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  • 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...

  • Social Inclusion and Integrated Service Delivery: Children's Centres and Ethnic Minoritiesby Ricarda Röleke

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 22.08

    Hauptbeschreibung It is widely acknowledged that family factors have a decisive impact on children's opportunities in life. Following its landslide victory in 1997, New Labour initiated Sure Start, a cross-departmental programme intended to combat child poverty and social inequality by providing comprehensive family-centred services to children in... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 225.00

    As the world?s second largest economy, China has made great progress in developing criminology. The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Criminology aims to be a key reference point to summarize the large body of literature in both Chinese and English about various aspects of crime and its control in China for international scholars with an interest... more...

  • Square Mile Bobbiesby Stephen Wade

    The History Press 2013; US$ 18.94

    Square Mile Bobbies is a history and casebook of the City of London Police between 1839, when the force was first established after general recognistion that London was not being policed effectively, and the Second World War. During this time the City Police were involved in a succession of major cases, from the attempted assassination of the Rothschilds... more...

  • Neighborhoods and Crimeby Jr. Robert J. Bursik; Harold G. Grasmick

    Lexington Books 2002; US$ 38.99

    Chapter 1 Table of Contents Chapter 2 Preface Chapter 3 1 Basic Issues Chapter 4 2 The Criminal Behavior of Neighborhood Residents Chapter 5 3 Neighborhood Opportunities for Criminal Behavior Chapter 6 4 Neighborhood Dynamics and the Fear of Crime Chapter 7 5 The Neighborhood Context of Gang Behavior Chapter 8 6 Neighborhood-Based Responses to Crime:... more...

  • Persönlichkeitsprofile von Wirtschaftsstraftäternby Lothar Müller

    Richard Boorberg Verlag 2014; US$ 23.16

    Der erste Band der neuen Schriftenreihe der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Kriminalistik (DGfK) behandelt im Rahmen einer Pilotstudie die Frage, ob es spezifische Persönlichkeitsprofile von Wirtschaftsstraftätern gibt. Ausgehend von ausgewählten soziologischen, psychologischen und kriminalistisch-kriminologischen Studien, entwickelte der Autor ein Programm,... more...

  • A Grim Almanac of South Yorkshireby Kevin Turton

    The History Press 2010; US$ 4.36

    A Grim Almanac of South Yorkshire is a collection of stories from the county's past, some bizarre, some fascinating, some macabre, but all equally absorbing. Revealed here are the dark corners of the county, where witches, body snatchers, highwaymen and murderers, in whatever guise, have stalked. Accompanying the cast of gruesome characters are old... more...