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  • Ethnographies of Law and Social Controlby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 128.99

    This is a comprehensive, insightful, and state-of-the-art overview of the everyday work and activities of legal and social control professionals, functionaries, and participants, highlighting the distinctive contributions that ethnographic and ethnomethodologically-informed studies have to offer research on law and social control. more...

  • Sociological Theory and Criminological Researchby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 123.99

    This volume highlights the value of sociological theorizing in various strands of criminological research and reveals the breadth and depth of criminological sociology in its explicit and informed reliance on insights from sociological theory. It offers a range of perspectives, and theories of criminal behavior and perspectives of social control. more...

  • The Macho Paradoxby

    Sourcebooks 2006; US$ 19.99

    Praise for The Macho Paradox "An honest, intellectually rigorous and insightful work that challenges readers to truly engage in a political discourse that can change lives, communities and nations." --Rosalind Wiseman, author of Queen Bees and Wannabes "Jackson Katz is an American hero! With integrity and courage, he has taken his message--that... more...

  • Managing Disasters through Public–Private Partnershipsby Ami J. Abou-bakr

    Georgetown University Press 2012; US$ 29.95

    The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and Hurricane Katrina in August 2005, generated a great deal of discussion in public policy and disaster management circles about the importance of increasing national resilience to rebound from catastrophic events. Since the majority of physical and virtual networks that the United States relies upon are... more...

  • From an Office Building with a High-Powered Rifleby Don Adams; Harrison E. Livingstone

    Trine Day 2012; US$ 14.99

    The personal and professional story of a former FBI agent, this is the journey Don Adams has taken over the past 50 years that has connected him to the assassination of the 35th president of the United States. On November 13, 1963, Adams was given a priority assignment to investigate Joseph Milteer, a man who had made threats to assassinate the president.... more...

  • Sex, Drugs and Young Peopleby Peter Aggleton; Andrew Ball; Purnima Mane

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95

    Sexual practices and drug use among the young are examined in this book, calling into question mainstream assumptions about ‘adolescence’. Bringing together a range of cross-cultural and cross-national contributions, the book reveals both similarities and important differences that mark sexuality and drug use among young in different social and cultural... more...

  • Toward a Unified Criminologyby Robert Agnew

    NYU Press 2011; US$ 30.00

    Why do people commit crimes? How do we control crime? The theories that criminologists use to answer these questions are built on a number of underlying assumptions, including those about the nature of crime, free will, human nature, and society.  These assumptions have a fundamental impact on criminology: they largely determine what criminologists... 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...

  • Criminological Theoriesby Ronald L. Akers

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 170.00

    In Criminological Theories , the noted criminologist Ronald Akers provides thorough description, discussion, and appraisal of the leading theories of crime/delinquent behavior and law/criminal justice - the origin and history of each theory and its contemporary developments and adherents. Akers offers a clear explanation of each theory (the central... more...

  • Epidemiological Criminologyby Timothy A. Akers; Roberto H. Potter; Carl V. Hill

    Wiley 2012; US$ 89.00 US$ 80.10

    Epidemiological Criminology: A Public Health Approach to Crime and Violence Epidemiological Criminology offers an introduction to the sources and methods of epidemiological criminology and shows how to apply these methods to some of the most vexing problems now confronting researchers and practitioners in public health epidemiology, criminology,... more...