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  • The Politics of Crisis Management in Chinaby Sonny Shiu-Hing Lo

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    This book studies the Chinese government and military?s rapid mobilization and coordination work in the aftermath of the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake. It is a comparative and historical analysis for scholars and policy makers who are interested in the study of earthquake management from a multidisciplinary perspective. more...

  • Die Wiederentdeckung der Nutzpflanze Hanfby Jack Herer; Mathias Bröckers

    Nachtschatten Verlag 2014; US$ 19.99

    Eine der ältesten Kulturpflanzen der Erde könnte helfen, die Menschen ausreichend mit Kleidung, Papier, Öl, Brennstoff, Nahrung, Baumaterial und vielen Medizinen zu versorgen. Binnen weniger Jahre wurde aus der geächteten Droge ein allseits gepriesener "nachwachsender" Bio-Rohstoff. "Es gibt nur eine Pflanze, die als nachwachsender Rohstoff in der... more...

  • Celebrated Crimes: Completeby Alexandre Dumas

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 6.99

    Learn more about some of the most infamous criminals ever to walk the earth in this massive compilation from one of the foremost writers of historical fiction, Alexandre Dumas. In often-chilling detail, Dumas recounts murders, heists, and all manner of malfeasance from centuries of European history. more...

  • The Positive School of Criminologyby Enrico Ferri

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Enrico Ferri was a prominent figure in the early development of the field of criminology. The school of thought that he developed, which came to be known as positivism, sought to identify and address the social, economic and environmental factors that contributed to the emergence of criminal and antisocial behavior in some people. The three lectures... more...

  • A Book of Remarkable Criminalsby H. B. Irving

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Are you fascinated by the nefarious figures in history who have opted to walk a darker path in life? Armchair criminologists will take devilish delight in this gruesome collection of true-crime tales. The volume brings together concise biographies of depraved, delusional, and just plain evil louts, ne'er-do-wells and murderers, along with gripping... 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...

  • Masculinities in the Criminological Fieldby Ingrid Lander; Signe Ravn; Nina Jon

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    This volume both problematizes and renders visible conceptions and norms regarding male behaviour and masculinities, showing how these affect the criminological field through providing a theoretically sound and clear gender perspective to this field of research. With sections based around the following three themes: negotiations of masculinity in institutional... more...

  • Forensic Photographyby Nick Marsh

    Wiley 2014; US$ 123.95

    Forensic photography plays a vitally important part in the investigation of crime and the subsequent administration of justice. Written by a practitioner with many years professional experience, this book provides an overview of the most common forensic photography techniques in use today for those readers who may not have a detailed understanding... more...

  • Criminological Theoryby Anthony Walsh

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    Criminologists can benefit from questioning the underlying assumptions upon which they rest their work. Philosophy has the ability to clarify our thoughts, inform us of why we think about things the way we do, solve contradictions in our thinking we never knew existed, and even dissolve some dichotomies we thought were cast in stone. One of those dichotomies... more...

  • Understanding Crimeby Susan Guarino-Ghezzi; Javier Trevino

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Explores the interdisciplinary nature and potential of the field of criminology, covering the fields of sociology, economics, psychology, biology, philosophy and religious studies. The conclusion demonstrates various theoretical approaches for policy development and discusses opportunities for incorporating academic contributions into the political... more...