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Criminal Law

  • The Geography of Crimeby Nikki Filipuzzi; Tanya Trussler; Kelly William Sundberg

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 99.95

    Environmental criminology and its many sub-fields are increasingly becoming the focus of discussion among criminologists and criminal justice professionals. Many of the new courses being developed at universities through North America, Europe, and Oceania focus on geography of crime, geographic profiling, and crime prevention through environmental... more...

  • Inside Australia's Anti-Terrorism Laws and Trialsby Andrew Lynch; George Williams; Nicola McGarrity

    NewSouth 2015; US$ 12.99

    Over ten years after Australia’s first national laws were enacted to combat the threat of terrorism, yet more anti-terrorism laws were passed in the Australian Parliament in late 2014. The first laws were often introduced in great haste and were stunning in scope and number. The latest laws are similarly extensive and controversial. Yet again,... more...

  • Theorizing Transitional Justiceby Claudio Corradetti; Nir Eisikovits; Jack Volpe Rotondi

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    With the common goal of clarifying some of the theoretical profiles of transitional justice strategies, the study is organized along crucial intersections evaluating aspects connected to the genealogy, the nature, the scope and the most appropriate methodology for the study of transitional justice. The specific transitional instruments of war crime... more...

  • From England to Franceby William Chester Jordan

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 39.50

    At the height of the Middle Ages, a peculiar system of perpetual exile?or abjuration?flourished in western Europe. It was a judicial form of exile, not political or religious, and it was meted out to felons for crimes deserving of severe corporal punishment or death. From England to France explores the lives of these men and women who were condemned... more...

  • Mental Health in the War on Terrorby Neil K. Aggarwal

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 39.99

    Neil Aggarwal?s timely study finds that mental-health and biomedical professionals have created new forms of knowledge and practice in their desire to understand and fight terrorism, and in the process, psychiatrists and psychologists have either worked uncritically to protect state interests or labored to protect undesirable populations from state... more...

  • Actor-Network Theory and Crime Studiesby Dominique Robert; Martin Dufresne

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    Developed by Bruno Latour and his collaborators, actor-network theory (ANT) offers crimes studies a worthy intellectual challenge. It requires us to take the performativity turn, consider the role of objects in our analysis and conceptualize all actants (human and non-human) as relational beings. Thus power is not the property of one party, but rather... more...

  • Ghettosideby Jill Leovy

    Random House Publishing Group 2015; US$ 28.00

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A masterly work of literary journalism about a senseless murder, a relentless detective, and the great plague of homicide in America   On a warm spring evening in South Los Angeles, a young man is shot and killed on a sidewalk minutes away from his home, one of the thousands of black Americans murdered that year.... more...

  • Understanding Canadian Law Three-Book Bundleby Daniel J. Baum

    Dundurn 2015; US$ 21.99

    Daniel Baum's guides to Canadian law have become essential legal guides for topics ranging from young offenders to first responders. more...

  • School Shootersby Peter Langman

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 35.99

    School shootings scare everyone, even those not immediately affected. They make national and international news. They make parents afraid to send their children off to school. But they also lead to generalizations about those who perpetrate them. Most assumptions about the perpetrators are wrong and many of the warning signs are missed until... more...

  • Sisters in Painby Linda Elisabeth Beattie; Mary Angela Shaughnessy

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    In 1995, Kentucky governor Brereton Jones granted parole to ten women who had been convicted of killing, conspiring to kill, or assaulting the men who had abused them for years. The media began referring to them as the "Sisters in Pain," a name they embraced. These are their stories. Linda Elisabeth Beattie and Mary Angela Shaughnessy's interviews... more...