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- LSU Press 2014; US$ 29.95
"There is no such thing as a 'natural' disaster," writes Romain Huret in his introduction to this multidisciplinary study of the events surrounding and the legacy of Hurricane Katrina. Though nature produced Katrina's rising waters and destructive winds, a vast array of manmade factors shaped the scope of the storm's impact as well as the local and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 50.95
As crime increasingly crosses national boundaries, and international co-operation takes firmer shape, so the development of ideas and policy on the control of crime has become an increasingly international and transnational affair. These developments call attention not just to the many points of convergence in the languages and practices of crime... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 56.95
How do criminologists engage with politics and public policy? This book is a sociological account of how criminologists have understood their craft, the positions they have taken on the controversies of their day, and an analysis of the dilemmas that confront those who work in the field today. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 71.95
This book presents new empirical and conceptual work on the questions of fear, anxiety, risk and trust - both as problems of everyday living and as key themes in the culture and politics of contemporary Western societies. The volume includes contributions from distinguished social researchers from Britain, the United States, Germany and Italy and will... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 69.95
Crime and Social Change in Middle England offers a new way of looking at contemporary debates on the fear of crime. Using observation, interviews and documentary analysis it traces the reactions of citizens of one very ordinary town to events, conflicts and controversies around such topical subjects of criminological investigation as youth, public... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 42.79
Escape Routes: Contemporary Perspectives on Life After Punishment addresses the reasons why people stop offending, and the processes by which they are rehabilitated or resettled back into the community; engaging with, and building upon, renewed criminological interest in this area, it nevertheless broadens and enlivens the current debate. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 41.99
Several of the most important and influential political economists of communication working today explore a rich mix of topics and issues that link work, policy studies, and research and theory about the public sphere to the heritage of political economy. Familiar but still exceedingly important topics covered include market structures and media concentration,... more...