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  • Simulation Strategies to Reduce Recidivismby Faye S. Taxman; April Pattavina

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 189.00

    This comprehensive work provides a central source of information and analysis on the current state of simulation modeling in criminal justice, an overview of existing techniques, as well as cases of success and directions for future development. more...

  • Cognition and Crimeby Benoit Leclerc; Richard Wortley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    The rational choice perspective developed by Cornish and Clarke in 1986 provides criminologists with a valuable and practical framework for purposes of crime control and prevention. More than twenty-five years later, Cognition and Crime pushes the boundaries of this field of research by bringing together international leading (or emerging) researchers... more...

  • The Poorhouseby David Wagner

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 32.99

    Many of us grew up hearing our parents exclaim 'you are driving me to the poorhouse!' or remember the card in the Monopoly game which says 'Go to the Poorhouse! Lose a Turn!' Yet most Americans know little or nothing of this institution that existed under a variety of names for approximately three hundred years of American history. Exploring the history... more...

  • Frameworks and Ethics for Research with Immigrantsby Herná; Marí ndez; a G; Jacqueline Nguyen; Carrie L Saetermoe; Suá; Carola rez-Orozco

    Wiley 2013; US$ 29.00 US$ 25.13

    Over the last 3 decades, there has been a rapid growth of diverse immigrant-origin populations in the United States and other postindustrial nations. This volume provides guidance in navigating the complexities of conducting research with immigrant-origin children, adolescents, and their families. It considers culturally and contextually embedded... more...

  • Migrationsforschung als Kritik?by Paul Mecheril; Oscar Thomas-Olalde; Claus Melter; Susanne Arens; Elisabeth Romaner

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 44.99

    Bestimmte Spielarten kritischer Migrationsforschung suchen - direkt oder indirekt - auf den gesellschaftlichen Raum einzuwirken, der wissenschaftlich zum Thema wird. Der Band widmet sich sowohl in grundlegenden Erwägungen als auch der Präsentation und Reflexion empirischer Studien den Möglichkeiten und Spielräumen kritischer Migrationsforschung: Was... more...

  • The Flood of 2013by Herald; Naheed Nenshi

    Greystone Books 2013; US$ 29.99

    The Flood of 2013 chronicles an unforgettable summer of angry rivers, unprecedented flooding and undeniable human spirit. This book looks at how the disaster irrevocably changed southern Alberta and its people. In the face of disaster, Albertans showed their true grit and rose above adversityjust like their ancestors did for generations before them.... more...

  • Psychology and Crimeby David Putwain; Aidan Sammons

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 35.95

    What does a Criminological Psychologist do? The popular image is that of a latter-day Sherlock Holmes helping the police to solve crimes and mysteries, but the reality is much more complex. Psychology and Crime is a new introduction to the topic of Criminological Psychology that helps dispel these popular myths by providing a comprehensive overview... more...

  • Women, Crime and Criminology (Routledge Revivals)by Carol Smart

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1977, Women, Crime and Criminology presents a feminist critique of classical and contemporary theories of female criminality. It addresses the issue that criminology literature has, throughout history, been predominantly male-oriented, always treating female criminality as marginal to the ?proper? study of crime in society. Carol... more...

  • Just Boys Doing Business?by Tim Newburn; Elizabeth A Stanko

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 67.95

    What is it about crime that makes it `men's work'? Can we imagine masculinity without crime? This is the first book of its kind to bring contributors from three continents together to examine the relationship between masculinity and crime. Covering such areas as policing, prisons, violence against women, homicide, white-collar crime, and male victimisation,... more...

  • Black Men, Invisibility and Crimeby Martin Glynn

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    Past studies have suggested that offenders desist from crime due to a range of factors, such as familial pressures, faith based interventions or financial incentives. To date, little has been written about the relationship between desistance and racialisation. This book seeks to bring much needed attention to this under-researched area of criminological... more...