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  • Toward a Unified Criminologyby Robert Agnew

    NYU Press 2011; US$ 25.50

    Why do people commit crimes? How do we control crime? The theories that criminologists use to answer these questions are built on a number of underlying assumptions, including those about the nature of crime, free will, human nature, and society.  These assumptions have a fundamental impact on criminology: they largely determine what criminologists... more...

  • Theorizing Crime and Devianceby Steve Hall

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 40.00

    A sophisticated, original book by a rising star. Steve Hall provides a comprehensive critique of existing theories, contextualises the philosophies and policy which have informed criminological theory and sets out a new theoretical perfective for criminology and sociology. more...

  • Once Upon a Crime - I Grew Up in Britain's Hardest City, Where the Only Way to Survive Was on Your Witsby Jimmy Cryans

    John Blake Publishing 2012; US$ 7.28

    This is the true story of Jimmy Cryans. A story of growing up in Glasgow's east end during the fifties and sixties and how he became involved in a life of crime. Jimmy speaks about the various characters he met and his dealings with some of Britain's major criminals. He reveals how petty theft and shoplifting quickly snowballed into armed robbery with... more...

  • Doing the Business - The Final Confession of the Senior Kray Brotherby Charlie Kray

    John Blake Publishing 2011; US$ 7.28

    The final confessions of the senior Kray brother. Only one man knew everything about Ronnie and Reggie Kray and that was their brother Charlie. Until now nobody has ever revealed the truth about the Firm.? Gossip and rumor have been rife, fact has blended into fiction and the unwritten law of the street meant that the real story was buried. But before... more...

  • Criminalisation and advanced marginalityby Peter Squires; John Lea

    Policy Press 2012; US$ 99.00

    Written by criminologists and policy analysts, Criminalisation and advanced marginality offers a constructive but critical application of Wacquant's ideas. more...

  • Patterns, Prevention, and Geometry of Crimeby Martin A. Andresen; J. Bryan Kinney

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95

    P&P Brantingham?s enormous contribution to criminology has paved the way for major theoretical and empirical developments in the understanding of crime and its respective patterns, prevention, and geometry. In this unique collection of original essays, Andresen and Kinney bring together leading scholars in the field of environmental criminology to... more...

  • Remarkable Criminalsby Harry Brodribb Irving

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 2.99

    Written during World War I by Harry Brodribb Irving, this is a study of the crimes of some of the world's most infamous criminals. Irving spent much of his life in the theatre, and his flair for the dramatic is displayed in his writings.He went on to found 'Our Society' with, amongst others, Sherlock Holmes creator Arthur Conan Doyle. 'Our... more...

  • New Directions in Criminological Theoryby Steve Hall; Simon Winlow

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 60.95

    This edited collection brings together established global scholars and new thinkers to outline fresh concepts and theoretical perspectives for criminological research and analysis in the 21 st century. Criminologists from the UK, USA, Canada and Australia evaluate the current condition of criminological theory and present students and researchers... more...

  • Victims and Policy-Makingby Matthew Hall

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    Victims of crime are now the subjects of intense policy attention and reform across most developed nations, whilst also receiving sustained attention at the highest levels of the United Nations, the Council of Europe, and many other transnational organizations. Such moves have been fostered by the continued development of the international victims'... more...

  • Grantsmanship for Criminal Justice and Criminologyby Mark S. Davis

    SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 58.00 US$ 49.30

    The history making US Crime Control Act of 1994 earmarked hundreds of millions of dollars in grant monies for a variety of justice related purposes turning crime control into a growing industry. This book directs the reader towards locating new sources of public and private funding as well as how to: formulate and state a problem that argues for funding;... more...