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Great Train Robbery - The Three who Escaped Justice: A Question of Alibis?

by Jim Morris

Three of the great train robbers were never brought before a court. Why not? That's the simple question. And there are times when the simple question has a simple answer - but it is avoided by all observers...


400 Things Cops Know: Street-Smart Lessons from a Veteran Patrolman

by Adam Plantinga

How does it feel to be in a high-speed car chase? What is it like to shoot someone? What do cops really think about the citizens they serve? Nearly everyone has wondered what it's like to be a police officer,...


JOHN MORGAN-FOOL OR FRAUDSTER: A DISSERTATION

by Alan Power

A DISSERTATION REGARDING THE ABUSE OF AUTHOR ALAN POWER AND HIS WORK BY A MAN CALLED JOHN MORGAN FOR HIS DISGUSTING COMMERCIAL ENDS


Video Methods: Social Science Research in Motion

by Charlotte Bates

This interdisciplinary collection provides a set of innovative and inventive approaches to the use of video as a research method. Building on the development of visual methods across the social sciences, it...


Principles and Methods of Social Research, Third Edition

by William D. Crano, Marilynn B. Brewer & Andrew Lac

Used to train generations of social scientists, this thoroughly updated classic text covers the latest research techniques and designs. Applauded for its comprehensive coverage, the breadth and depth of content...


Visualization in the Age of Computerization

by Annamaria Carusi, Aud Sissel Hoel & Timothy Webmoor

Digitalization and computerization are now pervasive in science. This has deep consequences for our understanding of scientific knowledge and of the scientific process, and challenges longstanding assumptions...


Qualitative Networks: Mixed methods in sociological research

by Elisa Bellotti

How do we interact with people in our everyday life? Who are the people we are connected to? What are the consequences of overlapping social circles and how people deal with the potential emerging conflicts?...


Place in Research: Theory, Methodologies, and Methods: Theory, Methodology, and Methods

by Eve Tuck & Marcia McKenzie

Bridging environmental and Indigenous studies and drawing on critical geography, spatial theory, new materialist theory, and decolonizing theory, this dynamic volume examines the sometimes overlooked significance...


The Sociology of Knowledge in a Time of Crisis: Challenging the Phantom of Liberty

by Onofrio Romano

The speed of social dynamics has overtaken the speed of thought. Adopting a dialectical perspective towards reality, social theory has always detected faults in the dominant social pattern, foreseeing crises...


A Mix of Murders: Fifteen Historic English Cases from the Twentieth Century

by Grahame Farrell

A Mix of Murders forms Grahame Farrell's exciting debut within the true-crime genre, and treats the reader to fifteen in-depth accounts of 20th Century murders. Researched meticulously, and possessing a clear,...


Gaslight Villainy: True Tales of Victorian Murder

by Grahame Farrell

Hot on the heels of A Mix of Murders, Gaslight Villainy forms Grahame Farrell's second volume of gripping true-murder cases. But where A Mix of Murders covers the Twentieth Century, Gaslight Villainy treats...


The Future of Cities

by Andrew Blowers, Chris Hamnett & Philip Sarre

This collection of readings draws on material from a wide range of sources - from the past and present and from literature and technology - and is concentrated on the areas which seem most relevant to the planning...


The Great Train Robbery: The Second Gang: The South Coast Raiders

by Jim Morris

The names of Bruce Reynolds, Buster Edwards, and Ronnie Biggs have become synonymous with the Great Train Robbery. But a major contributor solved the question of stopping the train - and he came from another...


The Lynching of Peter Wheeler

by Debra Komar

At 2:21 am on September 8, 1896, authorities in Nova Scotia killed an innocent man. Peter Wheeler - a "coloured" man accused of murdering a white girl - was strung up under a porch with a slipknot noose. The...


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...


Whitey on Trial

by Margaret McLean & Jon Leiberman

After sixteen years on the lam, infamous Boston gangster Whitey Bulger was finally captured and brought to trial—and what a trial it was: evidence of nineteen gruesome murders, government secrets, FBI corruption,...


All About Janet, The Story of My Missing Babysitter

by Forrest Canutt

This book, "All About Janet, the Story of my Missing Babysitter" is the nonfiction story of the rape and murder of my 12 year old babysitter. I was five years old when this terrible tragedy took place. This...


Dancing with the Vodka Terrorists: Misadventures in the 'Stans

by Rob Ferguson

When Rob Ferguson went off to the five former Soviet 'Stans of Central Asia to work on a project to save the rapidly disappearing Aral Sea, he expected to have challenges and adventures, but he didn't anticipate...


Johnnie D.

by Arthur Winfield Knight

John Dillinger's reign as Public Enemy No. 1 began in the summer of 1933, when he left the Commercial Bank of Daleville, Indiana, with $3,500 and a diamond ring belonging to the bank president's daughter. ...


The Ballad of Jacob Peck

by Debra Komar

On a frigid February evening in 1805, Amos Babcock brutally murdered Mercy Hall. Believing that he was being instructed by God, Babcock stabbed and disembowelled his own sister, before dumping her lifeless body...