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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 39.95
The Soviet era was a time of social and economic upheaval in Russia's history as the Bolsheviks strove to build a socialist utopia based on the theories of Karl Marx. Central to this endeavor was the 25-year dictatorship of Josef Stalin, whose determination to make the Soviet Union a dominant industrial and military power created misery on a grand... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 36.00
In this interdisciplinary collection leading experts and scholars from criminology, psychology, law and history provide a compelling analysis of practices and beliefs that lead to violence against women, men and children in the name 'honour'. more...
- UPA 2013; US$ 24.99
This book goes beyond the glamorous portrayals of CSI professionals on television to highlight the real sources of job satisfaction among forensic scientists. Drawing on interviews with current forensic scientists, this book concludes that forensic scientists experience the most satisfaction in helping victims, the community, and society at large.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00
Examining multi-agency working in response to anti-social behaviour, this book investigates the way in which the police, social work teams and the youth justice service work together on early intervention initiatives to help young people, and explores the complexities and practical struggles of these partnerships. more...
- Atria Books 2006; US$ 16.99
Every day six people in the United States are murdered by spouses or intimate partners. The stories of killer spouses tend to captivate us, as they beg the question of how so many seemingly normal and happy people manage to go over the edge. Indeed, every relationship presents "extreme moments" where scary feelings surface, yet what happens when those... more...
- Lexington Books 2007; US$ 34.99
The 'Million Dollar Inmate' highlights the financial and social costs of America's incarceration of non-violent offenders. Basing her insight on extensive research into the origins of our correctional systems, the visible and non-visible costs incurred by the practice of incarcerating non-violent offenders, and the goals of our prison system, Heather... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2013; US$ 54.99
Les assistants de justice participent quotidiennement à l?accompagnement socio-judiciaire de personnes aux prises avec la justice. Comme elles, ils font l?expérience du pénal et de ses évolutions contemporaines et font face à des exigences croissantes en termes de productivité et d?efficience. L?ouvrage aborde ce quotidien professionnel par le prisme... more...
- Andrews UK 2014; US$ 3.99
Do you know what is involved in the role of a bodyguard? Could you have what it takes to protect the rich and famous? Would you like to learn more about the people who watch over high-profile individuals and celebrities? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you are sure to enjoy 101 Interesting Facts about Bodyguards and Bodyguarding. Did... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2009; US$ 159.95
This book reconstructs the conviction of a slave girl found guilty of beating and burning to death her owner, the man who fathered her three children. The political climate of pre-Civil War Missouri did not favor justice for an enslaved girl who confessed to murdering her owner, even though those acquainted with the case believed she could not have... more...
- Random House 2012; US$ 12.78
Real-life all too rarely offers stories that are quite as satisfying as fiction. Bringing Down the House is one of the exceptions. Cheating in casinos is illegal; card-counting - making a record of what cards have so far been dealt to enable the player to make some prediction of what cards remain in the deck - is not. But casinos understandably... more...