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Crimes and criminal classes

  • Crime in the United States 2015by Shana Hertz-Hattis

    Bernan Press 2015; US$ 104.99

    This book contains findings from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) of the offenses?known to law enforcement?released annually from its Uniform Crime Reporting Program. This reference is the most comprehensive official compilation of crime statistics in the United States and is an important addition to your library's collection. more...

  • Critical Issues in Child Welfareby Joan F. Shireman

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 74.99

    Reconfigured for easier classroom use, this text begins with the issues facing at-risk children and families and then describes the intricacies of the child-welfare system and the role of protective services, family preservation, out-of-home care, foster care, adoption, and services for adolescents. New material addresses mental health and early childhood... more...

  • Children, Health and Well-beingby Geraldine Brady; Pam Lowe; Sonja Olin Lauritzen

    Wiley 2015; US$ 34.95

    This book brings together new and leading scholars, who demonstrate the importance of research with children and from a child perspective, allowing for a fuller understanding of the meaning and impact of health and illness in children?s lives. Demonstrates the importance of research with children and research from a child perspective, in... more...

  • Savage Frontierby Ieva Jusionyte

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    This highly original work of anthropology combines extensive ethnographic fieldwork and investigative journalism to explain how security is understood, experienced, and constructed along the Triple Frontera, the border region shared by Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay. One of the major "hot borders" in the Western Hemisphere, the Triple Frontera is... more...

  • The Abolition Of Libertyby Peter Hitchens

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2015; US$ 11.65

    'It's fair to say that Peter Hitchens remains one of the most misrepresented figures in the British media... Hitchens is in reality one of the most thought-provoking and intelligent commentators on life in contemporary Britain ' Neil Clark, Spectator From identification cards to how we protect our property, public debate rages over what... more...

  • Land of White Gloves?by Richard Ireland

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    Land of White Gloves?  is an important academic investigation into the history of crime and punishment in Wales. Beginning in the medieval period when the limitations of state authority fostered a law centred on kinship and compensation, the study explores the effects of the introduction of English legal models, culminating in the Acts of Union... more...

  • Social Work with Troubled Familiesby Keith Davies; David Holmes; Sadie Parr; June Thoburn; Carol Hayden; Craig Jenkins; Anna Matczak; Ian Byford; Nigel Hall; Ray Jones

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 39.95

    This book provides an introduction to the government's Troubled Families Programme (TFP) and explores the fundamentals of this kind of approach in social work. In particular it looks at the initiative's origins, implications and effectiveness as well as troubled family approaches in a broader context. more...

  • London's Criminal Underworlds, c. 1720 - c. 1930by Heather Shore

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00

    This book offers an original and exciting analysis of the concept of the criminal underworld. Print culture, policing and law enforcement, criminal networks, space and territory are explored here through a series of case studies taken from the eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth centuries. more...

  • Murder, Mayhem and Music Hallby Barry Anthony

    I.B.Tauris 2015; US$ 14.95

    In this book, Barry Anthony explores the criminal and socially subversive behaviourwhich abounded in and around the Victor- ian Strand. He introduces us to a vast range of characters - from prostitutes, confidence tricksters, vagrants and cadgers, to the actors, comedians and music-hall stars who trod the boards of the Strand?s early theatres. He tells... more...

  • Love Triangleby Darwin Porter; Danforth Prince

    Blood Moon Productions 2015; US$ 24.99

    Long before two of its members became the most publicized leaders of the Free World, they were part of an amorous, "winner-take-all" love triangle that rocked Hollywood. Published after decades of research, this triple biography focuses on the one of the strangest three-sided love affairs in presidential history. Read about the bizarre entanglements... more...