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When Police Kill
ISBN: PB: 9780674986800, Harvard University Press, November 2018
320 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 37 graphs, 1 line illustration, 28 tables
Deaths of civilians at the hands of on-duty police are in the national spotlight as never before. How many killings by police occur annually? What circumstances provoke police to shoot to kill? Who dies? The lack of answers to these basic questions p...
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£15,00
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Civilizing Torture An American Tradition
ISBN: HB: 9780674737662, Harvard University Press, November 2018
416 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 photos
Most Americans believe that a civilized state does not resort to torture, and yet, as W. Fitzhugh Brundage reveals in this essential and disturbing study, there is a long American tradition of excusing as well as decrying its use. The pilgrims and m...
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£25,00
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Industry of Anonymity Inside the Business of Cybercrime
ISBN: HB: 9780674979413, Harvard University Press, November 2018
304 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 5 illus., 5 tables
The most extensive account yet of the lives of cybercriminals and the vast international industry they have created, deeply sourced and based on field research in the world's technology-crime hotspots. Cybercrime seems invisible. Attacks arrive out...
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£28,00
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Opium's Long Shadow From Asian Revolt to Global Drug Control
ISBN: HB: 9780674976306, Harvard University Press, November 2018
384 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 23 photos
The League of Nations Advisory Committee on the Traffic in Opium and Other Dangerous Drugs, created in 1920, culminated almost eight decades of political turmoil over opium trafficking, which was by far the largest state-backed drug trade in the age...
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£28,00
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From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime The Making of Mass Incarceration in America
ISBN: PB: 9780674979826, Harvard University Press, September 2017
392 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 11 haftones
In the United States today, one in every thirty-one adults is under some form of penal control, including one in eleven African American men. How did the "land of the free" become the home of the world's largest prison system? Challenging the belief...
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£13,00
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End of Its Rope How Killing the Death Penalty Can Revive Criminal Justice
ISBN: HB: 9780674970991, Harvard University Press, September 2017
310 pp., 21x14 cm, 5 halftones, 14 graphs, 8 tables
When Henry McCollum was condemned to death in 1984 in rural North Carolina, death sentences were commonplace. In 2014, DNA tests set McCollum free. By then, death sentences were as rare as lethal lightning strikes. To most observers this national tre...
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£21,00
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Malmedy Massacre The War Crimes Trial Controversy
ISBN: HB: 9780674971950, Harvard University Press, March 2017
352 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 15 halftones, 2 maps
During the Battle of the Bulge, Waffen SS soldiers shot 84 American prisoners near the Belgian town of Malmedy – the deadliest mass execution of U.S. soldiers during World War II. The bloody deeds of December 17, 1944, produced the most controversial...
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£21,00
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Redefining Rape Sexual Violence in the Era of Suffrage and Segregation
ISBN: PB: 9780674088115, Harvard University Press, November 2015
416 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 27 halftones
Rape has never had a universally accepted definition, and the uproar over "legitimate rape" during the 2012 U.S. elections confirms that it remains a word in flux. "Redefining Rape" tells the story of the forces that have shaped the meaning of sexual...
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£18,00
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Eternal Criminal Record
ISBN: HB: 9780674368262, Harvard University Press, March 2015
320 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
For over sixty million Americans, possessing a criminal record overshadows everything else about their public identity. A rap sheet, or even a court appearance or background report that reveals a run-in with the law, can have fateful consequences for...
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£30,00
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Evil Men
ISBN: PB: 9780674416796, Harvard University Press, November 2014
248 pp., 20.9x13.3 cm
Presented with accounts of genocide and torture, we ask how people could bring themselves to commit such horrendous acts. A searching meditation on our all-too-human capacity for inhumanity, "Evil Men" confronts atrocity head-on – how it looks and fe...
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£12,00
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