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Half a Century of Municipal Decline: 1935-1985

by Martin Louglin, M. David Gelfand & Ken Young

Local government passed unscathed through the political and economic upheavals which followed the Great Depression. Contemporary commentators had every reason to look forward to continued growth and expansion...


Race, Colonialism and the City

by John Rex

John Rex is well known as one of Britain's leading sociologists and for his special interest in the sociology of race relations and the sociology of the city. In the present book these two related areas are...


Education and the City: Theory, History and Contemporary Practice

by Gerald Grace

City schools, especially those attended by working class and ethnic minority pupils are teh catalysts of many significant issues in educational debate and policy making. They bring into sharp focus questions...


Urban Geography: A Study of Site, Evolution, Patern and Classification in Villages, Towns and Cities

by Griffith Taylor

This book is divided into three parts. The first deals with typical settelements in each of the seven continents, the early stages of settlements, land surveys and general phases of town evolution. The second...


The Sociology of Urban Living

by Harold E. Nottridge

The urban setting in which people live has an important influence upon the organization and planning of their social lives. H. E. Nottridge here presents a valuable introduction to the field of urban sociology,...


Power and Party in an English City: An account of single-party rule

by David G. Green

Power and Party in an English City provides an account of how decisions are taken by the state at the level of locality. More specifically, it is an account of the private policy-making activities of a ruling...


Urban Focus

by Mark Hewlett

This project is aimed the 16+ age range inside or outside any kind of educational institution. It is for courses concerned with general education - either in general studies programmes or as aspects of specialist...


Theatres of Accumulation: Studies in Asian and Latin American Urbanization

by Warwick Armstrong & T.G. McGee

In the great cities of Latin America and Asia, international business and local firms meet and, in particular, influence teh development strategies of Third World countries. The authors of Theatres of Accumulation...


The Weasel

by Adrian Humphreys

In the world of organized crime, the bosses grab the headlines. But a crime family has many working parts and the young mobster known as The Weasel was the epitome of a crucial, invisible cog—the soldier,...


The Rise and Fall of Squizzy Taylor: A larrikin crook

by Hugh Anderson

Guns were fired in Fitzroy vendettas, police were killed in armed robberies and gangs operated in hotels and brothels - Melbourne in the 1920s was a crime-ridden city in which no one was safe.


Unholy Trinity: The hunt for the paedophile priest Monsignor John Day

by Denis Ryan & Peter Hoysted

One policemen's desperate and moving account of how he tried for decades to bring a paedophile priest to justice - but was blocked by not only the Catholic church, but by his own Police Force.


3 Killer Stories: Lust Greed Envy Always Leads to Murder

by Charles Swope

3 killer stories is 3 short stories that illustrate the common causes of murder. They are Envy, lust and Greed. Three stories, with 3 killers with different motives. I think you will find the stories loaded...


Homeland Security Law Handbook: A Guide to the Legal and Regulatory Framework

by Blank Rome, Bracewell & Patterson & Kelley Drye & Warren

The new Homeland Security Law Handbook provides a comprehensive reference book for business, industry, and government as well as those faced with the new legal and security issues raised by new public laws,...


Death of a Jewish American Princess: The True Story of a Victim on Trial

by Shirley Frondorf

In 1982, a sensational murder trial in Phoenix, Arizona, reverberated throughout the legal community. Restaurateur Steven Steinberg, who killed his wife by stabbing her 26 times, was acquitted; his legal defense...


Ali Pacha: Celebrated Crimes

by Alexandre Dumas

Can't get enough true crime? Love to hate history's miscreants? Dive into a juicy slice of early modern history with this gripping account of the life of Ali Pacha, a "remorseless tyrant" who ruled over part...


The Life of Jonathan Wild the Great

by Henry Fielding

One of the masters of literary satire and humor writing, Henry Fielding takes on true crime in this novel, offering readers a wild ride as tumultuous and twisted as the book's original tongue-twister of a title:...


The Marquise de Brinvillier: Celebrated Crimes

by Alexandre Dumas

Craving a top-notch true crime novel from the distant past? Curl up with this masterpiece from Alexandre Dumas, who is regarded as one of the critical favorites in the historical fiction genre. The Marquise...


The Lodger

by Maire Belloc Lowndes

If you like your detective fiction with a strong psychological component and a continental flair, try The Lodger by Maire Belloc Lowndes. Used as the basis for one of Alfred Hitchcock's early silent films, the...


Crime: Its Cause and Treatment

by Clarence Darrow

True-crime fans and readers interested in the history of American jurisprudence should definitely add Crime: Its Cause and Treatment to their must-read list. Penned by famed lawyer Clarence Darrow, this penetrating...


The Pirates' Who's Who: Giving Particulars of the Lives and Deaths of the Pirates and Buccaneers

by Philip Gosse

Can't get enough of high-seas adventure? Dip into this fascinating biographical record of some of the most scandalous scallywags history has ever known. This exhaustively researched volume provides details about...