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Crime Is for Suckers By Ousley Early
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It is said that America is a place that allows for second chances. But in reality, one wrong move could limit your opportunities. Many people only think of jail or prison as potential consequences... More > for their failure to follow the law. However, committing a crime could lead to a lifetime of obstacles and no chance of a better future. Crime Is for Suckers explains the true consequences of breaking the law. It also provides strategies citizens can use to become contributing members of society to support law enforcement officers and protect communities.< Less
Crime Is for Suckers By Ousley Early
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It is said that America is a place that allows for second chances. But in reality, one wrong move could limit your opportunities. Many people only think of jail or prison as potential consequences... More > for their failure to follow the law. However, committing a crime could lead to a lifetime of obstacles and no chance of a better future. Crime Is for Suckers explains the true consequences of breaking the law. It also provides strategies citizens can use to become contributing members of society to support law enforcement officers and protect communities.< Less
Crime Net By Colin F. Barnes et al.
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Technology Isn't Always Used With Good Intentions Crime Net is a collection of stories that delve into the nefarious side of cyberpunk and tech-thriller fiction. In a modern society, filled with... More > affordable technology and always-on networks, some electric dreams aren't always what we expect. Featuring stories from four talented authors, we get inside the head of a man heading for rock-bottom until a too-good-to-be-true job opportunity comes his way; watch a devoted fan get a little too close to her idol; see what happens when gene splicing technology falls into the wrong hands, and experience a driven woman’s mission to kill in the underworld of a futuristic city. Get Jacked In Now For A Cyber Thrill Ride< Less
Alternative Governance Structures in Megacities: Threats or Opportunities? By Diane E. Chido
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Many cities are growing into “mega” land areas filled with complex terrain and populations where the U.S. military will undoubtedly have to engage. Often, states fail to provide basic... More > services to some territories, leaving inhabitants disenfranchised. These gaps are then filled by social entrepreneurs, often ethnic or religious-based civil society groups—or even organized crime syndicates—who effectively identify niche needs in the marketplace and fill them more effectively than other competitors, including traditional state authorities. Leaders of these groups maintain control through various means, including: violence, coercion, and service provision; or through tribal, religious, or other cultural ties and structures. In order to understand and predict the emergence of alternative governance, and to identify whether it represents a threat or opportunity to U.S. interests, we must develop a toolkit, which can be based on existing sources and analytic methods that only need to be expanded.< Less
Invitation to a Crime: Further Adventures of Denis Burke By H. Bedford-Jones
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Operating out of Morocco, American profiteer Denis Burke encounters business opportunities fraught with political intrigue, shady underworld characters, double-crossing associates, and devious... More > women—all while trying not to run afoul of the law. Burke must dodge his ever-watchful nemesis, Inspector Crepin, who has vowed to expel him from the country—or better yet—put him behind bars. A never before reprinted series by the King of the Pulps, H. Bedford-Jones.< Less
A Death Until Life : The Opportunity Shouldn’t Have been Taken By K D Satish
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“Can killing someone, be a way to achieve something? to some, it might. Can killing oneself, be a way to achieve something? to someone, it did. And that was not a sacrifice…neither was... More > that a compromise…” A story of Spiritualism, Science and Passion coming together unusually…and negatively. blend of two religions… for bad blend of two individuals from different religions… for good< Less
Treatment for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse: Opportunities for Coordination (TAP 11) By Ann H. Crowe et al.
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The abuse of alcohol and other drugs (AOD) is undeniably linked with economic and personal adversities for both individuals and society. It is estimated that the annual national cost of substance... More > abuse is more than $144 billion. This includes related health and mental health care, social welfare, victim's losses, unemployment and lost productivity, and criminal justice system costs. The immeasurable human suffering caused by chemical dependency is equally disturbing. Family dysfunction and violence, children affected by alcohol or other drugs before birth, homelessness and poverty, accidents, homicides, suicides, and crime are often rooted in the abuse of alcohol and other drugs.< Less
International Trafficking in Women to the United States: A Contemporary Manifestation of Slavery and Organized Crime By Amy O’Neill Richard & Center for the Study of Intelligence
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Trafficking of women and children for the sex industry and for labor is prevalent in all regions of the United States. An estimated 45,000 to 50,000 women and children1 are trafficked annually to the... More > United States,2 primarily by small crime rings and loosely connected criminal networks. The trafficked victims have traditionally come from Southeast Asia and Latin America; however, increasingly they are coming from the New Independent States and Central and Eastern Europe. Trafficking to the US is likely to increase given weak economies and few job opportunities in the countries of origin; low risk of prosecution and enormous profit potential for the traffickers; and improved international transportation infrastructures. Though it may be impossible to eradicate trafficking to the US, it is possible to diminish the problem significantly by targeted prevention and microcredit strategies in the source countries; strengthening the penalties and laws against traffickers in this country...< Less
Murder on HMAS Australia: the wartime crime that made legal history By Judith Crosland
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Pacific War. 1942. HMAS Australia hunts down Japan’s naval presence with little success. Morale is low, homosexuality rife. Two stokers – Albert and Ted – are accused of murder.... More > Only one of them is guilty. A court martial sentences both men to hang. On appeal, the High Court of Australia holds the sentence wrong in law. Together the ship’s captain, the stokers’ defence counsel and a senior Labour minister seize this legal impasse as a political opportunity to claw back naval power from Whitehall. Albert and Ted, meanwhile, await their final sentence by spending eight bleak years in three prisons suffering one another’s company. In this true personal story, it is Albert who proves himself a fighter and a man of spirit.< Less
Selected Novels: The Brothers Karamazov, The Idiot, Crime and Punishment, The Gambler, Notes from the Underground, The Possessed By Fyodor Dostoevsky
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Dostoyevsky's literary works explore human psychology in the troubled political, social and spiritual context of 19th-century Russian society. With the embittered voice of the anonymous... More > "underground man", Dostoyevsky wrote Notes from Underground (1864), which has been called the "best overture for existentialism ever written" by Walter Kaufmann. He is often acknowledged by critics as one of the greatest and most prominent psychologists in world literature. Now, you have the opportunity to read his greatest works, all in one book: The Brothers Karamazov, The Idiot, Crime and Punishment, The Possessed, The Gambler and Notes from the Underground. Enjoy!< Less

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