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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
Economists have often paid visits to the field of criminology, examining the rational logic of offending. When economists examine criminal activity, they imply that offenders should be treated like any other social actor making rational choices. In The Crimes of the Economy , Vincenzo Ruggiero turns the tables by examining a variety of economic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 84.95
For 2nd and 3rd year courses in urban sociology, sociology of exclusion, social stratification, planning and cultural studies in departments of sociology and urban geography. This book provides an in depth examination of social movements and urban life in European cities today. Unique in its interdisciplinary approach, it covers traditional areas of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95
This book provides an analysis of the two concepts of power and crime and posits that criminologists can learn more about these concepts by incorporating ideas from disciplines outside of criminology. Although arguably a 'rendezvous' discipline, Vincenzo Ruggiero argues that criminology can gain much insight from other fields such as the political... more...
- OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 104.99
Navigating financial crashes of the Late Middle Ages up to the present day and analysing them through the lenses of classical, positivist, functionalist and Marxist criminology, this book explores the growth of grey areas in the financial world and our understanding, or misunderstanding, of financial delinquency. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
In Corruption and Organised Crime in Europe , Gounev and Ruggiero present a discussion of the relation between organized criminals and corruption in the EU?s 27 Member States. The book draws on research and scholarly work the editors carried out, respectively, within the Center for the Study of Democracy (CSD) in Bulgaria, and within academic institutions,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00
This collection, from a range of leading international scholars, looks at penal practice in a variety of different European countries. Noting particularities as well as similarities, such as the overuse of imprisonment and the use of harsher sanctions against the poor, this book questions how we justify and deliver punishment in Europe. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 67.95
The New European Criminology gathers together leading criminologists from all over Europe to consider crime and responses to crime within and across national borders. For the first time it allows students to experience the most exciting work in European criminology and to compare approaches to crime in different parts of Europe. The five sections... more...