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- 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 2003; US$ 38.00
Analysts have long noted that some societies have much higher rates of criminal violence than others. This series of essays explores the extent and causes of racial and ethnic differences in violent crime in the United States and several other contemporary societies. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 34.00
This book examines the control of prison disorder through the application of situational crime prevention principles. It presents a new model of situational prevention with applications beyond institutions to community settings, and examines problem behaviours, providing comprehensive reviews of prison control literature not depending upon a situational... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 25.00
In this book, prisoners are treated as important sources of knowledge about prisons and imprisonment during the last three decades. The authors examine both how women prisoners' lives changed over time and how they were affected by the new generation of prisons. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 28.00
This book investigates the current state of industrial espionage, showing the far-reaching effects of advances in computing and wireless communications and provides an analytic overview and assessment of the changing nature of crime in the burgeoning information society. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 42.00
Despite a century of effort, criminologists do not yet fully understand the relationship between disadvantage and crime. This book challenges the conventional view that disadvantage causes crime because it motivates people to offend, and argues instead that disadvantage causes crime because it disrupts the parenting process. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 72.00
Britta Kyvsgaard examines the nature and aspects of the 'criminal career' through her longitudinal analysis of 45,000 Danish offenders. The data, unparalleled in size and quality, allows powerful analyses of criminal behavior, even among relatively small demographic subgroups. Her findings suggest rehabilitation as an alternative worthy of further... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 29.00
This distinguishes ordinary and upperworld white-collar crime and presents reasons for believing both have increased substantially in recent decades. The book concludes with reasons for believing that problems of white-collar crime will continue unchecked increasingly in the global economy and calls for strengthened citizen movements to rein in the... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 40.00
During the last decades of the twentieth century American police reconsidered their fundamental mission, the nature of the core strategies of policing, and the character of their relationships with the communities they serve. In this volume, leading police scholars examine the strengths and weaknesses of eight major innovations that emerged. more...