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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95
This is the first fully internationalized book to focus on women as offenders, victims and justice professionals. It provides background, as well as specialized information that allows readers to comprehend the global forces that shape women and crime; analyze different types of violence against women (in peacetime and in armed conflict); and grasp... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 149.99
Research on gender, sex, and crime today remains focused on topics that have been a mainstay of the field for several decades, but it has also recently expanded to include studies from a variety of disciplines, a growing number of countries, and on a wider range of crimes. The Oxford Handbook of Gender, Sex, and Crime reflects this growing diversity... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00
Millions of people have been victimized by the actions and omissions of states and governments. This collection provides expert analyses of such victimizations across the world, from Europe, the United States, and Africa to New Zealand and South America. Leading scholars in the area of state crime describe the nature, extent, and distribution of state... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 30.95
Written in a unique format, Shades of Deviance is a turbo-driven guide to crime and deviance, offering 56 politically engaged, thought-provoking and accessibly written accounts of a wide range of socially and legally prohibited acts. This book will be essential reading for undergraduate students in the fields of criminology and sociology and those... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
Political leaders and the popular press tell us that society is in the grip of a moral crisis. ?Where have our values gone?? our newspapers scream at us. ?Benefit scroungers?, ?greedy bankers?, ?intrusive journalists?, ?have-a-go rioters?, political scandals and criminals of all shapes and sizes are continually cited as evidence that we live in a... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 18.40
Sie erhitzen die Gemüter, bieten attraktiven Stoff für die Medien und fordern Politik und Justiz heraus. Skandale beschäftigen den Obstverkäufer genauso wie den Journalisten und den Politiker. Rücktritte, Titelaberkennungen und "Shitstorms? sind jedoch nur eine Seite der Medaille: Skandale erfüllen auch eine wichtige gesellschaftliche Funktion.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
For several decades qualitative research has been under-represented in criminological and criminal justice research. This book is designed to promote the understanding of qualitative research designs and to encourage their use among those seeking answers to questions about crime and justice. To this end a number of top qualitative scholars have been... more...
- Karnac Books 2014; US$ 25.95
This book presents the serial killer as having 'imagopathy' - that is, a disorder of the imagination - manifested through such deficiencies as failure of empathy, rigid fantasies, and unresolved projections. The author argues that this disorder is a form of failed alchemy. His study challenges long-held assumptions that the Jungian concept of individuation... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 67.95
This unique, moving book takes the reader into the highly charged therapy sessions at New York City's Crime Victims Counseling Services, the first group therapy service of its kind for crime victims. You'll read actual transcripts of interviews with crime victims and gain insight into the acute emotional trauma that crime victimization evokes. more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Enrico Ferri was a prominent figure in the early development of the field of criminology. The school of thought that he developed, which came to be known as positivism, sought to identify and address the social, economic and environmental factors that contributed to the emergence of criminal and antisocial behavior in some people. The three lectures... more...