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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$ 76.64

    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...

  • A Century of Genocideby Eric D. Weitz; Eric D. Weitz

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    Why did the twentieth century witness unprecedented organized genocide? Can we learn why genocide is perpetrated by comparing different cases of genocide? Is the Holocaust unique, or does it share causes and features with other cases of state-sponsored mass murder? Can genocide be prevented? Blending gripping narrative with trenchant analysis,... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Researching Criminologyby Iain Crow; Natasha Semmens

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 44.00

    How do criminologists go about studying crime and its consequences? Research on crime and criminality is often referred to by the media, policy makers and practitioners, but where does this research come from and how reliable is it? This book covers various topics that you may encounter when researching crime. more...

  • Genocide and International Justiceby Rebecca Joyce Frey

    Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 54.00

    The term 'genocide' was coined in 1944, but it has been practiced for centuries. The intent of one people to deliberately wipe out another can be traced back to the ancient world, and it continues today despite efforts from the United Nations and international treaties such as the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of... more...

  • Besondere Probleme der Kriminologieby Hans Joachim Schneider

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 307.00

    x The second volume considers the particular problems of criminology and is divided into seven sections. Section 1 examines international problems. Political and community problems are dealt with in the second section. This is followed by social and personal issues as well as theory and method problems. The fifth section focuses on issues of... more...