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  • Crime and Transition in Central and Eastern Europeby

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 129.00

    ?Describes the transition from one political and social order to the next from the perspective of criminology Authors from the region concerned write about crime problems in their own countries  Comparative crime data on modern Central/Eastern Europe is rare, and trends have not been previously explored on this scale more...

  • Simulation Strategies to Reduce Recidivismby

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 179.00

    Pulls together current research on simulation modelling and its applications for criminal justice Provides methodology for planning and carrying out a simulation model Identifies areas of new and emerging research, for future development more...

  • Migrationsforschung als Kritik?by

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 39.99

    Die Ambition, auf den gesellschaftlichen Raum (erkenntnistheoretisch) einzuwirken, kennzeichnet bestimmte Spielarten kritischer Migrationsforschung. Die Beiträge des Bandes widmen sich der Frage, worin diese Ambition besteht und welche Möglichkeiten und Grenzen sie aufweist. Weiterhin finden sich empirische Studien, die die Möglichkeiten und Spielräume... more...

  • Delinquent Girlsby

    Springer New York 2011; US$ 129.00

    Focuses on deep-end delinquent behavior in girls Addresses issues of delinquent girls at multiple points in the juvenile justice system, from arrest to adjudication to out-of-home placement to detention Examines data sources and methodologies, including administrative record data on arrests, in-depth qualitative analysis, intervention studies,... more...

  • Female Executionsby Geoffrey Abbott

    Summersdale 2014; US$ 9.99

    The fairer sex get it in the neck in these grisly tales from the gallows, guillotine, and gas chamber From Nan Hereford, the cloaked highwayman who held up coaches with just her fists, to the woman who survived the gallows and took her empty coffin away with her, this book illuminates history?s darker periods with a detailed and factual approach.... more...

  • Offender Profiling and Crime Analysisby Peter Ainsworth

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95

    Offender Profiling and Crime Analysis provides a highly readable account of the subject, and a picture of profiling which by no means accords with popular views and representations of what is involved. The book provides an overview of profiling techniques, offering some fascinating insights into the various approaches to profiling, and schools of... more...

  • Classifying Palmprintsby Harold Alexander

    Charles C Thomas 1973; US$ 18.95

    This manual, one of the first references published on the subject, provides facts that furnish indisputable evidence that the presence of an efficient palmprint system is a necessary and an integral part of the modern-day identification bureau. Aspects of coding, taking, searching, and filing as well as a unique method of coding deltas and loop core... more...

  • Profiling in Policy and Practiceby Professor Laurence Alison; Professor David Canter

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 134.95

    'Profilers' and 'Profiling' are now widely discussed, with almost mythical respect. This is the first volume to cut through the confusions and misunderstandings surrounding this topic to report on detailed, original, scientific research that examines the variations in criminal behaviour from which any 'profile' must be derived. more...

  • Professionalizing Offender Profilingby Laurence Alison; Lee Rainbow

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 57.95

    Offender profiling is now viewed as an integral part of serious crime investigations by many law enforcement agencies across the world and continues to attract a high public and media profile. Despite almost three decades of research and developments in the field, the public impression of offender profiling is still influenced by misleading media... more...

  • Biological Influences on Criminal Behaviorby Gail S. Anderson

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 125.95

    Each chapter includes an introduction, conclusion, and questions for further study. Introduction to Biology and Crime The Question of Biology, Crime, and the Environment, The Promise of Biological Research, Further Cautions, The History of Biology and Crime Basic Biological Concepts Natural Selection, Behavior in Humans and Other Animals,... more...