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  • A Country At War With Itselfby Antony Altbeker

    Jonathan Ball Publishers 2010; US$ 8.75

    Crime is tearing South Africa apart. Whether it is hijacking or rape, a home robbery or a husband's explosion of rage, violence is so common that few lives have been left untouched by it. The result is a society deformed by its fears. Closeted behind locked doors and high walls, panic buttons at the ready, members of the middle class live lives... more...

  • Gypsy Janeby Jane Lee; David Jarvis

    John Blake 2012; US$ 7.99

    Gypsy Jane Lee moved through the London underworld like a force of nature. Hardened criminals feared and respected her in equal measure as she made a reputation as the hardest and most dangerous female criminal in Britain. Gypsy Jane stood toe-to-toe with some of the most dangerous men in the land and won. Her blood-soaked march through the criminal... more...

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

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 279.00

    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...

  • Wohnen und Pflege im Alterby Katrin Stäheli Haas; Der Schweizerische Beobachter; Käthi Zeugin; Focus Grafik GmbH; Krisztina Faller

    Beobachter-Edition 2012; US$ 35.99

    Leben im Altersheim oder zu Hause? Pflege durch Angehörige oder Profis? Der neue Beobachter-Ratgeber enthält alle Informationen, die es braucht, um die richtigen Entscheide zu treffen. 1,3 Millionen Menschen in der Schweiz sind betagt — und diese Zahl wird in den nächs­ten Jahren ansteigen. Die meisten möchten möglichst lange in den eigenen vier Wän­den... more...

  • Strafrechtliche Aspekte von Corporate Governanceby Hans-Christian Keßler

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2012; US$ 63.73

    Hauptbeschreibung Wirtschaftsstrafrechtliche Sachverhalte sind spätestens seit der Wirtschaftskrise 2007/2008 in aller Munde. In der Praxis stellen sie die Strafverfolgungsbehörden immer wieder vor neue Herausforderungen. Die strafrechtlichen Risiken im Zusammenhang mit dem deutschen Corporate Governance System wurden bislang nur vergleichsweise... more...

  • Gangland Sydneyby James Morton; Susanna Lobez

    Melbourne University Press 2011; US$ 11.33

    Gangland Sydney details the exploits of an unforgettable cast of villains, crooks and mobsters who have defined the criminal and gangland scene in Sydney from the mid-1800s to the present day.In this compelling book, Britain’s top true crime author James Morton and barrister and legal broadcaster Susanna Lobez track the rise and fall of Sydney’s standover... more...

  • Thinking About Crimeby James Wilson

    Basic Books 2013; US$ 12.50

    As crime rates inexorably rose during the tumultuous years of the 1970s, disputes over how to handle the violence sweeping the nation quickly escalated. James Q. Wilson redefined the public debate by offering a brilliant and provocative new argument—that criminal activity is largely rational and shaped by the rewards and penalties it offers—and forever... more...

  • Crime and Justice in Indiaby N Prabha Unnithan

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 59.95

    Criminology and criminal justice is in its infancy in India. This book attempts to examine India's crime problem in detail and document if and how its criminal justice system has responded to emerging challenges and opportunities. The objective is to move beyond mere observations and thoughtful opinions, and make contributions that are the next steps... more...

  • Financial Fraudby Balvinder Sandhu

    Marshall Cavendish 2013; US$ 15.99

    It has been said that the love of money is the root of all evil. This is only too true as we profile cases involving money matters. Tricksters are quick to prey on Man’s desire to have more money that is why sleights of hand and ponzi schemes succeed. Even senior finance managers often succumb to greed and lust, betraying their employer’s... more...

  • Social Work With Adultsby Georgina Koubel

    McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 46.00

    A definitive textbook on adult services, bringing the topic alive for students with a perspective and depth of understanding. more...