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- University of Queensland Press 2011; US$ 12.99
Growing up with racism and discrimination compelled former undercover cop and Sicilian immigrant Domenico ?Mick? Cacciola into a life fighting for justice. In this gripping autobiography, Mick?who joined the Queensland Police Force?provides insight into one of Australia?s most notorious eras of police and political corruption. Exposing Mick?s long... more...
- Dundurn 2015; US$ 8.99
From humble beginnings in what is now Bracebridge, Ontario, to his knighthood in England two years before his death in 1919, Sam Steele's life epitomized the themes of personal adventure, service to Crown and country, and the zeal for modernization and social order that characterized nineteenth-century Canada. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 199.00
It is with great pleasure that, as guest co-editors, we bring you this special issue of the International Journal of Gender and Entrepreneurship (IJGE) based on a selection of papers presented at the 6th Diana International Conference. We are fortunate that the papers included in this special issue cover research undertaken in both developed (Australia,... more...
- Lyons Press 2013; US$ 17.99
Tracker. The very word evokes images of buckskin-clad braves crouching over the ground, carefully studying the signs before them?a part of history. But the modern world has not put behind it the need for the earthy business of tracking. Such skills are still routinely used by the military, rescue personnel, and law enforcement, as well as by... more...
- F+W Media 2014; US$ 19.99
Your Disaster Home Defense Plan! If the grid goes down, you cannot rely on traditional law enforcement to protect you from the lawlessness that will take over. Your family's safety will be entirely your responsibility. Are you prepared to defend you and yours in the wake of a major disaster? You will be if you follow the instructions in this book.... more...
- Wharncliffe 2014; US$ 23.99
The story of Fred Wensley, a Somerset gardener who joined the Metropolitan Police in 1888 and retired, forty-one years later as Chief Constable of the CID, is an extraordinary one. After an abortive attempt to catch 'Jack the Ripper' by nailing strips of bicycle tyres to the soles of his boots, Wensley got stuck into arresting the ne'er-do-wells... more...
- M. Evans & Company 2014; US$ 9.99
The fascinating cases of real-life detective Rupert Schindler details 25 cases he solved during the Thirties and Forties. It provides fascinating insights on both Schindler and the era during which he was solving crimes. more...
- University of Queensland Press 2015; US$ 12.99
In the early 1970s, Queensland was a haven for crooks from both sides of the law. It was into this hothouse that Ray Whitrod was controversially appointed as police commissioner in 1970. Just six years later he resigned from the head role of the Queensland Police Force, no longer willing to tolerate the interference of the Bjelke-Petersen government.... more...
- Melbourne University Press 2011; US$ 6.65
Honest and engaging, this memoir reveals Australia's first female chief commissioner's remarkable rise through the police ranks. A police officer for more than 35 years, Christine Nixon shares the pressures of a life in the public eye and coping with difficult aspects of the job, such as losing a colleague in the line of duty. more...
- Melbourne University Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99
All police forces great and small have had incidents of corruption that bedevil the thousands of decent officers who serve the public. Morton and Lobez have illustrated, in several Gangland books, that Australia almost certainly has out-ganged other countries and that in terms of Aussie Stings, Australia cons above its weight. Now they turn their... more...