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- Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 29.95
On February 27, 2010, Chile was rocked by a violent earthquake five hundred times more powerful than the one that hit Haiti just six weeks prior. The Chilean earthquake devastated schools, hospitals, roads, and homes, paralyzing the country for weeks and causing economic damage that was equal to 18 percent of Chile's GDP. This calamity hit just as... more...
- C.H. Beck 2015; US$ 18.81
Man nannte ihn ?Doktor Tod? und ?Schlächter von Mauthausen?. Der SS-Arzt Dr. Aribert Heim war über Jahrzehnte der meistgesuchte NS-Verbrecher. 2009 gelang es den Journalisten Nicholas Kulish und Souad Mekhennet, seine Hinterlassenschaft in Kairo aufzuspüren. In ihrem spannend geschriebenen Buch verweben sie die Geschichte von Leben und Flucht Heims... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 89.99
Written by scholars who experienced Hurricane Katrina first-hand, Rethinking Disaster Recovery analyzes issues that are still impacting residents a decade later such as discrimination, gentrification, mass privatization of public institutions, street harassment, and domestic violence. The book emphasizes social inequality in the recovery process... more...
- Barricade Books 2015; US$ 9.99
Father of Organized Crime, Lucky Luciano?born poor in Sicily, came to New York?s Lower East Side in the early 1920s. His pals were Irish, Jewish and Italian?s criminals. During WWII, Lucky made a deal with the US Government freeing him from prison, returning to Italy, working for the Allies. At war?s end back in America his Cuban Casino... more...
- NYU Press 2015; US$ 44.20
For close to a century, the field of community criminology has examined the causes and consequences of community crime and delinquency rates. Nevertheless, there is still a lot we do not know about the dynamics behind these connections. In this book, Ralph Taylor argues that obstacles to deepening our understanding of community/crime links arise in... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2015; US$ 14.57
THE CLOSEST PLACE ON EARTH THAT YOU WILL GET TO HELL - Charlie Bronson Broadmoor: My Journey Into Hell documents the story of long-term prisoner Charlie Bronson and his five-year stay at Britain?s most notorious mental hospital, Broadmoor. His journey has, until now, never been told. In the winter of 1979, aged just twenty-seven, the inmate who... more...
The Sequential Intercept Model and Criminal Justice: Promoting Community Alternatives for Individuals with Serious Mental IllnessOxford University Press 2014; US$ 62.99
The number of individuals with severe mental illness in the criminal justice system is shockingly high. However, there is a wealth of research that shows that the traditional incarceration model is not effective with this population, and that many of these individuals can be helped in the community at less cost without increased risk to public safety... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 89.99
This collection charts the effects of hurricane Katrina upon American cultural identity; it does not merely catalogue the trauma of the event but explores the ways that such an event functions in and on the literature that represents it. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 158.00
This text is designed for use in a course on the economics of crime in a variety of settings. Assuming only a previous course in basic microeconomics, this innovative book is strongly linked to the new theoretical and empirical journal literature. Showing the power of microeconomics in action, Yezer covers a wide array of topics. There are chapters... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 65.95
This book incorporates many of the exciting debates in the social sciences and philosophy of knowledge concerning the issues of modernity and post-modernism. It sets out a new project for criminology, a criminology of modernity, and offers a sustained critique of theorizing without a concern for social totalities. This book is designed to place... more...