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Crimes and criminal classes

  • Hangman's Braeby Norman Adams

    Black & White Publishing 2013; US$ 2.90

    Hangman's Brae is a vividly written account of the blood-curdling crimes and brutal forms of punishment of north-east Scotland. The book explores the area's underworld and features the grave-robbers, jail-breakers, rioters and other lawbreakers whose crimes led them to premature deaths at the end of a rope or at the not so delicate hands of The Maiden,... more...

  • Reconstructing Criminality in Latin Americaby Carlos A. Aguirre; Robert Buffington

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 32.99

    The only reader currently available on criminality in Latin America, Reconstructing Criminality in Latin America reconstructs the way in which different Latin American societies have viewed, described, defined, and reacted to criminal behavior. Crime in Latin America is explored in terms of gender, race, class, and criminological theory. The highly... more...

  • Valuing Peopleby Lisa M. Aldisert

    Dearborn Trade Publishing 2002; US$ 27.00

    A knowledge based company's intangible assets are its': people, customers, reputation, intellectual capital, ideas, and time. All of which are the essence of its value. Yet those items don't appear on its balance sheet, explains consultant Lisa M. Aldisert. more...

  • Delivering Home-Based Servicesby Susan Allen; Elizabeth M. Tracy

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 37.99

    Service providers are increasingly called upon to serve clients at home, a setting even a seasoned professional can find difficult to negotiate. From monitoring the health of older populations to managing paroled offenders, preventing child abuse, and reunifying families, home-based services require models that ensure positive outcomes and address... more...

  • Criminals and Victimsby W. David Allen

    Stanford University Press 2011; US$ 55.00

    Criminals and Victims presents an economic analysis of decisions made by criminals and victims of crime before, during, and after a crime or victimization occurs. Its main purpose is to illustrate how the application of analytical tools from economics can help us to understand the causes and consequences of criminal and victim choices, aiding efforts... more...

  • Crime and the Rise of Modern Americaby Kristofer Allerfeldt

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 34.95

    In Crime and the Rise of Modern America , Kristofer Allerfeldt studies the crimes, criminals, and law enforcement that contributed to a uniquely American system of crime and punishment from the end of the Civil War to the eve of World War II to understand how the rapidly-changing technology of transportation, media, and incarceration affected the... more...

  • Verschenkte Potenziale?by Jutta Allmendinger

    Campus Verlag 2010; US$ 14.00

    Beruf und Familie, das geht in Deutschland offenbar noch immer nicht zusammen. Denn 5,6 Millionen Frauen unter 60 Jahren sind nicht erwerbstätig - das sind 28 Prozent. Damit bleibt ein riesiges Potenzial an Wissen und Erfahrung für den Arbeitsmarkt ungenutzt. Den Ursachen dafür geht Jutta Allmendinger auf den Grund und präsentiert dabei eine Vielzahl... more...

  • A Country At War With Itselfby Antony Altbeker

    Jonathan Ball Publishers 2010; US$ 8.75

    Crime is tearing South Africa apart. Whether it is hijacking or rape, a home robbery or a husband's explosion of rage, violence is so common that few lives have been left untouched by it. The result is a society deformed by its fears. Closeted behind locked doors and high walls, panic buttons at the ready, members of the middle class live lives haunted... more...

  • Fruit Of A Poisoned Treeby Antony Altbeker

    Jonathan Ball Publishers 2011; US$ 11.67

    In June 2005, Fred van der Vyver, a young actuary and the son of a wealthy Eastern Cape farming family, was charged with murdering his girlfriend, Inge Lotz, allegedly bludgeoning her to death with a hammer as she lay on a couch in her lounge. The case against Van der Vyver seemed overwhelming. His behaviour at the time of the murder appeared suspicious... more...

  • Bodies, Bullets and Betrayalby Paul Anderson

    Hardie Grant Books 2007; US$ 22.95

    Bodies, Bullets and Betrayal is a collection of true-crime stories that takes you inside some of the most intriguing and violent cases from across the country. Paul Anderson’s position over the last 12 years as a Herald Sun crime reporter gives him the sources and the information on both sides to make this a truly insider’s account. Bodies,... more...