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- University of Cape Town Press 2016; US$ 22.99
More than 1,000 women are raped in South Africa every day. Around 150 of those women will report the crime to the police. Fewer than 30 of the cases will be prosecuted and no more than 10 will result in a conviction. This translates into an overall conviction rate of 4-8 per cent of reported cases. What happens to all the other cases? Rape Unresolved... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2010; US$ 7.99
The true story of a teenage killer and the silence of a small New England town. For twenty years Daniel Paquette's murder in New Hampshire went unsolved. It remained a secret between two high school friends until Eric Windhurst's arrest in 2005. What was revealed was a crime born of adolescent passion between Eric and Daniel's stepdaughter, Melanie-... more...
- Ulysses Press 2007; US$ 15.95
COMBINES HORRIFIC ACCOUNTS OF THE MOST VICIOUS MURDERS EVER COMMITTED WITH THE SHOCKING WORDS OF THE KILLERS THEMSELVES “The bloodstains . . . that happened when I stored one of the guys upsidedown . . . it usually ran out of his nose or mouth or something . . .? --John Wayne Gacy “She kinda wanted it, ya know. Sex, an? stuff like that.... more...
- PublicAffairs 2015; US$ 26.99
In the 1980s in California, New Jersey, and New York, Michigan, Massachusetts, and Florida, Tennessee, Texas, Ohio, and elsewhere, daycare workers were arrested, charged, tried, and convicted of committing horrible sexual crimes against the children they cared for. These crimes, prosecutors said, had gone undetected for years, and their brutality... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 39.95
In this volume, the authors present an overview of the innovative work taking place in relation to domestic violence and child protection. This book looks at new prevention initiatives and how interventions for children exposed to domestic violence have been developed. It shows how services for abusive fathers have evolved and provides discussion and... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
This volume explores a variety of ?harmful cultural practices?: a term increasingly employed by organizations working within a human rights framework to refer to certain discriminatory practices against women in the global South. Drawing on recent work by feminists across the social sciences, as well as activists from around the world, this volume... more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 49.99
Is suicide wrong, profoundly morally wrong? Almost always wrong, but excusable in a few cases? Sometimes morally permissible? Imprudent, but not wrong? Is it sick, a matter of mental illness? Is it a private matter or a largely social one? Could it sometimes be right, or a "noble duty," or even a fundamental human right? Whether it is called... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2004; US$ 29.95
On 4 July 1975, Juanita Nielsen, a wealthy heiress, Sydney newspaper publisher and anti-development campaigner left an appointment at a Kings Cross nightclub and simply disappeared. For a quarter of a century, the Juanita Nielsen case has remained one of Australia's great unsolved mysteries. more...
- Allen & Unwin 2003; US$ 29.99
On a hot September night in 1960, Dr James Yeates was beaten about the face and head and stabbed through the heart with a hypodermic syringe. The unsolved Yeates Case has been one the most enduringly mysterious murders in the annals of Australian crime. more...