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  • Outlaw Tales of Coloradoby Jan Murphy

    TwoDot 2012; US$ 13.99

    Massacres, mayhem, and mischief fill the pages of Outlaw Tales of Colorado , with compelling legends of the Centennial State's most despicable desperadoes. Ride with horse thieves and cattle rustlers, duck the bullets of murderers, plot strategies with con artists, and hiss at lawmen turned outlaws. more...

  • Devil Made Me Do It!by Juliet Haines Mofford

    Globe Pequot Press 2011; US$ 13.99

    Discover the antics of New England?s original criminals?and how the courts punished them for their misdeeds. more...

  • The Life and Times of Lepke Buchalterby Paul R. Kavieff

    Barricade Books 2006; US$ 9.99

    Louis Lepke Buchalter was the most powerful and ruthless organized crime boss in the history of the U.S. underworld. A business genius with a penchant for murder, his rackets penetrated the garment, banking, and flour trucking industries in New York. more...

  • The Handbook of Criminological Theoryby Alex R. Piquero

    Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00 US$ 169.00

    An indispensable resource for all levels, this handbook provides up-to-date, in-depth summaries of the most important theories in criminology. Provides original, cutting-edge, and in-depth summaries of the most important theories in criminology Covers the origins and assumptions behind each theory, explores current debates and research, points... more...

  • The Abolition Of Libertyby Peter Hitchens

    Atlantic Books 2015; US$ 11.65

    <p><b>'It's fair to say that Peter Hitchens remains one of the most misrepresented figures in the British media... Hitchens is in reality one of the most thought-provoking and intelligent commentators on life in contemporary </b><b>Britain</b><b>' Neil Clark, <i>Spectator</i> </b></p><p>From... more...

  • The Rise of True Crime: 20th-Century Murder and American Popular Cultureby Jean Murley

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 64.00

    During the 1950s and 1960s True Detective magazine developed a new way of narrating and understanding murder. It was more sensitive to context, gave more psychologically sophisticated accounts, and was more willing to make conjectures about the unknown thoughts and motivations of killers than others had been before. This turned out to be the start... more...

  • Rural Crime and Community Safetyby Vania A Ceccato

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Crime is often perceived as an urban issue rather than a problem that occurs in rural areas, but how far is this view tenable? This book explores the relationship between crime and community in rural areas and addresses the notion of safety as part of the community dynamics in such areas. Rural Crime and Community Safety makes a significant contribution... more...

  • Handbook of Asian Criminologyby Jianhong Liu; Bill Hebenton; Susyan Jou

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 279.68

    This up-to-date book examines the broad concepts of international criminology, and covers the Asian region in particular. Includes an examination of country- and region-specific attitudes toward crime and punishment. more...

  • Violent Crimeby Darnell F. Hawkins

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 44.00 US$ 36.08

    An exploration of the extent and causes of racial and ethnic differences in violent crime. more...

  • The Criminal Careerby Britta Kyvsgaard

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 84.00 US$ 68.88

    In this 2002 book, Britta Kyvsgaard examines the life circumstances and criminal behavior patterns of career criminals in Denmark. more...