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- Basic Books 2013; US$ 26.99
In the wrong hands, math can be deadly. Even the simplest numbers can become powerful forces when manipulated by journalists, politicians or other public figures, but in the case of the law your liberty?and your life?can depend on the right calculation. Math on Trial tells the story of ten trials in which mathematical arguments were used?and disastrously... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95
Over recent years race has become one of the most important issues faced by the police. This book seeks to analyse the context and background to these changes, to assess the impact of the Lawrence Inquiry and the MacPherson Report, and to trace the growing emphasis on policing as an 'antiracist' activity, proactively confronting racism in both crime... more...
- Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 11.95
With her characteristic brilliance, grace and radical audacity, Angela Y. Davis has put the case for the latest abolition movement in American life: the abolition of the prison. As she quite correctly notes, American life is replete with abolition movements, and when they were engaged in these struggles, their chances of success seemed almost unthinkable.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
Today, questions about how and why societies punish are deeply emotive and hotly contested. In Crime and Punishment in Contemporary Culture , Claire Grant argues that criminal justice is a key site for the negotiation of new collective identities and modes of belonging. Exploring both popular cultural forms and changes in crime policies and criminal... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95
What Else Works? has developed out of a growing awareness amongst practitioners that centralized notions of what works and ?one size fits all? approaches to work with offenders and other groups is inevitably limited in its scope and effectiveness. The book seeks to dispel the view of probation service users as 'offenders', and socially excluded... more...
- Random House of Canada 2013; US$ 27.95
In this explicit first-hand account, a biker who spent 46 years as a member of the Hells Angels and Satan's Choice invites bestselling author Peter Edwards into the story of life lived as we've only imagined it. A kid raised by his father's fists on the wrong side of a blue-collar town, Lorne Campbell grew up watching the local bikers ride past,... more...
- Random House of Canada 2013; US$ 22.00
To coincide with Random House Canada's publication of the groundbreaking book Unrepentant by Peter Edwards and biker Lorne Campbell, Vintage Canada updates and reissues the award-winning true crime classic that tells the complete and scandalous story in the most gut-wrenching chapter of Campbell's life. You can't read one without wanting to read... more...
- Pan Macmillan Australia 2013; US$ 23.73
March 9, 2006, it's hours before one of the largest motorcycle gang busts in history. George Rowe has spent the past three years as an informant, working undercover with the Vagos, one of the most dangerous biker gangs in the country. His fiancee, a struggling heroin addict carrying their unborn child, is asleep next to him. She's got no idea who... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00
Electronic monitoring (EM) is a way of supervising offenders in the community whilst they are on bail, serving a community sentence or after release from prison. Various technologies can be used, including voice verification, GPS satellite tracking and ? most commonly - the use of radio frequency to monitor house arrest. It originated in the USA... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2013; Not Available
Published alongside the 2013 film The Bling Ring, directed by Sofia Coppola and starring Emma Watson, this is the explosive true story of the seven celebrity-obsessed teens who became the most audacious burglary gang in Hollywood history. more...