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Crime Empire 1840 - 1940

by Barry Godfrey & Graeme Dunstall

This book is a major contribution to the comparative histories of crime and criminal justice, focusing on the legal regimes of the British empire during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Its overarching...


Crime, Law and Popular Culture in Europe, 1500-1900

by Richard McMahon

This book explores the relationship between crime, law and popular culture in Europe from the sixteenth century onwards. How was crime understood and dealt with by ordinary people and to what degree did they...


Crime, Social Control and Human Rights: From Moral Panics to States of Denial, Essays in Honour of Stanley Cohen

by David Downes, Paul Rock & Christine Chinkin

The work of Stanley Cohen over four decades has come to acquire a classical status in the fields of criminology, sociology and human rights. His writing, research, teaching and practical engagement in these...


Welfare Racism: Playing the Race Card Against America's Poor

by Kenneth J. Neubeck & Noel A. Cazenave

Welfare Racism analyzes the impact of racism on US welfare policy. Through historical and present-day analysis, the authors show how race-based attitudes, policy making, and administrative policies have long...


Kwame Nkrumah's Politico-Cultural Thought and Politics: An African-Centered Paradigm for the Second Phase of the African Revolution

by Kwame Botwe-Asamoah

This study critically synthesizes and analyses the relationship between Kwame Nkrumah's politico-cultural philosophy and policies as an African-centered paradigm for the post-independence African revolution....


Religion and Politics in the Middle East: Identity, Ideology, Institutions, and Attitudes

by Robert D. Lee

A comparative analysis of the interacting influences of politics and religion in shaping liberal democratic development in five Middle Eastern countries


American Constitutional Law, Volume I: The Structure of Government

by Ralph A. Rossum & G. Alan Tarr

A comprehensive core textbook and casebook that emphasizes precedent setting cases and alternative constitutional positions for courses in constitutional law and civil liberties.


Aviation Disasters: The World's Major Civil Airliner Crashes Since 1950

by David Gero

Flying as an airline passenger is, statistically one of the safest forms of travel. Even so, the history of civil aviation is littered with high-profile disasters involving major loss of life. This work presents...


Folklore of Sussex

by Jacqueline Simpson

A collection of tales from Sussex. It includes such colourful themes as lost bells, buried treasures, dragons, fairies and the devil.


Folklore of Essex

by Sylvia Kent

Essex, the witch hunting county, is especially rich in traditions, legends, dialect and stories. This book explores the origins and meanings of its traditions to create a sense of the influence of the customs...


Folklore of Northamptonshire

by Peter Hill

This book describes the reaction of the common people to some of the tumultuous events which occurred in Northamptonshire and shaped England's history, and how this gave rise to many colourful folklore traditions....


George & Robert Stephenson: A Passion for Success

by David Ross

From poverty to immense wealth, from humble beginnings to international celebrity, George and Robert Stephenson's was an extraordinary joint career. Together they overshadow all other engineers, with the possible...


Track

by Jim Pike

The permanent way is a principal feature of all railways, but is little explored. Jim Pike's illustrated history fills this gap in railway literature. He investigates the origins and evolution of track from...


Venom, De Havilland Venom and Sea Venom: The Complete History

by David Watkins

The Venom aircraft has carried out the operational ground attack sorties since the Second World War. This book discusses the problems of the test development programmes and offers a look at the aircraft's operational...


Should America Pay?: Slavery and the Raging Debate on Reparations

by Raymond Winbush & Raymond Winbush, PhD

Growing interest in reparations for African Americans has prompted a range of responses, from lawsuits against major corporations and a march in Washington to an anti-reparations ad campaign. As a result, the...


Pakistan Army - Modernisation, Arms Procurement and Capacity Building

by Shah, Dr Alam

The book explains genesis, expansion, development, and modernisation of the Pakistan Army. It undertakes only the Pakistan Army and does not include the Pakistan Nay and the Pakistan Air Force. The book comprehensively...


The Soul of a Nation: Culture, Morality, Law, Education, Faith

by Bernard J. Coughlin

The Soul of a Nation is a series of essays on American society’s culture, morality, law, education, and faith: subjects that confront our society and will be of interest to citizens and scholars who have studied...


Turkey's Integration Into the European Union: Legal Dimension

by Sebnem Akipek, Belgin Akçay & Gamze Öz

As legal harmonization is the initial step for EU membership, the aim of this book is to give a general view of Turkish Law and to compare certain fields of law with EU Law. In order to reach this aim, an overview...


Obama's Political Saga: From Battling History, Racialized Rhetoric, and GOP Obstructionism to Re-Election

by Mary L. Rucker

The scope and theme of this book are political, polemical, sociological, and ideological. The book lays a historical foundation to explain the reason Obama has not had a successful political relationship with...


Diversity and the Common Good: Civil Society, Religion, and Catholic Sisters in a Small City

by Meg Wilkes Karraker

Diversity and the Common Good: Civil Society, Religion, and Catholic Sisters in a Small City examines the place of Catholic Sisters in shaping civil society in a small Midwestern city that has successfully confronted...