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  • 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...

  • Gangland Sydneyby James Morton; Susanna Lobez

    Melbourne University Press 2011; Not Available

    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$ 17.99

    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...

  • Rotherham Murdersby Margaret Drinkall

    Wharncliffe 2011; US$ 8.99

    Set in a social backdrop of recovery from two world wars, Margaret Drinkall's Rotherham Murders concentrates on killings that took place in and around the town during the first fifty years of the twentieth century. Most of her cases have not been written about in recent years, but are now investigated and told by a modern crime historian. Read... more...

  • Foul Deeds and Suspicious Deaths in Coventryby David McGrory

    Wharncliffe 2004; US$ 8.99

    Foul Deeds and Suspicious Deaths in Coventry takes the reader on a sinister journey from medieval times to the twentieth century, meeting villains, cut-throats, traitors, witches, martyrs and suicidal lovers along the way. David McGrory records crime and punishment in the city in all its shocking variety. Among the many awful episodes he recalls are... more...

  • Dead Endby Jeanne King

    M. Evans & Company 2002; US$ 20.99

    The focus of this book is the trial and conviction of Sante and Kenneth Kimes for the bizarre murder of Irene Silverman, whose New York mansion they were attempting to steal. more...

  • The Real George Freemanby Tony Reeves

    Hybrid Publishers 2013; US$ 9.99

    Sin City, 1970s. Crooked cops take the cream off the top of crime profits. Judges frequent illegal gambling dens. The winners of races are known before the horses have run. Heroin floods the streets, And the fight for the control of the trade sees men being gunned down left and right. This is the world of George Freeman. Often portrayed as a charming... more...

  • Fleeced!by David Craig; Matthew Elliot

    Constable & Robinson 2013; US$ 13.11

    Over the past decade some £3 trillion - equivalent to £50,000 for every person in Britain - has been taken from us by the ruling elites. Half was wasted in a splurge of poorly-managed public spending in the 'boom', while the other half evaporated in the 'bust' - siphoned off by city bonuses, vaporised by a collapse in pension savings and extorted... more...

  • The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Criminologyby Liqun Cao; Ivan Y. Sun; Bill Hebenton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 220.00

    The book presents a coherent and systematic guide to the current state-of-the-art research and theory in criminology in China and Greater China and will be of interest to those engaged with crime and criminal justice and Asian Studies.   more...