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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 22.68
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 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...
- 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...
- Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2014; US$ 49.76
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...