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  • Risk and rehabilitationby Aaron Pycroft; Suzie Clift

    Policy Press 2012; US$ 99.00

    This original and valuable book considers notions of risk and rehabilitation in detail. more...

  • Peripheralizationby Matthias Naumann; Andrea Fischer-Tahir

    Springer 2013; US$ 59.95

    Peripheries emerge as a result of shifts in economic and political decision-making at various scales. Therefore peripheral spaces are not a “natural” phenomenon but an outcome of the intrinsic logic of uneven geographical development in capitalist societies. Discussing examples from Germany, Eastern Europe, Turkey, Iraqi Kurdistan, Pakistan,... more...

  • Strafvollzugby Klaus Laubenthal

    Springer 2007; US$ 29.95

    Systematisch aufgebaut spannt der Autor dieses Lehrbuches den Bogen von der historischen Entwicklung über die Grundlagen des Strafvollzugs bis hin zum Vollzugssystem, dem Behandlungsprozess und den Sicherheitsaspekten. Einen Schwerpunkt bildet das Vollzugsverfahrensrecht. Unter Hinzuziehung von neuerer Rechtsprechung und Fallbeispielen werden... more...

  • Learning from Error in Policingby Jon Shane

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.95

    While the proximate cause of any accident is usually someone’s immediate action— or omission (failure to act)—there is often a trail of underlying latent conditions that facilitated their error: the person has, in effect, been unwittingly "set up" for failure by the organization.  This Brief explores an accident in policing,... more...

  • New Directions in Race, Ethnicity and Crimeby Coretta Phillips; Colin Webster

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    The disproportionate criminalisation and incarceration of particular minority ethnic groups has long been observed, though much of the work in criminology has been dominated by a somewhat narrow debate. This debate has concerned itself with explaining this disproportionality in terms of structural inequalities and socio-economic disadvantage or discriminatory... more...

  • Terrorism, Drugs & Crime in Europe after 1992by Richard Clutterbuck

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    First published in 1990, Richard Clutterbuck's fascinating analysis of European security confronts the problems of internal European community frontiers and technological aids in combating terrorism and international crime. He looks at what the EC countries have done in the past, describes the technology now becoming available, and makes radical proposals... more...

  • Religion - die letzte Freiheitby Ursula Unterberger

    Tectum Verlag 2013; US$ 20.87

    Das Grundrecht auf Glaubensfreiheit gilt auch hinter Gittern. "Religion ist die letzte Freiheit hier bei uns herinnen", so formuliert es ein Justizbeamter. Seelsorger der großen Kirchen und Vertreter anderer Religionen kümmern sich um die Gläubigen in Haft. Doch setzt der Strafvollzug auch Grenzen. Die Justizvollzugsanstalt Wien-Josefsstadt ist Österreichs... more...

  • Philosophies of Crime Fictionby Josef Hoffmann

    Oldcastle Books 2013; US$ 13.99

    A fresh analysis of both the hidden and explicit philosophical ideas to be found in crime literature Josef Hoffmann covers influences and inspirations in crime writing with references to a stellar cast of crime writers including Arthur Conan Doyle, G. K. Chesterton, Dashiell Hammett, Albert Camus, Borges, Agatha Christie, Raymond Chandler, and... more...

  • Evangelicalism, Penal Theory and the Politics of Criminal Lawby Richard R. Follett

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 165.00

    Following the abolition of the British slave trade in 1807, a group of politicians began to agitate for reform of England's "bloody code" of criminal statutes. This examines the politics and propaganda of criminal law reform from 1808 to the Whig succession to power in 1830. more...