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  • In Conflict and Custodyby Rani Dhavan Shankardass

    SAGE India 2012; US$ 36.00

    Myriads of unhappy women feel overwhelmed by formal legal processes and a criminal justice system they believe to be ridden with gender and other biases. Personal crises, whether in their captive lives or in correctional institutions, leave women facing dead ends and crossroads that cause lasting visible and invisible damage to body and mind if not... 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...

  • Crime and Transition in Central and Eastern Europeby Alenka ?elih; Ale? Zavr?nik

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 129.00

    With viewpoints seldom available to outsiders, the contributors to this volume analyze changes in criminal activity and crime control strategies in the region, explain the political background to these developments, and assess their long-term social impact. more...

  • Risk Taking and Personal Safetyby Justin Healey

    The Spinney Press 2012; US$ 25.00

    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...

  • Wakool Crossingby Mike Richards

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd. 2013; US$ 21.99

    In November 1916, just a few years after Federation and while Australia was at war in Europe, Hazel Hood, the beautiful 18-year-old daughter of a Riverina grazier, went to a local dance and never came home. Her mysterious disappearance caused a sensation in the district around the pioneer settlement of Wakool Crossing, near the VictoriaNew South Wales... more...

  • Crime and Natureby Marcus K. Felson

    SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 50.00

    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...

  • The Female Offenderby Meda Chesney-Lind; Lisa J. Pasko

    SAGE Publications 2003; US$ 56.00

    Scholarship in criminology over the last few decades has often left little room for research and theory on how female offenders are perceived and handled in the criminal justice system. In truth, one out of every four juveniles arrested is female and the population of women in prison has tripled in the past decade. Co-authored by Meda Chesney-Lind,... more...

  • Career Criminals in Societyby Matt DeLisi

    SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 48.00

    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...

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

    John Blake Publishing 2005; US$ 8.74

    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... more...