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  • In Search of Respectby Philippe Bourgois

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 22.00

    This new edition brings this study of inner-city life up to date. more...

  • Isle of Wight Villainsby Jan Toms

    The History Press 2012; US$ 14.57

    Once renowned as a place to dump criminals, and with a past steeped in smuggling, the Isle of Wight provides copious tales of corruption, violence and delinquency. From the customs officer who had both his hands severed by smugglers, to Bembridge witch Molly Downer who embarrassed the vicar by making him her heir, this book contains a vast array of... more...

  • An Introduction To Applying Social Work Theories And Methodsby Barbra Teater

    McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 46.00

    This practical book provides a basic introduction to the most commonly used theories and methods in social work practice. The book explores the concept of a theory and a method, the difference between the two and the ways in which they are connected. Teater also discusses the social worker-client relationship and offers a handy overview of anti-oppressive... more...

  • Street Justiceby Bruce A. Jacobs; Richard Wright

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 23.00

    This 2006 book explores retaliation from the perspective of those who have experienced it first hand. more...

  • What Terrorists Wantby Louise Richardson

    Random House Publishing Group 2006; US$ 17.00

    ?This is at the top of my list for best books on terrorism.??Jessica Stern, author of Terror in the Name of God: Why Religious Militants Kill How can the most powerful country in the world feel so threatened by an enemy infinitely weaker than we are? How can loving parents and otherwise responsible citizens join terrorist movements? How can anyone... more...

  • The Geography of the World Economy 5th Editionby Paul Knox; John Agnew; Linda McCarthy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95

    The Geography of the World Economy provides an in-depth and stimulating introduction to the 'globalization' of the world economy. The book offers a consideration of local, regional, national and global economic development over the long historical term. The theory and practice of economic and political geography provide a basis for understanding... more...

  • The Guv'norby Lenny McLean

    John Blake Publishing 2003; US$ 6.78

    Lenny McLean was one of the deadliest bare-knuckle fighters Britain has ever seen. He had dear, powerful friends, but he also had terrible enemies. So much so that he has two bullet wounds in his back -- each from a different attack. He has also been stabbed repeatedly -- always from behind. Lenny, however, is also a warm, grizzly bear of a man, whose... more...

  • Without Pityby Ann Rule

    Pocket Books 2003; Not Available

    THEY KILL WITHOUT CONSCIENCE. ANN RULE PORTRAYS THEIR SHATTERING CRIMES WITHOUT PITY. In eight stunning Case Files volumes, from A Rose for Her Grave to the #1 blockbuster Last Dance, Last Chance, Ann Rule reigns as "America's best true-crime writer" ( Kirkus Reviews ). Now, she updates the most astonishing cases from that acclaimed series... more...

  • A Warrant to Killby Kathryn Casey

    HarperCollins 2010; Not Available

    She tried to tell her friends. She even went to the police. No one would believe her--and now she was dead. Problems had always followed Susan White, but when she remarried and moved to Houston's posh suburbs, she thought the past was behind her--until she met a deputy sheriff named Kent McGowen who would soon become her worst nightmare. McGowen... more...

  • Gang Leader for a Dayby Sudhir Venkatesh

    Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 12.99

    A New York Times Bestseller Foreword by Stephen J. Dubner, coauthor of Freakonomics When first-year graduate student Sudhir Venkatesh walked into an abandoned building in one of Chicago?s most notorious housing projects, he hoped to find a few people willing to take a multiple-choice survey on urban poverty--and impress his professors... more...