Crime

In ordinary language, a crime is an unlawful act punishable by a state or other authority. The term crime does not, in modern criminal law, have any simple and universally accepted definition, though statutory definitions have been provided for certain purposes. The most popular view is that crime is a category created by law; in other words, something is a crime if declared as such by the relevant and applicable law. One proposed definition is that a crime or offence (or criminal offence) is an act harmful not only to some individual but also to a community, society, or the …

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DDN: Dundurn Press · 9 July 2024 English

From Trench Town to the top of the world — one man's inspiring fight for meaning, dignity, and respect. Tiga’s Tale chronicles the remarkable life of world champion boxer Barrington …

dilapi- dated buildings, decaying infrastructure, crime, and intense vio- lence, Trench Town was home to


DDN: Dundurn Press · 2 July 2024 English

The story of the audacious showman who built the greatest carnival dynasty in North America.Enter the realm of the carnie king, Patty Conklin, the flamboyant founder of what would become …

or imagined, has found a place on the midway. Crime, war, and drug abuse shows operated under the guise


Mackenzie Institute · 28 June 2024 English

(Written by Kate E. Todd. Originally published here at the NATO Association of Canada, republished with permission.) Canada, as...


NSP: New Society Publishers · 25 June 2024 English

Deep polarization in our society prevents us from working collaboratively to solve the problems we face. The Solutionary Way offers a practical approach, providing clear and achievable methods to bridge …

American/hire American policies will backfire Guns reduce crime Aid to Africa is doing more harm than good Global


MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 15 June 2024 English

Myths and stereotypes surrounding seafarers in the Age of Sail persist to this day. Sailors were celebrated for their courage, strength, and skill, yet condemned for militancy, vice, and fecklessness. …

1897, he was ‘appalled at the enormity of the crime I was about to commit against my loving parents


CHB: Coach House Books · 11 June 2024 English

A rediscovered classic, Yesterdays turns colonialism on its head. Originally published in 1974, Yesterdays is nominally the story of one man’s attempt to launch a Hindu Mission from Trinidad to …

was for a film called Better Luck Tomorrow, about a group of Asian-American students committing an escalating series of crimes


DDN: Dundurn Press · 11 June 2024 English

An anarchist online group sets out to assassinate the corporate elites they believe have turned culture into a digital nightmare.“A blistering look at what our online and offline lives have …

me is clearly Chinese. “Tax fraud is a serious crime against the state. So is moving assets out of China


UAP: University of Alberta Press · 6 June 2024 English

Tracing Louis Riel’s metamorphosis from traitor to hero, Braz argues that, through his writing, Riel resists his portrayal as both a Canadian patriot and a pan-Indigenous leader. After being hanged …

extrême Pour me déconcerter. On veut me faire un crime De l’amour juste et doux de cet amour sublime Que


CHB: Coach House Books · 4 June 2024 English

Rocky meets Elmore Leonard meets Miranda July as Pillow Wilson, a past-his-prime boxer, trains for his last title shot. Shenanigans ensue. Boxer ‘Pillow Fist’ Pete Wilson should be preparing for …

and spoke a disgusting-smelling word of smoke. ‘CRIME!’ Pillow was low-key relieved that the guy’s anxiety if Pillow was or would eventually be looking. ‘Crime is ongoing, and the heights of criminal brilliance crimes are apt to be simpler, for the bigger the crime the more obvious, as a rule, is the motive. Bureaucracy rolled to his knees. ‘So, why are you worried about crime? They got the great criminal.’ ‘Ah, Pillow, you a terrible mistake. A loss for the science of crime and understanding and … and … ’ ‘Justice?’ ‘Bah


UAP: University of Alberta Press · 3 June 2024 English

Arts graduate education is uniquely positioned to deliver many of the public good needs of contemporary Canada. For the Public Good argues, however, that graduate programs must fundamentally change if …

ification of school curricula, or the confrontation of crime” (Rittel and Webber 1973, 160). They are also the


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