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  • Crime and Justice in Indiaby N Prabha Unnithan

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 59.95

    Criminology and criminal justice is in its infancy in India. This book attempts to examine India's crime problem in detail and document if and how its criminal justice system has responded to emerging challenges and opportunities. The objective is to move beyond mere observations and thoughtful opinions, and make contributions that are the next steps... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Street Crime in Americaby Jeffrey Ian Ross

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 104.00

    This traditional A-to-Z reference has significant coverage of police and courts and other criminal justice sub-disciplines while also featuring thematic articles on the sociology of street crime. more...

  • A Grim Almanac of South Yorkshireby Kevin Turton

    The History Press 2010; US$ 3.99

    A Grim Almanac of South Yorkshire is a collection of stories from the county's past, some bizarre, some fascinating, some macabre, but all equally absorbing. Revealed here are the dark corners of the county, where witches, body snatchers, highwaymen and murderers, in whatever guise, have stalked. Accompanying the cast of gruesome characters are old... more...

  • Square Mile Bobbiesby Stephen Wade

    The History Press 2013; US$ 15.99

    Square Mile Bobbies is a history and casebook of the City of London Police between 1839, when the force was first established after general recognistion that London was not being policed effectively, and the Second World War. During this time the City Police were involved in a succession of major cases, from the attempted assassination of the Rothschilds... more...

  • Violent Crimeby Darnell F. Hawkins

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 44.00

    An exploration of the extent and causes of racial and ethnic differences in violent crime. more...

  • The Criminal Careerby Britta Kyvsgaard

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 84.00

    In this 2002 book, Britta Kyvsgaard examines the life circumstances and criminal behavior patterns of career criminals in Denmark. more...

  • The Crime Drop in Americaby Alfred Blumstein; Joel Wallman

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 36.00

    Top criminologists explain the reasons for the drop in violent crime in America. more...

  • Japan as a Low-Crime Nationby Professor Dag Leonardsen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 125.00

    Criminologists have despaired that modernization and crime are inseparable. The more modern we become, the more criminal. Japan has long been seen as an exception to the rule. The reasons for this, however, have not been well understood. In this book, the independent value of culture is explored to reveal new insights. The author finds that while it... more...

  • Suffer the Little Childrenby Carol Camp Yeakey; Jeanita W Richardson; Judith Brooks Buck

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 137.00

    Examines the burden of poverty that children and young adults disproportionately share throughout the world. This book contains contributions from international researchers that examine some of the issues that serve to inhibit the chances of children and young adults to education and social mobility in an international context. more...

  • Crime Is Not the Problemby Franklin E. Zimring; Gordon Hawkins

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 22.99

    This text has three aims: the first is to show that what separates the USA from other countries is not crime rates but lethal violence. Secondly, the book seeks to clarify the causes of violence by looking at the proximate causes of violence. The last section concerns the prevention of violence. more...