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  • Betting on Famineby Jean Ziegler

    New Press, The 2013; US$ 26.95

    Few know that world hunger was very nearly eradicated in our lifetimes. In the past five years, however, widespread starvation has suddenly reappeared, and chronic hunger is a major issue on every continent. In an extensive investigation of this disturbing shift, Jean Ziegler?one of the world?s leading food experts?lays out in clear and accessible... more...

  • 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...

  • Strafrechtliche Aspekte von Corporate Governanceby Hans-Christian Keßler

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2012; US$ 74.29

    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; 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...