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  • Confessions of a People-Smugglerby Dawood Amiri

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd. 2015; US$ 17.99

    Dawood Amiri is an ethnic Hazara who, as a young man, made the fateful decision to flee the terror being inflicted on his people, and seek asylum in Australia. He arrived in Indonesia in 2010, but was eventually captured when he was about to board a boat headed for Christmas Island. After a long stint in detention, where immigration processes failed... more...

  • Homegrown Violent Extremismby Erroll Southers

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    In the country?s changing threat environment, homegrown violent extremism (HVE) represents the next challenge in counterterrorism. Security and public policy expert Erroll Southers examines post-9/11 HVE ? what it is, the conditions enabling its existence, and the community-based approaches that can reduce the risk of homegrown terrorism. Drawing on... more...

  • Feminist Theory, Crime, and Social Justiceby Alana Van Gundy; Victor Kappeler

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 16.95

    The historical context of family violence is explored, as well as the various forms of violence, their prevalence in specific stages of life, and responses to it made by the criminal justice system and other agencies. The linkage among child abuse, partner violence and elder abuse is scrutinized, and the usefulness of the life-course approach is couched... more...

  • Controversies in Critical Criminologyby Martin Schwartz; Suzanne E. Hatty

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    These original essays introduce students to the complex and influential field of critical criminology. It presents many of the theories of critical criminology ? Marxist, Feminist, Left Realist, Postmodern, Constitutive, Peacemaking, and Restorative Justice ? and explores how, despite their distinctions, each theory is rooted in radical criminology,... more...

  • Financial Serial Killersby Tom Ajamie; Bruce Kelly

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 16.95

    By using true tales of thieves, swindlers, and fraudsters at work, Financial Serial Killers illustrates how these perpetrators get their hooks into investors' wallets, savings accounts, and portfolios—and never let go. The worst financial crisis since the great depression revealed that thousands of mom and pop investors had lost millions to so-called... more...

  • Cyber Blockadesby Alison Lawlor Russell

    Georgetown University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Cyber Blockades is the first book to examine the phenomena of blockade operations in cyberspace, large-scale attacks on infrastructure or systems that aim to prevent an entire state from sending or receiving electronic data. Cyber blockades can take place through digital, physical, and/or electromagnetic means. Blockade operations have historically... more...

  • The Health Care Setting As A Context for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuseby Keith L. Kaufman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 32.95

    This special issue was designed to explore the role of health care professionals in the assessment, treatment, and prevention of child maltreatment. The initial five articles were solicited to enhance our understanding of various forms of child maltreatment as well as approaches designed to effectively respond to this difficult problem. The final manuscripts... more...

  • Burke and Hareby Owen Dudley Edwards

    Birlinn 2014; US$ 8.74

    At Christmastide, 1827, in a boarding house in Edinburgh?s West Port, an old army pensioner dies of natural causes. He owes the landlord £4 rent. Instead of burying the body, the landlord, William Hare, and his friend William Burke fill the coffin with bark and sell the corpse to Dr Robert Knox, an ambitious anatomist. They make a profit of £3.10s.... more...

  • Women, Sexual Violence and the Indonesian Killings of 1965-66by Annie Pohlman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    The Indonesian massacres of 1965-1966 claimed the lives of an estimated half a million men, women and children. Histories of this period of mass violence in Indonesia?s past have focused almost exclusively on top-level political and military actors, their roles in the violence, and their movements and mobilization of perpetrators. Based on extensive... more...

  • Routledge Handbook of Transnational Criminal Lawby Neil Boister; Robert J. Currie

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 205.00

    Certain types of crime are increasingly being perpetrated across national borders and require a unified regional or global response to combat them. Transnational criminal law covers both the international treaty obligations which require States to introduce specific substantive measures into their domestic criminal law schemes, and an allied procedural... more...