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  • Trial and Error in Criminal Justice Reformby Greg Berman; Aubrey Fox

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 28.99

    In this revised edition of their concise, readable, yet wide-ranging book, Greg Berman and Aubrey Fox tackle a question students and scholars of law, criminology, and political science constantly face: what mistakes have led to the problems that pervade the criminal justice system in the United States? Their goal is to encourage a more forthright... more...

  • Research Handbook on EU Criminal Lawby Valsamis Mitsilegas; Maria Bergström; Theodore Konstadinides

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 60.00

    EU criminal law is one of the fastest evolving, but also challenging, policy areas and fields of law. This Handbook provides a comprehensive and advanced analysis of EU criminal law as a structurally and constitutionally unique policy area and field of research. With contributions from leading experts, focusing on their respective fields of research,... more...

  • Governing through Crime in South Africaby Gail Super

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This book deals with the historic transition to democracy in South Africa and its impact upon crime and punishment. It examines how the problem of crime has emerged as a major issue to be governed in post-apartheid South Africa. Having undergone a dramatic transition from authoritarianism to democracy, from a white minority to black majority government,... more...

  • Animal Harmby Angus Nurse

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Why do people harm, injure, torture and kill animals? This book evaluates the reasons why these crimes are committed and outlines the characteristics of the animal offender. It considers ethical and value judgements made about animals and the tacit acknowledgement and justification of unacceptable criminal behaviour towards the harming of animals made... more...

  • Persisters and Desisters in Crime from Adolescence into Adulthoodby Machteld Hoeve; Peter H. van der Laan; Rolf Loeber

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Too many juvenile delinquents persist in their offending into adulthood. They constitute a major burden for individual victims, for businesses and the justice system, all contributing to the total cost of crime for society. Focusing on the transition between juvenile offending and adult crime, this book examines research based on Dutch, European and... more...

  • Crimes Against The Stateby Michael Head

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    In the post-2001 context of economic and political conflict, this book presents a timely and detailed examination of the role of the criminal law in the protection of the existing order from political dissent and destabilization. It reviews offences such as rebellion, treason, mutiny, espionage, sedition, terrorism, riot and unlawful assembly in the... more...

  • Codification, Macaulay and the Indian Penal Codeby Barry Wright; Wing-Cheong Chan

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 154.95

    Enacted in 1860, the Indian Penal Code is the longest serving and one of the most influential criminal codes in the common law world. This book commemorates its one hundred and fiftieth anniversary and honours the law reform legacy of Thomas Macaulay, the principal drafter of the Code. The book comprises chapters which examine the general principles... more...

  • Incapacitationby Marius Duker; Marijke Malsch

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    In many criminal justice systems a new trend towards incapacitation can be witnessed. A ubiquitous want for control seems to have emerged as a consequence of perceived safety risks. This can be seen not only in the mass incarceration of offenders but also in the disqualification of offenders from jobs, in chemical castration in cases of sexual crimes,... more...

  • Reinterpreting Criminal Complicity and Inchoate Participation Offencesby Dennis J. Baker

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    In Reinterpreting Criminal Complicity and Inchoate Participation Offences , Dennis J. Baker argues that the mental element in complicity is one of intention, that recklessness alone is not sufficient. This is demonstrated by showing that the ancient and modern authorities on complicity required intention. The book argues the ?causal participation?... more...

  • Innocentby Scott Christianson

    NYU Press 2004; US$ 21.25

    A look at the prisioners who are unfairly imprisioned, written by a journalist. more...