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  • Asking for Itby Kate Harding

    Da Capo Press 2015; US$ 15.99

    The first non-academic, single-author book since the 1990s to examine sexual assault as a social phenomenon: noted blogger and author Kate Harding?s provocative, sharp?and yes, funny?book tackling rape culture, also offering some suggestions for moving toward a culture that fully respects and supports victims, while protecting the rights of the... more...

  • The Safety of the Kingdomby J. Michael Martinez

    Carrel Books 2015; US$ 34.99

    The horrendous events of September 11, 2001, heightened awareness of terrorism unlike all but a handful of major catastrophes in American history. Like the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, and President Kennedy?s assassination on November 22, 1963, 9/11 is a date forever enshrined in our national memory. But 9/11 once again raised... more...

  • Crime, Justice and Public Order in Old Regime Franceby Julius R. Ruff

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 125.00

    This title, first published in 1984, is a case study of crime and criminal justice in rural, southwestern France in the last century of the Old Regime. Based on extensive research in criminal court records, often the only documentary evidence of the poor and illiterate, the study is a valuable addition both to our knowledge of Old Regime society and... more...

  • Al Qaeda: The Transformation of Terrorism in the Middle East and North Africaby Denise Baken; Ioannis Mantzikos

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 52.00

    Ideal for both students of terrorism and general readers wanting to better understand modern terrorism, this book provides an in-depth look at Al Qaeda, including its origins, evolution, doctrines, structure, and terrorist operations. The authors examine Al Qaeda's operational transitions over the last two decades, and consider these changes in terms... more...

  • The Handbook of Criminological Theoryby Alex R. Piquero

    Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00

    An indispensable resource for all levels, this handbook provides up-to-date, in-depth summaries of the most important theories in criminology. Provides original, cutting-edge, and in-depth summaries of the most important theories in criminology Covers the origins and assumptions behind each theory, explores current debates and research, points... more...

  • Frances Kray - The Tragic Bride: The True Story of Reggie Kray's First Wifeby Jacky Hyams

    John Blake Publishing 2015; US$ 8.74

    The first full account of the beautiful, innocent young woman who married Reggie Kray ??? and became trapped in the violent and terrifying world of the Kray Twins.She was young, very beautiful and had everything to live for ??? but the life of Frances Shea, wife of Reggie Kray, remains one of the most tragic stories of the Sixties.Courted by Reggie... more...

  • Rural Crime and Community Safetyby Vania A Ceccato

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 160.00

    Crime is often perceived as an urban issue rather than a problem that occurs in rural areas, but how far is this view tenable? This book explores the relationship between crime and community in rural areas and addresses the notion of safety as part of the community dynamics in such areas. Rural Crime and Community Safety makes a significant contribution... more...

  • Rape Unresolvedby Dee Smythe

    University of Cape Town Press 2016; US$ 22.99

    More than 1,000 women are raped in South Africa every day. Around 150 of those women will report the crime to the police. Fewer than 30 of the cases will be prosecuted and no more than 10 will result in a conviction. This translates into an overall conviction rate of 4-8 per cent of reported cases. What happens to all the other cases? Rape Unresolved... more...

  • The Education-Drug Use Connectionby Jerald G. Bachman

    Lawrence Erlbaum Associates 2007; US$ 39.95

    Tackles an issue in adolescent development and health - the education-drug use connection. This book examines the links and likely causal connections between educational experiences, delinquent behavior, and adolescent use of tobacco, alcohol, marijuana, and cocaine. more...

  • Social Work and Social Care Practiceby Ian O'Connor; Mark Hughes; Danielle Turney; Jill Wilson; Deborah Setterlund

    SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 43.00

    `A useful framework for practice to accompany undergraduate learning, and also the post-qualifying consolidation of social work knowledge, theory, and skills' - Dr Patricia Higham This lively and engaging textbook is an adaptation of the bestselling introductory social work book available in Australia. This edition has been thoroughly revised... more...