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- Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 28.95
Written by incarcerated women, these incredibly personal, surprisingly honest letters shed light on their lives, their crimes - and the mitigating circumstances. Author Jennifer Furio, a prison reform activist, subtly reveals the biases if the criminal ju more...
- International Labour Office 2004; US$ 5.00
Based on field work in Sindh and Punjab provinces. Describes working conditions and labour arrangements in three hazardous industries and examines forms of coercion and bondedness. more...
- SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 61.00
The book critiques existing psychological and sociological theories before outlining a more adequate understanding of the criminal offender. It sheds new light on a series of crimes?rape, serial murder, racial harassment, ?jack-rolling? (mugging of drunks), domestic violence?and contemporary criminological issues such as fear of crime, cognitive-behavioral... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2004; US$ 89.00
This book provides a comprehensive analysis of interactions between older people and the criminal justice system. The editors present current research on elders in a multitude of roles, from victim and offender to attorney, defendant, witness, juror, and prisoner. Of particular interest are chapters on the psychological and medical conditions of elder... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 59.95
The unique composition of the skin on the inner hands and bottom of the feet affords not only a utilitarian benefit in providing friction but also provides a forensic marker for identifying individuals. Fingerprints: Analysis and Understanding is the most fundamental, up-to-date resource available on the techniques of obtaining and analyzing... more...
- SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 61.00
Looking at both feminist and masculine perspectives, this critical introduction to the key issues and debates surrounding gender and crime provides readers with a go-to resource for gaining a successful understanding of the field. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
The study of criminal careers is of increasing interest in criminology. It is now generally recognised that it is important to try to understand criminal behaviour across the life-course rather than focusing on fragmented incidents which provide only a partial picture. This is an accessible text which clarifies the crucial theoretical and methodological... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2009; US$ 67.50
At the beginning of the twentieth century, criminals, both alleged and convicted, were routinely photographed and fingerprintedand these visual representations of their criminal nature were archived for possible future use. At the beginning of the twenty-first century, a plethora of new toolsbiometrics, DNA analysis, digital imagery, and... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2007; US$ 59.95
When Explorations in Criminal Psychopathology: Clinical Syndromes With Forensic Implications was first published in 1996, the purpose was, in part, to correct an imbalance in the field, specifically with regard to the coverage of the important topic of psychopathology and its relationship to crime. The second edition of this book continues to address... more...