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  • Signs of Crimeby Marcel Danesi

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 42.00

    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...

  • The Good Nurseby Charles Graeber

    Atlantic Books 2013; US$ 5.82

    '...aside from the murders , Charles Cullen might have been a pretty good nurse...' The true story of the most prolific serial killer in US history, The Good Nurse is 'a stunning book... that should and does bring to mind In Cold Blood ' New York Times After his December 2003 arrest, registered nurse Charlie Cullen was quickly dubbed... more...

  • Controlling Crime, Controlling Societyby Dario Melossi

    Wiley 2013; US$ 79.95 US$ 69.29

    How did anxieties about crime and deviance emerge in the modern world, first in Europe and then in America? How did they come to occupy centre-stage in the ongoing drama played out in public discourse? And how have theories of crime and deviance related to the actual practices of social control and punishment, and to the main currents of social conflict?... more...

  • Criminological Theoriesby Ronald L. Akers

    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...

  • John Christie of Rillington Placeby Jonathan Oates

    Wharncliffe 2013; US$ 2.99

    Sixty years ago, the discovery of bodies at 10 Rillington Place in Notting Hill, London, led to one of the most sensational, shocking and controversial serial murder cases in British criminal history - the case of John Christie. Much has been written about the Christie killings and the fate of Timothy Evans who was executed for murders Christie later... more...

  • Foul Deeds & Suspicious Deaths in Suffolkby Mark Mower

    Wharncliffe 2008; US$ 8.99

    The twin fascinations of death and villainy will always hold us in their grim but thrilling grip. In Foul Deeds and Suspicious Deaths in Suffolk the chill is brought close to home as each chapter investigates the darker side of humanity in cases of murder, deceit and pure malice committed over the centuries in this part of East Anglia. From crimes... more...

  • Foul Deeds & Suspicious Deaths in Cumbriaby Nicholas Corder

    Wharncliffe 2008; US$ 8.99

    The criminal cases vividly described by Nicholas Corder in this gripping book take the reader on a journey into the dark secret side of Cumbria's long history. The hills, villages and market towns of this famous landscape have been the setting for a series of horrific, bloody, sometimes bizarre incidents over the centuries. From crimes of brutal... more...

  • Foul Deeds & Suspicious Deaths Around Leicesterby Kevin Turton

    Wharncliffe 2005; US$ 8.99

    Within the pages of this book are some of the most notorious and often baffling cases in Leicestershire's history. From the appalling double murder at Melton Mowbray in 1856, known locally as the Peppermint Billy murders, to the 1953 murderer Joseph Reynolds who killed because he wanted to know how it felt. This book explores the cases that dominated... more...

  • Foul Deeds and Suspicious Deaths around Brightonby Douglas d'Enno

    Wharncliffe 2003; US$ 8.99

    This gripping volume covers two centuries of murderous doings in Brighton portrayed in fifteen vivid case histories. All the crimes took place within the town except two, where the victims were prominent Brighton citizens travelling on business. The accounts are arranged in an unusual yet logical manner, namley by theme. The categories comprise trunk... more...

  • What Is Crime?by Stuart Henry; Mark M. Lanier; Mortimer J. Adler; Kathyrn Ann Farr; Marc Gertz; Don C. Gibbons; Leroy C. Gould; Scott Greer; John Hagan; Gary Kleck; Jerome Michael; Dragan Milovanovic; Charles Otto; Katheryn K. Russell; Paul Schnorr; Herman Schwendinger; Julia Schwendinger; Dennis C. Sullivan; Ray Surette; Paul W. Tappan; Larry L. Tifft

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 43.99

    In What Is Crime? , the first book-length treatment of the topic, contributors debate the content of crime from diverse perspectives: consensus/moral, cultural/relative, conflict/power, anarchist/critical, feminist, racial/ethnic, postmodernist, and integrational. Henry and Lanier synthesize these perspectives and explore what each means for crime... more...