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- SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 40.00
A sophisticated, original book by a rising star. Steve Hall provides a comprehensive critique of existing theories, contextualises the philosophies and policy which have informed criminological theory and sets out a new theoretical perfective for criminology and sociology. more...
- The History Press 2012; US$ 7.28
The Titanic is one of the most famous maritime disasters of all time, but did the Titanic really sink on the morning of 15 April 1912? Titanic's older sister, the nearly identical Olympic, was involved in a serious accident in September 1911 -- an accident that may have made her a liability to her owners the White Star Line. Since 1912 rumours of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 60.95
This edited collection brings together established global scholars and new thinkers to outline fresh concepts and theoretical perspectives for criminological research and analysis in the 21 st century. Criminologists from the UK, USA, Canada and Australia evaluate the current condition of criminological theory and present students and researchers... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95
This book provides a short, comprehensive and accessible introduction to Ultra-Realism: a unique and radical school of criminological thought that has been developed by the authors over a number of years. After first outlining existing schools of thought, their major intellectual flaws and their underlying politics in a condensed guide that will be... more...
- SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 38.00
An impassioned and controversial new book from two leading sociologists in the field of social exclusion. They argue that social exclusion is not simply seen in ghettos or sink estates, but also in exclusive gated housing developments, the vacuous non-places of the shopping mall, the deadening reality of low-level service work, and in the depressing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
This book offers the first in-depth investigation into the relationship between today's criminal identities and consumer culture. Using unique data taken from criminals locked in areas of permanent recession, the book aims to uncover feelings and attitudes towards a variety of criminal activities, investigating the incorporation of hearts and minds... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95
The years 2008 to 2013 saw a new generation of political protestors take to the streets. Riots disrupted many Western cities and new protest movements emerged, keen to address a bleak context of economic collapse and austerity politics. In this groundbreaking new study, Winlow, Hall, Briggs and Treadwell push past the unworldly optimism of the... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2010; US$ 29.95
Chronic Conditions, Fluid States explores the uneven impact of chronic illness and disability on individuals, families, and communities in diverse local and global settings. Breaking new ground in medical anthropology by challenging the chronic/acute divide in illness and disease, the editors, along with a group of rising scholars and some of... more...