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  • Understanding White Collar Crimeby Hazel Croall

    McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 46.00

    Presents an overview of white collar crime, by introducing the concept, looking at its definition, its identification with class and status, and its development within criminology. This book explores the problems of estimating the vast extent of white collar crime and is useful for undergraduate courses in criminology, sociology and law. more...

  • Chemical Cowboysby Lisa Sweetingham

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 7.99

    In 1995, after receiving a tip from an informant that a new drug called Ecstasy was being pushed in Manhattan?s nightclubs, DEA agent Robert Gagne embarked on a mission to unravel one of the world?s most lucrative drug-trafficking networks. Chemical Cowboys tracks Gagne as he infiltrates New York?s club scene, uncovering a multimillion-dollar criminal... more...

  • No Shame in My Gameby Katherine S. Newman

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 17.00

    "Powerful and poignant.... Newman's message is clear and timely." -- The Philadelphia Inquirer In No Shame in My Game , Harvard anthropologist Katherine Newman gives voice to a population for whom work, family, and self-esteem are top priorities despite all the factors that make earning a living next to impossible--minimum wage, lack of child care... more...

  • When Prisoners Come Homeby Joan Petersilia

    Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 14.99

    Preface. 1. Introduction and Overview. 2. Who's Coming Home? A Profile of Returning Prisoners. 3. The Origins and Evolution of Modern Parole. 4. The Changing Nature of Parole Supervision and Services. 5. How We Help: Preparing Inmates for Release. 6. How We Hinder: Legal and Practical Barriers to Reintegration. 7. Revolving Door Justice: Inmate... more...

  • All Alone in the Worldby Nell Bernstein

    New Press, The 2007; US$ 16.95

    In this "moving condemnation of the U.S. penal system and its effect on families" ( Parents? Press ), award-winning journalist Nell Bernstein takes an intimate look at parents and children—over two million of them—torn apart by our current incarceration policy. Described as "meticulously reported and sensitively written" by Salon , the book is "brimming... more...

  • War and Genocideby Doris L. Bergen

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 23.99

    In examining one of the defining events of the twentieth century, Doris L. Bergen situates the Holocaust in its historical, political, social, cultural, and military contexts. Unlike many other treatments of the Holocaust, the revised, second edition of War and Genocide discusses not only the persecution of the Jews, but also other segments of... more...

  • Life After Leavingby Sophie Tamas

    Left Coast Press 2011; US$ 32.95

    After leaving her twelve-year marriage, Sophie Tamas went to the local women's shelter to ask if she had been abused. The result is Life after Leaving, a performative, arts-based journey into the aftermath of spousal abuse and the endless struggle to make sense of loss. We see Sophie's world—the academic lectures, the therapy sessions, the childrearing,... more...

  • Marching Powderby Rusty Young

    Pan Macmillan 2011; US$ 6.96

    MARCHING POWDER is the story of Thomas McFadden, a small-time English drug smuggler who was arrested in Bolivia and thrown inside the notorious San Pedro prison. He found himself in a bizarre world, the prison reflecting all that is wrong with South American society. Prisoners have to pay an entrance fee and buy their own cells (the alternative is... more...

  • Starting your Own Childminding Businessby Allison Lee

    Constable & Robinson 2006; US$ 13.11

    With more and more women with young children returning to work, hundreds of thousands of children in England and Wales are being cared for by childminders. The demand for good quality, flexible childcare is huge. If you are a childminder in the early stages of setting up your business, or you are considering caring for children in your own home, this... more...

  • Managing the Investigative Unitby Daniel McDevitt

    Charles C Thomas 2012; US$ 34.95

    Managing the investigative unit canManaging the investigative unit can be an extremely rewarding part of any law enforcement professional’s career, or it can be an absolute nightmare. The goal of this newly revised second edition is to continue to provide the investigative manager with the updated tools and techniques necessary to successfully... more...