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  • 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...

  • Risk and Mental Elementby Sara Porro

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 79.01

    Können mentale Einstellungen unterhalb der Schwelle sicheren Wissens der Tatbestandsverwirklichung eine strafrechtliche Verantwortlichkeit für völkerrechtliche Verbrechen begründen? Die Antwort auf diese Problematik ist dadurch bestimmt, ob beim Eingehen eines solchen Risikos die subjektiven Tatbestandsvoraussetzungen, die in einem Strafrechtssystem... more...

  • Honour-Based Violenceby Dr Aisha K Gill; Dr Nazand Begikhani; Professor Gill Hague

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    ?Honour'-based violence is a form of intimate violence committed against women (and some men) by husbands, fathers, brothers and male relatives. A very common social phenomenon, it has existed throughout history and in a wide variety of societies across the world, from white European to African cultures, from South and East Asia to Latin America.... more...

  • Young People's Understandings of Men's Violence Against Womenby Dr Nancy Lombard

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    Globally, nationally and locally men?s violence against women is an endemic social problem and an enduring human rights issue. Unlike men who are most likely to be victims of stranger assaults and violence, official data shows that women are most likely to be attacked, beaten, raped and killed by men known to them - either partners or family members.... more...

  • Yorkshire Ripper - The Secret Murdersby Chris Clarke; Tim Tate

    John Blake Publishing 2015; US$ 14.57

    In 1981, Peter Sutcliffe, the ‘Yorkshire Ripper?, was convicted of thirteen murders and seven attempted murders. All his proven victims were women: most were prostitutes. Astonishingly, however, this is not the whole truth. There is a still-secret story of how Sutcliffe?s terrible reign of terror claimed at least twenty-two more lives and left five... more...

  • Historische Kriminalitätsforschungby Gerd Schwerhoff

    Campus Verlag 2011; US$ 14.00

    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...

  • Compromised Campusby Sigmund Diamond

    Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 99.99

    Examines the role of the FBI in dealing with American universities regarding loyalty matters. The author has used the Freedom of Information Act to uncover instances of FBI illegal activities in this area. 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...