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  • Hate Crime in America, 1968-2013by Michael Newton

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 75.00

    Crimes motivated by prejudice date to the beginning of human history. Despite legislation addressing bias-driven offenses hate crimes continue to plague modern American society. Beginning with the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 six days later, this chronology catalogs hate crimes and the... more...

  • Queering Acts of Mourning in the Aftermath of Argentina's Dictatorshipby Cecilia Sosa

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 90.00

    Shows how the experience of violence in Argentina shed light on a new sense of "being together" that goes beyond bloodline ties. more...

  • Criminal Behaviourby Robbie Guillory; Maddy Burrows

    Freight Books 2014; US$ 10.19

    Whether you?ve just tried to sell drugs to a uniformed policeman or you?ve just been pulled over whilst drunk and being pulled off, Criminal Behaviour will bring your worst misdemeanors to light. Related anonymously by the nation?s coppers, lawyers, social workers and parole officers, each story demonstrates just how incapable and incompetent some... more...

  • The Politics of Crisis Management in Chinaby Sonny Shiu-Hing Lo

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    This book studies the Chinese government and military?s rapid mobilization and coordination work in the aftermath of the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake. It is a comparative and historical analysis for scholars and policy makers who are interested in the study of earthquake management from a multidisciplinary perspective. more...

  • Foucault, Crime and Powerby Christian Borch

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This book presents a Foucauldian problematisation analysis of crime, with a particular focus on the twentieth century. It considers how crime has been conceived as problem and, by scrutinising the responses that have been adapted to deal with crime, demonstrates how a range of power modalities have evolved throughout the twentieth century. Christian... more...

  • Essential Criminologyby Mark M. Lanier; Stuart Henry; Desire' J.M. Anastasia

    Westview Press 2014; US$ 33.99

    This bestselling crimninology text offers a concise introduction to the nature and extent of crime while surveying core perspectives on crime causation and their policy implications with a sociological context. more...

  • Die Wiederentdeckung der Nutzpflanze Hanfby Jack Herer; Mathias Bröckers

    Nachtschatten Verlag 2014; US$ 19.99

    Eine der ältesten Kulturpflanzen der Erde könnte helfen, die Menschen ausreichend mit Kleidung, Papier, Öl, Brennstoff, Nahrung, Baumaterial und vielen Medizinen zu versorgen. Binnen weniger Jahre wurde aus der geächteten Droge ein allseits gepriesener "nachwachsender" Bio-Rohstoff. "Es gibt nur eine Pflanze, die als nachwachsender Rohstoff in der... more...

  • Women Drug Traffickersby Elaine Carey

    University of New Mexico Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    ?The first full-length study of female drug traffickers. The lives of these women are fascinating and skillfully analyzed by the author. The book will be pleasurable reading to general readers and specialists alike.??Howard Campbell, author of Drug War Zone: Frontline Dispatches from the Streets of El Paso and Juárez more...

  • Dead Cows for Piranhasby Hazel Friedman

    Jonathan Ball Publishers 2014; US$ 20.42

    A high-octane journey into the brutal underworld of the South African and transnational drug trade Journalist Hazel Friedman was on assignment in Thailand to document the stories of the increasing number of South Africans convicted as drug mules when she made a horrifying discovery. Many of the drug traffickers are in fact decoys. These individuals... more...

  • The Poetics of Crimeby Michael Hviid Jacobsen

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    The Poetics of Crime is an invitation to reconsider and reimagine how criminological knowledge may be creatively and poetically constructed, obtained, corroborated and applied. Departing from the conventional understanding of criminology as a discipline concerned with refined statistical analyses, survey methods and quantitative measurements, this... more...