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  • Contradictions of Terrorismby Sandra Walklate; Gabe Mythen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95

    Over the last fifteen years there has been a significant growth in literature dealing with terrorism. Nevertheless, scholars within mainstream criminology have only recently begun to grapple with the problem of terrorism in a sustained fashion. In this provocative book the authors provide both an exposition of the contradictions that have emerged... more...

  • Imagining The Victim Of Crimeby Sandra Walklate

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 46.00

    Situates the contemporary preoccupation with criminal victimisation within the broader socio-cultural changes. This book addresses not only the policy possibilities that have been generated as a consequence of those changes but also concerns itself with the ability of victimology to help make sense of this change. more...

  • Understanding Criminologyby Sandra Walklate

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 46.00

    What does contemporary criminological theory look like? What impact, if any, does it have on policy? Part of the "Crime and Justice" series, this book examines the development of criminological theory, with detailed analysis of the relationship between criminological theorizing, criminal justice, social justice, and politics. more...

  • Criminology: The Basicsby Sandra Walklate

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 24.95

    As crime continues to be a high profile issue troubling politicians, the public and the media alike, the study of criminology has boomed. Providing an international and comparative introduction to the discipline, Criminology: The Basics is an accessible guide to the theoretical and practical approaches to the phenomena of crime. Topics covered in... more...

  • Handbook of Victims and Victimologyby Sandra Walklate

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 70.95

    The study of criminal victimisation has developed to the stage where by victimology is now regarded as a central component to the study of crime and criminology. This focus of concern has been matched by the growth and development of support services for the victim of crime alongside increasing political concern with similar issues. The central... more...

  • Victimology: The Victim and the Criminal Justice Processby Sandra L. Walklate

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    First published in 1989, this book provides a comprehensive introduction to the study of the victims of crime and the way in which they are treated in society generally, and in the criminal justice process in particular. The study of victims of crime is important to academics, the wider community of policy initiation and implementation, and to the... more...

  • Gender, Crime Criminal Justiceby Sandra L. Walklate

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    This book provides a lucid and highly acclaimed introduction to gender issues in crime and criminal justice, central to any understanding of crime and criminal justice policy and practice. This second edition has been updated to take full account of recent developments, particularly in the areas of policing, crime prevention, restorative justice... more...

  • Beyond The Risk Societyby Gus Mythen; Sandra Walklate

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 46.00

    Provides an understanding of the relevance and impact of the concept of risk in various subject areas. This work is useful for social sciences students in a range of disciplines, including sociology, criminology, cultural studies, media studies, psychology and social policy. more...

  • Critical Victimologyby R I Mawby; Sandra Walklate

    SAGE Publications 1994; US$ 56.00

    Drawing on a wealth of local, national and international sources, unpublished documents and original research, this book provides a theoretical and practical critique of victimology. The authors outline and discuss the issues facing victims today and address the fundamental question: How can we best ensure justice for victims, while at the same... more...

  • Handbook on Sexual Violenceby Jennifer M. Brown; Sandra L. Walklate

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 62.95

    This book situates the complexity of violence within its broader context and covers a wide span of sexual violence including sexual harassment, bullying and murder as well as domestic violence. more...