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- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 34.91
Die Terrorismusforschung gewinnt als eigenes Forschungsfeld der Politikwissenschaft zunehmend an Bedeutung. Nach dem 11. September 2001 wurden insbesondere im angelsächsischen Teil der Welt unzählige Bücher über das Thema verfasst, Konferenzen organisiert und neben Forschungsprojekten auch eine ganze Reihe von Fachzeitschriften ins Leben gerufen. Auch... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2012; US$ 7.28
From piracy on the high seas to the recent Securitas depot robbery in Kent, Britain has a long and inglorious tradition of armed robbery as a way of life. In this uniquely compelling history, reformed career criminal Terry Smith brings the benefit of hard-won wisdom to his analysis of all the major cases. Casting a sharp eye over both the dangerously... more...
- Marshall Cavendish 2011; US$ 2.00
On 19 November 1985, 18 Malaysians died in Kampung Memali, Kedah, when the police attempted to arrest PAS member and religious leader Ibrahim Mahmood (aka Ibrahim Libya). Among the dead was Ibrahim Mahmood who had been using the Islamic cause as a front to help a group of politicians in the Opposition to seize power. more...
- Pen and Sword 2010; US$ 23.95
Serial Killers: Murder without Mercy - True Crime BooksThey are the criminals who horrify us most murderers without mercy. They may be driven by greed, hatred, sadistic urges or simply bloodlust. But there is one added ingredient that makes their crimes utterly reprehensible in the eyes of a civilised society and that is a total lack of... more...
- Pen and Sword 2010; US$ 23.95
On an internationally acknowledged Scale of Evil, these are the worlds worst serial killers. The qualifications for entry to this list of the vilest criminals of all time are a propensity for sadism, torture and murder without a shred of remorse.Using expert evidence, this book looks behind the shocking headlines and delves into the... more...
- Pen and Sword 2011; US$ 23.95
Mass murder is awful enough. But some serial killers not only embark on slaying to slake their perverted pleasures but enjoy the mutilation of their victims bodies and sometimes also revert to cannibalism.The simple act of slaying would sicken most people. Yet that is not sufficient a thrill for those who find the excitement begins once... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2005; US$ 31.95
Why did some offenses in the South end in mob lynchings while similar crimes led to legal executions? Why did still other cases have nonlethal outcomes? In this well-researched and timely book, Margaret Vandiver explores the complex relationship between these two forms of lethal punishment, challenging the assumption that executions consistently... more...
- Jonathan Ball Publishers 2010; US$ 8.75
Crime is tearing South Africa apart. Whether it is hijacking or rape, a home robbery or a husband's explosion of rage, violence is so common that few lives have been left untouched by it. The result is a society deformed by its fears. Closeted behind locked doors and high walls, panic buttons at the ready, members of the middle class live lives haunted... more...
- Hay House 2012; US$ 24.95 US$ 18.35
Rita Gigante grew up in a world swirling with secrets, lies, and multiple sins. Her father, notorious Mafia boss Vincent the Chin Gigante, was the leader of the Genovese crime clan and the head of all five New York crime families for decades. But until she was 16, she was kept in the dark about his underworld activities. She unknowingly... more...