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Made Men

by Greg Smith

For years, the DeCavalcantes, the most powerful Mob family in Jersey, labored in the shadows of the more famous families in New York—the likes of the Gambinos and the Columbos. Dismissed by the big-city capos,...


Jack the Ripper - Through the Mists of Time

by Peter Hodgson

Over a century ago a series of shocking mutilation murders took place in a squalid, overcrowded district of Victorian London. Five women fell victim to a man driven by rage and violent fantasy. The newspapers...


Surviving Evil

by Junie Moon

How do we survive in this jungle so infested with predators? Ten percent of psychopaths will kill you; the other ninety percent will watch you kill yourself. This book contains additional information regarding...


A Rookie Cop vs. The West Coast Mafia: Breaking Up The "Best in the West" Gang

by Tanya Chalupa & Jr., William G. Palmini

In this gripping, true crime exposé, Bill Palmini, a rookie detective, hopes to take down the West Coast Mafia by gaining the confidence of notorious mob operative William Ettleman. Set against a backdrop of...


Fly, Colton, Fly: The True Story of the Barefoot Bandit

by Jackson Holtz

Exclusive to this edition—a new update on the conviction and sentencing of the Barefoot Bandit

Colton Harris-Moore. A teenage outlaw wanted in nine states for more than eighty crimes. For two years he outran...


Fifty Years After Kitty Genovese: Inside the Case That Rocked Our Faith in Each Other

by Albert A. Seedman & Peter Hellman

Five decades later, we're still asking ourselves: "If I had been there, would Kitty have lived?"

Fifty years after she was viciously attacked in full view of several neighbors and within earshot of still more,...


Dangerous Odds: My Secret Life Inside an Illegal Billion Dollar Sports Betting Operation

by Marisa Lankester

DANGEROUS ODDS is the explosive, never been told, behind the scenes look into the world of illegal sports betting, revealed by an insider, who happens to be a woman.  Marisa Lankester, a young beauty with a...


Family and Social Network: Roles, Norms and External Relationships in Ordinary Urban Families

by Elizabeth Bott & Elizabeth Bott Spillius

Reproduced here in facsimile, this volume was originally published in 1957 and is available individually. The collection is also available in a number of themed mini-sets of between 5 and 13 volumes, or as a...


The Ideology of Work

by P. D. Anthony

Tavistock Press was established as a co-operative venture between the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) in the 1950s to produce a series of major contributions across the social sciences....


The Routledge Handbook of Language and Health Communication

by Heidi Hamilton & Wen-ying Sylvia Chou

The Routledge Handbook of Language and Health Communication consists of forty chapters that provide a broad, comprehensive, and systematic overview of the role that linguistics plays within health communication...


Routledge Handbook of Gender in South Asia

by Leela Fernandes

Providing a comprehensive overview of the study of gender in South Asia, this Handbook covers the central contributions that have defined this area and captures innovative and emerging paradigms that are shaping...


Social Movements and Global Social Change: The Rising Tide

by Robert K. Schaeffer

The book examines different types of social movements, including those often ignored in social change textbooks, such as riots, migration, and disorganized protest. It also looks at citizens’ rights and inequality...


Killer on the Road: Violence and the American Interstate

by Ginger Strand

Starting in the 1950s, Americans eagerly built the planet's largest public work: the 42,795-mile National System of Interstate and Defense Highways. Before the concrete was dry on the new roads, however, a specter...


Get Capone: The Secret Plot That Captured America's Most Wante

by Jonathan Eig

The real story of how the federal government finally apprehended and convicted America’s most notorious criminal, Al Capone.

Drawing on recently discovered government documents, wiretap transcripts, and Al...


Evil Empire

by Paul Williams

On June 26, 1996, an international outcry was heard over the assassination of Irish journalist Veronica Guerin, gunned down by Ireland's most vicious gang. It was the first European case of what the police called...


Smokescreen: A True Adventure

by Robert Sabbag

With his drug-smuggling documentary short on financing, moving marijuana seemed the obvious way for cinematographer Allen Long to raise the necessary cash. Millions of dollars later the film had not been made,...


Oxford: Crime, Death & Debauchery

by Giles Brindley

Searching the archives of the university, the Public Record Office, the Centre for Oxfordshire Studies, this work collects more than 100 accounts that paint a picture of Oxford's seedier site. Using court records...


Chicago

by L. O. Curon

Chicago has long had a reputation as being a rough-and-tumble metropolis full of shady characters and run by politicians of dubious moral character. This hard-hitting true-crime expose indicates that the city...


Crime and Its Causes

by William Douglas Morrison

Today regarded as an important figure in the development of the field of study that is now known as criminology, William Douglas Morrison was one of the first scholars to attempt a systematic study of criminal...


The Bible and the Gun: Christianity in South China, 1860-1900

by Joseph Tse-Hei Lee

This book takes a new look at the impacts of Christianity in the late-nineteenth-century China. Using American Baptist and English Presbyterian examples in Guangdong province, it examines the scale of Chinese...