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- NYU Press 2015; US$ 26.00
Stories are much more than a means of communication?stories help us shape our identities, make sense of the world, and mobilize others to action. In Narrative Criminology , prominent scholars from across the academy and around the world examine stories that animate offending. From an examination of how criminals understand certain types of crime... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2015; US$ 14.57
In 1981, Peter Sutcliffe, the ‘Yorkshire Ripper?, was convicted of thirteen murders and seven attempted murders. All his proven victims were women: most were prostitutes. Astonishingly, however, this is not the whole truth. There is a still-secret story of how Sutcliffe?s terrible reign of terror claimed at least twenty-two more lives and left five... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95
?Honour'-based violence is a form of intimate violence committed against women (and some men) by husbands, fathers, brothers and male relatives. A very common social phenomenon, it has existed throughout history and in a wide variety of societies across the world, from white European to African cultures, from South and East Asia to Latin America.... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95
Globally, nationally and locally men?s violence against women is an endemic social problem and an enduring human rights issue. Unlike men who are most likely to be victims of stranger assaults and violence, official data shows that women are most likely to be attacked, beaten, raped and killed by men known to them - either partners or family members.... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 26.95
This fully revised edition of Martin Shaw’s classic, award-winning text proposes a way through the intellectual confusion surrounding genocide. In a thorough account of the idea’s history, Shaw considers its origins and development and its relationships to concepts like ethnic cleansing and politicide. Offering a radical critique... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 32.95
Full of case studies, this book explores the reasons behind adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) becoming involved in the criminal justice system. It discusses the establishment of intervention programs and calls for a review of forensic assessment for people with ASD. more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99
In Female and Armed Lynne Finch offers an information-packed follow-up to her first book, Taking Your First Shot . Based on questions and requests from readers, this book addresses more advanced techniques for personal defense as well as range drills to help readers practice and hone those skills. It?s important to know how to defend yourself,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
The field of crime and delinquency attracts a great deal of heated and partial opinion, prejudice and other forms of mal-thinking. When there is a scientific approach there tends to be a psychological explanation. This book, first published in 1971, is a corrective to both trends. It is a discussion of criminal behaviour in relation to a wide range... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 125.00
Born in Vienna in 1864, Bernard Hollander was a London-based psychiatrist. He is best known for being one of the main proponents of phrenology. This title, originally published in 1922 contains the reflections of the author on his experience as a physician specialising in nervous and mental disorders. He looks at a range of patients "suffering from... more...
- Publish Green 2015; US$ 9.99
After the Hmong fled atrocities in southern China, they became trapped in a civil war in Laos and involved in an alliance with the United States, fighting against the Communists expansion in Indochina during the Vietnam War. The Hmong who sided with the United States in the war, however, faced unimaginable suffering. InA World Without Boundaries, Xiong... more...