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- CRC Press 2016; US$ 115.95
A careful analysis of environmental factors is key to understanding the causes of crime, to solving crimes, and eventually helping to predict and prevent them. Classics in Environmental Criminology is a comprehensive collection of seminal pieces from legendary contributors who focus on the role that the immediate environment plays in the occurrence... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95
The essays in this collection explore both organizational intentions and inhabitants' experiences in a diverse range of British residential institutions during a period when such provision was dramatically increasing. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
Violence and Gender in the Globalized World expands the critical picture of gender and violence in the age of globalization by introducing a variety of uncommonly discussed geo-political sites and dynamics. The volume hosts methodologically and disciplinarily diverse contributions from around the world, discussing various contexts including Chechnya,... more...
- BenBella Books, Inc. 2015; US$ 24.99
Imagine losing a loved one in the public eye. A media frenzy ensues and spreads your family name through the news. Reporters ambush you, and across the country, strangers gossip about your personal loss. Welcome to the circus. No one understands better than Kim Goldman the complex emotions of individuals suffering a personal tragedy under the... more...
- Encounter Books 2015; US$ 25.99
What?s it like to be the son or daughter of a dictator? A monster on the Stalin level? What?s it like to bear a name synonymous with oppression, terror, and evil? Jay Nordlinger set out to answer that question, and does so in this book. He surveys 20 dictators in all. They are the worst of the worst: Stalin, Mao, Idi Amin, Pol Pot, Saddam Hussein,... more...
- Zed Books 2015; US$ 29.95
Beyond Mothers, Monsters, Whores takes the suggestion in Mothers, Monsters, Whores that it is important to see genderings in characterizations of violent women, and to use critique of those genderings to retheorize individual violence in global politics. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95
The Psychology of Arson is the first book in its field to focus specifically on contemporary topics relevant to practitioners and professionals working with adolescent and adult deliberate firesetters. Rebekah Doley, Geoffrey Dickens and Theresa Gannon have integrated the very latest information regarding prevalence, theory, research and practice... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95
Disordered Personalities and Crime seeks to better understand how we respond to those individuals who have been labelled at various points in time as ?morally insane?, ?psychopathic? or ?personality disordered?. Individuals whose behaviour is consistent with these diagnoses present challenges to both the criminal justice system and mental health... more...
- The History Press 2015; US$ 24.78
Late in 1873, London was gripped by the astonishing story emerging from the highest court in the land, where four American conmen were on trial for attempting the greatest financial scam the world had ever seen. Their leader, Austin Bidwell, had hatched a plan of devilish ingenuity which were it not for one tiny stroke of bad luck would have ended... more...