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On the Farm

By Stevie Cameron
  • ISBN Code: : 0676978657
  • Publisher : Knopf Canada
  • Pages : 768
  • Category : True Crime
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Verteran investigative journalist Stevie Cameron first began following the story of missing women in 1998, when the odd newspaper piece appeared chronicling the disappearances of drug-addicted sex trade workers from Vancouver's notorious Downtown Eastside. It was not until February 2002 that pig farmer Robert William Pickton would be arrested, and 2008 before he was found guilty, on six counts of second-degree murder. These counts were appealed and in 2010, the Supreme Court of Canada rendered its conclusion. The guilty verdict was upheld, and finally this unprecedented tale of true crime could be told. Covering the case of one of North America's most prolific serial killers gave Stevie Cameron access not only to the story as it unfolded over many years in two British Columbia courthouses, but also to information unknown to the police - and not in the transcripts of their interviews with Pickton - such as from Pickton's long-time best friend, Lisa Yelds, and from several women who survived terrifying encounters with him. Cameron uncovers what was behind law enforcement's refusal to believe that a serial killer was at work.

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  • Pdf File: the-testimonial-uncanny.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Examines how colonial and postcolonial violence is understood and conceptualized through Indigenous storytelling. Through the study of Indigenous literary and artistic practices from Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the United States, Julia V. Emberley examines the ways Indigenous storytelling discloses and repairs the traumatic impact of social violence in settler colonial nations. She focuses on Indigenous storytelling in a range of cultural practices, including novels, plays, performances, media reports, Internet museum exhibits, and graphic novels. In response to historical trauma such as that experienced at Indian residential schools, as well as present-day violence against Indigenous bodies and land, Indigenous storytellers make use of Indigenous spirituality and the sacred to inform an ethics of hospitality. They provide uncanny configurations of political and social kinships between people, between the past and the present, and between the animate and inanimate. This book introduces readers to cultural practices and theoretical texts concerned with bringing Indigenous epistemologies to the discussion of trauma and colonial violence.

Butcher

By Gary C. King
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  • Publisher : Pinnacle Books
  • Book Code : 0786026774
  • Total of Pages : 352
  • Category : True Crime
  • Members : 965
  • Pdf File: butcher.pdf

Book Short Summary:

His Goal: To Kill An "Even Fifty" They called him "Uncle Willie." At night, Robert "Willie" Pickton visited the streets of Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. The women he picked up never came back. . . His Methods: Rape And Torture For years, police built a long list of missing prostitutes, women at the edge of society. Some people claimed there was a serial killer. One detective lost his job for saying so. But investigators didn't have a single body. . .until someone found a skull sawed in half. . . The Pig Farm Murders On land that had made his family millions, on a squalid pig farm near a school, a condo development and a Starbucks, Robert Pickton ran a house of horrors for decades. Friends, neighbors and community leaders came and went, while Pickton committed debauchery, torture, and bloodletting rivaling the worst on record. What he did to his victims was unspeakable. What he did to the bodies was unimaginable. How he got away with it is the most shocking crime of all. . .

殺人魔名冊:全球150名極惡連環殺手檔案

By 傑克.羅斯伍德(Jack Rosewood),蕾貝卡.洛(Rebecca Lo)
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : 高寶國際
  • Book Code : 9865061589
  • Total of Pages :
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 543
  • Pdf File: 殺人魔名冊.pdf

Book Short Summary:

喜歡獵奇、罪案、恐怖文化,不能錯過的必備百科! 連環殺手不是長相奇特的怪物, 他們生活於社會之中,過著與我們別無兩樣的生活, 穿梭於我們之中。 數百年來,連續殺人魔於世界各個角落橫行。本書將俄羅斯、美國、德國、澳洲、韓國、丹麥和英國史上道德最敗壞、最泯滅人性且令人恐懼至極的150名連環殺手集結成一本大全集 如密爾沃基食人魔傑佛瑞.丹墨、殺手小丑約翰·韋恩·蓋西、夜行者理查.拉米耶茲,更包含了一些鮮為人知的連環殺手,範圍廣泛,令人驚嘆。 書中收錄了每個殺人魔的詳細資訊,包含個人背景、受害人、殺人手法、逮捕狀況、審判過程以及刑罰內容。紀錄中也載明日期資訊,如他們於何時開始殺人,何時遭到逮捕與接受庭審、處決日期及語錄。 更收錄〈連環殺手的養成〉,探討並分析連環殺手的類型及特徵。

《明鏡月刊》第74期

By 《明鏡月刊》編輯部
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  • Publisher : 明鏡月刊雜誌社
  • Book Code : 1681821915
  • Total of Pages : 278
  • Category : Political Science
  • Members : 507
  • Pdf File: 明鏡月刊-第74期.pdf

Book Short Summary:

收拾任志强:文革回来第一槍可打響? 中國很難再找到機會 經濟下滑 工人上街 中共自信是美國自廢武功 新華社老記大罵毛澤東是騙子 十九大人事鋪墊 大手筆改組地方 習總拿下三個直轄市 李希主滬 夏寶龍護京 黃興國轉正 江澤民父子干政時代結束 北京一匹叫“吉林”的黑馬蓄勢待發 韓正入京 接任總理熱身? 孫金龍調任新疆形同“發配” 習近平面前三條路 敗於體制黑洞可能性最大 成毛氏獨裁必落萬夫所指 轉身機率最小卻影響千秋 沒有新聞自由 香港頓失靈魂

Unravelling Research

By Teresa Macías
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  • Publisher : Fernwood Publishing
  • Book Code : 177363545X
  • Total of Pages : 241
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 559
  • Pdf File: unravelling-research.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Unravelling Research is about the ethics and politics of knowledge production in the social sciences at a time when the academy is pressed to contend with the historical inequities associated with established research practices. Written by an impressive range of scholars whose work is shaped by their commitment to social justice, the chapters grapple with different methodologies, geographical locations and communities and cover a wide range of inquiry, including ethnography in Africa, archival research in South America and research with marginalized, racialized, poor, mad, homeless and Indigenous communities in Canada. Each chapter is written from the perspective of researchers who, due to their race, class, sexual/gender identity, ability and geographical location, labour at the margins of their disciplines. By using their own research projects as sites, contributors probe the ethicality of long-established and cutting-edge methodological frameworks to theorize the indivisible relationship between methodology, ethics and politics, elucidating key challenges and dilemmas confronting marginalized researchers and research subjects alike.

Marketing

By Rosalind Masterson,Nichola Phillips,David Pickton
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Book Code : 1529737273
  • Total of Pages : 560
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Members : 712
  • Pdf File: marketing.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This easy to use resource opens windows to the world of marketing through cases that are vibrant and engaged, links that allow you to explore topics in more detail and content to encourage relating theory to practice. Recognizing the importance of ongoing technological and social developments and the increasing connectedness of consumers that has profound implications for the way marketing operates and students learn, the 5th edition demystifies key technologies and terminology, demonstrating where and how emerging digital marketing techniques and tools fit in to contemporary marketing planning and practice. The new edition has been fully updated to include: New case studies and examples, offering truly global perspectives. Even more content on digital marketing integrated throughout, including key issues such as social media, mobile marketing, co-creation and cutting-edge theory. A new and fully streamlined companion website, featuring a range of resources for students and lecturers. Focus boxes throughout the text such as Global, Research, B2B and Ethical - all with a greater emphasis on digital communication - reinforce key marketing trends and relate theory to practice. Each chapter also ends with a case study revolving around topics, issues and companies that students can relate to. The new edition comes packed with features that can be used in class or for self-directed study.

How to Analyze Latent Criminals Dark Psychology

By Jason Gale
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  • Publisher : Healthy Pragmatic Solutions Inc
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 140
  • Category : Psychology
  • Members : 332
  • Pdf File: how-to-analyze-latent-criminals-dark-psychology.pdf

Book Short Summary:

How to Analyze Latent Criminals: Dark Psychology Have you ever wondered how criminals came to be? Were they born like this way with some predisposed genetic tendencies or was it their upbringing, thus, environmental context which shaped their behaviors and attitudes? The answer is actually quite complicated and this book strives to answers these thought provoking questions in detail. Case studies of historic psychopaths and criminals are dissected part by part, and analyzed so you can understand how dark psychology operates. Maybe you're being manipulated at work? The truth is criminals are not only capable of dark psychology, but average every day people you encounter are also capable of committing malicious actions against you too! Find out how to stop manipulation in its tracks! What You Will Learn -Predatory behaviors -Theories on dark psychology -Case studies on psychopaths - Factors that drive crime -Sociopaths & latent criminals - Body language - How to stop manipulation - Disarming predators -And, much, much more! Your neighbor, co-worker, close friends and even family members could potentially be latent criminals. Your neighbor, co-worker, close friends and even family members could potentially be latent criminals. Therefore, equip yourself with the knowledge necessary to identify both dark psychological tendencies and latent criminals so you can be prepared and avoid being taken advantage of. Become an expert now. Before its too late! The greatest investment you can make is an investment in yourself. Buy Now!

A Mosaic of Indigenous Legal Thought

By C.F. Black
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1315391082
  • Total of Pages : 180
  • Category : Law
  • Members : 513
  • Pdf File: a-mosaic-of-indigenous-legal-thought.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This book offers an Indigenous supplement to the rich and growing area of visual legal scholarship. Organized around three narratives, each with an associated politico-poetic reading, the book addresses three major global issues: climate change, the trade in human body parts and bio-policing. Manifesting and engaging the traditional storytelling mode of classical Indigenous ontology, these narratives convey legal and political knowledge, not merely through logical argument, but rather through the feelings of law and the understanding of lawful behaviour produced by their rhythm. Through its own performativity, therefore, the book demonstrates how classical Indigenous legal traditions remain vital to the now pressing challenge of making peace with the earth.

Vicarious Kinks

By Ummni Khan
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  • Publisher : University of Toronto Press
  • Book Code : 1442668105
  • Total of Pages : 376
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 254
  • Pdf File: vicarious-kinks.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Who decides where “normal” stops and “perverse” begins? In Vicarious Kinks, Ummni Khan looks at the mass of claims that film, feminism, the human sciences, and law make about sadomasochism and its practitioners, and the way those claims become the basis for the legal regulation of sadomasochist pornography and practice. Khan’s audacious proposal is that for film, feminism, law, and science, the constant focus on taboo sexuality is a form of “vicarious kink” itself. Rather than attempt to establish the “truth” about sadomasochism, Vicarious Kinks asks who decides that sadomasochism is perverse, examining how various fields present their claims to truth when it comes to sadomasochism. The first monograph by a new scholar working at the juncture of law and sexuality, Vicarious Kinks challenges the myth of law as an objective adjudicator of sexual truth.

That Lonely Section of Hell

By Lori Shenher
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  • Publisher : Greystone Books
  • Book Code : 1771640944
  • Total of Pages : 320
  • Category : True Crime
  • Members : 548
  • Pdf File: that-lonely-section-of-hell.pdf

Book Short Summary:

From her first assignment in 1998 to explore an increase in the number of missing women to the harrowing 2002 interrogation of convicted serial killer Robert Pickton, Lori Shenher tells a story of massive police failure—failure of the police to use the information about Pickton available to them, failure to understand the dark world of drug addiction and sex work, and failure to save more women from their killer. Shenher explains how police unwillingness to believe the women were missing or murdered, jurisdictional squabbles, and a fear of tunnel vision conspired to leave women unprotected and vulnerable to a serial killer nearly three years after she first received a tip that Pickton could be responsible. She unflinchingly reveals her own pain and psychological distress as a result of these events, which left her unable to work with or trust the police and the criminal justice system. That Lonely Section of Hell reveals the deeper truths behind the causes of this tragedy and the myriad ways the system—and society—failed to protect vulnerable people.

On the Farm

By Stevie Cameron
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  • Publisher : Knopf Canada
  • Book Code : 0676978657
  • Total of Pages : 768
  • Category : True Crime
  • Members : 961
  • Pdf File: on-the-farm.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Verteran investigative journalist Stevie Cameron first began following the story of missing women in 1998, when the odd newspaper piece appeared chronicling the disappearances of drug-addicted sex trade workers from Vancouver's notorious Downtown Eastside. It was not until February 2002 that pig farmer Robert William Pickton would be arrested, and 2008 before he was found guilty, on six counts of second-degree murder. These counts were appealed and in 2010, the Supreme Court of Canada rendered its conclusion. The guilty verdict was upheld, and finally this unprecedented tale of true crime could be told. Covering the case of one of North America's most prolific serial killers gave Stevie Cameron access not only to the story as it unfolded over many years in two British Columbia courthouses, but also to information unknown to the police - and not in the transcripts of their interviews with Pickton - such as from Pickton's long-time best friend, Lisa Yelds, and from several women who survived terrifying encounters with him. Cameron uncovers what was behind law enforcement's refusal to believe that a serial killer was at work.

White Feather

By Jennifer Pickton
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  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Book Code : 1665584467
  • Total of Pages : 216
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 763
  • Pdf File: white-feather.pdf

Book Short Summary:

White Feather is an inspirational fictional story following the lives of three friends who seek their life purpose and destinies. They find a mission complex bringing ethnic cultures into the modern era and spend a pleasant time in learning and making new friends. Time comes for each of the friends to fulfill their personal journey of discovery and each one finds their life partners. Prophecies come true, and with the expansion of family members, a new tribe is born of integrated races which can live in harmony and peace. White Feather and Golden Dawn become the New Mr and Mrs Adams, who parent children whose futures are destined for fame and fortune. A countries history is founded upon such people that contribute their personal talents and abilities to a beautiful future.

Through the Eyes of Serial Killers

By Nadia Fezzani
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  • Publisher : Dundurn
  • Book Code : 1459724682
  • Total of Pages : 256
  • Category : True Crime
  • Members : 151
  • Pdf File: through-the-eyes-of-serial-killers.pdf

Book Short Summary:

To understand the minds of serial killers, a journalist embarks on a disturbing project. Speaking first-hand to convicted serial killers and the psychiatrists and criminologists study their crimes, she gives a nuanced and troubling report on the personalities and motivations of men who have committed unthinkable crimes.