Street crime & gun crime

    Mad Dogs with Guns

    By Howard Whitehouse

    Hardback £11.45

    In 1919, the US Government declared the production, distribution, and sale of alcohol illegal. America officially became a 'dry' land. That didn't stop people from drinking, however, and the rise of the 'speakeasy' offered huge new opportunities for organized crime. Soon, cities both large and small became battlegrounds as various...

    Another Day in the Death of America

    By Gary Younge

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    SHORTLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE, THE JHALAK PRIZE, THE CWA GOLD DAGGER FOR NON-FICTION AND THE BREAD AND ROSES AWARD Saturday, 23rd November 2013.

    Captain Lightfoot

    Paperback £6.65

    Firearm and Toolmark Examination and Identification

    By Max M. Houck

    Hardback Save £7.34 = £41.65

    The Advanced Forensic Science Series grew out of the recommendations from the 2009 NAS Report: "Strengthening Forensic Science: A Path Forward." This volume, Firearm and Toolmark Examination and Identification, will serve as a graduate-level text for those studying and teaching firearm and toolmark examination and identification. It will also prove...

    Jack the Ripper

    By Richard Jones

    Hardback £10.25

    Offers a survey of crimes that have haunted the world's imagination since his murderous reign drew to a close in 1888. Exploring the social context of the crimes, this book includes facsimiles of documents such as police reports, letters and more.

    Profession of Violence

    By John Pearson

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    The classic, bestselling account of the infamous Kray twins, now a major film, starring Tom Hardy.

    Understanding Street Culture: Poverty, Crime, Youth and Cool

    By Jonathan Ilan

    Paperback Save £3.30 = £28.69

    An insightful and theoretically informed overview of street culture in various parts of the world - its origins, functions, manifestations and appeal - examining both its bearing on criminal lifestyles and on the cultivation of 'cool.' Contemporary examples and original research are used to evidence new ways of thinking about...

    Crimes of the Century: Gangs

    By Ian Welch

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    Gangs have existed for decades, and whilst the culture may have changed, gang members still live on the edge of society. It wasn't so different for gangs organised by the likes of the Krays or Richardsons. Weapons are still part of the package and violence prevails. This book looks at...

    Gangbuster

    By Peter Bleksley

    Paperback Save £0.74 = £7.25

    This is a breathtaking story that will take you inside a world that few have access to. It is the story of a man so dedicated to his job that it became more important even than his own life, a man so professional that his reputation preceded him the world...

    Ceremonial Violence: Understanding Columbine and Other School Rampage Shootings

    By Jonathan Fast

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    Analyses thirteen school 'rampage' shootings - including the Columbine High School massacre - and explains why teenagers commit these tragic atrocities. This title offers us a means of understanding and coming to terms with these shootings, and provides examples of what we should look for as early signs to prevent...

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