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- Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 70.61
Hauptbeschreibung Bei dem Titel dieser Arbeit dürfte vielen Lesern die so genannte "Hemmschwellentheorie" in den Sinn kommen; die Tötungshemmschwelle stellt indes nur den gedanklichen Ausgangspunkt für die Untersuchung dar, wenn die Autorin auch in einem übergreifenden Exkurs auf sie und das vom BGH entwickelte Hemmschwellenargument eingeht: Die... more...
- Komplett Media GmbH 2011; US$ 5.60
Eines der dunkelsten Kapitel in der Geschichte der katholischen Kirche ist die Jagd auf angebliche Hexen. In vier Jahrhunderten, vom Beginn des 14. bis zum Ende des 18. Jahrhunderts, konnte jede Frau - einmal der Hexerei angeklagt - auf dem Scheiterhaufen brennen. Wie viele diesen qualvollen Tod erleiden mussten, vermag heute niemand mehr zu sagen.... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 28.95
Why are some cases of genocide prominently remembered while others are ignored, hidden, or denied? In this collection, contributors approach the question from a variety of perspectives and case studies, including the suppression of discussion about indigenous populations in the Americas and Australia, the reasons why the genocide of the Armenians,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Does the development of new technology cause an increase in the level of surveillance used by central government? Is the growth in surveillance merely a reaction to terrorism, or a solution to crime control? Are there more structural roots for the increase in surveillance? This book attempts to find some answers to these questions by examining... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2010; US$ 4.36
Written by an investigative journalist, this book looks at professional killers, the people who hire them, and those who die at their hands. Among the true stories described are the story of the ultimate hitman, Carlos the Jackal, and how he was eventually brought to justice; the mother who hired a hitman to murder the wife of the son she could not... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 35.99
Illicit cross-border flows, such as the smuggling of drugs, migrants, weapons, toxic waste, and dirty money, are proliferating on a global scale. This underexplored, clandestine side of globalization has emerged as an increasingly important source of conflict and cooperation among nation-states, state agents, nonstate actors, and international organizations.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95
The use of intersectionality theory in the social sciences has proliferated in the past several years, putting forward the argument that the interconnected identities of individuals, and the way these identities are perceived and responded to by others, must be a necessary part of any analysis. Fundamentally, intersectionality claims that not only... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 68.95
This book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date introduction to criminological theory for students taking courses in criminology at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Building on previous editions, which broadened the debate on criminological theory, this book presents the latest research and theoretical developments. The text is divided... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
This book, first published in 1936, provides an introduction to the various branches of criminology, including criminal psychology and criminology as an applied science. This title also provides an overview of some of the different criminological schools and theories. This book will be of interest to students of criminology and sociology. more...
- Barricade Books 2009; US$ 9.99
Pennsylvania's Johnston Gang, led by Bruce Johnston Sr. and his brothers Norman and David, netted millions through a prolific burglary ring during the 1960s and '70s. But in 1978, fearing that younger members of the gang were going to rat them out to the authorities, the brothers killed four teenagers and nearly killed Bruce Sr.'s own son. This book... more...