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- Policy Press 2010; US$ 26.00
This timely book explores the debates surrounding the legalisation of drugs, examining the alternatives and their implications for individuals and society. It will be essential reading for students and academics in criminology, sociology and social policy, as well as policy makers, practitioners and the general public. more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 37.68
Christoph Seidler's book discusses how bilateral donors perform in fighting corruption. In order to do so, a rationalist perspective is taken. The author argues that donors perform well in fighting corruption when they cooperate - in forming an international regime. Based on three documents of OECD/DAC, possible principles, rules and norms of such... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2003; US$ 8.99
In 1995, journalist Frank Owen began researching a story on "Special K," a new designer drug that fueled the after-midnight club scene. He went to buy and sample the drug at the internationally-notorious Limelight, a decrepit church converted into a Manhattan disco, where pulse-pounding music, gender-bending dancers, and uninhibited sideshows attracted... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 28.99
This book provides a concise but comprehensive review of the full range of classic and contemporary theories of crime. With separate chapters on the nature and use of criminological theory as well as theoretical application, the authors render the difficult task of explaining crime more understandable to the introductory student. All of the main theories... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 21.99
From left-wing 9/11 conspiracy theorists to right-wing Obama-hating "birthers"?a sobering, eyewitness look at how America's marketplace of ideas is fracturing into a multitude of tiny, radicalized boutiques?each peddling its own brand of paranoia Throughout most of our nation's history, the United States has been bound together by a shared... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2008; US$ 19.99
Neil seemed like a dream come true for Rachel: a handsome, impeccably mannered, success-oriented Englishman, the fairytale husband she had dreamed of meeting. By the time Neil and Rachel Entwistle were husband and wife, living the good life in a New England town, it was too late to guess the truth: that beneath Neil?s good looks and manners was... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00
In 2008 veteran journalist Evan Wright, acclaimed for his New York Times bestselling book Generation Kill and co-writer of the Emmy-winning HBO series it spawned , began a series of conversations with super-criminal Jon Roberts, star of the fabulously successful documentary Cocaine Cowboys. Those conversations would last three years, during... more...
- Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2004; US$ 14.99
Cet ouvrage est consacré au parcours de vie des usagers réguliers et fréquents de cocaïne. Plus spécifiquement, les auteurs se sont fixés deux objectifs. Un premier consiste à mieux comprendre la trajectoire des consommateurs coutumiers de cocaïne en analysant les dynamiques qui sous-tendent ce processus. Ceci fait, il est alors possible d?approfondir... more...
- Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2001; US$ 9.99
La violence et la peur font tellement partie de nos vies que, parfois, elles se confondent avec elles. Elles s?insinuent aussi bien dans le social que dans l?individuel et déterminent l?histoire de l?un et de l?autre. Le crime, quant à lui, semble d?être devenu un acte privilégié non seulement pour dire la violence, mais aussi pour vivre la peur.... more...