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Lockdown on Rikers

by Ms. Mary E. Buser

Mary Buser began her career at Rikers Island as a social work intern, brimming with ideas and eager to help incarcerated women find a better path. Her reassignment to a men's jail coincided with the dawn of...

Coming Out Like a Porn Star: Essays on Pornography, Protection, and Privacy

by Jiz Lee

Porn performers share intimate stories peppered with wit and wisdom about "coming out” (or not) to loved ones and community.

Snow White Pearl. Kias Optimas Ex. One Bad Mutha.

by Joseph Anthony Alizio Jr, Edward Joseph Ellis & Vincent Joseph Allen

Snow White Pearl. Kias Optimas Ex. One Bad Mutha. Fake Federal Surveillance. Fake C.I.A. Triggas. Series: Cocaine. 1967. YES. I DIVIDED MY BOOKS ON DOWN FOR ALL OF YOU. "YES. FOR YOU." YES. "JOEY'S BOOKS HAVE...

Joseph. Psychic Warrior God. Part 1.

by Joseph Anthony Alizio Jr, Edward Joseph Ellis & Vincent Joseph Allen

Joseph. Psychic Warrior God. Part 1. Original Book Number Thirty-Two. Series: Cocaine. 1967. Joseph. Psychic Warrior God. YES. I DIVIDED MY BOOKS ON DOWN FOR ALL OF YOU. "YES. FOR YOU." YES. "JOEY'S BOOKS HAVE...

The Handbook of Drugs and Society

by Henry H. Brownstein

This handbook provides a comprehensive examination of the past and present roles of drugs in society with a focus on theory, research, policy, and practice.

  • Includes 28 original chapters with multi-disciplinary...

The Prison Book Club

by Ann Walmsley

A daring journalist goes behind bars to explore the redemptive power of books with bikers, bank robbers, and gunmen

     An attack in London left Ann Walmsley unable to walk alone down the street, and shook...

Joseph. Blizzard White Pearl. Part 2.

by Joseph Anthony Alizio Jr, Edward Joseph Ellis & Vincent Joseph Allen

Joseph. Blizzard White Pearl. Part 2. Original Book Number Twenty-Five. Series: Cocaine. 1967. Blizzard White Pearl. YES. I DIVIDED MY BOOKS ON DOWN FOR ALL OF YOU. "YES. FOR YOU." YES. "JOEY'S BOOKS HAVE ALL...


by Nigel Cooper

“My parents had to try for eighteen months to conceive me, but my father was adamant he wanted one last child. After eighteen months of trying, my mother eventually conceived and nine months later I was born....

Female serial killers in social context: Criminological institutionalism and the case of Mary Ann Cotton

by Elizabeth Yardley & David Wilson

This book explores how institutions such as the family, economy and religion shaped the environment and social integration of 19th century serial killer Mary Ann Cotton. It will equip criminologists with a methodological...

To Love and To Kill

by M. William Phelps

“Phelps dares to tread where few others will: into the mind of a killer.” —TV Rage

“Phelps is a true-crime veteran.”—New York Post

The missing-persons case of Heather Strong, a young, beautiful suburban...

Asking for It: The Alarming Rise of Rape Culture--and What We Can Do about It

by Kate Harding

The first non-academic, single-author book since the 1990s to examine sexual assault as a social phenomenon: noted blogger and author Kate Harding’s provocative, sharp—and yes, funny—book tackling rape...

What matters in policing?: Change, values and leadership in turbulent times

by Auke van Dijk & Frank Hoogewoning

This topical book compares the implications of restructuring in the UK and The Netherlands, also in the USA, regarding police systems, policing paradigms and research knowledge. The authors argue for developing...

Blood & Honey: : The Secret Herstory- Balkan Women War Crimes and War Survivors

by Danica Anderson, Connie Simpson & Hilleary Erin

These first-person stories are raw, disembodied whisperings of the female holocaust, filled with symbols and icons that define trauma. A woman’s trauma is the wounding that cannot be forgotten, indelibly written...

Blue: The LAPD and the Battle to Redeem American Policing

by Joe Domanick

An award-winning investigative reporter reveals the troubled history of the LAPD in a gripping story filled with hard-boiled, real-life characters that bring to life the ravages of the criminal justice system....

The Man in the Monster: An Intimate Portrait of a Serial Killer

by Martha Elliott

An astonishing portrait of a murderer and his complex relationship with a crusading journalist

Michael Ross was a serial killer who raped and murdered eight young women between 1981 and 1984, and several years...

Criminal Man

by Gina Lombroso

On consulting my memory and the documents relating to my studies on this subject, I find that its two fundamental ideas—that, for instance, which claims as an essential point the study not of crime in the...

The Handbook of Gangs

by Scott H. Decker & David C. Pyrooz

Pulling together the most salient, current issues in the field today, The Handbook of Gangs provides a significant assessment by leading scholars of key topics related to gangs, gang members, and responses to...

Fit Up

by Faith Clifford

Arrested without warning, charged on unjust terms; Fit Up is the harrowing true story of a couple’s ten-year battle to reclaim their lives and integrity after a flawed police inquiry effectively ruined them,...

Arresting Incarceration: Pathways Out of Indigenous Imprisonment

by Don Weatherburn

Despite sweeping reforms by the Keating government following the 1991 Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody, the rate of Indigenous imprisonment has soared. What has gone wrong? In Arresting Incarceration,...

Criminal Sociology

by Enrico Ferri

A new departure in science is a simple phenomenon of nature, determined in its origin and progress, like all such phenomena, by conditions of time and place. Attention must be drawn to these conditions at the...