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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 26.99
Many of us grew up hearing our parents exclaim 'you are driving me to the poorhouse!' or remember the card in the Monopoly game which says 'Go to the Poorhouse! Lose a Turn!' Yet most Americans know little or nothing of this institution that existed under a variety of names for approximately three hundred years of American history. Exploring the history... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 29.00
Over the last 3 decades, there has been a rapid growth of diverse immigrant-origin populations in the United States and other postindustrial nations. This volume provides guidance in navigating the complexities of conducting research with immigrant-origin children, adolescents, and their families. It considers culturally and contextually embedded... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 39.99
Die Ambition, auf den gesellschaftlichen Raum (erkenntnistheoretisch) einzuwirken, kennzeichnet bestimmte Spielarten kritischer Migrationsforschung. Die Beiträge des Bandes widmen sich der Frage, worin diese Ambition besteht und welche Möglichkeiten und Grenzen sie aufweist. Weiterhin finden sich empirische Studien, die die Möglichkeiten... more...
- Greystone Books 2013; US$ 29.95
The Flood of 2013 chronicles an unforgettable summer of angry rivers, unprecedented flooding and undeniable human spirit. This book looks at how the disaster irrevocably changed southern Alberta and its people. In the face of disaster, Albertans showed their true grit and rose above adversity—just like their ancestors did for generations before... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95
First published in 1977, Women, Crime and Criminology presents a feminist critique of classical and contemporary theories of female criminality. It addresses the issue that criminology literature has, throughout history, been predominantly male-oriented, always treating female criminality as marginal to the ?proper? study of crime in society. Carol... more...
- John Blake 2013; US$ 8.99
In 1984, at the age of 78, world-renowned rose grower Hilda Murrell was found brutally murdered in the Shropshire countryside. She had just gained approval to testify on the unsolved problems of radioactive waste at the first British planning inquiry into a new nuclear power plant at Sizewell, Suffolk. The police theory that a lone, panicking burglar... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 155.00
Research and theorizing on criminal decision making has not kept pace with recent developments in other fields of human decision making. Whereas criminal decision making theory is still largely dominated by cognitive approaches such as rational choice-based models, psychologists, behavioral economists and neuroscientists have found affect (i.e.,... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 18.14
Dieses Werk behandelt die Problematik der Bekämpfung jenes Teils der russischen organisierten Kriminalität, welcher durch "Diebe im Gesetz" angeführt und zusammengehalten wird. Neben einem Überblick über die Organisations- und Erscheinungsform dieses Phänomens erfolgt eine Konkretisierung der typischen Probleme im Zusammenhang mit kriminalpolizeilichen... more...
- Karnac Books 2014; US$ 25.95
This book presents the serial killer as having 'imagopathy' - that is, a disorder of the imagination - manifested through such deficiencies as failure of empathy, rigid fantasies, and unresolved projections. The author argues that this disorder is a form of failed alchemy. His study challenges long-held assumptions that the Jungian concept of individuation... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 149.99
Research on gender, sex, and crime today remains focused on topics that have been a mainstay of the field for several decades, but it has also recently expanded to include studies from a variety of disciplines, a growing number of countries, and on a wider range of crimes. The Oxford Handbook of Gender, Sex, and Crime reflects this growing diversity... more...