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- Penguin Books Ltd 2004; Not Available
Kevin Lewis grew up on a council estate in South London. Beaten and starved by his parents, ignored by the social services and bullied at school, he was offered a chance to escape this nightmare world and was put into care. Despite his best efforts to make things work out, his life spiralled out of control. At the age of 17 he became caught up in the... more...
- Summersdale Publishers Ltd. 2010; US$ 11.99
Dr Harold Shipman told his unsuspecting patients he was conducting blood tests as he injected them with a massive dose of heroin; they were dead within minutes. Before his trial, many assumed he was an over-zealous GP who went too far in providing comfort to dying patients. In the end, he was found guilty of deliberately and coldly murdering 218 of... more...
- Summersdale Publishers Ltd. 2007; US$ 10.99
Acclaimed crime writer Carol Anne Davis explores the minds of sadistic killers: their childhoods, their growing pathology and horrific crimes. Knowing what some of these killers endured doesnt even begin to excuse their crimes but it does explain them. Davis delineates the different subgroups of sadists for example, those who kill... more...
- Summersdale Publishers Ltd. 2009; US$ 10.99
This investigation into spree killing analyses the psychology of this chilling and relatively new phenomenon. Cawthorne carefully examines each case and shows how the killers suppress their rage and violent fantasies until a small incident sparks off their fatal rampage.The cases include that of Michael Ryan, who slew sixteen in the quiet English town... more...
- Campus Verlag 2007; US$ 32.63
Hauptbeschreibung Angesichts aktueller Probleme wie Reform des Arbeitsmarktes, Umbau der Wohlfahrtsgesellschaft und Privatisierung öffentlicher Einrichtungen gibt der Staat erhebliche Teile seiner Verantwortung an soziale Akteure und Organisationen, den Dritten Sektor, sowie an Verbände und Unternehmen ab. Die Autoren des Bandes (u. a. Wolfgang Kersting,... more...
- Unbridled Books 2009; US$ 9.99
The fourth of Candida Lawrence?s stand-alone memoirs, the collection of pieces that is Vanishing reveals a life-long awareness of human fragility and the constant proximity of alienation and separation. A survivor in the truest sense and a woman with the greatest personal resilience, Candida Lawrence recalls what it is to make each day an assertion... more...
- Black & White Publishing 2011; US$ 7.28
Throughout an astonishing criminal career, Johnny Ramensky was the foremost safe-blower of his era. His exploits and audacious escapes from maximum security prisons also helped make him a household name ? admired by some, notorious to others. But when the Second World War broke out, Ramensky joined the elite Commandos and his story became legend.... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 79.95
This comprehensive work provides a sourcebook of information about the substantive, methodological, and policy-oriented aspects of homicide research in Europe. Part one of this work covers the most recent substantive and methodological information about European homicide research. The second part will contain detailed case studies on homicide research... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 109.00
The existence of financial identity theft in the United States, and its (gradual) spread to other areas of the world, increases the need to understand how identity theft occurs and how perpetrators of the crime manage to take advantage of developments within contemporary society. This book aims to provide such an understanding through an in-depth comparative... more...