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  • Face to Face with Evilby Chris Cowley

    John Blake Publishing 2011; US$ 5.99

    ON 15 MAY 2017, IAN BRADY DIED IN HOSPITAL, ENTIRELY UNREPENTANT OF HIS EVIL CRIMES. WITH HIM ALMOST CERTAINLY DIED THE SECRET OF WHERE THE BODY OF TWELVE-YEAR-OLD KEITH BENNETT, THE LAST OF HIS AND MYRA HINDLEY'S YOUNG VICTIMS, LIES. Ian Brady was one of the most notorious and reviled serial killers in Britain. With his co-conspirator, Myra Hindley,... more...

  • The Guv'norby Lenny McLean

    John Blake Publishing 2003; US$ 7.99

    THIS IS THE CLASSIC BOOK THAT STARTED AN ENTIRE GENRE – THE STORY OF THE MOST ICONIC HARDMAN OF THEM ALL. Lenny McLean was one of the deadliest bareknuckle fighters Britain has ever seen. He had dear, powerful friends, but he also had terrible enemies. So much so that he had two bullet wounds in his back – each from a different attack. He was also... more...

  • Jailing the Johnston Gangby Bruce E. Mowday

    Barricade Books 2009; US$ 9.99

    Pennsylvania's Johnston Gang, led by Bruce Johnston Sr. and his brothers Norman and David, netted millions through a prolific burglary ring during the 1960s and '70s. But in 1978, fearing that younger members of the gang were going to rat them out to the authorities, the brothers killed four teenagers and nearly killed Bruce Sr.'s own son. This book... more...

  • Kriminalität im Alltagby Stefanie Eifler

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 14.10

    »Opportunity Makes a Thief« (Francis Bacon) »Gelegenheit macht Diebe« – So lautet ein Ausspruch, mit dem Francis Bacon in einem ›Letter of Advice‹ an den damaligen Earl of Essex bereits im Jahre 1 1598 eine allgemeine Lebenserfahrung in kurzer und prägnanter Form bündelte . Wie sehr diese Formulierung die Routinen unseres Alltags geprägt hat, zeigt... more...

  • Kriminologie im 21. Jahrhundertby Karlhans Liebl

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 40.44

    Nun gibt es aus gutem Grund die Unterscheidung zwischen theoretischer bzw. allgemeiner und angewandter Kriminologie. Und so wird man anerkennen, dass es dem Charakter von Grundlagenforschung widerspricht, unablässig auf konk- te Verwertungsmöglichkeiten zu schielen. Problematisch aber dürfte das Selb- verständnis einer Kriminologie sein, die ihre Funktion... more...

  • Trails of Deathby Fred Rosen

    Titletown Publishing, LLC 2011; US$ 18.95

    Trails of Death is the explosive chronicle of America's only known national parks serial killer, Gary Michael Hilton. Hilton struck in Florida, Georgia, and North Carolina before he was finally caught. The author explores the crimes in detail with full cooperation from the victims families and brings readers into what makes a late-life serial killer... more...

  • Kriminalprognostikby Helmut Pollähne

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 196.00

    Kriminalpolitische Zeitgeister setzen im Rahmen strafgesetzgeberischer Hyperaktivitäten immer häufiger auf das Prinzip ‚in dubio Prognose'.  Prognostischer Sachverstand und "Gutachterei" sollen die darauf gegründeten strafjustiziellen Entscheidungen wissenschaftlich und prozedural legitimieren  - auch dem Betroffenen gegenüber, vor allem... more...

  • A Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book About Studying Criminologyby Ronnie Lippens

    SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 22.00

    This is an 'in a nutshell' guide written in an informal and accessible style. more...

  • Mad Dog Moxleyby Peter Corris

    NewSouth 2011; US$ 23.95

    William Cyril Moxley was hanged at Sydney’s Long Bay Gaol in 1932 – the first execution in New South Wales for eight years. His crime was the brutal rape and murder of 21-year-old Dorothy Ruth Denzel and the vicious beating and killing of her boyfriend, Frank Barnby Wilkinson. How did this World War I army deserter, small-time thief, conman... more...

  • Toward a Unified Criminologyby Robert Agnew

    NYU Press 2011; US$ 30.00

    Why do people commit crimes? How do we control crime? The theories that criminologists use to answer these questions are built on a number of underlying assumptions, including those about the nature of crime, free will, human nature, and society.  These assumptions have a fundamental impact on criminology: they largely determine what criminologists... more...