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  • Criminological Theoryby Anthony Walsh

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    Criminologists can benefit from questioning the underlying assumptions upon which they rest their work. Philosophy has the ability to clarify our thoughts, inform us of why we think about things the way we do, solve contradictions in our thinking we never knew existed, and even dissolve some dichotomies we thought were cast in stone. One of those dichotomies... more...

  • Understanding Crimeby Susan Guarino-Ghezzi; Javier Trevino

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Explores the interdisciplinary nature and potential of the field of criminology, covering the fields of sociology, economics, psychology, biology, philosophy and religious studies. The conclusion demonstrates various theoretical approaches for policy development and discusses opportunities for incorporating academic contributions into the political... more...

  • Lessons of Criminologyby Gilbert Geis; Mary Dodge

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 26.95

    Presents the stories, musings, advice and conclusions of well-known criminologists about their research and their careers. Provides readers with suggestions about how to manage their professional lives. Contributors include Frank Cullen, Julius Debro, Don Gibbons, John Irwin, Mac Klein, Gary Marx, Joan McCord, Richard Quinney, Frank Scarpitti, Jim... more...

  • Controversies in Victimologyby Laura Moriarty

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 27.95

    Controversies in Victimology features original works of noted scholars and practitioners, aiming to shed light on the debates over, the media attention on, and the psychology behind victimization. This book discusses the controversies from all sides of the debate, and attempts to reconcile the issues in order to move the field forward. more...

  • Controversies in Criminal Justice Researchby Richard Tewksbury; ELIZABETH EHRHARDT MUSTAINE

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    This book of original essays presents students with challenging looks at some of the most basic, and sometimes most difficult, decisions faced by criminal justice researchers. Each chapter presents an overview of a foundational question/issue in the conduct of research, and discussions of the options to resolve these controversies. more...

  • The Psychology of Misconduct, Vice, and Crime (Psychology Revivals)by Bernard Hollander

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Born in Vienna in 1864, Bernard Hollander was a London-based psychiatrist in the early twentieth century. He is best known for being one of the main proponents of the interest in phrenology at that time. This title, originally published in 1922 contains the reflections of the author on his experience as a physician specialising in nervous and mental... more...

  • The Poetics of Crimeby Michael Hviid Jacobsen

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    The Poetics of Crime is an invitation to reconsider and reimagine how criminological knowledge may be creatively and poetically constructed, obtained, corroborated and applied. Departing from the conventional understanding of criminology as a discipline concerned with refined statistical analyses, survey methods and quantitative measurements, this... more...

  • Criminal Behaviourby Robbie Guillory; Maddy Burrows

    Freight Books 2014; US$ 10.19

    Whether you?ve just tried to sell drugs to a uniformed policeman or you?ve just been pulled over whilst drunk and being pulled off, Criminal Behaviour will bring your worst misdemeanors to light. Related anonymously by the nation?s coppers, lawyers, social workers and parole officers, each story demonstrates just how incapable and incompetent some... more...

  • Queering Acts of Mourning in the Aftermath of Argentina's Dictatorshipby Cecilia Sosa

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 90.00

    Shows how the experience of violence in Argentina shed light on a new sense of "being together" that goes beyond bloodline ties. more...

  • Foucault, Crime and Powerby Christian Borch

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This book presents a Foucauldian problematisation analysis of crime, with a particular focus on the twentieth century. It considers how crime has been conceived as problem and, by scrutinising the responses that have been adapted to deal with crime, demonstrates how a range of power modalities have evolved throughout the twentieth century. Christian... more...