a plan that is as insidious as it is deadly—unless they are stopped by Barringston, who is willing to pay the ultimate price. Pressed by the FBI and CIA to provide evidence of Barringston's illegal activity, David O'Neal finds himself in a maelstrom of danger and intrigue in this story about one man who will stop at nothing—not even violence—to reach his goal...and another who must decide if wrong can ever be right.

Tech-noir Film

Tech-noir Film [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1841504246
Author: Emily Elisabeth Auger
Publisher: Intellect Books
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From the postapocalyptic world of Blade Runner to the James Cameron mega-hit Terminator, tech-noir has emerged as a distinct genre, with roots in both the Promethean myth and the earlier popular traditions of gothic, detective, and science fiction. In this new volume, many well-known film and literary works—including The Matrix, RoboCop, and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein—are discussed with reference to their relationship to tech-noir and one another. Featuring an extensive, clearly indexed filmography, Tech-Noir Film will be of great interest to anyone wishing to learn more about the development of this new and highly innovative genre.

Social Justice Handbook

Social Justice Handbook [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0830878726
Author: Mae Elise Cannon
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
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2010 Outreach Magazine Resource of the Year award winner: justice category Every day we are confronted by challenging societal problems, from poverty and institutional racism to AIDS and homelessness. It can all seem so overwhelming. But while none of us can do everything, all of us can do something. This handbook will help you discover what you can do. Mae Elise Cannon provides a comprehensive resource for Christians like you who are committed to social justice. She presents biblical rationale for justice and explains a variety of Christian approaches to doing justice. Tracing the history of Christians in social engagement, she lifts out role models and examples from the Great Awakenings to the civil rights movement. A wide-ranging catalog of topics and issues give background info about justice issues at home and abroad, such as sex trafficking domestic violence living wage initiatives debt relief environmental stewardship bioethics and much, much more This handbook includes dozens of practical exercises for taking action, as well as profiles of key figures and movements like William Wilberforce, the Salvation Army and Bono, highlighting how Christians and churches can make a difference. Also included are spiritual practices and resources to help us move from immobility to advocacy. God has always worked through his people to accomplish improbable tasks, and he can use you too. This handbook will be an essential companion for living justly, loving mercy and walking humbly with your God.

Soul Sucker

Soul Sucker [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1426895348
Author: Kate Pearce
Publisher: Harlequin
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Supernatural Branch of Law Enforcement empath Ella Walsh sucks memories from people's heads. The job fills her mind with others' nightmares and leaves her with little time for love, but if she doesn't pair off with a mate of the government's choosing soon, the psychic blowback will destroy her powers and her sanity. The last time shapeshifting SBLE superstar Vadim Morosov worked with an empath, he got her killed and himself assigned to a desk. He worries about taking on another partner, but helping Ella track down an empath killer might be his only chance to save his career. Naturally, the government decides to throw them together. They resist at first, but they can't deny the simmering heat between them. As the killer's strikes grow closer to home, their bond gets tighter. And when the murderer finally traps Ella, her developing link with Vadim might be the only thing that can save her. 86,000 words

The Terminal List

The Terminal List [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1501180835
Author: Jack Carr
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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NEW YORK TIMES AND USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR “Take my word for it, James Reece is one rowdy motherf***er. Get ready!”—Chris Pratt, all around great guy and star of The Terminal List, coming to Amazon Prime A Navy SEAL has nothing left to live for and everything to kill for after he discovers that the American government is behind the deaths of his team in this ripped-from-the-headlines political thriller that is “so powerful, so pulse-pounding, so well-written—rarely do you read a debut novel this damn good” (Brad Thor, #1 New York Times bestselling author). On his last combat deployment, Lieutenant Commander James Reece’s entire team was killed in a catastrophic ambush. But when those dearest to him are murdered on the day of his homecoming, Reece discovers that this was not an act of war by a foreign enemy but a conspiracy that runs to the highest levels of government. Now, with no family and free from the military’s command structure, Reece applies the lessons that he’s learned in over a decade of constant warfare toward avenging the deaths of his family and teammates. With breathless pacing and relentless suspense, Reece ruthlessly targets his enemies in the upper echelons of power without regard for the laws of combat or the rule of law. With “crackerjack plotting, vivid characters both in and out of uniform, and a relentless pace to a worthy finish” (Stephen Hunter, #1 New York Times bestselling author), The Terminal List is perfect for fans of Vince Flynn, Brad Thor, and Nelson DeMille.

Justice

Justice [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9781469104898
Author: Jayne Lyn Blair
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
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Fake Law

Fake Law [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1529009960
Author: The Secret Barrister
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
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THE TOP TEN SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER Could the courts really order the death of your innocent baby? Was there an illegal immigrant who couldn't be deported because he had a pet cat? Are unelected judges truly enemies of the people? Most of us think the law is only relevant to criminals, if we even think of it at all. But the law touches every area of our lives: from intimate family matters to the biggest issues in our society. Our unfamiliarity is dangerous because it makes us vulnerable to media spin, political lies and the kind of misinformation that frequently comes from loud-mouthed amateurs and those with vested interests. This 'fake law' allows the powerful and the ignorant to corrupt justice without our knowledge – worse, we risk letting them make us complicit. Thankfully, the Secret Barrister is back to reveal the stupidity, malice and incompetence behind many of the biggest legal stories of recent years. In Fake Law, the Secret Barrister debunks the lies and builds a defence against the abuse of our law, our rights and our democracy that is as entertaining as it is vital.

Justice Prevails

Justice Prevails [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9781477164808
Author: Shirley Hassen
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
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Frank is a patrol officer who has been transferred to Newtown Police Station as a street-beat officer to help with the catching drug dealers. He becomes involved with two women; the redhead Julia, his fellow officer. The other woman is his deceased partners wife; who is always drunk; Gloria and who is now married to Baines, suspected drug dealer. Frank is protective towards Glorias ten years old son, Bobby who suffers much at the hands of Baines. Frank promises himself to put the drug dealer Baines behind bars and anybody else connected with Blaines drug dealings even his own brother David. Franks reasoning for justice is that kith or kin are not exempted from the law.

Digital Winter

Digital Winter [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0736949135
Author: Mark Hitchcock,Alton Gansky
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
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Digital Winter by Mark Hitchcock,Alton Gansky Book Resume:

Prophecy expert Mark Hitchcock and award-winning novelist Alton Gansky provide a suspenseful and fast-moving story of life after a massive cyber attack. Twenty-two-year-old savant Donny Elton can’t tie his shoes, but his computer skills are unsurpassed. Egged on by a shadowy figure only he can see and hear, Donny creates an evolving computer virus that knocks out satellites, power grids, and communication systems. The world is thrown back into a lifestyle it hasn’t known for a hundred years. Surgeons find themselves operating without electricity. The military can’t use its computers... This gripping story of darkness and heroism highlights prophetic themes and the very real danger of a cyber attack.

The Mayan Apocalypse

The Mayan Apocalypse [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0736938303
Author: Mark Hitchcock,Alton Gansky
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
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On the heels of Mark Hitchcock’s prophecy bestseller 2012, the Bible, and the End of the World comes a suspenseful novel (coauthored with bestselling novelist Alton Gansky) about the supposed expiration date of planet earth—December 21, 2012. Andrew Morgan is a wealthy oil executive in search of the meaning of life. In his quest for answers he encounters the ancient Mayan predictions that the world will end in 2012. That the claims seem supported by math and astronomy drives him to check on them. Then he meets Lisa Campbell, an attractive Christian journalist also researching the Mayan calendar. When he learns that she is a Christian, he quickly dismisses what she has to say. As the time draws closer to December 21, 2012, a meteorite impact in Arizona, a volcanic eruption, and the threat of an asteroid on a collision-course with earth escalate fears. Are these indicators of a global apocalypse? Will anyone survive? Does Lisa’s Christian faith have the answers after all? Or has fate destined everyone to a holocaust from which there is no escape?

Engineering and Social Justice

Engineering and Social Justice [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1557536066
Author: Caroline Baillie,Alice Pawley,Donna M. Riley
Publisher: Purdue University Press
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Engineering and Social Justice by Caroline Baillie,Alice Pawley,Donna M. Riley Book Resume:

An increasing number of researchers and educators in the field of engineering wish to integrate considerations of social justice into their work and practice. In this volume, an international team of authors, from a range of disciplinary backgrounds, invite scholars to think and teach in new ways that acknowledge the social, as well as technical, impact engineering can have on our world and that open possibilities for social justice movements to help shape engineering and technology. The book examines three areas of an engineering academic's professional role: teaching, research, and community engagement. The contributors take a broad social and ecological justice perspective to critique existing practices and explore alternatives. The result is a handbook for all scholars of engineering who think beyond the technical elements of their field, and an essential reader for anyone who believes in the transformative power of the discipline.

Red Notice

Red Notice [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1476755752
Author: Bill Browder
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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New York Times bestseller THE BOOK THAT EXPLAINS WHY RUSSIANS WANTED TO MEET WITH THE TRUMP CAMPAIGN “Part John Grisham-like thriller, part business and political memoir.” —The New York Times “[Red Notice] does for investing in Russia and the former Soviet Union what Liar’s Poker did for our understanding of Salomon Brothers, Wall Street, and the mortgage-backed securities business in the 1980s. Browder’s business saga meshes well with the story of corruption and murder in Vladimir Putin’s Russia, making Red Notice an early candidate for any list of the year’s best books” (Fortune). This is a story about an accidental activist. Bill Browder started out his adult life as the Wall Street maverick whose instincts led him to Russia just after the breakup of the Soviet Union, where he made his fortune. Along the way he exposed corruption, and when he did, he barely escaped with his life. His Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky wasn’t so lucky: he ended up in jail, where he was tortured to death. That changed Browder forever. He saw the murderous heart of the Putin regime and has spent the last half decade on a campaign to expose it. Because of that, he became Putin’s number one enemy, especially after Browder succeeded in having a law passed in the United States—The Magnitsky Act—that punishes a list of Russians implicated in the lawyer’s murder. Putin famously retaliated with a law that bans Americans from adopting Russian orphans. A financial caper, a crime thriller, and a political crusade, Red Notice is the story of one man taking on overpowering odds to change the world, and also the story of how, without intending to, he found meaning in his life.

The Scroll

The Scroll [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0307729273
Author: Grant R. Jeffrey,Alton L. Gansky
Publisher: WaterBrook
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In a world where faith has been eclipsed by the allure of doubt, The Scroll is a gripping adventure to find a truth worth dying for. Dr. David Chambers, leading archaeologist, has spent his professional career uncovering the facts in the artifacts. His work sets the standard for biblical research in the Holy Land. But surrounded by the evidence, David has sunk into an abyss of doubt. A painful experience with a seemingly unresponsive God has left him without hope and the Old Testament scriptures that used to fill his mind with wonder now drive him to frustration. His unanswered questions have ripped him from both his academic pursuits and, his fiancée, Amber. An old friend and mentor reaches out to David, enticing him with the riches described in the enigmatic Copper Scroll. Losing ground with his peers, his love, and his faith, David Chambers has a choice to make. Will he undertake one final dig to unlock a secret that could alter the course of history? Do the mysteries of the Old Testament hold the key to the political turmoil of the Middle East? One last dig. One final descent into the twisted tunnels of ancient Jerusalem. Will the truth be found among the treasures that lie beneath the holy city?

Criminal Law Reform and Transitional Justice

Criminal Law Reform and Transitional Justice [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1317157893
Author: Lutz Oette
Publisher: Routledge
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Criminal Law Reform and Transitional Justice by Lutz Oette Book Resume:

Sudan has been undergoing profound changes characterized by an uncertain transition from conflict to post-conflict society and the separation of the country in the midst of ongoing human rights concerns. This book examines the nature, policy aspects and interrelationship of Sudanese criminal law and law reform in this context, situating developments in the broader debate of international human rights, rule of law and transitional justice. For the first time, Sudanese, national, regional and international experts and practitioners are brought together to share experiences, combining a range of legal and policy perspectives. The book provides valuable lessons on how relevant standards and experiences can be used to inform criminal law reform in Sudan. It also considers what broader lessons can be drawn for reform initiatives in other societies facing similar challenges. This includes the type of violations that need to be addressed in reforms as a prerequisite for enhanced human rights protection, challenges experienced in this regard, and the contribution of civil society in this process.

Mental Health, Crime and Criminal Justice

Mental Health, Crime and Criminal Justice [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1137453885
Author: Jane Winstone
Publisher: Springer
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Mental Health, Crime and Criminal Justice by Jane Winstone Book Resume:

It has long been known that the pathway through the criminal justice system for those with mental health needs is fraught with difficulty. This interdisciplinary collection explores key issues in mental health, crime and criminal justice, including: offenders' rights; intervention designs; desistance; health-informed approaches to offending and the medical needs of offenders; psychological jurisprudence, and; collaborative and multi-agency practice. This volume draws on the knowledge of professionals and academics working in this field internationally, as well as the experience of service users. It offers a solution-focused response to these issues, and promotes both equality and quality of experience for service users. It will be essential reading for practitioners, scholars and students with an interest in forensic mental health and criminal justice.

Non-Governmental Public Action and Social Justice

Non-Governmental Public Action and Social Justice [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1137309172
Author: J. Howell
Publisher: Springer
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Non-Governmental Public Action and Social Justice by J. Howell Book Resume:

This unique collection explores the different organizational forms, strategies and tactics that activists adopt. The authors examine how established trades unions struggle to reform, how non-governmental public actors negotiate various dilemmas, and the efforts of non-governmental public actors to secure justice.

Memory and Transitional Justice in Argentina and Uruguay

Memory and Transitional Justice in Argentina and Uruguay [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1137269391
Author: Francesca Lessa
Publisher: Springer
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Memory and Transitional Justice in Argentina and Uruguay by Francesca Lessa Book Resume:

This interdisciplinary study explores the interaction between memory and transitional justice in post-dictatorship Argentina and Uruguay and develops a theoretical framework for bringing these two fields of study together through the concept of critical junctures.

Green Gentrification

Green Gentrification [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1317417801
Author: Kenneth A. Gould,Tammy L. Lewis
Publisher: Routledge
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Green Gentrification by Kenneth A. Gould,Tammy L. Lewis Book Resume:

Green Gentrification looks at the social consequences of urban "greening" from an environmental justice and sustainable development perspective. Through a comparative examination of five cases of urban greening in Brooklyn, New York, it demonstrates that such initiatives, while positive for the environment, tend to increase inequality and thus undermine the social pillar of sustainable development. Although greening is ostensibly intended to improve environmental conditions in neighborhoods, it generates green gentrification that pushes out the working-class, and people of color, and attracts white, wealthier in-migrants. Simply put, urban greening "richens and whitens," remaking the city for the sustainability class. Without equity-oriented public policy intervention, urban greening is negatively redistributive in global cities. This book argues that environmental injustice outcomes are not inevitable. Early public policy interventions aimed at neighborhood stabilization can create more just sustainability outcomes. It highlights the negative social consequences of green growth coalition efforts to green the global city, and suggests policy choices to address them. The book applies the lessons learned from green gentrification in Brooklyn to urban greening initiatives globally. It offers comparison with other greening global cities. This is a timely and original book for all those studying environmental justice, urban planning, environmental sociology, and sustainable development as well as urban environmental activists, city planners and policy makers interested in issues of urban greening and gentrification.

The End of Policing

The End of Policing [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1784782912
Author: Alex S. Vitale
Publisher: Verso Books
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The End of Policing by Alex S. Vitale Book Resume:

LOS ANGELES TIMES BESTSELLER The problem is not overpolicing, it is policing itself. Why we need to defund the police and how we get there. Recent weeks have seen an explosion of protest against police brutality and repression. Among activists, journalists and politicians, the conversation about how to respond and improve policing has focused on accountability, diversity, training, and community relations. Unfortunately, these reforms will not produce results, either alone or in combination. The core of the problem must be addressed: the nature of modern policing itself. This book attempts to spark public discussion by revealing the tainted origins of modern policing as a tool of social control. It shows how the expansion of police authority is inconsistent with community empowerment, social justice— even public safety. Drawing on groundbreaking research from across the world, and covering virtually every area in the increasingly broad range of police work, Alex Vitale demonstrates how law enforcement has come to exacerbate the very problems it is supposed to solve. In contrast, there are places where the robust implementation of policing alternatives—such as legalization, restorative justice, and harm reduction—has led to a decrease in crime, spending, and injustice. The best solution to bad policing may be an end to policing.

Mobility Justice

Mobility Justice [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1788730941
Author: Mimi Sheller
Publisher: Verso Books
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Mobility justice is one of the crucial political and ethical issues of our day We are in the midst of a global climate crisis and experiencing the extreme challenges of urbanization. In Mobility Justice, Mimi Sheller makes a passionate argument for a new understanding of the contemporary crisis of movement. Sheller shows how power and inequality inform the governance and control of movement. She connects the body, street, city, nation, and planet in one overarching theory of the modern, perpetually shifting world. Concepts of mobility are examined on a local level in the circulation of people, resources, and information, as well as on an urban scale, with questions of public transport and “the right to the city.” On the planetary level, she demands that we rethink the reality where tourists and other elites are able to roam freely, while migrants and those most in need are abandoned and imprisoned at the borders. Mobility Justice is a new way to understand the deep flows of inequality and uneven accessibility in a world in which the mobility commons have been enclosed. It is a call for a new understanding of the politics of movement and a demand for justice for all.