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No Ordinary Stalking: a look at organized stalking and electronic harassment

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Organized stalking is carried out by an enthusiastic and structured group that has cruel intentions: stalk, harass, injure, financially ruin, and mentally crumple human prey until incapacitation occurs. What sets this crime apart is that innocents are picked off…
Gavin de Becker's The Gift of Fear Survival Signals That Protect Us From Violence , Summary

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This is a Summary of The Gift of Fear: Survival Signals That Protect Us From Violence by Gavin de Becker True fear is a gift. Unwarranted fear is a curse. Learn how to tell the difference. A date won't take "no" for an answer. The new nanny gives a mother an…
Matthew Desmond's EVICTED: Poverty and Profit in the American City , Summary

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This is a Summary of Matthew Desmond’s New York Times Bestseller: EVICTED Poverty and Profit in the American City From Harvard sociologist and MacArthur "Genius" Matthew Desmond, a landmark work of scholarship and reportage that will forever change the way we…
The Tribune Saga: A Leveraged Buyout, an Insatiable Wall Street and a Bankruptcy Odyssey

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Real estate tycoon Sam Zell had big ideas for Tribune Co. when he took control of the media conglomerate in late 2007 through an $8.2 billion leveraged buyout. But the iconic company, parent of the Chicago Tribune , filed for bankruptcy less than a year later.…
Guantánamo. Diez años.
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|January 16, 2012

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Diez años después de la fundación de la prisión de Guantánamo, Emma Reverter realiza un lúcido reportaje sobre el centro de detenciones más tristemente conocido de la actualidad. La polémica prisión estadounidense en la bahía de Guantánamo, Cuba, fue creada por…
Sleuthing the Truth In the Media
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|August 28, 2012

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Sleuthing the Truth in the Media was written for all media consumers who thirst for honest and factual information in mass communications. Straight forward, accessible, relevant for all who are interested in accuracy, Sleuthing the Truth in the Media supports the…
Dalit Women Speak Out: Caste, Class and Gender Violence in India

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“Women always face violence from men. Equality is only preached, but not put into practice. Dalit women face more violence every day, and they will continue to do so until society changes and accepts them as equals.” — Bharati from Andra Pradesh The right to…
Bent Hope: A Street Journal
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|March 15, 2008

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The winner of 3 book awards as best book in it's category, Bent Hope was born out of Tim Huff’s first twenty years of unique and extensive work among homeless and street-involved youth and adults, in one of North America’s largest urban centres—Toronto, Canada.…
Just Managing?: What it Means for the Families of Austerity Britain

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The 'just about managing'. 'Hardworking families'. 'Alarm-clock Britain'. In recent years British political discourse has been filled with these slogans, as politicians claim to speak on behalf of families who are in work, but struggling to get by. This book…
Voci Dal Silenzio: Incontri sulla violenza di genere

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A volte c’è un confine sottile tra amore e odio, così sottile che troppo spesso viene valicato. E a pagarne le conseguenze sono le donne. Mogli, fidanzate, ex-compagne e sorelle sono ancora oggi vittime di una violenza massacrante. Un fenomeno che sembra…
The Web as History: Using Web Archives to Understand the Past and the Present

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The World Wide Web has now been in use for more than 20 years. From early browsers to today’s principal source of information, entertainment and much else, the Web is an integral part of our daily lives, to the extent that some people believe ‘if it’s not online,…
International Development: Illusions and realities
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|September 8, 2016

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The idea of reducing poverty and inequality and improving health, education, and job opportunities around the world is beyond criticism. Yet, the reality of development can often be confusion, contradiction, deceit, and corruption. This fully updated third…