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- Andrews UK 2013; US$ 3.99
Ronnie Biggs is widely known for his part in the Great Train Robbery of 1963, his subsequent escape from prison, and notoriety as he lived as a fugitive around the globe with his family. Biggs story has been well documented over the years but how much do you really know about the man behind the headlines? The Ronnie Biggs Quiz Book is your chance... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Tavistock Press was established as a co-operative venture between the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) in the 1950s to produce a series of major contributions across the social sciences. This volume is part of a 2001 reissue of a selection of those important works which have since gone out of print, or are difficult to locate.... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 31.95
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...
- 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...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 29.95 US$ 25.96
This book is a timely and wide-ranging account of the relationship between the development of a 'free market society' in Europe and North America and the fears and anxieties provoked by crime. It offers an evaluation of the theoretical schools in social theory and in criminology which continue to dominate the academy, but whose purchase on contemporary... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 70.95
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 2013; US$ 66.95
Criminology: theory and context, third edition, expands upon the ideas presented in previous editions, while introducing new material on critical theory, feminism, masculinities, cultural criminology and postmodernism.† The text has been thoroughly updated throughout to reflect key perspectives in contemporary criminological theory.† Relevant updates... more...
- Wharncliffe 2010; US$ 8.99
Foul Deeds in Islington takes the reader on a sinister journey through a selection of the most shocking and revealing murders committed in this part of north London during the last two centuries. Killers of all kinds are recorded here, from the coolest and most calculating of criminals to ill-starred individuals who struck out in passion or despair... more...
- SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 46.00 US$ 39.10
Filled with real world examples derived from media reports on crime trends and other sources, this fully updated Second Edition analyzes the specific errors that can occur in the three most common methods used to report crime?official crime data, self report, and victimization studies. For each method, the authors examine strengths and weaknesses,... more...