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  • Public Value Management, Measurement and Reportingby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 138.99

    This volume aims to shed light on how public service value is identified, managed, measured and reported. The chapters cover a range of topics, including theoretical reflections, practical case studies and empirical observations aimed at understanding the concept of public value. more...

  • Exploring Criminal and Illegal Enterpriseby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 141.99

    This book examines the illegal behaviour of entrepreneurs and discusses how criminal entrepreneurs acquire information, learn from their entrepreneurial experiences, and utilize acquired knowledge to develop their organizations. more...

  • Ethnographies of Law and Social Controlby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 128.99

    This is a comprehensive, insightful, and state-of-the-art overview of the everyday work and activities of legal and social control professionals, functionaries, and participants, highlighting the distinctive contributions that ethnographic and ethnomethodologically-informed studies have to offer research on law and social control. more...

  • Sociological Theory and Criminological Researchby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 123.99

    This volume highlights the value of sociological theorizing in various strands of criminological research and reveals the breadth and depth of criminological sociology in its explicit and informed reliance on insights from sociological theory. It offers a range of perspectives, and theories of criminal behavior and perspectives of social control. more...

  • The Macho Paradoxby

    Sourcebooks 2006; US$ 19.99

    Praise for The Macho Paradox "An honest, intellectually rigorous and insightful work that challenges readers to truly engage in a political discourse that can change lives, communities and nations." --Rosalind Wiseman, author of Queen Bees and Wannabes "Jackson Katz is an American hero! With integrity and courage, he has taken his message--that... more...

  • The Hidden History of 9-11-2001by

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 130.99

    Brings together scholarship on the events of 9-11-2001, and assesses whether the truth has been told by the US government. The lead chapter shows that eleven of FBI-named Arabic hijackers could not have been on the planes, while the Dulles airport videotape has very serious authentication problems. more...

  • The Trail of the Trampby A-No. 1

    Garrett County Press 2012; US$ 0.99

    It is recommended the reader drink moonshine before reading this hardnosed edition of A No. 1's hobo story cycle, which presents cautionary tales of clueless youth corrupted by the road. Lessons covered include "do unto others before they do unto you" and the difference between yeggars (who steal and rob) and plingers (a begging class). As is the case... more...

  • The Adventures of a Female Trampby A-No. 1

    Garrett County Press 2012; US$ 0.99

    First published in 1914, this detailed account of female hobos is a rare and beautiful example of early American storytelling. The Adventures of a Female Tramp is social history, presenting vagabond underground culture with humor, excitement and a flare for the dramatic. Each of the cross-country adventures are told by "the famous hobo" A. No. 1 who... more...

  • The Curse of Tramp Lifeby A-No. 1

    Garrett County Press 2012; US$ 0.99

    Published in 1912, The Curse of the Tramp is the third book in the series by A-No 1 "The Famous Tramp" who traveled 500,000 miles for only $7.61. This is a fabulous and true tour of prisons, train yards and railroads. more...

  • Con Menby 60 Minutes; Mike Wallace

    Simon & Schuster 2007; US$ 9.99

    60 Minutes brings its award-winning journalistic skills and unmistakable broadcast style to the page, delving into its archives to present stories on one of the program's most popular subjects: the con man. Con Men exposes a truly eclectic group of swindlers and rogues: the extraordinary characters of ABSCAM, pyramid-scheme millionaires and stock-market... more...