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  • Feminism and Criminologyby Ngaire Naffine

    Wiley 2014; US$ 24.95

    This much-needed book is a concise and accessible account of the contribution of feminist thinking to the study of crime. Tracing the intellectual history of criminology from its scientific foundations in the nineteenth century to its recent encounters with postmodernism, Naffine discusses the ways in which the discipline has established its priorities... more...

  • Feminism and Global Justiceby Kerry Carrington

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    In this book, Kerry Carrington takes a bold, critical and reflexive approach to understanding the global divisions and inequalities that shape distinctive patterns of gender and crime. The book argues that in order for feminist criminology to enhance its conceptual and political relevance in the twenty-first century, bold new directions in scholarship... more...

  • Feminist Theory, Crime, and Social Justiceby Alana Van Gundy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 19.95

    Feminist Theory, Crime, and Social Justice offers an insightful look at the primarily masculine-driven perspective on crime and justice through the lens of feminist theory. This first installment in the Theoretical Criminology series presents the argument that an increased understanding of the female crime typology, life course, and gender-specific... more...

  • Forsaken Femalesby Andrea Parrot; Nina Cummings

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 31.99

    Forsaken Females describes the varied types of brutalization women experience through the life course, as well as historical and theoretical perspectives of global violence against women. The book illuminates the diverse ideologies and cultural conditions that condone and perpetuate the brutality that victimizes women. The discussion is structured... 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 & 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 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 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...

  • Gangsters and Goodfellasby Henry Hill; Gus Russo

    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...

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

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 32.99

    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...