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- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Are you fascinated by the nefarious figures in history who have opted to walk a darker path in life? Armchair criminologists will take devilish delight in this gruesome collection of true-crime tales. The volume brings together concise biographies of depraved, delusional, and just plain evil louts, ne'er-do-wells and murderers, along with gripping... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Although the title isn't exactly politically correct in this day and age, Henry Goddard's in-depth study of low-intelligence and developmentally disabled murderers certainly stands up to the test of time. In three detailed case studies, Goddard classifies the characteristics of different types of developmentally disabled criminals and posits... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 89.99
Written by scholars who experienced Hurricane Katrina first-hand, Rethinking Disaster Recovery analyzes issues that are still impacting residents a decade later such as discrimination, gentrification, mass privatization of public institutions, street harassment, and domestic violence. The book emphasizes social inequality in the recovery process... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 135.00
Since its inception, criminology has had trouble answering the question of what it is about. But although many consider the answer to this question to be self-evident, this book pursues the provocative possibility that criminology does not know what the object of its study is; it merely knows what it is called. Aiming to foster dissent among those... more...
- Trine Day 2015; US$ 9.99
Genovese mob-scion Silvio Eboli lived within the shadows of history, and now for the first time, the untold story of a mafia legend is revealed. The Ganja Godfather is the story about an ongoing organized criminal operation, in real time with firsthand accounts and experiences by award-winning author and investigative journalist, Toby Rogers. Shadowing... more...
- The History Press 2015; US$ 18.94
He was a respected cabinet-maker and councillor by day - but Deacon William Brodie changed into a sinister, thieving monster when darkness fell on the old city of Edinburgh. Cleverly employing his respectable reputation to access the richest members of society before stealing from them as a masked burglar, he used the resulting illicit money to fund... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2015; US$ 45.95
Criminal Justice Handbook on Masculinity, Male Aggression, and Sexuality discusses masculinity as a social construct, an ideal, and an impediment for males and females. The book explores how the law equalizes, protects, bridles, and enforces masculinity while dealing with crime, which often exploits and exaggerates masculinity. Among the topics addressed... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 74.95
Theories of crime typically reflect the discipline of the theorist. There has been little attempt to construct multidisciplinary frameworks that integrate psychological, biological, and sociological concepts in explaining, and controlling, criminal activity. Evolutionary behavioral science is ideally placed to provide a comprehensive and scientifically... more...
- Campus Verlag 2011; US$ 13.60
Gewaltrituale, organisiertes Verbrechen oder verbotene Sexualität - kaum etwas charakterisiert eine Gesellschaft anschaulicher als das, was sie als abweichendes Verhalten definiert. Folgerichtig beschäftigt sich die Geschichtswissenschaft zusehends intensiver mit den typischen Erscheinungsformen von Kriminalität und ihrem Wandel in verschiedenen Epochen.... more...