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- 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...
- 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...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 27.37
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95
Research and theorizing on criminal decision making has not kept pace with recent developments in other fields of human decision making. Whereas criminal decision making theory is still largely dominated by cognitive approaches such as rational choice-based models, psychologists, behavioral economists and neuroscientists have found affect (i.e.,... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
This volume focuses on the complex relation between offending and the transition from school to the workplace: how employment and education are related to breaking the law and getting in contact with the criminal justice system. The contributors report results from several large scale and sophisticated studies conducted in the Netherlands that gathered... more...