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  • Double Crossby Sam Giancana; Chuck Giancana; Bettina Giancana

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.99

    Featuring a brand-new introduction by the author, this New York Times bestseller presents an inside exposť of mob boss Sam Giancanatalented businessman, Las Vegas entrepreneur, ruthless killer, and outside player for the CIA?s dirtiest deeds. Giancana clawed his way to the top of the Mafia hierarchy by starting as a hit man for Al Capone. He partied... more...

  • Becoming Evilby James E. Waller

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 18.99 US$ 16.33

    Social psychologist James Waller uncovers the internal and external factors that can lead ordinary people to commit extraordinary acts of evil. Waller offers a sophisticated and comprehensive psychological view of how anyone can potentially participate in heinous crimes against humanity. He outlines the evolutionary forces that shape human nature,... more...

  • Disaster Management in China in a Changing Eraby Yi Kang

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 54.99

    This book shows how Chinese officials have responded to popular and international pressure, while at the same time seeking to preserve their own careers, in the context of disaster management. Using the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake as a case study, it illustrates how authoritarian regimes are creating new governance mechanisms in response to the changing... more...

  • Mr Bigby Tony Reeves

    Allen & Unwin 2007; US$ 22.68

    The true and never-before-told story of Lennie McPherson - the Mr Big of Sydney crime - reveals a world of violence, police corruption, drugs, prostitution, murder and greed. more...

  • Poison Farmby David Williams

    Thorogood Publishing 2004; US$ 15.95

    In this true crime story, investigative journalist David Williams unravels the 60-year old mystery of who murdered wealthy Suffolk business-man and womaniser William Murfitt. more...

  • Understanding Criminologyby Sandra Walklate

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 46.00

    What does contemporary criminological theory look like? What impact, if any, does it have on policy? Part of the "Crime and Justice" series, this book examines the development of criminological theory, with detailed analysis of the relationship between criminological theorizing, criminal justice, social justice, and politics. more...

  • Researching Criminologyby Iain Crow; Natasha Semmens

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 44.00

    How do criminologists go about studying crime and its consequences? Research on crime and criminality is often referred to by the media, policy makers and practitioners, but where does this research come from and how reliable is it? This book covers various topics that you may encounter when researching crime. more...

  • Genocide and International Justiceby Rebecca Joyce Frey

    Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 54.00

    The term 'genocide' was coined in 1944, but it has been practiced for centuries. The intent of one people to deliberately wipe out another can be traced back to the ancient world, and it continues today despite efforts from the United Nations and international treaties such as the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of... more...

  • Besondere Probleme der Kriminologieby Hans Joachim Schneider

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 335.00

    x The second volume considers the particular problems of criminology and is divided into seven sections. Section 1 examines international problems. Political and community problems are dealt with in the second section. This is followed by social and personal issues as well as theory and method problems. The fifth section focuses on issues of... more...

  • Critical Voices in Criminologyby David Christopher Powell

    Lexington Books 2009; US$ 39.99

    As more scholars in Criminology become aware that the author behind the scholarship is becoming just as important as the work itself, they are casting an ever increasing eye at the personal context in which the authors are writing. Critical Voices in Criminology provides an opportunity for figures in and around critical criminology to discuss their... more...