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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
Ideal for use in either crime theory or race and crime courses, this is the only text to look at the array of explanations for crime as they relate to racial and ethnic populations. Each chapter begins with a historical review of each theoretical perspective and how its original formulation and more recent derivatives account for racial/ethnic differences.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 67.95
This highly controversial new book considers how the dangerous offender has become such a figure of collective anxiety for the citizens of rationalised Western societies. The authors consider: * ideas of danger and social threat in historical perspective * legal responses to violent criminals * attempts to predict dangerous behaviour * why particular... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 179.00
This edited book summarizes the current state of knowledge on the development of criminal and antisocial behavior over the life course. It focuses mainly on the developmental perspective, which has had a paradigmatic influence on current theoretical and empirical works in criminology. With a multidisciplinary perspective, the book reviews: (a) the... more...
- Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 51.86
Grenzüberschreitende Kriminalität ist nicht zuletzt Ausdruck fortschreitender Globalisierung. Dies gilt neben der allfälligen ?Internetkriminalität? insbesondere für Wirtschaftskriminalität. Deutschen Gerichten stellt sich regelmäßig die Frage, ob auf die Taten deutschen Strafrecht anwendbar ist. § 9 Abs. 1 Var. 3 StGB bringt das deutsche Strafrecht... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 47.95
Dire Emotions and Lethal Behaviours explores the primary motivational system in human beings. Based on the work of C. G. Jung, James Hillman, Louis Stewart and Silvan Tomkins, Charles Stewart investigates the psychology of the innate affects, with a focus towards the emotional motivation of adolescents and young adults who have killed others, themselves,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95
Disordered Personalities and Crime seeks to better understand how we respond to those individuals who have been labelled at various points in time as ?morally insane?, ?psychopathic? or ?personality disordered?. Individuals whose behaviour is consistent with these diagnoses present challenges to both the criminal justice system and mental health... more...
- C.H. Beck 2015; US$ 18.67
Man nannte ihn ?Doktor Tod? und ?Schlächter von Mauthausen?. Der SS-Arzt Dr. Aribert Heim war über Jahrzehnte der meistgesuchte NS-Verbrecher. 2009 gelang es den Journalisten Nicholas Kulish und Souad Mekhennet, seine Hinterlassenschaft in Kairo aufzuspüren. In ihrem spannend geschriebenen Buch verweben sie die Geschichte von Leben und Flucht Heims... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2006; US$ 47.95
Dynamic Security describes the theory, practice and management of democratic therapeutic communities (TCs) in prisons using clinical examples and case studies. The contributors explore the complexities of working in TCs and the powerful emotional impact generated in the process of therapy in the forensic setting. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 78.95
This text is designed for use in a course on the economics of crime in a variety of settings. Assuming only a previous course in basic microeconomics, this innovative book is strongly linked to the new theoretical and empirical journal literature. Showing the power of microeconomics in action, Yezer covers a wide array of topics. There are chapters... more...
- Charles C Thomas 1989; US$ 30.95
By John D. Lentz. CONTENTS: Protecting Ourselves; Discovering What Is Expected of Us; Discovering Ways the Manipulator Is Not Taking Responsibility; Giving Back Responsibility; Taking Care of Yourself. Appendices. more...