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  • Understanding Homicideby Fiona Brookman

    SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 73.00

    Here is a comprehensive and challenging text unravelling the phenomenon of homicide. The author combines original analysis with a lucid overview of the key theories and debates in the study of homicide and violence. more...

  • The Social Order of the Underworldby David Skarbek

    Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 26.99

    When most people think of prison gangs, they think of chaotic bands of violent, racist thugs. Few people think of gangs as sophisticated organizations (often with elaborate written constitutions) that regulate the prison black market, adjudicate conflicts, and strategically balance the competing demands of inmates, gang members, and correctional officers.... more...

  • Finding Meby Michelle Knight; Michelle Burford

    Weinstein Publishing 2014; US$ 24.99

    Michelle Knight, the first of the three women abducted by notorious Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro, recounts the full story of her years in captivity, her escape, and the powerful inner strength and capacity for hope that has helped her rebuild her life. more...

  • Staff Management in Human Servicesby Dennis Reid; Marsha Parsons; Carolyn Green

    Charles C Thomas 1989; US$ 53.95

    By Dennis G. Reid, Marsha B. Parsons and Carolyn W. Green, all of Habilitative Management Consultants, Inc., Morganton, North Carolina. CONTENTS: Staff Management and Human Service Provision: An Overview; Structuring and Monitoring Staff Performance; Staff Training; Procedures for Changing Ongoing Work Performance; Increasing Therapeutic Activities... more...

  • The War on Drugsby Paula Mallea

    Dundurn 2014; US$ 11.99

    Explores the spectacular failure of the war on drugs to weaken drug cartels and the illegal drug supply, as well as the modern history of drug use and abuse, the pharmacology of illegal drugs, and the economy of the illegal drug trade. more...

  • A Book of Remarkable Criminalsby H. B. Irving

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Are you fascinated by the nefarious figures in history who have opted to walk a darker path in life? Armchair criminologists will take devilish delight in this gruesome collection of true-crime tales. The volume brings together concise biographies of depraved, delusional, and just plain evil louts, ne'er-do-wells and murderers, along with gripping... more...

  • The Onion Fieldby Joseph Wambaugh

    Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.00

    This is the frighteningly true story of two young cops and two young robbers whose separate destinies fatally cross one march night in a bizarre execution in a deserted Los Angeles field. From the Paperback edition. more...

  • American Desperadoby Jon Roberts; Evan Wright

    Crown Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00

    In 2008 veteran journalist Evan Wright, acclaimed for his New York Times bestselling book Generation Kill and co-writer of the Emmy-winning HBO series it spawned , began a series of conversations with super-criminal Jon Roberts, star of the fabulously successful documentary Cocaine Cowboys.  Those conversations would last three years, during... more...

  • The Mammoth Book of Drug Baronsby Paul Copperwaite

    Constable & Robinson 2010; US$ 11.65

    The rise - and fall - of the outlaw lords of the drug world, from the Cali Cartel, the richest, most powerful crime syndicate in history, to Britain's biggest drug baron, Curtis 'Cocky' Warren and the 'Essex Triple Murders'. From freewheeling cannabis operations to the lethal 'heaviness' of organized crime, the doings of the dealers, bouncers,... more...

  • House of Horrorsby Nigel Cawthorne

    John Blake 2008; US$ 9.99

    In April 2008, in the quiet Austrian town of Amstetten, a truly horrifying vision of hell was discovered by police in the cellar of a seemingly normal suburban home. Undoubtedly the worst case in Austrian criminal history, this appalling story of incarceration and sexual abuse quickly became international news. On August 28, 1984, Josef Fritzl lured... more...