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  • Young Men in Prisonby Joel Harvey

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This book examines how young men between the ages of 18 and 21 make the transition to prison life and how they adapt practically, socially and psychologically. Based on extensive research in Feltham Young Offenders Institution, this book examines in particular the role of social support, both inside and outside prison, in relation to their adaptation,... more...

  • Offending Behaviourby Emma J Palmer

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    This book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date review of the relationship between psychology, moral reasoning theory and offending behaviour. It sets out the theory and research which has been carried out in the field, and examines the ways in which this knowledge has been used in practice to inform treatment programmes for offenders. This book... more...

  • Criminal Identities Consumer Cultureby Steve Hall; Simon Winlow; Craig Ancrum

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    This book offers the first in-depth investigation into the relationship between today's criminal identities and consumer culture. Using unique data taken from criminals locked in areas of permanent recession, the book aims to uncover feelings and attitudes towards a variety of criminal activities, investigating the incorporation of hearts and minds... more...

  • Addressing Offending Behaviourby Simon Green; Elizabeth Lancaster; Simon Feasey

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95

    Offending behaviour is one of the most talked about issues in contemporary society. What can be done to stop people reoffending? What can be done to help people escape their criminal lifestyles? This book aims to review and analyse the different ways in which these questions are addressed in practice, drawing upon the expertise of academics and practitioners.... more...

  • What Works With Women Offendersby Rosemary Sheehan; Gill McIvor; Chris Trotter

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95

    The number of women prisoners has been growing rapidly during recent years and in many places has more than doubled in the past decade, significantly outstripping increases in the number of male prisoners and with particular consequences for minority ethnic, black and aboriginal women, who constitute disproportionate levels of prison populations in... more...

  • Pathways Crime Preventionby Alan France; Ross Homel

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95

    This book is concerned with the development of prevention policies and approaches that involve intervention 'early' in the lives of children, young people and their families, and explores new evidence that has been emerging from longitudinal and developmental prevention research. It addresses a number of key challenges, arguing that by broadening the... more...

  • Understanding Criminal Careersby Keith Soothill; Claire Fitzpatrick; Brian Francis

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    The study of criminal careers is of increasing interest in criminology. It is now generally recognised that it is important to try to understand criminal behaviour across the life-course rather than focusing on fragmented incidents which provide only a partial picture. This is an accessible text which clarifies the crucial theoretical and methodological... more...

  • The Mazzel Ritualby Dina Siegel

    Springer 2009; US$ 159.00

    Follows the route of a diamond from the mines of Africa to the shops of Europe and United States. This book describes the range of ethnic groups that are active in diamond trade and the culture and customs that are specific to this business. It analyses dangers and threats to the industry and uncovers the strategies and tactics to deal with them. more...

  • Capturing the Criminal Imageby Jonathan Finn

    University of Minnesota Press 2009; US$ 67.50

    At the beginning of the twentieth century, criminals, both alleged and convicted, were routinely photographed and fingerprinted—and these visual representations of their criminal nature were archived for possible future use. At the beginning of the twenty-first century, a plethora of new tools—biometrics, DNA analysis, digital imagery, and... more...

  • Women Who Killby Ann Jones

    The Feminist Press at CUNY 2009; US$ 15.95

    "A real-life murder mystery that readers won't be able to put down. . . . A classic."--Gloria Steinem more...