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- University of California Press 2015; US$ 24.95
Listening to Killers offers an inside look at twenty years' worth of murder files from Dr. James Garbarino, a leading expert psychological witness who listens to killers so that he can testify in court. The author offers detailed accounts of how killers travel a path that leads from childhood innocence to lethal violence in adolescence or adulthood.... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 30.00
There is no more seemingly incorrigible criminal type than the child sex offender. Said to suffer from a deeply rooted paraphilia, he is often considered as outside the moral limits of the human, profoundly resistant to change. Despite these assessments, in much of the West an increasing focus on rehabilitation through therapy provides hope that psychological... more...
- Orell Füssli Verlag 2015; US$ 10.90
"Ich legte mich flach auf den Boden und robbte behutsam vor ... Und da sah ich ihn. Er kauerte hinter der Kühlerhaube eines Kadetts, seine Waffe zielte in meine Richtung ..." Arrogante Verkehrsrowdys und raffinierte Einbrecher, brutale Schläger und durchgeknallte Drogenabhängige, Kindesmisshandlung und Mord - wer in einer Stadt wie Berlin... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2015; US$ 14.57
Hugely respected, extensively quoted and widely regarded as the ‘bible? of Ripper studies, The Complete Jack the Ripper A to Z is the ultimate reference for anyone fascinated by the Jack the Ripper mystery. This new, rewritten, up-to-date edition includes sources and well over 100 photographs. The Complete jack the Ripper A-Z has an entry for almost... more...
- Beast Books 2015; US$ 14.99
Despite all the airtime devoted to Amanda Knox, it?s still hard to reconcile the fresh-faced honor student from Seattle with the sexually rapacious killer convicted of the November 2007 murder of her British roommate. Few Americans have heard all of the powerful evidence that convinced a jury that Knox was one of three people to sexually assault Meredith... more...
- Liberties Press 2015; US$ 5.82
When is it okay for a person to kill themself? How have ideas about this changed over time, and how do they differ across cultures? How do Ireland?s suicide rates, especially among its young men, compare to rates in other countries in Europe and beyond? Are we obsessed today with the idea of suicide? Is it possible to prevent suicide – and, if... more...
- The History Press 2015; US$ 14.57
In which pub did the Krays murder George Cornell and so achieve notoriety as Britain's most feared gangsters? Where is the hostelry in which Jack the Ripper's victims drank? How did Burke and Hare befriend their victims in a Scottish watering hole before luring them to their deaths? What is the name of the pub where the Lord Lucan mystery first came... more...
- Arcade Publishing 2015; US$ 17.95
In 1947, the brutal, sadistic murder of a beautiful young woman named Elizabeth Short led to the largest manhunt in LA history. The killer teased and taunted the police and public for weeks, but his identity stayed a mystery, and the murder remained the most tantalizing unsolved case of the last century, until this book revealed the bizarre solution.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00
This is the first book to consider the moral regulation of the female body through an analysis of the crime of infanticide. An in-depth perspective from the nineteenth century to the present, Cossins provides a revealing insight into the history of a little-known but widespread social crime. more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 25.00
The "State Line Country" of this book is a rugged area of small farms on the Kentucky-Tennessee border. Historically the area has had a homicide rate more than ten times the national average. In this gripping and penetrating study of violence and death in the State Line Country, Lynwood Montell examines the local historical and social conditions,... more...