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- Black & White Publishing 2010; US$ 3.99
Tam McGraw was one of Glasgow's most dangerous gangsters. He rose from poverty in the city's East End to amass a vast fortune from crime and, when he died in 2007, his empire stretched from Glasgow to the Canaries. When he was alive, few would talk openly about the man known as 'The Licensee'. But now his incredible, untold story can finally be revealed.... more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2012; US$ 9.99
An inside account of some of Australias most gruesome and recent crime cases. Go inside a maximum security jail unit to learn why feared prisoner Matthew Charles Johnson murdered drug boss Carl Williams in the most brutal way possible. Question how a two-time killer was allowed the freedom to murder his third innocent victim, dismembering her... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95
Our knowledge of crime is based on three types of sources: the criminal justice system, victims, and offenders. For technological and other reasons the criminal justice system produces an increasing stream of information on crime. The rise of the victimization survey has given the victims a much larger role in our study of crime. There is, however,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
First published in 1975, this collection of essays expands upon the themes and ideas developed in the editors? previous work, the visionary and groundbreaking text: The New Criminology. Directed at orthodox criminology, this is a partisan work written by a group of criminologists committed to a social transformation: a transformation to a society... more...
- Black & White Publishing 2013; US$ 3.99
There cannot be many cities where crime could mean anything from singing a seditious song to stealing a ship, but nineteenth-century Glasgow was a unique place with an amazing dynamism. Immigrants poured in from Ireland and the Highlands, while the factories, shipyards and mills buzzed with innovation. However, underneath the hustle and bustle was... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2013; US$ 54.95
This third edition underscores that interest in the legal, social, and policy contexts of campus crime has not waned. Among the purposes of this new edition is the desire to share with readers the advancements that have occurred in understanding campus crime, especially the dynamics of college student victimization, and efforts to effectively address... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 31.66
This book will introduce the field of forensic semiotics as a tool for understanding crime and criminality. It will focus on how symbolism, ritual, and other sign-based activities play a crucial role in the constitution of criminal organizations and often in the enactment of individual crimes. It will present semiotic notions, methods,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 170.00
In Criminological Theories , the noted criminologist Ronald Akers provides thorough description, discussion, and appraisal of the leading theories of crime/delinquent behavior and law/criminal justice - the origin and history of each theory and its contemporary developments and adherents. Akers offers a clear explanation of each theory (the central... more...