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  • The Causes of Crimeby Sarnoff A. Mednick; Terrie E. Moffitt; Susan A. Stack

    Cambridge University Press 1987; US$ 37.00

    The Causes of Crime: New Biological Approaches offers the first comprehensive overview of the biological factors involved in criminality. more...

  • Kosmologien der Gewaltby Adolfo Ceretti; Lorenzo Natali

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    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 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...

  • 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 Victoria–New South Wales... 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 of... more...

  • Female Prisoners, AIDS, and Peer Programsby Kimberly Collica

    Springer 2012; US$ 49.95

    This book highlights a neglected area in the field of rehabilitation of female offenders with AIDS. It provides data to show how women, working as HIV peer educators in prison, utilize their peer experiences as a transition point for rehabilitation both inside and outside of the penitentiary. HIV and prison are inextricably linked and education has... 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...