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- Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 54.99
This brief fills a gap in the studies of organized crime in Mexico (Kan 2012, Ríos 2011, Dell 2011) by documenting and mapping the post-2008 assassination of Mexican border police chiefs. It traces out a ?systematic? of law-enforcement assassination in Northern Tier Mexico, showing how the selective, often sequential, hits by cartels on chiefs in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 104.95
This student-friendly introductory text describes the criminal justice process?outlining the decisions, practices, people, and issues involved. It provides a solid introduction to the mechanisms of the criminal justice system, with balanced coverage of the issues presented by each facet of the process, including a thorough review of practices and controversies... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
This book brings together insights from a range of disciplines, including law, sociology, criminology and history, to identify and explain the complex and inter-related factors which help or hinder the state to 'invest' in children and young people. The first part of the book examines the 'intangibles' - the ideologies, social constructions and moral... more...
- The New Press 2011; US$ 18.95
In a series of newly commissioned essays from the leading scholars and advocates in criminal justice, Invisible Punishment explores, for the first time, the far-reaching consequences of our current criminal justice policies. Adopted as part of “get tough on crime? attitudes that prevailed in the 1980s and ?90s, a range of strategies, from “three... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
This book brings together research into key aspects of the interconnections between Islam, crime and the criminal justice system in Britain, a particularly timely collection in the light of both the recent disturbances in several northern English cities as well as the impact of the events of 11 September 2001 and their aftermath. Chapters in the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95
Over the last decade there has arisen considerable disquiet about the relationship between criminal justice and its publics. This has been expressed in a variety of different ways, ranging from a concern that state criminal justice has moved too far away from the concerns of ordinary people (become too distant, too out of touch, insufficiently reflective... more...
- Springer International Publishing 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, as a framework for examining... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95
This new textbook will provide students of criminology with a better understanding of criminal justice policy and, in doing so, offers a framework for analysing the social, economic and political processes that shape its creation. The book adopts a policy-oriented approach to criminal justice, connecting the study of criminology to the wider study... more...