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Crimes and criminal classes

  • Justice Gained?by

    University of Cape Town Press 2004; US$ 17.99

    Key questions in contemporary South African criminology are examined in these essays, including Why is crime such a persistent problem? and How have crime control practices altered in response to the challenges of the post-apartheid era? . Teachers, researchers, policy advisors, and practitioners challenge some of the received wisdom re-emerging... more...

  • Crime and the Justice System in Americaby GORDON ARMSTRONG; FRANK SCHMALLEGER

    ABC-CLIO 1997; US$ 155.00

    An inter-disciplinary survey of crime and violence in America with historical perspective, but primary entry emphasis focused on the 20th century. Addressing specifically the period from 1960 to the present, this reference also projects into the 21st century with contemporary terminology covering aspects of violent crime, DNA evidence, terrorism, riots,... more...

  • Hangman's Braeby Norman Adams

    Black & White Publishing 2013; US$ 2.90

    Hangman's Brae is a vividly written account of the blood-curdling crimes and brutal forms of punishment of north-east Scotland. The book explores the area's underworld and features the grave-robbers, jail-breakers, rioters and other lawbreakers whose crimes led them to premature deaths at the end of a rope or at the not so delicate hands of The Maiden,... more...

  • Tokyo Viceby Jake Adelstein

    Constable & Robinson 2010; US$ 13.11

    From the only American journalist ever to have been admitted to the insular Tokyo Metropolitan Police press club: a unique, firsthand, revelatory look at Japanese culture from the underbelly up. At nineteen, Jake Adelstein went to Japan in search of peace and tranquility. What he got was a life of crime . . . crime reporting, that is, at the prestigious... more...

  • Tokyo Vice: a Western reporter on the police beat in Japanby Jake Adelstein

    Scribe Publications 2010; US$ 26.99

    From the only American journalist ever to have been admitted to the insular Tokyo Metropolitan Police Press Club, here is a unique, firsthand, revelatory look at Japanese culture from the underbelly up. At the age of 19, Jake Adelstein went to Japan in search of peace and tranquillity. What he got was a life of crime ? crime reporting, that... more...

  • Reconstructing Criminality in Latin Americaby Carlos A. Aguirre; Robert Buffington

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 29.99

    The only reader currently available on criminality in Latin America, Reconstructing Criminality in Latin America reconstructs the way in which different Latin American societies have viewed, described, defined, and reacted to criminal behavior. Crime in Latin America is explored in terms of gender, race, class, and criminological theory. The highly... more...

  • Child and Adolescent Treatment for Social Work Praby Teresa Aiello

    Free Press 2010; Not Available

    An excellent introductory text for the beginning social work student.  Dr. Aiello's unique style organizes and categorizes well what can be an overwhelming bombardment in disorganized clinical studies.  Highly readable, useful and comprehensive. more...

  • Improving Children's Services Networksby Jane Aldgate; Jane Tunstill; Marilyn Hughes

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2006; US$ 39.95

    This book details and evaluates expert research into the developing role of family centres in the light of current political and social trends including. A vital addition to the literature on child care services, Improving Children's Services Networks is essential reading for social care practitioners and students, and government policy makers. more...

  • Valuing Peopleby Lisa M. Aldisert

    Dearborn Trade Publishing 2002; US$ 27.00

    A knowledge based company's intangible assets are its': people, customers, reputation, intellectual capital, ideas, and time. All of which are the essence of its value. Yet those items don't appear on its balance sheet, explains consultant Lisa M. Aldisert. more...

  • Delivering Home-Based Servicesby Susan Allen; Elizabeth M. Tracy

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 34.99

    Service providers are increasingly called upon to serve clients at home, a setting even a seasoned professional can find difficult to negotiate. From monitoring the health of older populations to managing paroled offenders, preventing child abuse, and reunifying families, home-based services require models that ensure positive outcomes and address... more...