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  • Greentown

    Murder and Mystery in Greenwich, America's Wealthiest Community

    by Timothy Dumas

    The first edition of Greentown helped reopen one of America’s most shameful unsolved murder cases, the savage slaying of fifteen-year-old Martha Moxley in an exclusive enclave of Greenwich, Connecticut, the night before Halloween 1975. Soon after Martha’s body was discovered, attention focused on members of the Skakel family, who lived across the street from the Moxleys. Ethel Skakel and Robert ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD


    The Case of Keli Lane and the ABC

    by Simon Davis

    Davis takes readers on a guided tour through the story of Keli Lane and her conviction for murdering her daughter Tegan. Along the way, Davis dispels the myths and loose ends that have grown up around the case and conducts a fact-check of a recent ABC documentary.Legal concepts and terms are demystified. Readers gain a lawyer’s insights into evidence, trials, legal representation, roles of judge, ... Read more

    $10.88 AUD

  • Fixed It

    by Jane Gilmore

    On average, at least one woman is murdered by a current or former partner every week in Australia. Far too many Australian women have experienced physical or sexual violence. Only rarely do these women capture the attention of the media and the public. What can we do to stem the tide of violence and tragedy?Finally, we are starting to talk about this epidemic of gendered violence, but too often we ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Money Shot

    a journey into porn and censorship

    by Jeff Sparrow

    RUNNER-UP FOR THE FAW BARBARA RAMSDEN AWARD FOR WRITER AND EDITORSHORTLISTED FOR THE MANNING CLARK HOUSE CULTURAL AWARDA READINGS TOP-TEN NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE YEARIn the spirited tradition of Louis Theroux, Jeff Sparrow sets out to explore the relationship between porn and censorship, and what it reveals about our social values.From the internet revolution to raunch culture, Sparrow’s quest ... Read more

    $25.51 AUD

  • Framed

    Why Michael Skakel Spent Over a Decade in Prison for a Murder He Didn't Commit

    by Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

    The New York Times bestseller – now in paperback, with a new afterword“A must-read for those who care about justice and integrity in our public institutions.” —Alan M. Dershowitz, Esq.The Definitive Story of One of the Most Infamous Murders of the Twentieth Century and the Heartbreaking Miscarriage of Justice That FollowedOn Halloween, 1975, fifteen-year-old Martha Moxley’s body was found brutally ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • All You Need to Know About the Music Business

    Eighth Edition

    by Donald S Passman

    All You Need To Know About The Music Business - The new edition of 'the industry bible' (Los Angeles Times) by Donald S. PassmanNo one understands the music business and the changes it has undergone in recent years better than LA lawyer Donald Passman. For 20 years his book has offered detailed advice to artists and executives, novices and experts alike on how to thrive in these volatile times ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Guilt by Accusation

    The Challenge of Proving Innocence in the Age of #MeToo

    by Alan Dershowitz

    A Wall Street Journal Besteller! Alan Dershowitz, one of America’s most respected legal scholars and a New York Times bestselling author proves—with incontrovertible evidence—that he is entirely innocent of the sexual misconduct accusations against him, while suggesting a roadmap for how such allegations should be handled in a just society.“Maybe the question isn’t what happened to Alan Dershowitz ... Read more


  • The Chamberlain Case

    the legal saga that transfixed the nation

    by Ken Crispin

    A baby disappears from a tent near Uluru in the sandy desert of central Australia. The Aboriginal trackers say she has been taken by a dingo. But amidst a melange of sinister rumours, suspicion falls on the parents, Lindy and Michael Chamberlain. There are no eyewitnesses, no body, no confession, no motive — and, apparently, credible evidence of their innocence. Yet the mother is convicted of ... Read more

    $21.33 AUD

  • Dateline Purgatory

    Examining the Case that Sentenced Darlie Routier to Death

    by Kathy Cruz

    The brutal murders of young Devon and Damon Routier in the early morning hours of June 6, 1996, put their mother—Darlie Routier—at the heart of one of the most notorious murder cases in modern Texas history—despite her own throat having been slashed to within two millimeters of her carotid artery.The actions of a small-town police department and those within Dallas County's ruthless justice system ... Read more

    $19.68 AUD

  • There is No Such Thing as a Free Press

    ...and we need one more than ever

    by Mick Hume

    series Societas #31
    The aim of this book is to a launch a polemic for the freedom of the press against all of the attempts to police, defile and sanitise journalism today. Once the media reported the news. Now it makes it. From the phone-hacking scandal to rows about press regulation, super-injunctions, leaks, libel and privacy laws, the power of the Murdoch empire, and the future of the BBC, the media has become the ... Read more

    $12.42 AUD

  • Spreadable Media

    Creating Value and Meaning in a Networked Culture

    by Henry Jenkins and 2 more

    series Postmillennial Pop #15
    Spreadable Media maps fundamental changes taking place in our contemporary media environment, a space where corporations no longer tightly control media distribution and many of us are directly involved in the circulation of content. It contrasts “stickiness”—aggregating attention in centralized places—with “spreadability”—dispersing content widely through both formal and informal networks,some ... Read more

    $27.05 AUD

  • Str8 Outta Maximum Security: Tales From The Inside

    Str8 Outta Maximum Security: Tales From The Inside

    by Mac Tatum

    series Str8 Outta Maximum Security: Tales From The Inside
    Mac provides a raw, realistic and comprehensive look inside the nations maximum-security prison system. If you have ever wondered what really goes on on the inside, this is the book for you. ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Love and Money

    Queers, Class, and Cultural Production

    by Lisa Henderson

    series Critical Cultural Communication #18
    Love and Money argues that we can’t understand contemporary queer cultures without looking through the lens of social class. Resisting old divisions between culture and economy, identity and privilege, left and queer, recognition and redistribution, Love and Money offers supple approaches to capturing class experience and class form in and around queerness.Contrary to familiar dismissals, not ... Read more

    $35.96 AUD

  • Social Media Law for Business: A Practical Guide for Using Facebook, Twitter, Google +, and Blogs Without Stepping on Legal Land Mines

    A Practical Guide for Using Facebook, Twitter, Google +, and Blogs Without Stepping on Legal Landmines

    by Glen Gilmore

    How to Avoid Legal Pitfalls on Social MediaSocial media is where your customers are--so it's where your business has to be. Unfortunately, this space is packed with land mines that can obliterate your hard-earned success in the time it takes to click a mouse. Written in easy-to-understand, accessible language, Social Media Law for Business reveals your legal rights and responsibilities in the fast ... Read more

    $43.00 AUD

  • Chilling Effect

    A Lucinda Hayes Mystery

    by Marianne Wesson

    Equal parts courtroom drama, intellectual journey, and character study, Chilling Effect is Marianne Wesson's most provocative Lucinda Hayes mystery to date.When attorney Lucinda Hayes reluctantly agrees to represent the mother of a brutally slain child, she must convince the court that the makers of a pornographic film are liable for the murder. As the case unfolds, Lucinda calls upon all her ... Read more

    $11.32 AUD

  • Criminology Goes to the Movies

    Crime Theory and Popular Culture

    by Nicole Rafter and 1 more

    From a look at classics like Psycho and Double Indemnity to recent films like Traffic and Thelma & Louise, Nicole Rafter and Michelle Brown show that criminological theory is produced not only in the academy, through scholarly research, but also in popular culture, through film. Criminology Goes to the Movies connects with ways in which students are already thinking criminologically through ... Read more

    $37.39 AUD

  • News and How to Use It

    What to Believe in a Fake News World

    by Alan Rusbridger

    Nothing in life works without facts. A society that isn’t sure what’s true can’t function. Without facts there can be no government or law. Science is ignored. Trust evaporates. People everywhere feel ever more alienated from – and mistrustful of – news and those who make it. We no longer seem to know who or what to believe. We are living through a crisis of ‘information chaos’. News and How to ... Read more

    $25.73 AUD

  • Controlling Knowledge: Freedom of Information and Privacy Protection in a Networked World

    Freedom of Information and Privacy Protection in a Networked World

    by Lorna Stefanick

    Digital communications technology has immeasurably enhanced our capacity to store, retrieve, and exchange information. But who controls our access to information, and who decides what others have a right to know about us? In Controlling Knowledge, author Lorna Stefanick offers a thought-provoking and user-friendly overview of the regulatory regime that currently governs freedom of information and ... Read more

    $30.79 AUD

  • Objection!

    How High-Priced Defense Attorneys, Celebrity Defendants, and a 24/7 Media Have Hijacked Our Criminal Justice System

    by Nancy Grace and 1 more

    Court TV host Nancy Grace presents her case in this behind-the-scenes look at the high-profile cases everyone is talking about ancy Grace is a name millions of Americans recognize from her regular appearances on Court TV and Larry King Live. Legions of loyal fans tune in for her opinions on today's high-profile cases and her expert commentary on the challenges facing the American judicial system. ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • The Journalist's Guide to Media Law

    A handbook for communicators in a digital world

    by Mark Polden and 1 more

    We are all journalists and publishers now: at the touch of a button we can send our words, sounds and images out to the world. No matter whether you're a traditional journalist, a blogger, a public relations practitioner or a social media editor, everything you publish or broadcast is subject to the law. But which law?This widely used practical guide to communication law is essential reading for ... Read more

    $62.58 AUD

  • Digital Media Law

    by Ashley Packard

    Covering the latest legal updates and rulings, the second edition of Digital Media Law presents a comprehensive introduction to all the critical issues surrounding media law.Provides a solid foundation in media lawIllustrates how digitization and globalization are constantly shifting the legal landscapeUtilizes current and relevant examples to illustrate key conceptsRevised section on legal ... Read more

    $108.99 AUD

  • Technische Mittel des Jugendschutzes in Rundfunk und Telemedien und ihre rechtliche Qualifizierung

    by Alexander Pillris

    Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2005 im Fachbereich Jura - Medienrecht, Multimediarecht, Urheberrecht, Note: 1,0, Universität der Bundeswehr München, Neubiberg (christliche Sozialethik, Lehrstuhl öffentliches Recht), Veranstaltung: Interdisziplinäres Seminar Medien und Ethik, 21 Quellen im Literaturverzeichnis, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Möchte man Aussagen über den 'Jugendschutz in Rundfunk und ... Read more

    $5.19 AUD

  • Drugs

    America's Holy War

    by Arthur Benavie

    Using the best scientific evidence, Drugs: America's Holy War explores the impact and cost of America’s "War on Drugs" – both in tax spending and in human terms. Is it possible that US drug policies are helping to proliferate, not prevent, a multitude of social ills including: homicide, property crime, the spread of AIDS, the contamination of drugs, the erosion of civil liberties, the punishment ... Read more

    $62.58 AUD

  • Die Neuregelung zur privaten digitalen Kopie

    by Volker Schwab

    Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2003 im Fachbereich Jura - Medienrecht, Multimediarecht, Urheberrecht, Note: 15 Punkte, Universität zu Köln (Institut für Rundfunkrecht), Veranstaltung: Seminar im Rundfunkrecht, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Mit der Digitalisierung von Werken aller Art und deren Verfügbarkeit online sowie auf CD, DVD und anderen Speichermedien haben auch private Vervielfältigungen eine ... Read more

    $5.19 AUD