Cocaine Nation: How the White Trade Took Over the World by Thomas Feiling

By Thomas Feiling

An in-depth, narrative research of the cocaine industry—from the fields of Colombia to the streets of recent York—as it has by no means been advised before.
Cocaine is gigantic company and getting higher. Governments spend hundreds of thousands on a wasting conflict opposed to it, but it's nonetheless the drug of selection within the West. How did the cocaine financial system turn into so substantial? Who retains it operating at the back of the scenes?

In Cocaine Nation, Tom Feiling travels the exchange routes from Colombia through Miami, Kingston and Tijuana to London and New york. he meets Medellin hitmen, U.S. kingpins, Brazilian traffickers, and talks to squaddies and narcotics officials who struggle the gangs and cartels. He lines cocaine's development from felony 'pick-me-up' to luxurious product to international commodity, appears at legalization courses in international locations akin to Switzerland, and exhibits how America's anti-drugs campaign is really expanding call for. slicing via the myths in regards to the white alternate, this can be the tale of cocaine as it's by no means been informed earlier than.

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The Last Six Million Seconds by John Burdett

By John Burdett

It really is April 1997, and all of Hong Kong is counting all the way down to July 1, whilst Britain will quit rule of the rustic to China. Public anxiousness concerning the move of energy is operating excessive, yet "Charlie" Chan Siu-kai's greatest hindrance is a ugly triple homicide case, without strong leads. Chan, a half-Chinese, half-Irish Hong Kong local and leader inspector with the Royal Hong Kong police, thinks he's came upon a leap forward whilst 3 mutilated heads are chanced on floating in chinese language waters. yet he grows more and more annoyed because the chinese language police actively hinder--and the English bureaucrats pointedly ignore--his research. As Chan tracks the killers, he discovers cover-ups and conspiracies operating deeper than even he had imagined. the entire whereas, within the heritage, the clock ticks all the way down to the day the British depart .

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A Primer on Crime and Delinquency Theory, 3rd Edition by Robert M. Bohm, Brenda L. Vogel

By Robert M. Bohm, Brenda L. Vogel

This narrow quantity deals a complete survey of the key criminological and delinquency theories, together with their philosophical foundations, coverage implications, empirical aid, and criticisms. A PRIMER ON CRIME AND DELINQUENCY thought can be utilized as a main textual content or as a complement for different texts, anthologies, or collections of magazine articles.

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Dead Souls (Inspector Rebus, Book 10) by Ian Rankin

By Ian Rankin

Stalking a poisoner on the neighborhood zoo, Inspector John Rebus comes throughout a paedophile capturing of kids. while the social employees declare he's there for valid academic purposes, Rebus is confronted with a hindrance - should still he be outed to guard neighborhood little ones or given an opportunity to begin anew? because the locals start a hate crusade Rebus will get a decision from the previous: the son of a pal has long past lacking and not anyone else will make time to invite the suitable questions. after which a fraction of Scotland's felony heritage is repatriated on the finish of a existence sentence for homicide. once again Rebus's cup of hassle runneth over and the ghosts of earlier misdeeds go back to hang-out Edinburgh's streets.

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Reducing Genocide to Law: Definition, Meaning, and the by Payam Akhavan

By Payam Akhavan

Might the existing view that genocide is the final word crime be mistaken? Is it attainable that it really is really on an equivalent footing with conflict crimes and crimes opposed to humanity? Is the ability of the observe genocide derived from anything except jurisprudence? And why may still a hierarchical abstraction think such significance in conferring that means on ache and injustice? may lowering a fact that's past cause and phrases right into a fastened class undermine the very development and justice that such labelling purports to accomplish? For a few, those questions might border at the overseas legislation an identical of blasphemy. This unique and bold booklet, written by way of a well known student and practitioner who was once the 1st criminal consultant to the UN Prosecutor on the Hague, is a probing mirrored image on empathy and our religion in worldwide justice.

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Mexico Kill (Dirty Harry, Book 4) by Dane Hartman

By Dane Hartman

Now not even wasting his badge can maintain "Dirty Harry" Callahan clear of Magnum-powered motion. Now Harry's operating for a millionaire, and combating dope-running sea pirates from San Francisco to Mexico's heroin-packed shorelines. backstage and the large weapons is his previous enemy Father Nick. An underworld kingpin and ex-con, Nick can't enable the prior die, and Harry won't allow the mobsters dwell!

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Victims, crime and society by Pamela Davies, Peter Francis, Chris Greer

By Pamela Davies, Peter Francis, Chris Greer

Concentrating on key matters, issues and ideas inside victimology, this edited assortment presents an accessable and entire serious research of the most important components inside of victimisation. the most theories are regarding, and built-in with, empirical study in an interesting style.' - Dr Anette Ballinger, Keele college. 'This e-book achieves the infrequent feat of assisting its readers with out patronising them. The aids to the reader - tables, packing containers, glossaries, questions, and proposals for additional studying - will end up really beneficial to scholars and their lecturers, yet they seem inside of a textual content th. learn more... conceal; Contents; checklist of members; Acknowledgements; 1 sufferers, Crime and Society; 2 information Media, sufferers and Crime; three Social type, Social Exclusion, sufferers and Crime; four sufferers of White-Collar and company Crime; five 'Race', Ethnicity, sufferers and Crime; 6 males, sufferers and Crime; 7 girls, sufferers and Crime; eight children, sufferers and Crime; nine previous Age, sufferers and Crime; 10 legal (In)Justice for Victims?; Index

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The Falls (Inspector Rebus, Book 12) by Ian Rankin

By Ian Rankin

A scholar has long gone lacking in Edinburgh. She's not only any scholar, notwithstanding, however the daughter of well-to-do and influential bankers. There's virtually not anything to head on until eventually DI John Rebus will get an unmistakable intestine feeling that there's extra to this than simply one other runaway spaced out on unaccustomed freedom. leads emerge: a carved wood doll in a toy coffin, present in the student's domestic village, and a web role-playing video game. the traditional and the fashionable, introduced jointly through uncomfortable situation ...

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Hit List (John Keller, Book 2) by Lawrence Block

By Lawrence Block

Keller is a customary man. He is going to the films, works on his stamp assortment. name him for jury accountability and he serves with no grievance. Then every now and then he will get a cellphone name from White Plains that sends him flying off someplace to kill an ideal stranger. Keller is a professional and intensely reliable at what he does. however the jobs have began to get it wrong. the belief is sluggish coming but, while it arrives, it truly is irrefutable: a person available in the market is attempting to hit the hit guy. Keller, God support him, has came across his manner onto anyone else's hit record.

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