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  • The New Criminologyby Ian Taylor; Paul Walton; Jock Young

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    "The New Criminology was written at a particular time and place; it was a product of 1968 and its aftermath: a world turned upside down .It was a time of great changes in personal politics and a surge of politics on the left: Marxism, Anarchism, Situationism as well as radical social democratic ideas became centre stage." Jock Young, from the new introduction.... more...

  • Double Crossby Chuck Giancana; Sam Giancana

    Skyhorse Publishing 2010; US$ 14.99

    This New York Times bestseller presents Sam Giancana?talented businessman, Las Vegas entrepreneur, ruthless killer, and outside player for the CIA?s dirtiest deeds. Giancana clawed his way to the top of the Mafia hierarchy, partied with major stars such as Frank Sinatra and Marilyn Monroe, and did business with agents from the CIA to the Shah of... more...

  • John Wayne Gacyby Sam L. Amirante; Danny Broderick

    Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 24.99

    "Sam, could you do me a favor?" Thus begins a story that has now become part of America?s true crime hall of fame. It is a gory, grotesque tale befitting a Stephen King novel. It is also a David and Goliath saga?the story of a young lawyer fresh from the Public Defender?s Office whose first client in private practice turns out to be the worst... more...

  • Criminal Wirral IIby Daniel K Longman

    The History Press 2013; US$ 4.36

    A collection of some of the strangest, most despicable and comical crimes that took place on the Wirral peninsula throughout the Victorian era and the early twentieth century. It features tales that uncover many cases that have been long forgotten and are supported by illustrations which describe these events and the people featured in them. more...

  • Genocide, Collective Violence, and Popular Memoryby David E. Lorey; William H. Beezley

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 35.99

    In Genocide, Collective Violence, and Popular Memory: The Politics of Remembrance in the Twentieth Century, the editors present and discuss the many different social responses to the challenge of coming to terms with past reigns of terror and collective violence. Designed for undergraduate courses in political violence and revolution, this volume treats... more...

  • Ethnische "Säuberungen" in der Moderneby Michael Schwartz

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 105.00

    Ethnic ?cleansing? is the dark side of modern democratization and the formation of nation states. Beginning in the 19th century, the Balkans and colonies outside Europe became the laboratories for this form of national problem solving. After 1914 these instruments of violence struck back on the European continent. Michael Schwartz describes... more...

  • Deutsche Unternehmer zwischen Kriegswirtschaft und Wiederaufbauby Paul Erker; Toni Pierenkemper

    De Gruyter 1999; US$ 77.00

    Die Rolle der Unternehmer zwischen NS- und "Wirtschaftswunder"-Zeit ist ein zentrales Thema der Zeitgeschichte, das bislang wenig erforscht wurde. Der vorliegende Sammelband behandelt diese Problematik anhand von sechs Studien über die Unternehmer Heinrich Nordhoff (VW-Manager), Hans-Günther Sohl (Stahlindustrieller), Hans Constantin Paulssen (Aluminiumunternehmer),... more...

  • Underbelly Squizzyby Andy Muir

    Allen & Unwin 2013; US$ 20.90

    The epic story of Australia's the first superstar gangster of the 20th Century - Joseph Theodore Leslie Taylor, known to all as 'Squizzy', was a man whose relentless quest for power knew no boundaries. more...

  • Masculinities and Crimeby James W. Messerschmidt

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1993; US$ 45.99

    Challenging the common masculinist character of criminological research, James W. Messerschmidt develops an elaborate scrutiny of the gender roles that, along with class and race, influence the occurrence and types of crimes in our society. more...

  • The Illicit Global Economy and State Powerby Richard H. Friman; Peter Andreas; Peter Andreas; Jennifer Clapp; H Richard Friman; Eric Helleiner; Louise Shelley; William O. Walker III

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 38.99

    Illicit cross-border flows, such as the smuggling of drugs, migrants, weapons, toxic waste, and dirty money, are proliferating on a global scale. This underexplored, clandestine side of globalization has emerged as an increasingly important source of conflict and cooperation among nation-states, state agents, nonstate actors, and international organizations.... more...