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- John Blake 2005; US$ 5.99
Meet the hardest men in Britain—minders, villains, gangsters, bodyguards, SAS hitmen, murderers, and terrorists. In this awesome follow-up to the hugely successful Hard Bastards and Hard Bastards 2, Kate Kray, who was married to Ronnie Kray, gets the answers to questions nobody else would dare to ask. We learn the truth about what drives some... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2006; US$ 8.74
When a GBP 1 million construction deal starts to go pear shaped, and a London heavy mob working for the opposition ransack his house, Stephen Moyle is out for revenge. In a tale of violence and adventure via the North of England and Canada, Stephen recounts the events that led to a 3 and a half year jail term and his eventual sectioning. Having taken... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 129.00
?Female offenders are often perceived as victims who commit crimes as a self-defense mechanism or as criminal deviants whose actions strayed from typical womanly behavior. Such cultural norms for violence exist in our gendered society and there has been scholarly debate about how male and female offenders are perceived and how this perception... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 129.00
Flooding is one of the most devastating natural hazards in the world. Available records suggest that both flood frequency and severity are on the rise which is likely to worsen in the context of climate change. As population, infrastructure and poverty grow rapidly in developing countries, particularly urban agglomerations of 10 million... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 29.95
Männer, die Täter - Frauen, die Opfer beschreibt diese geschlechterpolarisierende Gegenüberstellung angemessen die Realität eines so komplexen sozialen Phänomens wie es Gewalthandeln darstellt? Auf Basis der Daten der im Auftrag der evangelischen und katholischen Männerarbeit durchgeführten und im Jahr 2009... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
Criminal psychology, and its relationship to the practice of law, has become a topic of major significance over the last three decades. Psychologists play a key role in modern criminal investigation and are central to crime reduction measures such as offender profiling, delinquency prevention and tackling fear of crime. Contributors from North America,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95
This book provides a useful overview of the latest research into the interaction between psychology and the courts. Leading scholars and practitioners review recent research and practice in a number of principal areas: * adolescents in the legal system * the role of juries * competency to stand trial * conditional release * eyewitness evidence and... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 179.95
Most studies on honor killing look at it as an extension of Islamic beliefs. This book takes a different approach in that the concept does not arise from any religious text, but rather is a result of a community that is utterly patriarchal in its social orientation. The oppression of women is not mandated by any religion, but rather it is a result... more...
- Prometheus Books 2010; US$ 11.99
The popularity of television shows and movies like Profiler, CSI, and The Silence of the Lambs has made the concept of criminal profiling familiar to most Americans. Though such dramas follow the general approach of real-life criminal investigative analysis, artistic license often results in a simplistic and sensationalistic image of the complex work... more...
- Charles C Thomas 1973; US$ 18.95
This manual, one of the first references published on the subject, provides facts that furnish indisputable evidence that the presence of an efficient palmprint system is a necessary and an integral part of the modern-day identification bureau. Aspects of coding, taking, searching, and filing as well as a unique method of coding deltas and loop core... more...