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- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 2.99
Written during World War I by Harry Brodribb Irving, this is a study of the crimes of some of the world's most infamous criminals. Irving spent much of his life in the theatre, and his flair for the dramatic is displayed in his writings.He went on to found 'Our Society' with, amongst others, Sherlock Holmes creator Arthur Conan Doyle. 'Our... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2005; US$ 21.99
Brutal and violent, this tell-all is a personal account of the life of Razor Smith and the world in which he lived, where ruthlessness, viciousness, and savagery are prized and admired. In prison more than half of his life for assaults and armed robberies, Smith became confined in a peculiar kind of hell from which his only route of escape was to... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2012; US$ 24.99
A fascinating exploration of the women who love the baddest of the bad boys, including the wife of Mark "Chopper" Read What attracts women to dangerous men? For some, it is true love, while for others, it's the excitement, wealth, and glamour. What was it like for Mary-Ann Hodge to be married to Mark "Chopper" Read? How was Joe Korp's former girlfriend... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
This edited collection brings together established global scholars and new thinkers to outline fresh concepts and theoretical perspectives for criminological research and analysis in the 21 st century. Criminologists from the UK, USA, Canada and Australia evaluate the current condition of criminological theory and present students and researchers... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95
This volume sets out to contrast and compare the development of policies related to victims of crime and their place within the criminal justice systems in nine separate jurisdictions (the USA, the Netherlands, England and Wales, Scotland, the Republic of Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and South Africa). Based on first hand interviews with... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 56.95
How do criminologists engage with politics and public policy? This book is a sociological account of how criminologists have understood their craft, the positions they have taken on the controversies of their day, and an analysis of the dilemmas that confront those who work in the field today. 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$ 4.36
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$ 4.36
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...