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- Rutgers University Press 2005; US$ 25.95
"Sharp?s book reemphasizes the tremendous costs of maintaining the death penalty?costs to real people and real families that ripple throughout generations to come."?Saundra D. Westervelt, author of Shifting the Blame: How Victimization Became a Criminal Defense "Everyone concerned with the effects of capital punishment must have this book."?Margaret... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 33.00
This assesses the effectiveness of rehabilitation programs, specialized treatment for different types of offenders, management and treatment of drug-involved offenders and punishment, control and surveillance interventions to provide an intensive review of correctional interventions and programs. Through extensive research, MacKenzie illustrates which... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 24.00
America is driven by vengeance in Aladjem's timely analysis, and the fate of democratic justice hangs in the balance. more...
- Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 13.33
In 1993, Dominic Stevenson left a comfortable life with his girlfriend in Kyoto, Japan, to travel to China. His journey took him to some of the most inhospitable and dangerous places in the world, from the poppy fields of the Afghan-Pakistan border to the ancient trade routes of the Silk Road, before he was arrested for drug smuggling while boarding... more...
- OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 9.99
Forensic science is a subject of wide fascination. What happens at a crime scene? How does DNA profiling work? How can it help solve crimes that happened 20 years ago? In forensic science, a criminal case can often hinge on a piece of evidence such as a hair, a blood trace, half a footprint, or a tyre mark. High profile cases such as the Stephen Lawrence... more...
- Random House Struik 2010; US$ 13.00
Bloody crimes of passion, political assassinations, sinister poisonings, investment fraud and mass mining disasters ? Dr David Klatzow has seen it all. During his extraordinary twenty-six-year career as South Africa?s foremost independent forensic scientist, he has investigated countless high-profile and notorious cases. Steeped in Blood provides gripping... more...
- University of Queensland Press 2013; US$ 12.99
Journalist and novelist Matthew Condon has crafted the definitive account?a searing story of greed, crime, and corruption?of an era that changed Queensland society; an impact that reverberates across the country to this day. In 1949, a young Terence Murray Lewis graduated from the police academy, ready to start his career in law enforcement. Over... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95
Over recent years race has become one of the most important issues faced by the police. This book seeks to analyse the context and background to these changes, to assess the impact of the Lawrence Inquiry and the MacPherson Report, and to trace the growing emphasis on policing as an 'antiracist' activity, proactively confronting racism in both crime... more...