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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 34.99
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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 67.99
Barak provides the first integrated analysis of crime, criminal justice, and criminology through a global lens, revealing the importance of a global perspective for the study of crime and justice in the 21st century. While moving seamlessly from the micro bio-psychological, interactive-social process to the macro cultural-structural forces that shape... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 84.19
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...
- Lexington Books 2006; US$ 39.99
Advancing Critical Criminology constitutes a timely addition to the growing body of knowledge on critical criminology scholarship. DeKeseredy and Perry have assembled a volume that provides scholars with an in-depth review of the extant literature on several major branches of criminology as well as examples of how critical criminologists apply their... more...