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- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 1999; US$ 147.00
This work is designed to acquaint students with some of the main issues associated with the emergence and development of the modern prison. It draws on a range of sociological theorizing in order to analyze the organization and the functioning of the prison. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 62.95
Prostitution has become an extremely topical issue in recent years and attention has focused both on the situation of female prostitutes and the adequacy of existing forms of regulation. Prostitution, Politics & Policy brings together the main debates and issues associated with prostitution to examine the range of policy options that are available. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
Despite the significance of armed robbery in the criminal justice system, the media and in the public mind there has been little systematic research or writing on the subject beyond the popular accounts. In both the USA and the UK there remains a large gap in the literature on the subject, which this book aims to fill. It provides a comprehensive account... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 99.95
The new edition of 'Doing Time' brings this widely recognized book up to date and provides an accessible and informed discussion of current debates around prisons and penal policy. Drawing on range of international material the book provides a critical sociological analysis of developments in imprisonment. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.95
The only critical guide to the theory and method of Mesopotamian archaeology, this innovative volume evaluates its theories, methods and approaches from its origins in the nineteenth century up to the present day. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95
This book provides an overview of recent government initiatives in the field of crime and punishment, reviewing both the policies themselves, the perceived problems and issues they seek to address, and the broader social and political context in which this is taking place. The underlying theme of the book is that a qualitative change has taken... more...
- Oxbow Books 2013; US$ 40.00
Over a period of several millennia, from the Late Pleistocene to the Early Holocene (c. 13,000-7000 BC), communities in south-west Asia developed from hunter-foragers to villager-farmers, bringing fundamental changes in all aspects of life. These Neolithic developments took place over vast chronological and geographical scales, with considerable regional... more...
- Policy Press 2007; US$ 28.95
This book provides one of the first assessments of the widely used but extremely controversial Anti-Social Behaviour Orders (ASBOs) as a method for dealing with anti-social behaviour in the UK. more...