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  • Class, Race, Gender, and Crimeby Gregg Barak; Paul Leighton; Allison Cotton

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 43.99

    The fourth edition of the powerful textbook Class, Race, Gender, and Crime introduces students to crime and the criminal justice system through the lens of class, race, gender, and their intersection. Maintaining the overall structure of the third edition, the fourth edition incorporates new examples, current data, and recent theoretical developments... more...

  • Impact of Organized Crime on Murder of Law Enforcement Personnel at the U.S.-Mexican Borderby Sara Schatz

    Springer 2014; US$ 54.99

    This brief fills a gap in the studies of organized crime in Mexico (Kan 2012, Rios 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 border... more...

  • Reintegrative Justice in Practiceby Helen Miles; Peter Raynor

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    This book provides a unique study of the practice of traditional reintegrative community justice in a European society, the Parish Hall Enquiry (PHE) in the Channel Island of Jersey. This is an ancient institution, based on an informal hearing and discussion of a reported offence with the alleged offender and other interested parties, carried out by... 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$ 21.88

    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...

  • Making Justiceby Marvin Zalman; Julia Carrano

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    Wrongful Conviction and Criminal Justice Reform is an important addition to the literature and teaching on innocence reform. This book delves into wrongful convictions studies but expands upon them by offering potential reforms that would alleviate the problem of wrongful convictions in the criminal justice system. Written to be accessible to students,... more...

  • Confronting Crimeby Michael Tonry

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    From Labour's promise to be 'tough on crime, tough on the causes of crime' through to the White Paper and new criminal justice legislation, controlling crime and reforming the criminal justice system has been one of the government's key priorities. This book provides a detailed review of the thinking behind these new plans and legislation, looking... 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...

  • 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...

  • CRIME AND INEQUALITYby Chris Grover

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    This book examines key relationships between material circumstances and crime, and analyzes the areas of social policy ? in particular social security and labour market policy ? that are most important in terms of dealing with inequality at the lower end of the income hierarchy. It seeks to explain why inequality is linked to offending behaviour and... more...