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Caught In The Crossfire

Author : Lawrence Grossberg
ISBN : 9781317262732
Genre : Social Science
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Caught in the Crossfire reveals how the United States has been gradually changing from a society that celebrates childhood into one that is hostile to and afraid of its own children. Today kids are often seen as a threat to our social and moral values. In schools, some behavior is criminalized, and growing numbers of kids find themselves in penal and psychiatric confinement. This breakdown is often too readily attributed to bad parenting, the crisis of the family, or the greed of capitalism. Grossberg offers a new and original understanding of the changes transforming contemporary America, and of the choices Americans face about their future. He documents the relations between economic ideologies and economic realities and explores what is going on in the "culture wars" as well as on the Internet and other new media. Caught in the Crossfire argues that all of these changes and tn struggles, including those involving the state of kids, only make sense as integral parts of a larger transformation to define America's uniqueness and to develop its own sense of modern culture. Part of the Cultural Politics and the Promise of Democracy Series.
Category: Social Science

Caught In The Crossfire

Author : Russell Findlay
ISBN : 9780857902252
Genre : True Crime
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Scotland's deadliest gang war of a generation - the Daniel family versus the Lyons - was sparked by a cocaine theft from a house party which unleashed a decade of murderous violence. Devastation ensued... beatings, slashings, abductions and torture. Homes were firebombed while children slept; witnesses were forced into protection and families ripped apart. Michael Lyons, 21, was slaughtered with British Army guns in a triple shooting at a north Glasgow garage. Daniel enforcer Kevin 'Gerbil' Carroll, 29, had 13 shots pumped into him outside an Asda supermarket. The desecration of the grave of eight-year-old cancer victim Garry Lyons marked a sickening low. Caught in the crossfire were brave residents of Milton, Glasgow, who opposed their community centre being used as a taxpayer-funded gang hut by the Lyons. Against the odds, they won their six-year battle which exposed a murky nexus between police officers, politicians and the underworld. This is the explosive story of how the Daniel-Lyons feud engulfed a community and spread from the mean streets into the corridors of power.
Category: True Crime

Caught In The Crossfire

Author : Thomas David Mason
ISBN : 0742525392
Genre : Social Science
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The puzzle of revolution in the Third World -- Theories of revolution : the evolution of the field -- Dependent development and the crisis of rural stability -- Mobilizing peasant social movements -- The response of the state : reform or repression? -- State repression and the escalation of revolutionary violence -- Win, lose, or draw : how civil wars end -- Reform, repression, and revolution in El Salvador -- Peruvian land reform the rise of Sendero Luminoso -- The future of revolutions in the countryside : globalization, democratization, and peacekeeping.
Category: Social Science

Caught In The Crossfire

Author : Georgia L. Barnes-Payne
ISBN : UOM:39015022887056
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Caught In The Crossfire

Author : Alan Gibbons
ISBN : 9781444004014
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Set in a Northern town, where right-wingers are determined to stir up hatred and racial prejudice, CAUGHT IN THE CROSSFIRE is about six teenagers whose lives are woven together by a series of shocking and tragic events. A British Muslim brother and sister, two Irish brothers who take different sides, and two lads out looking for trouble: all of them get caught in the crossfire. Inspired by the Oldham riots and the events of September 11th, this is a book that needed to be written. It is a chilling account of what is happening in Britain today, but as always Alan Gibbons writes with humour and understanding and is utterly on the wavelength of his many readers.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Caught In The Crossfire

Author : Debbie Barr
ISBN : 0310285615
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Explains how children react to divorce, gives advice on how to help children of different age levels learn to adjust, and looks at problems involving grandparents, money matters, loneliness, and remarriage
Category: Family & Relationships

Caught In The Crossfire

Author : Annette Broadrick
ISBN : 1426880421
Genre : Fiction
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Busted! And in only boxer briefs in the bed of a senator's daughter! Despite no memory of their night together, Jared Crenshaw knew that nothing had happened. Heck, Lindsey Russell was still wearing a neck-to-toe nightgown. And Jared knew that had he tasted this woman's passion, not even amnesia could make him forget. Still, there was the appearance of a Texas-size scandal…. So, Jared married Lindsey to do right by her. And their first time in the marriage bed confirmed what Jared suspected: he'd never been with this woman because she'd never been with any man. Clearly, he'd been set up, albeit sweetly so. Now, it was simply a matter of figuring out who…and why.
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Colton 911 Caught In The Crossfire

Author : Linda O. Johnston
ISBN : 9781488041525
Genre : Fiction
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From hunting cattle rustlers To being hunted by a killer Investigating cattle rustlers seems like a typical day on the job for Deputy Sheriff Casey Colton. But when ranch hand Melody Hayworth insists on working the case with him, he’s reluctant to involve a civilian. Fighting their growing bond while tracking lawbreakers proves no easy task. And as Casey and Melody stumble across a corpse, they’re caught in a criminal’s crosshairs. The deputy’s new mission? Protect Melody and find the killer before it’s too late.
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Caught In The Crossfire

Author : David Drake
ISBN : 0671878824
Genre : Fiction
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Contains two previously published novels, Counting the Cost and The Warrior, and two short stories, along with a new novella that follows the exploits of ruthless mercenary Alois Hammer and his armored regiment for hire. Original.
Category: Fiction

Caught In The Crossfire

Author : Hiroko Miura
ISBN : 9784596688187
Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
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