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- Open Road Distribution 2014; US$ 5.99
In the late 1990s in Poughkeepsie, NY, the bodies of prostitutes were piling up. Lt. Bill Siegrist knew a serial killer was preying on the women. Determined to stop any further killing, Siegrist followed a trail that led him to Kendall Francois, a middle school monitor with the nickname Stinky, because of his slovenly hygiene. When Francois was finally... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 88.00
A practical guide to what motivates international crimes and how these are structured and investigated in theory and practice. more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 55.00
California was the mining center of the West for half a century. Wherever precious minerals were found, road agents appeared to "mine the roads" of treasure being shipped out and payrolls being shipped in. The first recorded robbery of a stagecoach occurred in 1856, and the last in 1913. Over that period there were 458 stagecoach robberies,... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 75.00
Crimes motivated by prejudice date to the beginning of human history. Despite legislation addressing bias-driven offenses hate crimes continue to plague modern American society. Beginning with the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 six days later, this chronology catalogs hate crimes and the... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 129.95
This comprehensive study examines the development and changing characteristics of the judicial system and reform process over the past three decades in China. Using a combination of traditional modes of legal analysis, case studies, and empirical research, the study reflects upon the complex progress that China has made, and continues to make, towards... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00
Through an empirical inquiry into three categories of offending women, Offending Women in Contemporary China: Gender and Pathways into Crime explores the socioeconomic conditions that facilitate womens' pathways into crime, and examines the interplay between gender, class, rapid social changes and female law-breaking in neoliberal China. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 129.95
Based upon original research, this book is a historically informed exploration of current thinking and practices concerning democratic policing. Rather than an exhaustive compendium of developments in any one country, the book encourages an appreciation of both the importance of thinking about the means towards enhancing democratic policing as well... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.95
Organized Crime, Seventh Edition, provides readers with a clear understanding of organized crime, including its definition and causes, how it is categorized under the law, models to explain its persistence, and the criminal justice response to organized crime, including investigation, prosecution, defense, and sentencing. This book offers a comprehensive... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95
This book provides a comprehensive, introductory text for students taking courses in crime and criminal justice history. It covers all of the key historical topics central to an understanding of the current criminal justice system, including the development of the police, the courts and the mechanisms of punishment (from the gallows to the prison).... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
Multiple killings by serial or spree killers and the mass violence seen in war crimes and other atrocities have typically been understood as discrete category types, which can foster the view that there are fundamentally different kinds of human beings, including "deviants" who are born evil and innately given to sadism or a callous lack of empathy.... more...