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- SAGE Publications 2000; US$ 68.00
This collection of original essays is an innovative, effective way to teach crime theory to undergraduates. Each essay brings an important crime theory to life by applying that theory to a current crime event or topic of interest to students. An original introductory essay by Don Gibbons explains the origins of these different explanations for criminal... more...
- SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 44.00
When Crime Waves offers an in-depth exploration of a large number of social issues involved in the study of crime waves. Issues such as how and why crime rates change over time, why some types of crime and not others come in waves, and the role played by the mass media, politicians, and interest group leaders in the promotion of crime waves are... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 56.95
What is the role and value of criminology in a democratic society? How do, and how should, its practitioners engage with politics and public policy? How can criminology find a voice in an agitated, insecure and intensely mediated world in which crime and punishment loom large in government agendas and public discourse? What collective good do we want... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2010; US$ 8.74
With 24 hour news channels and easy access we are bombarded with reports of crime from every corner of the globe. It seems that no sooner has one tragedy hit than stories of another are being flashed across our screens and printed in our papers. But it is undeniable that there are for every generation some crimes that will never be forgotten. Just... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2004; US$ 3.99
When Kate Kray wrote" Pretty Boy, " she interviewed scores of people. Almost without exception, as she was leaving, they would say to her, "I'll tell you something about Roy--but don't tell him I told you..." These stories were too shocking and close to the bone to include without Roy's permission, and now that permission has been granted. "Roy Shaw... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2010; US$ 3.99
Written by an investigative journalist, this book looks at professional killers, the people who hire them, and those who die at their hands. Among the true stories described are the story of the ultimate hitman, Carlos the Jackal, and how he was eventually brought to justice; the mother who hired a hitman to murder the wife of the son she could not... more...
- Greystone Books 2013; US$ 22.95
The riveting account of a girl who was abandoned in the jungle and lived among monkeys. In the early 1950s, in a remote mountain village in South America, a small girl was abducted then abandoned deep in the Colombian jungle. For approximately the next five years she lived with a troop of capuchin monkeys and gradually became feral. Taken from... more...
- M. Evans & Company 2007; US$ 13.99
After a quarter of a century of silence, Henry Hill can finally tell us the rest of the story. Gangsters and Goodfellas picks up where Wiseguy left off, taking readers on the crazy ride of Henry's life?hiding out in the Witness Protection Program, doing prison time for drug charges, testifying in high profile, heavily-guarded mafia trials, leaving... more...