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Family Influences and Psychosomatic Illness: An inquiry into the social and psychological background of duodenal ulcer

by E. M. Goldberg

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....


Coming of Age: German Foreign Policy since 1945

by Helga Haftendorn

In this authoritative book, the only work to cover the full sweep of German foreign policy since the end of World War II, noted scholar Helga Haftendorn explores Germany's remarkable recovery from wartime defeat...


Worlds of Gender: The Archaeology of Women's Lives Around the Globe

by Sarah Milledge Nelson

Part IV of Nelson's 'Handbook of Gender in Archaeology' (2006). Examines the archaeology of women's lives and activities around the globe.


Listening in on Museum Conversations

by Gaea Leinhardt & Karen Knutson

We all know that learning takes place in museums but what does that really mean? Who learns what and how do they learn it? Gaea Leinhardt and Karen Knutson set out to investigate these questions through the...


Generational Consciousness, Narrative, and Politics

by June Edmunds & Bryan S. Turner

With the erosion of strong class theory, sociologists have recently started to look at aspects of social stratification other than class. One of the most interesting new areas of investigation is the sociology...


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...


Murder at Holy Cross

by Peter Davidson

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA.


The Law Killers: True Crime from Dundee

by Alexander McGregor

Murder is the most shocking crime of all. Whether we choose to ignore it or try to learn more about why it happens, one thing is certain – people still commit this most heinous of crimes, day in, day out. In...


Habitus and Drug Using Environments: Health, Place and Lived-Experience

by Stephen Parkin

Informed by the thought of Pierre Bourdieu and framed by the philosophy of harm reduction, Habitus and Drug Using Environments provides a sociological analysis of public environments affected by injecting drug...


No Speed Limit

by Frank Owen

Hells Angels and fallen televangelist Ted Haggard. Cross-country truckers and suburban mothers. Trailer parks, gay sex clubs, college campuses, and military battlefields. In this fascinating book, Frank Owen...


Mob Boss

by Jerry Capeci & Tom Robbins

Reminiscent of Wiseguy, Mob Boss is a compelling biography from two prominent mob experts recounting the life and times of the first acting boss of an American Mafia family to turn government witness

Alfonso...


Cellar of Horror

by Ken Englade

Serial killer Gary Heidnik's name will live on in infamy, and his home, 3520 North Marshall Street in Philadelphia, is a house tainted with the memory of unbelievable horrors. What police found there was an...


This Is for the Mara Salvatrucha: Inside the MS-13, America's Most Violent Gang

by Samuel Logan

Like any American teenager, Brenda Paz spent much of her time with her friends. They would go to parties, listen to music, and show off their cars late into the night. But Brenda and her friends belonged to...


The Profiler: My Life Hunting Serial Killers and Psychopaths

by Pat Brown & Bob Andelman

In 1990, a young woman was strangled on a jogging path near the home of Pat Brown and her family. Brown suspected the young man who was renting a room in her house, and quickly uncovered strong evidence that...


The Barefoot Bandit: The True Tale of Colton Harris-Moore, New American Outlaw

by Bob Friel

The Barefoot Bandit tells the riveting true story of Colton Harris-Moore, America's twenty-first-century outlaw. Born into a poor family marred by alcohol abuse, Colt had the local sheriff after him before the...


Echoes in the Darkness

by Joseph Wambaugh

On June 25, 1989, the naked corpse of schoolteacher Susan Reinert was found wedged into her hatchback car in a hotel parking lot near Philadelphia's "Main Line."  Her two children had vanished.  The Main...


Savage Spawn: Reflections on Violent Children

by Jonathan Kellerman

This thought-provoking and timely book from a #1 New York Times bestselling novelist and noted child psychologist reveals the factors that often lead to explosive and shocking juvenile violence.

 

“Ethically...


Sex In The Future: The Reproductive Revolution and How it Will Change Us

by Robin Baker

Provocative and often shocking, Sex in the Future examines how advances in reproductive technology will change human behavior. In-vitro fertilization and surrogate motherhood could mean the end not only of infertility...


Domestic Investigations and Operations Guide

by Federal Bureau of Investigation

Ever wonder what an FBI agent really does? Recently, the Domestic Investigations and Operations Guide has been plastered all over newspaper headlines. The guide “applies to all investigative activities and...


The Zebra Murders: A Season of Killing, Racial Madness and Civil Rights

by Prentice Earl Sanders & Ben Cohen

On October 20, 1973, in San Francisco, a white couple strolling down Telegraph Hill was set upon and butchered by four young black men. Thus began a reign of terror that lasted six months and left fifteen whites...