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- CRC Press 2016; US$ 115.95
A careful analysis of environmental factors is key to understanding the causes of crime, to solving crimes, and eventually helping to predict and prevent them. Classics in Environmental Criminology is a comprehensive collection of seminal pieces from legendary contributors who focus on the role that the immediate environment plays in the occurrence... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95
The essays in this collection explore both organizational intentions and inhabitants' experiences in a diverse range of British residential institutions during a period when such provision was dramatically increasing. more...
- BenBella Books, Inc. 2015; US$ 24.99
Imagine losing a loved one in the public eye. A media frenzy ensues and spreads your family name through the news. Reporters ambush you, and across the country, strangers gossip about your personal loss. Welcome to the circus. No one understands better than Kim Goldman the complex emotions of individuals suffering a personal tragedy under the... more...
- Encounter Books 2015; US$ 25.99
What?s it like to be the son or daughter of a dictator? A monster on the Stalin level? What?s it like to bear a name synonymous with oppression, terror, and evil? Jay Nordlinger set out to answer that question, and does so in this book. He surveys 20 dictators in all. They are the worst of the worst: Stalin, Mao, Idi Amin, Pol Pot, Saddam Hussein,... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99
Sam, could you do me a favor?? Thus begins a story that has now become part of America?s true crime hall of fame. It is a gory, grotesque tale befitting a Stephen King novel. It is also a David and Goliath sagathe story of a young lawyer fresh from the Public Defender?s Office whose first client in private practice turns out to be the worst serial... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95
The Psychology of Arson is the first book in its field to focus specifically on contemporary topics relevant to practitioners and professionals working with adolescent and adult deliberate firesetters. Rebekah Doley, Geoffrey Dickens and Theresa Gannon have integrated the very latest information regarding prevalence, theory, research and practice... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
This book, first published in 1936, provides an introduction to the various branches of criminology, including criminal psychology and criminology as an applied science. This title also provides an overview of some of the different criminological schools and theories. This book will be of interest to students of criminology and sociology. more...