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- Counterpoint 2015; US$ 26.00
On July 20, 2012, twelve people were killed and fifty-eight wounded at a mass shooting in a movie theater in Colorado. In 1999, thirteen kids at Columbine High School were murdered by their peers. In 2012, twenty children and seven adults were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary. Thirty-two were killed at Virginia Tech. Twelve killed at the Washington... more...
Conspiracy of Silence - How Scot Young's Fatal Fall in London Exposed An International Web of Unexplained DeathsJohn Blake Publishing 2015; US$ 8.74
On 8 December 2014, the body of bankrupt property tycoon Scot Young was found impaled on the railings below his £3-million penthouse apartment. The police felt his death was not suspicious, but a Russian radio station asked: ‘Did he jump or was he pushed?? Soon everyone was wondering. For six years, Young had been fighting an acrimonious divorce... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 205.00
The Routledge History of Genocide takes an interdisciplinary yet historically focused look at history from the Iron Age to the recent past to examine episodes of extreme violence that could be interpreted as genocidal. Approaching the subject in a sensitive, inclusive and respectful way, each chapter is a newly commissioned piece covering a range... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 24.95
Why did the twentieth century witness unprecedented organized genocide? Can we learn why genocide is perpetrated by comparing different cases of genocide? Is the Holocaust unique, or does it share causes and features with other cases of state-sponsored mass murder? Can genocide be prevented? Blending gripping narrative with trenchant analysis, Eric... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 48.95
Violence against women is an enduring problem around the globe, yet very few books look at the full range of men?s violences against women ? perpetrated in relationships, in the family, in public spaces, and in institutions. While books that look at different types of violence, such as domestic violence, ?honour? based violence and rape in isolation... more...
- The Spinney Press 2015; US$ 30.00
Violent crime (homicide, assault, sexual assault, robbery and kidnapping) can be difficult to measure and respond to. Do greater alcohol restrictions and mandatory sentencing impact on violent street assaults? Is jailing offenders the most effective solution to reducing violence in society? This book examines the prevalence of recorded crime and victimisation... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95
Crime, Inequality and Power challenges the dominant definitions of crime and the criminal through its uniquely comparative approach. In this book Eileen Leonard analyzes multiple forms of criminal behavior in the United States, including violence, sexual assault, theft, and drug law violations, whilst also asking readers to consider the parallels... more...