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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 75.00
Crimes motivated by prejudice date to the beginning of human history. Despite legislation addressing bias-driven offenses hate crimes continue to plague modern American society. Beginning with the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 six days later, this chronology catalogs hate crimes and the... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99
This book studies the Chinese government and military?s rapid mobilization and coordination work in the aftermath of the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake. It is a comparative and historical analysis for scholars and policy makers who are interested in the study of earthquake management from a multidisciplinary perspective. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 31.95
An important classic, especially useful for courses in criminal behavior and personality, this text begins with a discussion of the construction of types of crime and then formulates and utilizes a typology of criminal behavior systems. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95
In this book, Kerry Carrington takes a bold, critical and reflexive approach to understanding the global divisions and inequalities that shape distinctive patterns of gender and crime. The book argues that in order for feminist criminology to enhance its conceptual and political relevance in the twenty-first century, bold new directions in scholarship... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 89.95
The increasing portrayal of forensic investigative techniques in the popular media? CSI , for example, has resulted in criminals becoming "forensically aware" and more careful about leaving behind physical evidence at a crime scene. This presents law enforcement with a significant problem: how can they detect serial offenders if they cannot rely on... more...