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- Robert Hale 2014; US$ 7.28
The Water Doctor's Daughters is the fascinating tale of Dr James Marsden, a wealthy nineteenth-century homeopathist and water-cure practitioner, and his troubled family life. Though Marsden's children grew up knowing some of the most famous personalities of the day, including Charles Darwin and Alfred Tennyson, they were severely emotionally deprived.... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 14.92
Sie erhitzen die Gemüter, bieten attraktiven Stoff für die Medien und fordern Politik und Justiz heraus. Skandale beschäftigen den Obstverkäufer genauso wie den Journalisten und den Politiker. Rücktritte, Titelaberkennungen und "Shitstorms" sind jedoch nur eine Seite der Medaille: Skandale erfüllen auch eine wichtige gesellschaftliche Funktion.... more...
- Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 165.06
Ein am Strafzweck der Prävention ausgerichtetes Strafrecht Sinne führt entgegen der oft geäußerten Befürchtung nicht automatisch zu mehr Verboten und harter Bestrafung. Die erforderliche rechtsstaatliche Begrenzung leistet der verfassungsrechtliche Grundsatz der Verhältnismäßigkeit. Wie der Verfasser zeigt, erweist sich dieser gegenüber dem klassischen... more...
- John Blake 2014; US$ 7.99
Eddie Maher used to spend every day guarding big bags of someone else?s cash. He?d always dreamed about the big house and the sporty car, and working for Securicor wasn?t getting him anywhere fast. But all that was to change. The siren song of temptation proved too much. So one day, "Fast" Eddie Maher decided it was his time to live the dream. He reached... more...
- Marshall Cavendish 2014; US$ 16.99
On 15 September 2003, two Singaporean students at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Tony Tan Poh Chuan and Tay Chow Lyang, were brutally murdered in their apartment. More than eight months later, their housemate and fellow Singaporean, Ram Tiwary, was arrested for their murders. Although Ram proclaimed innocence, he was found guilty in 2006... more...
- Lyons Press 2013; US$ 17.99
A vain man of good looks but no family ties to the Mob, Vincent ?Vinny Gorgeous? Basciano worked his way up to acting boss of the Bonanno crime family, becoming its leader when official boss Joseph Massino went to prison in 2003. When the Mafia was crawling with secret operatives and informants caving to government pressure to flip, Basciano steadfastly... more...
- Pocket Books 2007; US$ 20.95
Victor Woods enjoyed a distinctly privileged childhood. Born to an affluent Chicago family -- the son of a Fortune 500 executive and a dedicated schoolteacher -- Woods attended all the best schools, and was never in want for anything. He lived safe in the bosom of a loving home. But like so many African Americans who came of age in post-segregation... more...
- Steerforth Press 2008; US$ 16.95
In this bold and suspenseful true-crime story, former homicide prosecutor Timothy M. Burke makes his case against one Leonard Paradiso. Lenny ?The Quahog? was convicted of assaulting one young woman and paroled after three years, but Burke believes that he was guilty of much more ? that Paradiso was a serial killer who operated in the Boston area,... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2009; US$ 16.99
Forget everything you think you know about Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker. Previous books and films, including the brilliant 1967 movie starring Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway, have emphasized the supposed glamour of America's most notorious criminal couple, thus contributing to ongoing mythology. The real story is completely different -- and far more... more...
- SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 51.00
This lively and accessible text provides an introduction to the history of crime and crime control. It explains the historical background that is essential for an understanding of contemporary criminal justice and examines the historical context for contemporary criminological debates. For each topic, the book provides an overview of current research,... more...