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- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 75.00
This book provides the first comprehensive treatment of Benford?s law, the surprising logarithmic distribution of significant digits discovered in the late nineteenth century. Establishing the mathematical and statistical principles that underpin this intriguing phenomenon, the text combines up-to-date theoretical results with overviews of the law?s... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 105.00
Rape Culture and Spiritual Violence examines sexual violence against women, how religion and society contribute to a rape culture, and the extreme suffering endured by rape victims as a result. Using the testimony of women who have experienced both rape and the consequences of rape culture?from a range of religious, cultural, ethnic, and social... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 19.95
It is a beautiful spring day, and Luna is having a picnic in the park with her family, wearing her Mum's red hat. Luna's Mum died one year ago and she still finds it difficult to understand why. She feels that it may have been her fault and worries that her Dad might leave her in the same way. Her Dad talks to her to explain what happened and together... more...
- Zed Books 2015; US$ 1.49
On 16 August 2012, the world looked on in horror as South African police gunned down striking mine workers at Marikana, leaving thirty-four dead and many more wounded. It was a massacre that echoed apartheid-era violence at Sharpeville and Soweto, shattering the international image of South Africa as a liberated 'rainbow nation'. The bloodshed... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 65.00
A how-to guide to small business anti-fraud protection and internal control Internal Control/Anti-Fraud Program Design for the Small Business is a practical guide to protection for businesses NOT subject to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. Written by an expert with three decades of forensic investigation experience, this book is geared specifically toward... more...
- University of California Press 2015; US$ 29.95
We hold many assumptions about police work?that it is the responsibility of the state, or that police officers are given the right to kill in the name of public safety or self-defense. But in The Killing Consensus , Graham Denyer Willis shows how in São Paulo, Brazil, killing and the arbitration of "normal" killing in the name of social order are... more...
- 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$ 11.10
"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...