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

    Springer 2012; US$ 279.00

    The Handbook of Asian Criminology aims to be a key reference for international scholars with an interest in the broad theme of international criminology in general, and the Asian region in particular. Contextualization is a key theme in this book. The role of context is often underemphasized in international criminology, so the Handbook of Asian Criminology... 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...

  • Psycho Stephenby Stephen Moyle; Stephen Richards

    John Blake 2006; US$ 9.99

    When a £1 million construction deal starts to go pear shaped, and a London heavy mob working for the opposition ransack his house, Stephen Moyle is out for revenge. In a tale of violence and adventure via the North of England and Canada, Stephen recounts the events that led to a three and a half year jail term and his eventual sectioning. Having... more...

  • Cassby Cass Pennant

    John Blake 2008; US$ 7.99

    Cass Pennant is a man who lets his fists do the talking. One of the hardest men in Britain, he lives his life on the edge of the law, giving respect where respect is due and dishing out terrible retribution upon anyone who dares to cross him. In this stunning autobiography he tells the amazing stories of how he once saved the life of World Boxing... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...