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  • The Poetics of Crimeby Michael Hviid Jacobsen

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    The Poetics of Crime is an invitation to reconsider and reimagine how criminological knowledge may be creatively and poetically constructed, obtained, corroborated and applied. Departing from the conventional understanding of criminology as a discipline concerned with refined statistical analyses, survey methods and quantitative measurements, this... more...

  • The Evolution of the Global Terrorist Threatby Bruce Hoffman; Fernando Reinares

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 44.99

    Examining each major terrorist act and campaign of the decade following September 11, 2001, internationally recognized scholars launch original studies of the involvement of global terrorist leaders and organizations in these incidents and the planning, organization, execution, recruitment, and training that went into them. Their work relays the changing... more...

  • Recovery 2.0by Tommy Rosen

    Hay House 2014; US$ 16.95

    "The feeling was electric-energy humming through my body. I felt like blood was pouring into areas of my tissues that it had not been able to reach for some time. It was relieving and healing, subtler than the feeling from getting off on drugs, but it was detectable and lovely, and of course, there was no hangover, just a feeling of more ease... more...

  • Victims of Terrorismby Orla Lynch; Javier Argomaniz

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    This book examines the politicisation of victims of terrorism and the reality of the victimisation experience within the broader field of terrorism and the resulting conflict. Victims of terrorism are a unique group of individuals whose experience is overlooked in the current literature on terrorism. Since 9/11, terrorism has risen to global prominence... more...

  • 9/11 and Collective Memory in US Classroomsby Cheryl Lynn Duckworth

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    While current literature stresses the importance of teaching about the 9/11 attacks on the US, many questions remain as to what teachers are actually teaching in their own classrooms. Few studies address how teachers are using of all of this advice and curriculum, what sorts of activities they are undertaking, and how they go about deciding what they... more...

  • Crime Linkageby Jessica Woodhams; Craig Bennell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 89.95

    The increasing portrayal of forensic investigative techniques in the popular media? CSI , for example, has resulted in criminals becoming "forensically aware" and more careful about leaving behind physical evidence at a crime scene. This presents law enforcement with a significant problem: how can they detect serial offenders if they cannot rely on... more...

  • Death in Disguiseby Gary Powell

    The History Press 2014; US$ 14.57

    Victorian Chelsea was a thriving commercial and residential development, known for its grand houses and pleasant garden squares. Violent crime was unheard of in this leafy suburb. The double murder of an elderly man of God and his faithful housekeeper in two ferocious, bloody attacks in May of 1870 therefore shook the residents of Chelsea to the core.... 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...

  • Sociological Aspects of Crime and Delinquency (Routledge Revivals)by Michael Phillipson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    The field of crime and delinquency attracts a great deal of heated and partial opinion, prejudice and other forms of mal-thinking. When there is a scientific approach there tends to be a psychological explanation. This book, first published in 1971, is a corrective to both trends. It is a discussion of criminal behaviour in relation to a wide range... more...

  • The Psychology of Misconduct, Vice, and Crime (Psychology Revivals)by Bernard Hollander

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Born in Vienna in 1864, Bernard Hollander was a London-based psychiatrist in the early twentieth century. He is best known for being one of the main proponents of the interest in phrenology at that time. This title, originally published in 1922 contains the reflections of the author on his experience as a physician specialising in nervous and mental... more...