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Once Upon a Crime - I Grew Up in Britain's Hardest City, Where the Only Way to Survive Was on Your WitsJohn Blake Publishing 2012; US$ 7.28
This is the true story of Jimmy Cryans. A story of growing up in Glasgow's east end during the fifties and sixties and how he became involved in a life of crime. Jimmy speaks about the various characters he met and his dealings with some of Britain's major criminals. He reveals how petty theft and shoplifting quickly snowballed into armed robbery with... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2011; US$ 7.28
The final confessions of the senior Kray brother. Only one man knew everything about Ronnie and Reggie Kray and that was their brother Charlie. Until now nobody has ever revealed the truth about the Firm.? Gossip and rumor have been rife, fact has blended into fiction and the unwritten law of the street meant that the real story was buried. But before... more...
- Campus Verlag 2012; US$ 23.34
Welche Freiheiten braucht ein Mensch, um in Würde zu sterben? Obgleich der Tod ein unausweichlicher Bestandteil des Gefängnisalltags ist, ist er wissenschaftlich bislang kaum untersucht. Der Band beleuchtet die Themen Hungerstreik, Suizid und Todesstrafe, aber auch den "normalen" Tod im Gefängnis aus rechtlicher, historischer und ethischer... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 45.79
Historiker, Journalisten und Politologen analysieren in diesem Buch politische Morde an 28 historischen Persönlichkeiten, z.B. Gaius Iulius Cäsar, Thomas Becket, Wallenstein, Erzherzog Franz Ferdinand von Österreich, Mahatma Gandhi, John F. Kennedy, Aldo Moro, Yitzhak Rabin oder Zoran Djindjic, und betten sie in übergeordnete gesellschaftliche, politische... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95
P&P Brantingham?s enormous contribution to criminology has paved the way for major theoretical and empirical developments in the understanding of crime and its respective patterns, prevention, and geometry. In this unique collection of original essays, Andresen and Kinney bring together leading scholars in the field of environmental criminology to... more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 2.99
Written during World War I by Harry Brodribb Irving, this is a study of the crimes of some of the world's most infamous criminals. Irving spent much of his life in the theatre, and his flair for the dramatic is displayed in his writings.He went on to found 'Our Society' with, amongst others, Sherlock Holmes creator Arthur Conan Doyle. 'Our... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 60.95
This edited collection brings together established global scholars and new thinkers to outline fresh concepts and theoretical perspectives for criminological research and analysis in the 21 st century. Criminologists from the UK, USA, Canada and Australia evaluate the current condition of criminological theory and present students and researchers... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95
Victims of crime are now the subjects of intense policy attention and reform across most developed nations, whilst also receiving sustained attention at the highest levels of the United Nations, the Council of Europe, and many other transnational organizations. Such moves have been fostered by the continued development of the international victims'... more...
- SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 58.00 US$ 49.30
The history making US Crime Control Act of 1994 earmarked hundreds of millions of dollars in grant monies for a variety of justice related purposes turning crime control into a growing industry. This book directs the reader towards locating new sources of public and private funding as well as how to: formulate and state a problem that argues for funding;... more...