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- Andrews UK 2014; US$ 2.99
It is 1888 and the foggy streets of Whitechapel, one of the poorest areas of Victorian London, are gripped by fear. Five women thought have been murdered by the same hand, all but one of their corpses terrifyingly mutilated. But who were these women? And who could the murderer be? This fascinating book contains over one hundred facts about the awful... more...
- The History Press 2012; US$ 14.57
In 1888 Jack the Ripper made the headlines with a series of horrific murders that remain unsolved to this day. But most killers are not shadowy figures stalking the streets with a lust for blood. Many are ordinary citizens driven to the ultimate crime by circumstance, a fit of anger or a desire for revenge. Their crimes, overshadowed by the few, sensational... more...
- Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 39.17
Schulsozialarbeit in der Schweiz: eine dynamische Entwicklung, ein Boom ? an vielen Schulen ist sie längst eine Selbstverständlichkeit, an anderen ringt sie noch um Anerkennung. Die Organisationsmodelle, Aufgabenportfolios und Begrifflichkeiten zeugen von unterschiedlichen Wegen, meist geprägt von lokalen Besonderheiten und Konstellationen, in denen... more...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 2005; US$ 31.00
This is a study of youth who have, or feel they have, no purpose in life?or who may be seeking freedom in death. It is a portrait of life, and of self-destruction, by young Australian Aboriginal men and women. To comprehend this phenomenon occurring more often outside custody, one has to appreciate Australian Aboriginal history? it contributes more... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2005; US$ 13.99
It was a bitter cold morning in March, 1908. A nineteen-year-old Jewish immigrant traversed the confusing and unfamiliar streets of Chicago?a one-and-a-half-hour-long journey?from his ghetto home on Washburne Avenue to the luxurious Lincoln Place residence of Police Chief George Shippy. He arrived at 9 a.m. Within minutes after knocking on the front... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 69.95
The Columbine tragedy on April 20, 1999 began a new era in law enforcement as it became apparent that the police response to such mass shootings must be drastically altered. By the time the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting occurred on December 14, 2012, outdated police response strategies had been replaced with new, aggressive tactics used by... more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 29.99
The first comprehensive book on rape since Susan Brownmiller's Against Our Will and Susan Estrich's Real Rape, this volume probes every aspect of rape law and the discrepancies between ideal law (on the books) and real law (in action). Susan Caringella canvasses the success and failure of reform in the United States, as well as Australia, Britain,... more...
- Policy Press 2012; US$ 39.95
This is the first academic book to focus on adolescent-to-parent abuse and brings together international research and practice literature and combines it with original research to identify and critique current understandings in research, policy and practice. more...