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  • A World of Gangsby John M. M. Hagedorn; Mike Davis

    University of Minnesota Press 2008; US$ 24.95

    ?Street gangs mirror the inhuman ambitions and greed of society?s trendsetters and deities even as they fight to the death over scraps from the table of the international drug trade. But John Hagedorn, characteristically, also finds hope in the contradictory values of outlaw youth?selflessness, solidarity, and love amid cupidity and directionless... more...

  • A Rapid Assessment of Bonded Labour in Hazardous Industries in Pakistanby International Labour Office

    International Labour Office 2004; US$ 5.00

    Based on field work in Sindh and Punjab provinces. Describes working conditions and labour arrangements in three hazardous industries and examines forms of coercion and bondedness. more...

  • Elders, Crime, and the Criminal Justice Systemby Max B. Rothman; Burton D. Dunlop; Pamela Entzel

    Springer Publishing Company 2004; US$ 79.00

    This book provides a comprehensive analysis of interactions between older people and the criminal justice system. The editors present current research on elders in a multitude of roles, from victim and offender to attorney, defendant, witness, juror, and prisoner. Of particular interest are chapters on the psychological and medical conditions of elder... more...

  • Fingerprintsby Mark Hawthorne

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 59.95

    The unique composition of the skin on the inner hands and bottom of the feet affords not only a utilitarian benefit in providing friction but also provides a forensic marker for identifying individuals. Fingerprints: Analysis and Understanding is the most fundamental, up-to-date resource available on the techniques of obtaining and analyzing... more...

  • Dillinger's Wild Rideby Elliot J. Gorn

    Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 14.99

    In an era that witnessed the rise of celebrity outlaws like Baby Face Nelson, Pretty Boy Floyd, and Bonnie and Clyde, John Dillinger was the most famous and flamboyant of them all. Reports on the man and his misdeeds--spiced with accounts of his swashbuckling bravado and cool daring--provided an America worn down by the Great Depression with a salacious... more...

  • Gender and Crimeby Marisa Silvestri; Chris Crowther-Dowey

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 57.00

    Looking at both feminist and masculine perspectives, this critical introduction to the key issues and debates surrounding gender and crime provides readers with a go-to resource for gaining a successful understanding of the field. more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    Offering the first in-depth investigation into the relationship between today's crinimal identities and consumer culture, this book uses unique data - taken from criminals locked in areas of permanent recession -to uncover feelings and attitudes towards a variety of criminal activities. more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95

    The book provides a critical reference text for practitioners, students and researchers interested in devising the most effective means of addressing offending behaviour. Its focus is on the actual work undertaken with offenders, and draws upon generic issues of practice applicable across the voluntary, community and statutory sectors. more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    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... more...

  • Pathways Crime Preventionby Alan France; Ross Homel

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.00

    This book considers the development of prevention policies and approaches that involve intervention 'early' in the lives of children, young people and their families. It addresses a number of key challenges, arguing that by broadening the research questions and exploring contributions from a wider range of disciplines our understanding of both the... more...