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  • Toxic Couples: The Psychology of Domestic Violenceby Anna Motz

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Domestic violence is a major public health concern, affecting millions worldwide. It is underreported, often devastating and sometimes ends in murder. In Toxic Couples: The Psychology of Domestic Violence , Anna Motz integrates psychological and criminological data with clinical illustrations and discussion of current high-profile cases. She examines... more...

  • Culture, Suicide, And The Human Conditionby Marja-Liisa Honkasalo; Miira Tuominen

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 32.95

    Suicide is a puzzling phenomenon. Not only is its demarcation problematic but it also eludes simple explanation. The cultures in which suicide mortality is high do not necessarily have much else in common, and neither is a single mental illness such as depression sufficient to lead a person to suicide. In a word, despite its statistical regularity,... more...

  • The Kidnapping and Murder of Little Skeegie Cashby Robert Alvin Waters; Zack C. Waters

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Informed by thousands of pages of newly released FBI files, The Kidnapping and Murder of Little Skeegie Cash tells the gripping story of the only crime investigated by J. Edgar Hoover himself, the sensational 1938 murder of a five-year-old boy from the Florida Everglades. In his long and storied career, J. Edgar Hoover investigated only one case... more...

  • Crime And Criminal Justice In Modern Germanyby Richard F. Wetzell

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 32.95

    The history of criminal justice in modern Germany has become a vibrant field of research, as demonstrated in this volume. Following an introductory survey, the twelve chapters examine major topics in the history of crime and criminal justice from Imperial Germany, through the Weimar and Nazi eras, to the early postwar years, including case studies... more...

  • In Pursuit of the Good Lifeby Jocelyn Lim Chua

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Once celebrated as a model development for its progressive social indicators, the southern Indian state of Kerala has earned the new distinction as the nation?s suicide capital, with suicide rates soaring to triple the national average since 1990. Rather than an aberration on the path to development and modernity, Keralites understand this crisis to... more...

  • The Costs of Corruptionby Sadika Hameed; Jeremiah Magpile

    Center for Strategic & International Studies 2014; US$ 34.99

    Corruption remains a priority area for both the private sector and development implementers. However, there is no consensus on actionable steps toward addressing it on a global level. This issue is especially important in the context of international trade and development as the private sector plays an increasing role in development outcomes. Moreover,... more...

  • The Mad Sculptorby Harold Schechter

    Head of Zeus 2014; US$ 11.65

    An unputdownable true crime story set in the pulp-fiction obsessed world of 1930s America. On Easter Sunday 1937, Bob Irwin - a handsome, failing sculptor with a history of depression and psychopathic episodes - commited a grisly triple murder. Creeping back to the flat of his ex-landlady in a swish New York borough, Irwin killed her, her lodger,... more...

  • Fraud Prevention and Detectionby Rodney T. Stamler; Hans J. Marschdorf; Mario Possamai

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 69.95

    Lessons can be learned from major fraud cases. Whether the victim is a company, public agency, nonprofit, foundation, or charity, there is a high likelihood that many of these frauds could have been prevented or detected sooner if early Red Flag warning signs had been identified and acted upon. Fraud Prevention and Detection: Warning Signs and the... more...

  • Children Exposed To Violenceby Robert Geffner; Dawn Griffin; James Lewis III

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    Children?s exposure to violence (CEV) in their home, their community, and our society has finally been recognized as a serious mental health, social, and public health problem. This book highlights a summary of relevant current research, practice, and policy issues. It is the third in a series to help provide current state-of-the-science information... more...

  • Cultural Diversity and Suicideby Mark M Leach

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    This book adds a vital and overlooked dimension—diversity—to suicide assessments and interventions The literature on the relationship between culture and suicide has historically been widely scattered and often difficult to find. Cultural Diversity and Suicide summarizes that widespread literature so that counselors can begin to include diversity... more...