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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95
This book explores the contemporary phenomenon of forced marriage and ?honour? killings in Britain. Set against a background of increasing ?honour?-based violence within the country?s South Asian and Muslim Diasporas, the book traces the development of the ?honour? question over the past two decades. It accordingly witnesses unprecedented changes... more...
- Zed Books 2015; US$ 29.95
Beyond Mothers, Monsters, Whores takes the suggestion in Mothers, Monsters, Whores that it is important to see genderings in characterizations of violent women, and to use critique of those genderings to retheorize individual violence in global politics. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95
Disordered Personalities and Crime seeks to better understand how we respond to those individuals who have been labelled at various points in time as ?morally insane?, ?psychopathic? or ?personality disordered?. Individuals whose behaviour is consistent with these diagnoses present challenges to both the criminal justice system and mental health... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 32.95
Full of case studies, this book explores the reasons behind adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) becoming involved in the criminal justice system. It discusses the establishment of intervention programs and calls for a review of forensic assessment for people with ASD. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 125.00
Born in Vienna in 1864, Bernard Hollander was a London-based psychiatrist. He is best known for being one of the main proponents of phrenology. This title, originally published in 1922 contains the reflections of the author on his experience as a physician specialising in nervous and mental disorders. He looks at a range of patients "suffering from... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 54.99
This Brief studies the important role that tattoos play in prison culture, and examines its unique manifestation among minority inmates. This work aims to provide a better understanding of prison group culture, particularly among social marginal groups, through the lens of Russian immigrants in Israeli prisons. Russian immigrants currently represent... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2015; US$ 45.95
Criminal Justice Handbook on Masculinity, Male Aggression, and Sexuality discusses masculinity as a social construct, an ideal, and an impediment for males and females. The book explores how the law equalizes, protects, bridles, and enforces masculinity while dealing with crime, which often exploits and exaggerates masculinity. Among the topics addressed... more...
Gewaltvideos in ihrer extremsten Form: Eine Untersuchung des "Happy Raping"-Phänomens und seiner AuswirkungenDiplomica Verlag 2015; US$ 28.00
Die Autorin dieses Buches greift unter vielen Formen von Mobbing unter Verwendung von neuen Medien eine spezielle Form des Mobbings heraus, nämlich die mit dem Handy gefilmte Vergewaltigung und anschließende Verbreitung des Films. Dieses sogenannte ?Happy Raping" ist durch die Diffamierung der Opfer in Verbindung mit der Verbreitung der Aufnahmen als... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95
Ideal for use in either crime theory or race and crime courses, this is the only text to look at the array of explanations for crime as they relate to racial and ethnic populations. Each chapter begins with a historical review of each theoretical perspective and how its original formulation and more recent derivatives account for racial/ethnic differences.... more...