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  • Drug Law Reform Debateby Justin Healey

    The Spinney Press 2014; US$ 30.00

    Illicit drug use is a significant justice, health, economic and social welfare issue. This book examines the prevalence of illicit drug use in Australia, and presents a range of arguments in the drug policy reform debate, including the questionable deterrence value of criminal sanctions versus controversial proposals for the relaxation of drug laws... more...

  • The Positive School of Criminologyby Enrico Ferri

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Enrico Ferri was a prominent figure in the early development of the field of criminology. The school of thought that he developed, which came to be known as positivism, sought to identify and address the social, economic and environmental factors that contributed to the emergence of criminal and antisocial behavior in some people. The three lectures... more...

  • The Criminal Imbecileby Henry H. Goddard

    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...

  • Celebrated Crimes: Completeby Alexandre Dumas

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 6.99

    Learn more about some of the most infamous criminals ever to walk the earth in this massive compilation from one of the foremost writers of historical fiction, Alexandre Dumas. In often-chilling detail, Dumas recounts murders, heists, and all manner of malfeasance from centuries of European history. more...

  • Forensic Photographyby Nick Marsh

    Wiley 2014; US$ 123.95

    Forensic photography plays a vitally important part in the investigation of crime and the subsequent administration of justice. Written by a practitioner with many years professional experience, this book provides an overview of the most common forensic photography techniques in use today for those readers who may not have a detailed understanding... more...

  • Beating the Dragonby James McIntosh

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.95

    Suitable for 2nd and 3rd year students taking courses on drug use/misuse principally in departments such as Sociology, Law, Cultural and Media Studies, and Psychology. Also particularly relevant for students taking courses leading to a profession, such as nurses and social workers. The use of illegal drugs is widespread in many societies. Within many... more...

  • Masculinities in the Criminological Fieldby Ingrid Lander; Signe Ravn; Nina Jon

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    This volume both problematizes and renders visible conceptions and norms regarding male behaviour and masculinities, showing how these affect the criminological field through providing a theoretically sound and clear gender perspective to this field of research. With sections based around the following three themes: negotiations of masculinity in institutional... more...

  • Understanding Crimeby Susan Guarino-Ghezzi; Javier Trevino

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Explores the interdisciplinary nature and potential of the field of criminology, covering the fields of sociology, economics, psychology, biology, philosophy and religious studies. The conclusion demonstrates various theoretical approaches for policy development and discusses opportunities for incorporating academic contributions into the political... more...

  • Lessons of Criminologyby Gilbert Geis; Mary Dodge

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 26.95

    Presents the stories, musings, advice and conclusions of well-known criminologists about their research and their careers. Provides readers with suggestions about how to manage their professional lives. Contributors include Frank Cullen, Julius Debro, Don Gibbons, John Irwin, Mac Klein, Gary Marx, Joan McCord, Richard Quinney, Frank Scarpitti, Jim... more...

  • Controversies in Victimologyby Laura Moriarty

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 27.95

    Controversies in Victimology features original works of noted scholars and practitioners, aiming to shed light on the debates over, the media attention on, and the psychology behind victimization. This book discusses the controversies from all sides of the debate, and attempts to reconcile the issues in order to move the field forward. more...