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  • Handbook of Research Methods in Migrationby Carlos Vargas-Silva

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 60.00

    Covering both qualitative and quantitative topics, the expert contributors in this Handbook explore fundamental issues of scientific logic, methodology and methods to practical applications of different techniques and approaches in migration research. The chapters of this interdisciplinary Handbook maintain an introductory level of discussion on migration... more...

  • Profiling and Serial Crimeby Wayne Petherick

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    The third edition of Profiling and Serial Crime illustrates the promise, purposes, and pitfalls of behavioral profiling in the investigation of serial crime, and provides a theoretical and practical foundation for students. Part one, on profiling, examines inductive and deductive reasoning, profiling methods (including geographic profiling), metacognition,... more...

  • The Criminal Imbecileby Henry H. Goddard

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Although the title isn't exactly politically correct in this day and age, Henry Goddard's in-depth study of low-intelligence and developmentally disabled murderers certainly stands up to the test of time. In three detailed case studies, Goddard classifies the characteristics of different types of developmentally disabled criminals and posits... more...

  • Criminal Justice Handbook on Masculinity, Male Agression, and Sexualityby Carmen M. Cusack

    Charles C Thomas 2015; US$ 45.95

    Criminal Justice Handbook on Masculinity, Male Aggression, and Sexuality discusses masculinity as a social construct, an ideal, and an impediment for males and females. The book explores how the law equalizes, protects, bridles, and enforces masculinity while dealing with crime, which often exploits and exaggerates masculinity. Among the topics addressed... more...

  • Handbook on the Economics of Crimeby Bruce L. Benson; Paul R. Zimmermann

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 60.00

    While few economists analyzed criminal behaviour and the criminal justice process before Gary Becker's seminal 1968 paper, an enormous body of economic research on crime has since been produced. This insightful and comprehensive Handbook reviews and extends much of this important resulting research. The Handbook on the Economics of Crime provides... more...

  • Dr. Todby Nicholas Kulish; Souad Mekhennet; Rita Seuß

    C.H. Beck 2015; US$ 18.30

    Man nannte ihn ?Doktor Tod? und ?Schlächter von Mauthausen?. Der SS-Arzt Dr. Aribert Heim war über Jahrzehnte der meistgesuchte NS-Verbrecher. 2009 gelang es den Journalisten Nicholas Kulish und Souad Mekhennet, seine Hinterlassenschaft in Kairo aufzuspüren. In ihrem spannend geschriebenen Buch verweben sie die Geschichte von Leben und Flucht Heims... more...

  • Yakuzaby David E. Kaplan; Alec Dubro

    University of California Press 2003; US$ 15.95

    Known for their striking full-body tattoos and severed fingertips, Japan's gangsters comprise a criminal class eighty thousand strong--more than four times the size of the American Mafia. Despite their criminal nature, the yakuza are accepted by fellow Japanese to a degree guaranteed to shock most Westerners. more...

  • Cosa Nostraby John Dickie

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 26.95

    The story of the mafia is not just what we see Tony Soprano and his boys doing on Sunday nights. In this vivid, gripping history of "cosa nostra," a noted historian of Italian culture uses startling new research to reveal what the mafia is and always has been: a secret society whose power is based on murder. 16 pages of photos. more...

  • The Criminal Triadby William M. Harmening

    Charles C Thomas 2010; US$ 47.95

    What is it that compels a person to choose a life of crime and deviancy over one of responsibility and social conformity? To understand exactly how and why that choice is ultimately made, we must turn to the discipline of psychology. The author presents and then deconstructs his own unique formulation of the internal deterrence system, and looks specifically... more...

  • Serial Crimeby Wayne Petherick; Wayne Petherick

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 72.95

    Serial Crime: Theoretical and Practical Issues in Behavioral Profiling examines serial predatory behavior and is comprised of two main parts. The first section deals with behavioral profiling, and covers a variety of critical issues from profiling?s history and the theoretical schools of thought to its treatment in the mainstream media. The second... more...