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- Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 19.18
Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland. It is a city of culture, of impressive architecture, enterprise and endeavour, and is one of warm-hearted, generous people. But it also has a dark side. Beneath the busy streets, the Victorian sandstone and urban trendiness lies a black heart that beats in rhythm with the roar of the traffic and the echo of... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 30.99
A child may be born into a poor country, but not a poor world. If global human rights are to be meaningful, they must be universal. Global Obligations for the Right to Food assesses the nature and depth of the global responsibility to provide adequate food to the world's population. more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 4.36
<div>The Georgian era was perhaps one of the most shocking, gory, vice-ridden and downright surprising in the capital's history. From an anaconda attack at the Tower of London to a ghost in Regent's Park, a murder at the House of Commons, a body-snatching case which horrified all of London, a murderer who advertised for a new wife in... more...
- Black & White Publishing 2013; US$ 2.90
Hangman's Brae is a vividly written account of the blood-curdling crimes and brutal forms of punishment of north-east Scotland. The book explores the area's underworld and features the grave-robbers, jail-breakers, rioters and other lawbreakers whose crimes led them to premature deaths at the end of a rope or at the not so delicate hands of The Maiden,... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2010; US$ 8.74
Skinheads, Mods, Teddy Boys, Hell's Angels, Punks, Glory Boys to name just a few ... this fascinating book is the definitive guide to hooligan history in the UK. It examines who the men behind the cults were, what made them tick and why they fought their battles.These warring youth factions inspired copycat cultures around the globe. This in-depth... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
Particularly valuable to social workers and health care personnel, this timely volume offers practical guidelines and unique treatment approaches to use with clients who have sex-related problems. Experts address sexual health and social work intervention in sexual problems. They also present important information on significant health problems--cancer,... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 4.36
<div>This chilling compendium of historic crimes features numerous cases that shocked the nation during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Among the cases featured here is the shooting of Bessie Cross, after she fell pregnant while her husband was away serving his country in 1917, and the 1869 murders of Maria Death and her lover... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
In the new health care environment, social workers are being called upon to act as case managers, coordinators, evaluators, therapists, and researchers. International Perspectives on Social Work in Health Care brings together academics and practitioners to discuss what managed care, cost containment, corporatization, and pre-payment portend for social... more...
- The History Press 2012; US$ 4.36
<div>Once renowned as a place to dump criminals, and with a past steeped in smuggling, the Isle of Wight provides copious tales of corruption, violence and delinquency. From the customs officer who had both his hands severed by smugglers, to Bembridge witch Molly Downer who embarrassed the vicar by making him her heir, this book contains... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
Land of White Gloves? is an important academic investigation into the history of crime and punishment in Wales. Beginning in the medieval period when the limitations of state authority fostered a law centred on kinship and compensation, the study explores the effects of the introduction of English legal models, culminating in the Acts of Union... more...