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- 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...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 39.99
»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...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 49.99
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...
- Ulysses Press 2010; US$ 16.95
The Killers ? The Victims ? The Crime Scenes ? The Arrests ? The Convictions STEP-BY-STEP CHRONICLES OF THE WORLD?S MOST SHOCKING KILLING SPREES By examining the depraved, deceptive, very deliberate actions of famed serial killers as a series of specific events, this book offers a unique perspective on the working of the criminal mind. Serial... more...
- John Blake 2007; US$ 9.99
On 2 December, 2006, the naked body of a woman was discovered in a brook at Thorpes Hill, Hintlesham, a sleepy village just south of Ipswich, Suffolk. She was identified as Gemma Adams, aged 25, who worked as a prostitute in Ipswich's red light district. While tragic and shocking, this seemed like an isolated event. But six days later, on 8 December,... more...
- Basic Books 2011; US$ 18.99
History remembers Arnold Rothstein as the man who fixed the 1919 World Series, an underworld genius. The real-life model for The Great Gatsby?s Meyer Wolfsheim and Nathan Detroit from Guys and Dolls, Rothstein was much more?and less?than a fixer of baseball games. He was everything that made 1920s Manhattan roar. Featuring Jazz Age Broadway with its... more...
- Midpoint Trade Books 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 victim families and brings readers into what makes a late-life serial killer... more...
- SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 22.00
This is an 'in a nutshell' guide written in an informal and accessible style. more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 168.00
Like-minded criminal policy practitioners of the time are coming to rely more often on the principle ?in dubio Prognose? in the context of criminal law legislative hyperactivity. Expert based predictions and legal consultants seek to scientifically and procedurally legitimize the criminal justice decisions based thereon not only to the... more...
- Rough Guides 2009; US$ 16.99
The Rough Guide to True Crime is the complete compilation of crime's most notorious villains, heinous acts and shocking misdemeanors. The Rough Guide to True Crime in a new ePub format provides an unusually wide coverage of crime's most appalling occurrences; combining in-depth accounts of the most infamous to the lesser known crimes, from conmen... more...