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- 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
John Borneman is professor of anthropology at Princeton University. He is the author of many books, most recently Political Crime and the Memory of Loss and Syrian Episodes: Sons, Fathers, and an Anthropologist in Aleppo . more...
- Orell Füssli Verlag 2015; US$ 10.89
"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
As a senior writer for The Daily Beast , Barbie Latza Nadeau provided weekly reports on the Amanda Knox case and trial throughout 2008 and 2009. She is also a regular contributor to Newsweek and a frequent commentator on CNN and the BBC. A fourteen-year resident of Rome, she has reported from Italy on everything from natural disasters to papal... 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...