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  • Crime and Criminalsby Michael Newton

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00

    Surveys the growth and development of crime and criminal justice, particularly in the United States; examines particular types of crime; and profiles notable examples. more...

  • Unlockedby Louis Ferrante

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.24

    From the freewheeling rush of hijacking trucks to the brutal race wars that marked his decade-long stint in jail, former Mafia insider Louis Ferrante describes his remarkable journey from rising mobster to federal prison inmate to full-time writer. As Louis Ferrante tells it, the bottom line was money?and his word was good. During his teenage years,... more...

  • Explaining Crimeby Hugh D. Barlow; David Kauzlarich

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 34.99

    This book provides a concise but comprehensive review of the full range of classic and contemporary theories of crime. With separate chapters on the nature and use of criminological theory as well as theoretical application, the authors render the difficult task of explaining crime more understandable to the introductory student. All of the main theories... more...

  • The Psychology of Crimeby Philip Feldman

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 50.00 US$ 41.00

    An introductory textbook on criminal behaviour: its identification, cause and control. more...

  • Safeguarding Adults in Social Workby Dr Andy Mantell; Mr Terry Scragg

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 37.95

    Safeguarding adults has a long history of neglect and scandal, but it is finally starting to gain the recognition it deserves. This book helps students and practitioners to understand this evolving field and to identify ways in which they can develop their own good practice. The first part of the book explores the evolution of concepts and... more...

  • Researching Crime and Justiceby Louise Westmarland

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This book provides an introduction to research and some of the methods in the field of crime and justice and related areas, including police, prisons and criminal justice policy making. Less a dry 'how to' book, it is concerned rather to provide a wide-ranging discussion that illustrates the kind of research that has been done in particular areas,... more...

  • Portrait of a Monsterby Lisa Pulitzer; Cole Thompson

    St. Martin's Press 2011; US$ 7.39

    From a pair of New York Times bestselling authors with unparalleled access comes an in-depth account of the manhunt for Joran van der Sloot, one of the most reviled accused criminals in the world In May 2005, Natalee Holloway disappeared from a high school trip to Aruba. Five years to the day later, twenty-one-year-old Stephany Flores was reported... more...

  • Conscience of a Conspiracy Theoristby Robert Lockwood Mills

    Algora Publishing 2011; US$ 22.95

    Conscience of a Conspiracy Theorist seeks to show how governmental deceit and (corporate-controlled) media silence have combined to keep the public misinformed about shocking events in American history. In the process, skeptics who question the ?official accounts? are labeled ?conspiracy theorists,? a pejorative term that carries with it suggestions... more...

  • Broken Livesby Estelle Blackburn

    Hardie Grant Books 2009; US$ 16.99

    The father of Eric Edgar Cooke despised his baby son from the moment he saw him. Bashings and a hate-filled childhood followed for the boy with the crooked mouth, launching a personality unique among serial killers. He stalked the city of Perth for months, shooting strangers in the dead of night and using a sickening variety of weapons to steal the... more...

  • Face to Face with Evilby Chris Cowley

    John Blake Publishing 2011; US$ 5.99

    Dr Chris Cowley has been corresponding with moors murderer Ian Brady for six years, and has interviewed him extensively on several visits to Ashworth maximum security hospital in Liverpool. With the removal of a high court gagging order this insightful book includes extracts from over 50 letters written by Ian Brady to Dr Cowley plus details from interview... more...