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  • Sex Crimesby Alissa Ackerman; Rich Furman

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 34.99

    Sex crimes, such as rape, child sexual abuse, and intimate partner violence, are increasingly transnational in nature, introducing unique cross-border and cross-cultural challenges for police, the courts, and the law. Policy makers and practitioners are in need of a resource that explores the incidence, prosecution, and treatment of sexual crimes... more...

  • Stealing Sisi's Starby Jennifer Bowers Bahney

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 29.95

    While on honeymoon in Vienna in June of 1998, at the height of the tourist season, Gerald Daniel Blanchard, an accomplished thief, happened upon the greatest challenge of his life when he spotted the last remaining "Sisi Star" on display in Schonbrunn Palace. Named after its former owner, the Empress Elisabeth, the ten-pointed diamond and... more...

  • An Introduction to Benford's Lawby Arno Berger; Theodore P. Hill

    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...

  • Rape Culture and Spiritual Violenceby Gina Messina-Dysert

    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...

  • A Comprehensive Look at Fraud Identification and Preventionby James R. Youngblood

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 69.95

    Fraudulent activity can approach you or your organization through a variety of avenues, ranging from the cyber world, social media, unsolicited e-mails, poor hiring practices, dishonest associates, and weak operating procedures. With a focus on prevention measures, A Comprehensive Look at Fraud Identification and Prevention presents proven tips,... more...

  • Crisis Negotiation for Law Enforcement, Corrections, and Emergency Servicesby Arthur Slatkin

    Charles C Thomas 2015; US$ 32.95

    This text focuses on operational theory and practice for negotiators by following a crisis intervention model for crisis negotiations. Its intent is to provide some depth and breadth of understanding for instructors, students, and line negotiators seeking excellence in the professional role of hostage crisis negotiator. The book is written principally... more...

  • Abuse: An Encyclopedia of Causes, Consequences, and Treatmentsby Rosemarie Skaine

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 89.00

    Abuse, a key theme of health education curricula, is also a major issue faced by many segments of society. Intended for high school students as well as undergraduates and the general reader, this comprehensive encyclopedia explores abuse in all its forms?physical, sexual, emotional, and verbal?among a variety of age and demographic groups from children... more...

  • Luna's Red Hatby Emmi Smid; Emmi Smid; Dr Riet Fiddelaers-Jaspers

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 19.95

    Charmingly-illustrated, this storybook follows a girl called Luna, whose mother died a year ago. It is designed to be read with children aged 6+ who have been bereaved by suicide to help them cope with their difficult feelings. The book also includes a guide for parents and professionals by grief expert, Dr Riet Fiddelaers-Jaspers. more...

  • Marikanaby Jack Shenker

    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...

  • Sokaiya: Extortion, Protection and the Japanese Corporationby Kenneth Szymkowiak

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95

    Sokaiya are extortionists who target Japanese corporations for payoffs. They threaten to reveal corporate secrets and scandals, usually at shareholder meetings. This book explores the curious but not unusual relationship that grows between executives and sokaiya, who also offer their services to protect the corporation from other sokaiya, thus becoming... more...