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  • The SAGE Dictionary of Criminologyby Eugene McLaughlin; John Muncie

    SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 68.00

    This ultimate reference tool for students of criminology and criminal justice now contains an extra thirty-six entries covering subjects such as anti-social behaviour, globalization, human trafficking and terrorism, and introduces the key theories, concepts and topics. more...

  • Drugs on the Dark Netby James Martin

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    This study explores the rapidly expanding world of online illicit drug trading. Since the fall of the infamous Silk Road, a new generation of cryptomarkets can be found thriving on the dark net. Martin explores how these websites defy powerful law enforcement agencies and represent the new digital front in the 'war on drugs'. more...

  • Crime Preventionby Steven P. Lab

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95

    This book examines several types of crime prevention approaches and their goals, including those that are designed to prevent conditions that foster deviance, those directed toward persons or conditions with a high potential for deviance, and those for persons who have already committed crimes. This edition provides research and information on all... more...

  • Opening the Black Boxby Gavin J. D. Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras are a prominent, if increasingly familiar, feature of urbanism. They symbolize the faith that spatial authorities place in technical interventions for the treatment of social problems. CCTV was principally introduced to sterilize municipalities, to govern conducts and to protect properties. Vast expenditure... more...

  • The [Oxford] Handbook of Crime Preventionby Brandon C. Welsh; David P. Farrington

    Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 149.99

    How can a society prevent-not deter, not punish-but prevent crime? Criminal justice prevention, commonly called crime control, aims to prevent crime after an initial offence has been commited through anything from an arrest to a death penalty sentence. These traditional means have been frequently examined and their efficacy just as frequently questioned.... more...

  • Designing out Crime - Voices from the Fieldsby Hannah Smithson; Tim Bateman; Leanne Monchuk; Garner Clancey

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 199.00

    ‘Crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED)’, ‘designing out crime’, ‘safer by design’, ‘secured by design’ or any of the other ‘flavours’ of manipulating the built environment to prevent crime, invariably engender an inter-disciplinary approach. This work is frequently the domain of architects,... more...

  • Preventing Crimeby Brandon C. Welsh; David P. Farrington

    Springer 2007; US$ 69.99

    Brings together scientific evidence on what works best for a wide range of interventions organized around four important domains in criminology: at-risk children, offenders, victims, and places. This book assesses the effectiveness of criminological interventions using the most rigorous review methodology of the systematic review. more...

  • Communities, Crime Social Capital in Contemporary Chinaby Lena Zhong

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    This book explores the theoretical and empirical dimensions of community crime prevention in China, examining in particular the role of social capital in a rapidly modernizing economic, social and political context. In doing so it provides a vivid picture of contemporary crime and crime control in China as well as analyzing the very particular Chinese... more...

  • Corporate and White Collar Crimeby John Minkes; Leonard Minkes

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 58.00

    An interdisciplinary and international overview of Corporate and White-collare crime which provides up-to-date debates, case studies and handy glossary. more...

  • Communities, identities and crimeby Basia Spalek

    Policy Press 2007; US$ 39.95

    This book provides a critical exploration of the importance of social identities when considering crime, victimisation and criminal justice and offers a refreshing perspective on the most significant developments in relation to equality and diversity issues that feature in policies and practices of criminal justice agencies. more...