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Crimes and criminal classes

  • Crime and Justice since 1750by Barry Godfrey; Paul Lawrence

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    This book provides a comprehensive, introductory text for students taking courses in crime and criminal justice history. It covers all of the key historical topics central to an understanding of the current criminal justice system, including the development of the police, the courts and the mechanisms of punishment (from the gallows to the prison).... more...

  • Social Communication Development and Disordersby Deborah A. Hwa-Froelich

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    This new standout volume is the first to describe developmental areas associated with social competence and social communication, as well as provide evidence-based information on effective assessment and intervention for children who have problems with social communication and social interactions. Expertly crafted, the volume offers both theory and... more...

  • Rogues, Rascals, and Other Villainous Mainersby Trudy Irene Scee

    Down East Books 2014; US$ 9.99

    A number of nefarious characters have passed through Maine on their way to infamy, including the pirates Dixie Bull and Edward Teach (aka Blackbeard) and gangster Al Brady. The scoundrels assembled in this book, however, are either Maine natives or notorious individuals whose mischief, misdeeds, or mayhem were perpetrated in the Pine Tree State.... more...

  • Sraffa and Althusser Reconsideredby Paul Zarembka

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 124.95

    This volume examines the recent advance of neoliberalism. It focuses on three current instances of neoliberalism from around the world as well as providing an in-depth study of Sraffa’s works; a critique of Althusser’s interpretation of Marxist philosophy, and a discussion of labor aristocracy. more...

  • Moral Rhetoric and the Criminalisation of Squattingby Lorna Fox O'Mahony; David O'Mahony; Robin Hickey

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This collection of critical essays considers the criminalisation of squatting from a range of different theoretical, policy and practice perspectives. While the practice of squatting has long been criminalised in some jurisdictions, the last few years have witnessed the emergence of a newly constituted political concern with unlawful occupation of... more...

  • The Health Care Setting As A Context for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuseby Keith L. Kaufman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 32.95

    This special issue was designed to explore the role of health care professionals in the assessment, treatment, and prevention of child maltreatment. The initial five articles were solicited to enhance our understanding of various forms of child maltreatment as well as approaches designed to effectively respond to this difficult problem. The final manuscripts... more...

  • Dark Secrets of the Black Museumby Gordon Honeycombe

    John Blake 2014; US$ 7.99

    A fascinating, if uncomfortable, insight into the minds and methods of those who practice murder The Crime Museum of New Scotland Yard?invariably known as "the Black Museum"?houses a remarkable collection of exhibits, photographs, and documents connected with some of the most notorious crimes in the country's history. Although the museum is closed... more...

  • Eradicating Child Maltreatmentby Alayna Park; BRUCE F. CHORPITA; Harriet Ward; Jane Barlow; Ron Prinz; Jenny Woodman; Donald Findlater; Eric Daleiden; Ruth Gilbert; Arnon Bentovim; Jenny Gray

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00

    Examining whether it's possible to eradicate child maltreatment, this book draws on on global research and evidence-based practice across health, social welfare and education. It describes a range of current approaches to prevention and early intervention and presents the case for a public health approach to overcoming child maltreatment. more...

  • Family Perspectives in Child and Youth Servicesby David Olson; Jerome Beker

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 200.00

    This timely book demonstrates the value and relevance of family-oriented programs in dealing with problems experienced by children and adolescents. Experts provide salient guidelines and recommendations for involving the family in the diagnosis and treatment of problems. In addition to providing current reviews of research, this practical volume describes... more...

  • Food Banksby Christopher Griffith

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 199.00

    The BFJ has a long and distinguished history of reporting on all aspects of food, including scares and food inequality (Mozley, 1994). The papers in this special edition deal with the issue of emergency food aid in countries of the global north, including accounts from Italy, the Netherlands, the UK, Canada and Australia. We are used to seeing images... more...