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  • Kosmologien der Gewaltby Adolfo Ceretti; Lorenzo Natali

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 134.73

    This book addresses the issue of the origin of criminal violence and relates it to the current fears of threat in politics and society. Based on the theory developed by the interactionist American social-psychologist Lonnie Athens, the authors devote their efforts to all relevant literature. more...

  • In Conflict and Custodyby Rani Dhavan Shankardass

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 32.00

    The book shows how therapeutic counselling can enable women in distress to take charge of their lives. It imparts theoretical and practical guidance for trainers and would-be counsellors to equip themselves better for therapeutic counselling of women with a range of social, legal and personal problems. more...

  • The Alarming Relation Between Early School Leaving and Crimeby William T. Smale; Tatiana Gounko

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 169.95

    Smale and Gounko study twelve men who dropped out of school early, and wound up in juvenile delinquency. While many studies have suggested a link between early school leaving and delinquency nobody has done a study from the perspective of the criminals using dissimilar populations. The directional causality between criminal behavior and dropping out... more...

  • Stigma Revisitedby Stacey Hannem; Chris Bruckert

    University of Ottawa Press 2012; US$ 34.95

    A return on Erving Goffman?s seminal 1963 Stigma: Notes on the Management of Spoiled Identity . more...

  • Risk Taking and Personal Safetyby Justin Healey

    The Spinney Press 2012; US$ 18.00

    Experimentation, pushing boundaries and testing your own limits is a part of growing up, however there are many potentially unsafe situations in which teenagers may find themselves at risk and their safety compromised by making harmful personal choices. Everyone has the right to feel safe and to live without fear, this includes travelling alone at... more...

  • Career Criminals in Societyby Matt DeLisi

    SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 52.00 US$ 44.20

    Career Criminals in Society examines the small but dangerous group of repeat offenders who are most damaging to society. The book encourages readers to think critically about the causes of criminal behavior and the potential of the criminal justice system to reduce crime. Author Matt DeLisi draws upon his own practitioner experience, interviewing... more...

  • Crime and Natureby Marcus Felson

    SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 54.00 US$ 45.90

    Crime and Nature , written by the always innovative and original Marcus Felson, is the first text to provide students with a unique, new perspective for thinking about crime and how modern society can reduce crime's ecosystem and limit its diversity. more...

  • Ultimate Hard Bastards - The Truth About the Toughest Men in the Worldby Kate Kray

    John Blake Publishing 2005; US$ 7.28

    Meet the hardest men in Britain - minders, villains, gangsters, bodyguards, SAS hitmen, murderers and terrorists. In this awesome follow up to the hugely successful Hard Bastards and Hard Bastards 2, Kate Kray, who was married to Ronnie Kray, gets the answers to questions nobody else would dare to ask. We learn the truth about what drives some of these... more...

  • Unleashedby Simon Harding

    Policy Press 2012; US$ 99.00

    The first book in the UK or US to set on record the recent cultural phenomenon of the use of certain dog breeds - both legal and illegal - to 'convey status' upon their owners. more...

  • Borders and Crimeby Sharon Pickering; Jude McCulloch

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00

    The collection considers the growing importance of the border as a prime site for criminal justice activity and explores the impact of border policing on human rights and global justice. It covers a range of subjects from e-trafficking, child soldiers, the 'global war on terror' in Africa and police activities that generate crime. more...