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- St. Martin's Press 2003; US$ 8.99
In 1995, journalist Frank Owen began researching a story on "Special K," a new designer drug that fueled the after-midnight club scene. He went to buy and sample the drug at the internationally-notorious Limelight, a decrepit church converted into a Manhattan disco, where pulse-pounding music, gender-bending dancers, and uninhibited sideshows attracted... more...
- Monthly Review Press 2011; US$ 17.00
Since the late 1990s, the United States has funneled billions of dollars in aid to Colombia, ostensibly to combat the illicit drug trade and State Department-designated terrorist groups. The result has been a spiral of violence that continues to take lives and destabilize Colombian society. This book asks an obvious question: are the official reasons... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 24.00
With sharp wit, self-deprecating humor, and penetrating honesty, New York Times journalist Dave Itzkoff turns a keen eye on his life with the mysterious, maddening, much-loved man of whom he writes, ?for the first eight years of my life I seem to have believed he was the product of my imagination.? Itzkoff?s father was the man who lumbered home... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00
The relationship between crime and community has a long history in criminological thought, from the early notion of the criminogenic community developed by the Chicago sociologists through to various crime prevention models in research and policy. This book offers a useful theoretical overview of key approaches to the subject of crime and community... more...
- Algora Publishing 2011; US$ 22.95
Conscience of a Conspiracy Theorist seeks to show how governmental deceit and (corporate-controlled) media silence have combined to keep the public misinformed about shocking events in American history. In the process, skeptics who question the ?official accounts? are labeled ?conspiracy theorists,? a pejorative term that carries with it suggestions... more...
- Visible Ink Press 2012; US$ 19.99
Startling allegations. Suppressed evidence. Missing witnesses. Assassinations. Cover-ups and threats. Documented connections to even deeper intrigue. Allusions to the New World Order. Coincidences? Too many to be mere coincidence? American history is replete with warnings of hidden plots by the Illuminati, the Freemasons, the Zionists, the Roman Catholics,... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 79.95
How did anxieties about crime and deviance emerge in the modern world, first in Europe and then in America? How did they come to occupy centre-stage in the ongoing drama played out in public discourse? And how have theories of crime and deviance related to the actual practices of social control and punishment, and to the main currents of social conflict?... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95
These original essays introduce students to the complex and influential field of critical criminology. It presents many of the theories of critical criminology ? Marxist, Feminist, Left Realist, Postmodern, Constitutive, Peacemaking, and Restorative Justice ? and explores how, despite their distinctions, each theory is rooted in radical criminology,... more...