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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95
Global Lockdown is the first book to apply a transnational feminist framework to the study of criminalization and imprisonment. The distinguished contributors to this collection offer a variety of perspectives, from former prisoners to advocates to scholars from around the world. The book is a must-read for anyone concerned by mass incarceration... more...
- Karnac Books 2014; US$ 25.95
This book presents the serial killer as having 'imagopathy' - that is, a disorder of the imagination - manifested through such deficiencies as failure of empathy, rigid fantasies, and unresolved projections. The author argues that this disorder is a form of failed alchemy. His study challenges long-held assumptions that the Jungian concept of individuation... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Although the title isn't exactly politically correct in this day and age, Henry Goddard's in-depth study of low-intelligence and developmentally disabled murderers certainly stands up to the test of time. In three detailed case studies, Goddard classifies the characteristics of different types of developmentally disabled criminals and posits... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00
The book examines data sources, discusses different crimes and ways of studying them and considers the fear of crime. The criminal justice system in the UK is examined in detail, including policy, the operations of community and police committees and an account of the experience of crime prevention policies in Britain and North America is also given.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 155.00
This book focuses on the complex relationship between offending and the transition from school to the workplace: how employment and education are related to breaking the law and getting in contact with the criminal justice system. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
Martin Glynn builds on recent empirical research in the UK and the USA and uses Critical Race Theory as a framework for developing a new theory of desistance. This book posits that the voices of black men offer a unique opportunity to refine the understandings of desistance and demonstrates how a more thoroughgoing appreciation of desistance can be... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 155.00
Research and theorizing on criminal decision making has not kept pace with recent developments in other fields of human decision making. Whereas criminal decision making theory is still largely dominated by cognitive approaches such as rational choice-based models, psychologists, behavioral economists and neuroscientists have found affect (i.e.,... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 73.99
Social tensions between majority and minority populations often center on claims that minorities are largely responsible for crime and disorder. Members of some disadvantaged groups in all developed countries, sometimes long-standing residents and other times recent immigrants, experience unwarranted disparities in their dealings with the criminal... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 67.95
The first collection to discuss the relationship between masculinity. Drawing together leading experts from three continents such areas as as policing, prisons, violence on women, homicide, white collar crime and male victimisation. more...
- 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...