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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 23.24

    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$ 44.95

    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...

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

    Lexington Books 2002; US$ 38.99

    This book is an excellent resource in examining the influence that community control can have on crime. more...

  • Persönlichkeitsprofile von Wirtschaftsstraftäternby Lothar Müller

    Richard Boorberg Verlag 2014; US$ 24.81

    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$ 3.99

    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...

  • Crime and Everyday Lifeby Marcus K. Felson; Rachel Boba Santos

    SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 46.00

    Crime and Everyday Life, Fourth Edition , provides an illuminating glimpse into roots of criminal behavior, explaining how crime can touch us all in both small and large ways. This innovative text shows how opportunity is a necessary condition for crime to occur, while exploring realistic ways to reduce or eliminate crime and criminal behavior by... more...

  • Tatort Mittelalterby Malte Heidemann; Franziska Schäfer

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2014; US$ 51.88

    Hexen und Ketzer auf dem Scheiterhaufen, Raubritter und Straßenräuber, Tod am Galgen, Bauernaufstände und Machtkämpfe am Königshof ? das ist unser Bild der dunklen Seiten des Mittelalters. Malte Heidemann und Franziska Schäfer stellen prominente Kriminalfälle des Hoch- und Spätmittelalters vor: darunter die spektakuläre und hochpolitische Entführung... more...