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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95
This important and original new book reports on a major investigation of the outcomes of probation supervision, is concerned with the key question of what works in probation, and comes at an important moment of change and development for the probation service in the UK. Unlike previous studies which have relied mostly on official data, this book makes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
In this important new work, two respected criminologists challenge the characterization of the new 'bad girl' arguing that it is only a new attempt to punish girls who are not the stereotypical depiction of good. Through interviews with young women, educators and people in the criminal justice system, Beyond Bad Girls exposes the formal and informal... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 24.95
This timely book scrutinizes accounts of acts as diverse as genocide, environmental degradation, war, torture, terrorism, homicide, rape, and meat-eating in order to develop an original theoretical framework with which to consider harmful actions and their causes. Chapter by chapter, it examines statements made by perpetrators of a wide variety of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 159.95
U.S. Supreme Court justices are studied publicly, but scant attention is generally paid to the judges who function daily in other courts of the world. Trends in the Judiciary: Interviews with Judges Across the Globe assembles a collection of interviews conducted by international scholars and researchers. It provides an insider?s perspective of how... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2011; US$ 16.99
Gang- and drug-related inner-city violence, with its attendant epidemic of incarceration, is the defining crime problem in our country. In some neighborhoods in America, one out of every two hundred young black men is shot to death every year, and few initiatives of government and law enforcement have made much difference. But when David Kennedy,... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2011; US$ 11.99
'War' is no exaggeration in discussing the bloodshed that has terrorized Mexico in the past decades. As rival cartels battle for control of a billion-dollar drug trade, the body count- 23,000 dead in five years - and sheer horror beggar the imagination of journalistic witnesses. Cartel gunmen have shot up schools and rehabilitation centers, and murdered... more...
- University Press of America 2013; US$ 22.99
A peacemaking approach to criminology is a humane, nonviolent, and scientific approach to the treatment of crime and the offender. This collection of twenty-two essays provides a comprehensive introduction to a peacemaking approach to criminology. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95
First published in 1976, this book examines rehabilitation within the penal system in Britain in the 1970s. It argues that the ?rehabilitative ideal? is not the only possible alternative to a penal policy but an option which has now become institutionalized and alien to traditional concepts of justice. Using a framework derived from the sociology... more...
- Charles C Thomas 1975; US$ 76.95
This comprehensive work is a combination of unique reprinted and original essays and writings. Articles included in this book, representing the most scholarly research on the topic as prepared by several outstanding jurists, are organized in a manner to show the nature of right of dissent under the American institutional scheme and its limitations.... more...
- Charles C Thomas 1981; US$ 21.95
A recognized authority in the field of criminal law and international criminal law, M. Cherif Bassiouni has produced yet another definitive investigation of a controversial topic. In this compact manual, the author provides an analysis of the legal authority permitting a private person to make an arrest without a warrant. Additionally, the book describes... more...