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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...