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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
Criminological and penological scholarship has in recent years explored how and why institutions and systems of punishment change ? and how and why these changes differ in different contexts. Important though these analyses are, this book focuses not so much on the changing nature of institutions and systems, but rather the changing nature of penal... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
Crime statistics are ubiquitous in modern society ? but how accurate are they? This book investigates the science of crime measurement focussing on four main questions: how do we count crime? How do we calculate crime rates? Are there other measurements of crime? What are the issues surrounding crime statistics? All too often we take the measurement... more...
- SAGE Publications 1997; US$ 50.00
This ideal resource is the result of an enthusiastic collaboration of authors from both Europe and the United States. Highlighting diversities and similarities found in law enforcement priorities, punishment philosophy and practices, and media coverage, the volume also includes an enlightening discourse on political, scholarly and public issues critical... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 50.95
While the provision in Children?s and Young People?s Services endures much change and turbulence, the calling for well qualified and critically reflective practitioners remains ever present. This innovative and accessible core textbook explores the key themes, ideas, concepts and topics that are central to practitioners working across the 0-19 sector.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95
Advancing Quantitative Methods in Criminology and Criminal Justice is designed to promote the understanding of various quantitative research methods and to encourage their use among those seeking answers to questions about crime and justice. To this end a number of top scholars have been assembled to provide their insights on a variety of 'cutting... more...
- Profile Books 2010; US$ 26.67
The Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police is often described as the toughest job in the world.He (there has never been a woman in 140 years) is answerable to three bosses, the Mayor of London, the Home Secretary and the Metropolitan Police Authority, and he has a £3 billion budget to spend, ensuring that he is always at the centre of a political... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 29.95
Kids in the Middle explores how children of immigrants use their language capabilities, knowledge of American culture, and facility with media content and devices to help their parents forge connections with local schools, healthcare facilities, and social services as they adjust to life in the United States. Through in-depth inquiry in one Southern... more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 30.99
The Culture of Control charts the dramatic changes in crime control and criminal justice that have occurred in Britain and America over the last 25 years. It explains these transformations by showing how the social organization of late modern society has prompted a series of political and cultural adaptations that alter how governments and citizens... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2014; US$ 44.95
This third edition is designed as an introduction to research methods in criminal justice techniques. The detailed information that is generated by research is a management tool that has become a significant part of criminal justice operations. The text discusses the purposes, process, and uses of research that focus on identifying what information... more...