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  • The Disappearedby Al Cimino

    John Blake 2014; US$ 7.99

    A deep dive into the depths of human depravity that enables cruel acts of kidnapping, forced imprisonment, and rape?and a testament to the courage, fortitude, and tenacity of the survivors When the news broke in May 2013 that three women had been held captive for over 10 years in Cleveland, Ohio, the world was stunned. Not only had the women... more...

  • Cómo sanar las heridas del abusoby Michelle Borquez; Jo Ann Aleman; Sharon Kay Ball

    B&H Publishing Group 2014; US$ 5.99

    El abuso se manifiesta de muchas formas, ¿y entonces qué hacer cuando reconoces que eres víctima del abuso? Hay ayuda para responder al abuso. Ya sea que sufras violencia doméstica o seas víctima de abuso verbal, este minilibro saldrá a tu encuentro en el desierto de la desesperanza y te dará las herramientas necesarias para afrontar el abuso. No... more...

  • Surviving Family Care Givingby Gráinne Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 30.95

    Surviving Family Care Giving: Co-ordinating effective care through collaborative communication is a practical book for family and other home carers in a variety of situations. Gráinne Smith shows how to provide the most effective coordinated care possible through constructive communication and collaborative care, to support individuals who have... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...