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In Search of Respect

Selling Crack in El Barrio


This new edition brings this study of inner-city life up to date.

Gang Leader for a Day

A Rogue Sociologist Takes to the Streets


A New York Times Bestseller Foreword by Stephen J. Dubner, coauthor of Freakonomics When...

Criminal Psychology

Nature, Nurture, Culture


Criminal psychology is the application of the principles of normal and abnormal psychology to the...

This powerful study immerses the reader in the world of homelessness and drug addiction in the...

Mr Big

Lennie McPherson and his life of crime

Allen & Unwin (2007)

The true and never-before-told story of Lennie McPherson - the Mr Big of Sydney crime - reveals a...

Helping Skills For Human Service Workers

Building Relationships and Encouraging Productive Change


This revised third edition is a comprehensive yet easy-to-read resource for learning communication...

The Mafia and the Machine

The Story of the Kansas City Mob


The story of the American Mafia is not complete without a chapter on Kansas City. The City of...

Touchstone (2015)

Rich with insight and awareness, Recovery explores the secrets, fears, hopes and issues that...

Animal Rights/Human Rights

Entanglements of Oppression and Liberation

This accessible and cutting-edge work offers a new look at the history of western 'civilization,'...

Emergency Management

The American Experience 1900-2010, Second Edition

CRC Press (2012)

Following in the footsteps of its popular predecessor, the second edition of Emergency Management:...