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  • Approximate Justiceby George Sher

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1997; US$ 36.99

    These essays provide a stimulating exploration of one line of enquiry, and a fine exemplar for applied philosophy from any perspective..... more...

  • Predictive Policingby Walter L. Perry; Brian McInnis; Carter C. Price; Susan C. Smith; John S. Hollywood

    RAND Corporation 2013; US$ 9.95

    Predictive policing is the use of analytical techniques to identify targets for police intervention with the goal of preventing crime, solving past crimes, or identifying potential offenders and victims. These tools are not a substitute for integrated approaches to policing, nor are they a crystal ball. This guide assesses some of the most promising... more...

  • Crimes of Charityby Konrad Bercovici

    The Floating Press 2013; US$ 4.99

    In this thought-provoking volume, author Konrad Bercovici takes an in-depth look at organized charity as it existed in the early twentieth century. Although Bercovici acknowledges that many disadvantaged populations need some sort of assistance to make ends meet, he marshals a series of compelling arguments against the kind of help that fosters dependence... more...

  • Understanding Penal Practiceby Ioan Durnescu; Fergus McNeill

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 165.00

    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...

  • The Death Penaltyby Roger Hood; Carolyn Hoyle

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 69.99

    The 4th edition of this authoritative study of the death penalty, now written jointly with Carolyn Hoyle, brings up-to-date developments in the movement to abolish the death penalty worldwide. It draws on Roger Hood's experience as consultant to the United Nations for the UN Secretary General's five-yearly surveys of capital punishment and... more...

  • Minorities, Migrants, and Crimeby Ineke Haen Marshall

    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...

  • The Science of Crime Measurementby Martin A. Andresen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    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...

  • Designing out Crime - Voices from the Fieldsby Hannah Smithson; Tim Bateman; Leanne Monchuk; Garner Clancey

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 199.00

    ‘Crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED)’, ‘designing out crime’, ‘safer by design’, ‘secured by design’ or any of the other ‘flavours’ of manipulating the built environment to prevent crime, invariably engender an inter-disciplinary approach. This work is frequently the domain of architects,... more...

  • Empowering the Children?s and Young People?s Workforceby Simon Brownhill

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    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...

  • Advancing Quantitative Methods in Criminology and Criminal Justiceby Travis C. Pratt

    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...