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  • Run Jane Runby Jane Wells

    New Horizon Press 2012; US$ 22.95

    Jane Wells was trapped in a nightmare. The man she married was an abusive, philandering maniac. The courts knew this, but because of a Kentucky law that forbids pregnant women to divorce, she was forced to endure a living hell. After Jane gave birth to her daughter, she entered a battered women's shelter, filed charges against Michael, and sued for... more...

  • Handbook of Asian Criminologyby Jianhong Liu; Bill Hebenton; Susyan Jou

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 271.09

    This up-to-date book examines the broad concepts of international criminology, and covers the Asian region in particular. Includes an examination of country- and region-specific attitudes toward crime and punishment. more...

  • Wohnen und Pflege im Alterby Katrin Stäheli Haas; Der Schweizerische Beobachter; Käthi Zeugin; Krisztina Faller

    Beobachter-Edition 2012; US$ 37.99

    Leben im Altersheim oder zu Hause? Pflege durch Angehörige oder Profis? Der neue Beobachter-Ratgeber enthält alle Informationen, die es braucht, um die richtigen Entscheide zu treffen.1,3 Millionen Menschen in der Schweiz sind betagt - und diese Zahl wird in den nächs­ten Jahren ansteigen. Die meisten möchten möglichst lange in den eigenen vier Wän­den... more...

  • Life After Deathby Damien Echols

    Atlantic Books 2013; US$ 5.99

    In 1993, teenagers Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin, and Jessie Misskelley, Jr. - who have come to be known as the West Memphis Three - were arrested for the murders of three eight-year-old boys in Arkansas. The ensuing trial was marked by tampered evidence, false testimony, and public hysteria. Baldwin and Misskelley were sentenced to life in prison,... more...

  • Cyberstalking und Cybercrimeby Edith Huber

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 27.44

    Mit Ausweitung der Telekommunikationstechnologien hat sich das Kommunikationsverhalten der Menschen geändert und damit ist auch der Missbrauch gestiegen. Die Bandbreite reicht von Cyberstalking, -mobbing bis hin zur Computerkriminalität. Edith Huber stellt zum einen die Frage, ob durch das Aufkommen der neuen Telekommunikationstechnologien ein sozialer... more...

  • Disaster Educationby John Preston

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 38.11

    From ?Duck and Cover? in the 1950s, when American schoolchildren were instructed to hide beneath their desks in the event of nuclear attack to contemporary campaigns against pandemic flu, education campaigns have been used to prepare the general public for apocalyptic events. Governments have made use of various media from films, leaflets and television... more...

  • Final Confessionby Brian P. Wallace; Bill Crowley; Dennis Lehane; Gilbert Geis

    Northeastern University Press 2013; US$ 16.99

    A chronicle of the daring, meticulously planned, and ingenious high-stakes heists (including the second Brinks robbery in Boston) pulled off by mastermind thief Phil Cresta, a career criminal who was also a master at outwitting police and the FBI more...

  • The Octopusby Joe Pieri

    Birlinn 2012; US$ 10.99

    This book reveals a shocking and sensational story: the mafia and the huge syndicates it controls have infiltrated the government in Italy, the US, the highest levels of the Catholic Church, and in modern times, are even implicated in the murder of an American president and the pope. At lower levels of criminality the mafia is omnipresent - from prostitution,... more...

  • Scottish Murdersby Judy Hamilton

    Waverley Books 2013; US$ 7.99

    Scotland's worst and most infamous murders : Includes accounts of the infamous Burke and Hare, cannibalistic Sawney Bean, child murderer Jessie King, still-unidentified Bible John and the present-day crimes of Peter Tobin. more...

  • Blood and Graniteby Norman Adams

    Black & White Publishing 2013; US$ 3.99

    Blood and Granite is a chronicle of the most notorious homicides committed in Aberdeen over the last hundred years. Written by Norman Adams, a journalist who reported on many of the chilling crimes he now recalls so vividly, it is compelling reading for those who are too young to remember - and those who cannot forget. All are human tragedies from... more...