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  • Two Thousand Minnowsby Sandra Leigh Vaughan

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 16.95

    When Sandra Leigh was seven years old, she fell into the role of protector of her mother and three younger siblings. One winter night, she ushered her mother out of the house during one of her father?s tirades, and then snuck her back into the dark home through a window. Sandra was used to events like these; what she wasn?t used to were the mountains... more...

  • Interessengruppen und Parlamenteby Thomas von Winter; Julia von Blumenthal

    Springer 2014; US$ 39.99

    Der Band thematisiert das in vielerlei Hinsicht spannungsreiche und auch demokratietheoretisch heikle Zusammentreffen der territorialen mit der funktionalen Reprasentation, das sich in vielfaltigen Formen institutionalisierter und informeller Kontakte zwischen Interessengruppen und Parlamentariern außert. Die Beitrage setzen sich zum Ziel, Formen und... more...

  • Forensicsby Val McDermid

    Profile Books 2014; US$ 16.00

    The dead talk. To the right listener, they tell us all about themselves: where they came from, how they lived, how they died - and who killed them. Forensic scientists can unlock the mysteries of the past and help justice to be done using the messages left by a corpse, a crime scene or the faintest of human traces. Forensics draws on... more...

  • The Horse Girlby Beverli Rhodes

    John Blake 2014; US$ 8.99

    The astonishing true story of Beverli Rhodes, child victim of a sick, high-profile pedophilia ring and, years later, of the London Tube bombings, who rebuilt her life with the help of one very special animal?the horse. Horses saved Beverli Rhodes?s mind, and life. As a child, her world consisted of overlapping layers, in which sexually abusive men... more...

  • Banged Up!by David Leslie

    Black & White Publishing 2014; US$ 7.28

    The wartime double agent with a transmitter in his cell to contact suffragettes; the doctor hanged as he smiled to the farewells of lovers on the scaffold; the con who defied a gangland godfather and escaped the bromide in the prison tea; aristocrats and arsonists . . . The screws who guard Britain's prisons have seen them all. Stir! is the story... more...

  • Governing Megacities in Emerging Countriesby Dominique Lorrain

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 44.95

    This book focuses on the material city and its institutions and shows that, without recourse to a big new theory, urban leaders have devised mechanisms of ordinary government. They have done so through the resolution of practical and essential problems: providing electricity, drinking water, sanitation, transportation. In the originality of its hypotheses... more...

  • Parties, Elections and Electoral Contestsby Marc Guinjoan

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    According to the Duvergerian theories, in the long run, only viable parties are expected to stand for elections. Non-viable parties should join a pre-electoral coalition with another party or withdraw from competition entirely. Why then do non-viable political parties throughout the world systematically continue presenting candidates? This book argues... more...

  • History of Criminal Justiceby Mark Jones; Peter Johnstone

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95

    Covering criminal justice history on a cross-national basis, this book surveys criminal justice in Western civilization and American life chronologically from ancient times to the present. It is an introduction to the historical problems of crime, law enforcement and penology, set against the background of major historical events and movements. Integrating... more...

  • Corporate Crime Under Attackby Francis T Cullen; Gray Cavender; William Maakestad; Michael Benson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    In exploring the criminalization of corporations, this book uses the landmark "Ford Pinto case" as a centerpiece for exploring corporate violence and the long effort to bring such harm within the reach of the criminal law. Corporations that illegally endanger human life now must negotiate the surveillance of government regulators and risk civil suits... more...

  • Justice, Crime, and Ethicsby Michael Braswell; Belinda R Mccarthy; Bernard McCarthy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 64.95

    Justice, Crime, and Ethics , a leading textbook in criminal justice programs, examines ethical dilemmas pertaining to the administration of criminal justice and professional activities in the field. Comprehensive coverage is achieved through focus on law enforcement, legal practice, sentencing, corrections, research, crime control policy, and philosophical... more...