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  • 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...

  • Environmental Criminology and Crime Analysisby Richard Wortley; Lorraine Mazerolle

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95

    Environmental criminology is a generic label that covers a range of overlapping perspectives. At the core, the various strands of environmental criminology are bound by a common focus on the role that the immediate environment plays in the performance of crime, and a conviction that careful analyses of these environmental influences are the key to... more...

  • Madness Crimeby Philip Bean

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book provides an authoritative and highly readable review of the relationship between madness and crime by one of the leading authorities in the field. The book is divided into four parts, each essay focusing on selected features of madness which have relevance to contemporary society. Part 1 is about madness itself, exploring three main models ? cognitive,... more...

  • Criminal Enterpriseby Christopher Harding

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00

    This is a study of agency in the field of criminal liability, considering the respective roles of individuals and organisations and the allocation of criminal responsibility to these different kinds of actor. The issue of criminal responsibility, which is informed by both the sociological analysis of conduct and by ethical considerations of responsibility,... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...