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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
Three decades of rapid industrialization until the lifting of martial law in 1987, with little or no concern for the environment, have made Taiwan?s environmental degradation a serious problem. In the past twenty years, Taiwan has seen a surge of environmental organizations, which to a certain degree have enjoyed a remarkable success in fighting polluting... more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 19.99
Criminologist Nicole Rafter analyzes the source of the appeal of crime films, and their role in popular culture. She argues that crime films both reflect and shape our ideas about fundamental social, economic and political issues. more...
- NYU Press 2008; US$ 22.95
What is the relationship between criminality and biology? Nineteenth-century phrenologists insisted that criminality was innate, a trait inherent in the offender?s brain matter. While they were eventually repudiated as pseudo-scientists and self-deluded charlatans, today the pendulum has swung back. Both criminologists and biologists have begun to... more...
- Grosvenor House Publishing 2013; US$ 10.92
“Standing on the Shoulders of Giants? is the first book from Frank Rafters. In it, the author chooses his greatest ever Celtic team (1888-1960) and, in doing so, tells of some of the greatest figures in the Football Club?s remarkable history. The life story of the gentleman, who was until recently Celtic?s oldest surviving ex-player (William Boland... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 64.95
The Origins of Criminology: A Reader is a collection of nineteenth-century texts from the key originators of the practice of criminology ? selected, introduced, and with commentaries by the leading scholar in this area, Nicole Rafter. This book presents criminology as a unique field of study that took root in a context in which urbanization, immigration,... more...
- Original Writing 2013; US$ 72.00
Although the office of President of Ireland has attracted a great deal of public attention, especially since the election of Mary Robinson in 1990, the presidency has been the subject of little analysis. This gap in our knowledge of Irish politics is filled by this timely collection, which brings together a set of studies that explore the political... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 27.95
The unique story of Wall Street legend Joe Grano?six defining moments in courage, leadership, and determination that will inspire readers of every age, and at every stage in life From Vietnam to 9/11, from the market crash of '87 to today's financial crisis, Wall Street legend Joe Grano has weathered the most defining crises of the last forty years.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 68.95
More than 50 years of scholarly attention to the intersection of language and education have resulted in a rich body of literature on the role of vernacular language varieties in the classroom. This field of work can be bewildering in its size and variety, drawing as it does on the diverse methods, theories, and research paradigms of fields such as... more...