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One Breath Away: The Hiccup Girl - From Media Darling to Convicted Killer

by M. William Phelps

"Phelps is a true-crime veteran."--New York Post

"Phelps is the Harlan Coben of real-life thrillers." --Allison Brennan

When she was 15, Jennifer Mee developed an unrelenting case of the hiccups--hiccupping as...


Complete Jack The Ripper

by Donald Rumbelow

Fully updated and revised, Donald Rumbelow’s classic work is the ultimate examination of the facts, theories, fictions and fascinations surrounding the greatest whodunit in history.

The Complete Jack the Ripper...


Conviction

by Juan Martinez

Juan Martinez, the fiery prosecutor who convicted notorious murderess Jodi Arias for the disturbing killing of Travis Alexander, speaks for the first time about the shocking investigation and sensational trial...


Rivals of the Ripper: Unsolved Murders of Women in Late Victorian London

by Jan Bondeson

Jack the Ripper is the quintessential Victorian serial killer, and the debate continues with regard to the number of his victims: were there just four or five, or more than nine of them? But there is a profusion...


A Mother's Reckoning: Living in the Aftermath of Tragedy

by Sue Klebold & Andrew Solomon

On April 20, 1999, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold walked into Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. Over the course of minutes, they would kill twelve students and a teacher and wound twenty-four others...


Ethnomethodology at Work

by Peter Tolmie & Mark Rouncefield

Bringing together one of the most important bodies of research into people's working practices, this volume outlines the specific character of the ethnomethodological approach to work, providing an introduction...


Researching Amongst Elites: Challenges and Opportunities in Studying Up

by Christopher J. Schneider & Luis L.M. Aguiar

Academics often direct their research 'across' in order to examine issues that grip members of the middle classes, or 'down' in order to understand the difficulties workers and other marginalized groups endure....


In Contempt

by Christopher Darden

#1 New York Times Bestseller. For more than a year, Christopher Darden argued tirelessly for the prosecution, giving voice to the victims in the 0.J. Simpson murder trial. In Contempt is an unflinching look...


You Could Do Something Amazing with Your Life [You Are Raoul Moat]

by Andrew Hankinson

Winner of a Northern Writers Award

These are the last days of Raoul Moat. Raoul Moat was the fugitive Geordie bodybuilder-mechanic who became notorious one hot July week when, after killing his ex-girlfriend's...


Nemesis: One Man and the Battle for Rio

by Misha Glenny

The astonishing story of an ordinary man forced to make a decision that would turn his world upside down

 

How did Antônio Francisco Bonfim Lopes, a hardworking young father, become the king of Rocinha, the...


Serendipity in Anthropological Research: The Nomadic Turn

by Haim Hazan & Esther Hertzog

Challenging the idea that fieldwork is the only way to gather data, and that standard methods are the sole route to fruitful analysis, Serendipity in Anthropological Research explores the role of fortune and...


An Applied Visual Sociology: Picturing Harm Reduction

by Stephen Parkin

Exploring the value of photography and video as legitimate forms of social enquiry, An Applied Visual Sociology: Picturing Harm Reduction constitutes a guidebook for conducting applied visual sociology within...


While the City Slept: A Love Lost to Violence and a Young Man's Descent into Madness

by Eli Sanders

“Binged Making a Murderer? Try . . . [this] riveting portrait of a tragic, preventable crime.” —Entertainment Weekly

A Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter’s gripping account of one young man’s path to...


Wayward Women: Female Offending in Victorian England

by Lucy Williams

We most often think of the Victorian female offender in her most archetypal and stereotypical roles; the polite lady shoplifter, stowing all manner of valuables beneath her voluminous crinolines, the tragic...


Similar Transactions: A True Story

by S. R. Reynolds

Eight known victims and one set of skeletal remains. Will Larry Lee Smith get away with murder?

"Similar Transactions" is a gripping memoir about the author’s determination, over a seven-year period, to solve...


Respecifying Lab Ethnography: An Ethnomethodological Study of Experimental Physics

by Philippe Sormani

Respecifying Lab Ethnography delivers the first ethnomethodological study of current experimental physics in action, describing the disciplinary orientation of lab work and exploring the discipline in its social...


Working-Class Images of Society (Routledge Revivals)

by Martin Bulmer

First published in 1975. How do men come to perceive and evaluate a world in which marked inequalities of class and status exist? This book considers the nature of class images and their underlying work and...


Service Sociology and Academic Engagement in Social Problems

by A. Javier Treviño & Karen M. McCormack

This book challenges sociologists and sociology students to think beyond the construction of social problems to tackle a central question: What do sociologists do with the analytic tools and academic skills...


Bombers, Rioters and Police Killers: Violent Crime and Disorder in Victorian Britain

by Simon Webb

Civil disorder, violent crime and terrorism were all considerably worse during the Victorian period than they are today, though ironically many regard this era of British history as a being a by-word for stability...


The Drama of Social Life: A Dramaturgical Handbook

by Charles Edgley

Whatever else they may be doing, human beings are also and always expressing themselves whenever they are in the awareness of others. As such, the metaphor of life as theater - of people playing roles to audiences...