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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Tavistock Press was established as a co-operative venture between the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) in the 1950s to produce a series of major contributions across the social sciences. This volume is part of a 2001 reissue of a selection of those important works which have since gone out of print, or are difficult to locate.... more...
- The History Press 2007; US$ 21.86
<div>London: Crime, Death & Debauchery is an alternative history of the darker side of Britain's capital city. No other book on London covers this topic in such a complete fashion with cases ranging from the Restoration to the early nineteenth century. It weaves macabre accounts into an entertaining criminal history accessible... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
Mexico has failed to achieve internal security and poses a serious threat to its neighbors. This volume takes us inside the Mexican state to explain the failure there, but also reaches out to assess the impact of Mexico?s security failure beyond its borders. The key innovative idea of the book?security failure?brings these perspectives together on... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
This collection of critical essays considers the criminalisation of squatting from a range of different theoretical, policy and practice perspectives. While the practice of squatting has long been criminalised in some jurisdictions, the last few years have witnessed the emergence of a newly constituted political concern with unlawful occupation of... more...
- The History Press 2012; US$ 4.36
<div>Investigating the countless crimes that have bedevilled Islington throughout its history, this book explores the area's transformation from idyllic village and middle-class pleasure ground, to unfashionable region of urban poverty, before its renaissance after the ravages of the Second World War. Here are the exploits of legendary... more...
- The History Press 2012; US$ 4.36
<div>This absorbing collection delves into the villainous deeds that have taken place in Stirling during it's long history. Cases of murder, robbery, assault and fraud are all examined as the darker side of this historic city's past is exposed. From cases as famous as the execution of Andrew Hardie and John Baird for high treason in 1820,... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2010; US$ 8.74
There is a deadly code of conduct that operates beyond the boundaries of the everyday. It's a world where anger, strength and terrifying ferocity must be controlled with total precision and perfect timing. It is an art known to only a few. In this unique project, Kate Kray has met many such men and talked to them on their own ground. They have opened... more...
- Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 36.99
On Being and Having a Case Manager stresses the importance of the process of building relationships in helping clients realize independent lives. Based on a two-year study of Marilyn and her case managers, this book emphasizes the intentional exchange of attention and information between case managers, clients, and others within the caring... more...
- The History Press 1996; US$ 4.36
<div>Searching the archives of the university, the Public Record Office, the Centre for Oxfordshire Studies, this work collects more than 100 accounts that paint a picture of Oxford's seedier site. Using court records and newspaper accounts, it brings together crime stories dating from 1750 to 1920, including: infamous murders, hangings,... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 39.99
Straf- und insbesondere Gewalttaten gehen mit erheblichen sozialen und gesundheitlichen Folgen für die betroffenen Menschen einher. Dem Sozialstaatsprinzip folgend setzt sich der Anspruch durch, Opferhilfe als gesamtgesellschaftliche Aufgabe umzusetzen und Betroffenen qualifizierte Unterstützung anzubieten ? unabhängig von einem möglichen Strafverfahren.... more...