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- Hay House 2012; US$ 24.95 US$ 18.35
Rita Gigante grew up in a world swirling with secrets, lies, and multiple sins. Her father, notorious Mafia boss Vincent the Chin Gigante, was the leader of the Genovese crime clan and the head of all five New York crime families for decades. But until she was 16, she was kept in the dark about his underworld activities. She unknowingly... more...
- New Horizon Press 2012; US$ 22.95
Jane Wells was trapped in a nightmare. The man she married was an abusive, philandering maniac. The courts knew this, but because of a Kentucky law that forbids pregnant women to divorce, she was forced to endure a living hell. After Jane gave birth to her daughter, she entered a battered women's shelter, filed charges against Michael, and sued for... more...
- Manchester University Press 2010; US$ 95.00
This book is about the lives of refugee women in Britain and France. Who are they? Where do they come from? What happens to them when they arrive, while they wait for a decision on their claim for asylum, and after the decision, whether positive or negative?It shows how laws and processes designed to meet the needs of men fleeing political persecution... more...
- Atlantic Books 2013; US$ 11.65
In 1993, teenagers Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin, and Jessie Misskelley, Jr. - who have come to be known as the West Memphis Three - were arrested for the murders of three eight-year-old boys in Arkansas. The ensuing trial was marked by tampered evidence, false testimony, and public hysteria. Baldwin and Misskelley were sentenced to life in prison,... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 44.99
Mit Ausweitung der Telekommunikationstechnologien hat sich das Kommunikationsverhalten der Menschen gešndert und damit ist auch der Missbrauch gestiegen. Die Bandbreite reicht von Cyberstalking, -mobbing bis hin zur Computerkriminalitšt. Edith Huber stellt zum einen die Frage, ob durch das Aufkommen der neuen Telekommunikationstechnologien ein sozialer... more...
- SensePublishers 2012; US$ 49.99
From ?Duck and Cover? in the 1950s, when American schoolchildren were instructed to hide beneath their desks in the event of nuclear attack to contemporary campaigns against pandemic flu, education campaigns have been used to prepare the general public for apocalyptic events. Governments have made use of various media from films, leaflets and television... more...
- Northeastern University Press 2013; US$ 16.99
A chronicle of the daring, meticulously planned, and ingenious high-stakes heists (including the second Brinks robbery in Boston) pulled off by mastermind thief Phil Cresta, a career criminal who was also a master at outwitting police and the FBI more...
- Birlinn 2012; US$ 8.44
This book reveals a shocking and sensational story: the mafia and the huge syndicates it controls have infiltrated the government in Italy, the US, the highest levels of the Catholic Church, and in modern times, are even implicated in the murder of an American president and the pope. At lower levels of criminality the mafia is omnipresent - from prostitution,... more...