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- Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 15.00
As acclaimed psychological researcher and author David Buss writes, "People are mesmerized by murder. It commands our attention like no other human phenomenon, and those touched by its ugly tendrils never forget." Though we may like to believe that murderers are pathological misfits and hardened criminals, the vast majority of murders are committed... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2008; US$ 8.99
The International Bestseller ?A true story that surpasses any novel by John le Carré.?? El Pa ís (Spain) For five centuries, the Vatican?the oldest organization in the world, maker of kings and shaper of history?has used a secret spy service, called the Holy Alliance, or later, the Entity, to carry out its will. Forty popes have relied on... more...
- Random House 2011; US$ 13.08
In 2007 Luke Harding arrived in Moscow to take up a new job as a correspondent for the British newspaper the Guardian . Within months, mysterious agents from Russia's Federal Security Service - the successor to the KGB - had broken into his flat. He found himself tailed by men in cheap leather jackets, bugged, and even summoned to Lefortovo, the... more...
- Barricade Books 2007; US$ 9.99
For the first time in paperback, author Ron Chepesiuk chronicles the little known history of organized crime in Harlem. African American organized crime has had as significant an impact on its constituent community as Italian, Jewish, and Irish organized crime has had on theirs. Gangsters are every bit as colorful, intriguing, and powerful as Al Capone... more...
- HarperCollins 2012; US$ 10.99
La aterradora historia de un viaje sin regreso... Cada día, cientos de personas toman incalculables riesgos para cruzar la frontera entre México y Estados Unidos en busca de trabajo y mejores oportunidades de vida. Pero para un grupo de inmigrantes que cruzó la frontera ilegalmente y se subió a un trailer la noche del 13 de mayo del 2003, este... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2005; US$ 16.00
You?ve heard of the scheme. Now comes the man behind it. In Mitchell Zuckoff's exhilarating book, the first nonfiction account of Charles Ponzi, we meet the charismatic rogue who launched the most famous and extraordinary scam in the annals of American finance. It was a time when anything seemed possible?instant wealth, glittering fame, fabulous... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2006; US$ 16.00
A groundbreaking investigation of how illicit commerce is changing the world by transforming economies, reshaping politics, and capturing governments.In this fascinating and comprehensive examination of the underside of globalization, Moises Naím illuminates the struggle between traffickers and the hamstrung bureaucracies trying to control them. From... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...