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  • Women Drug Traffickersby Elaine Carey

    University of New Mexico Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    ?The first full-length study of female drug traffickers. The lives of these women are fascinating and skillfully analyzed by the author. The book will be pleasurable reading to general readers and specialists alike.??Howard Campbell, author of Drug War Zone: Frontline Dispatches from the Streets of El Paso and Juárez more...

  • Post-Tsunami Recovery in Thailandby Monica Lindberg Falk

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Of all the huge natural disasters that claimed the lives of thousands in Asia, the Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004 was the largest, estimated to have killed more than 230,000 people. The scope of damage brought about by this natural disaster urges focus on recovery and post-disaster reconstruction from several perspectives. Here we find an in-depth ethnography... more...

  • Confessions of a People-Smugglerby Dawood Amiri

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd. 2015; US$ 17.99

    Dawood Amiri is an ethnic Hazara who, as a young man, made the fateful decision to flee the terror being inflicted on his people, and seek asylum in Australia. He arrived in Indonesia in 2010, but was eventually captured when he was about to board a boat headed for Christmas Island. After a long stint in detention, where immigration processes failed... more...

  • Financial Serial Killersby Tom Ajamie; Bruce Kelly

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 16.95

    By using true tales of thieves, swindlers, and fraudsters at work, Financial Serial Killers illustrates how these perpetrators get their hooks into investors' wallets, savings accounts, and portfolios—and never let go. The worst financial crisis since the great depression revealed that thousands of mom and pop investors had lost millions to so-called... more...

  • The Routledge Handbook on Crime and International Migrationby Sharon Pickering; Julie Ham

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 225.00

    The Routledge Handbook on Crime and International Migration is concerned with the various relationships between migration, crime and victimization that have informed a wide criminological scholarship often driven by some of the original lines of inquiry of the Chicago School. Historically, migration and crime came to be the device by which Criminology... more...

  • Homegrown Violent Extremismby Erroll Southers

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    In the country?s changing threat environment, homegrown violent extremism (HVE) represents the next challenge in counterterrorism. Security and public policy expert Erroll Southers examines post-9/11 HVE ? what it is, the conditions enabling its existence, and the community-based approaches that can reduce the risk of homegrown terrorism. Drawing on... more...

  • Feminist Theory, Crime, and Social Justiceby Alana Van Gundy; Victor Kappeler

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 16.95

    The historical context of family violence is explored, as well as the various forms of violence, their prevalence in specific stages of life, and responses to it made by the criminal justice system and other agencies. The linkage among child abuse, partner violence and elder abuse is scrutinized, and the usefulness of the life-course approach is couched... more...

  • Controversies in Critical Criminologyby Martin Schwartz; Suzanne E. Hatty

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    These original essays introduce students to the complex and influential field of critical criminology. It presents many of the theories of critical criminology ? Marxist, Feminist, Left Realist, Postmodern, Constitutive, Peacemaking, and Restorative Justice ? and explores how, despite their distinctions, each theory is rooted in radical criminology,... more...

  • Cyber Blockadesby Alison Lawlor Russell

    Georgetown University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Cyber Blockades is the first book to examine the phenomena of blockade operations in cyberspace, large-scale attacks on infrastructure or systems that aim to prevent an entire state from sending or receiving electronic data. Cyber blockades can take place through digital, physical, and/or electromagnetic means. Blockade operations have historically... more...

  • Burke and Hareby Owen Dudley Edwards

    Birlinn 2014; US$ 8.74

    At Christmastide, 1827, in a boarding house in Edinburgh?s West Port, an old army pensioner dies of natural causes. He owes the landlord £4 rent. Instead of burying the body, the landlord, William Hare, and his friend William Burke fill the coffin with bark and sell the corpse to Dr Robert Knox, an ambitious anatomist. They make a profit of £3.10s.... more...