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  • Beyond Mothers, Monsters, Whoresby Caron E. Gentry; Laura Sjoberg

    Zed Books 2015; US$ 29.95

    Beyond Mothers, Monsters, Whores takes the suggestion in Mothers, Monsters, Whores that it is important to see genderings in characterizations of violent women, and to use critique of those genderings to retheorize individual violence in global politics. more...

  • An Introduction to Criminologyby W. A. Bonger

    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...

  • Disordered Personalities and Crimeby David W. Jones

    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...

  • Responding to Modern Genocideby Mark D. Kielsgard

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 135.00

    Developments in the understanding and treatment of genocide through the twentieth century have involved a combination of politics, public opinion, social trends, and economic development, and led to the substantive law of genocide and the assumption of international jurisdiction. This book analyzes incidences of genocide and mass atrocities, focusing... more...

  • Yorkshire Ripper - The Secret Murdersby Chris Clarke; Tim Tate

    John Blake Publishing 2015; US$ 14.57

    In 1981, Peter Sutcliffe, the ‘Yorkshire Ripper?, was convicted of thirteen murders and seven attempted murders. All his proven victims were women: most were prostitutes. Astonishingly, however, this is not the whole truth. There is a still-secret story of how Sutcliffe?s terrible reign of terror claimed at least twenty-two more lives and left five... more...

  • Young People's Understandings of Men's Violence Against Womenby Dr Nancy Lombard

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    Globally, nationally and locally men?s violence against women is an endemic social problem and an enduring human rights issue. Unlike men who are most likely to be victims of stranger assaults and violence, official data shows that women are most likely to be attacked, beaten, raped and killed by men known to them - either partners or family members.... more...

  • Honour-Based Violenceby Dr Aisha K Gill; Dr Nazand Begikhani; Professor Gill Hague

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    ?Honour'-based violence is a form of intimate violence committed against women (and some men) by husbands, fathers, brothers and male relatives. A very common social phenomenon, it has existed throughout history and in a wide variety of societies across the world, from white European to African cultures, from South and East Asia to Latin America.... more...

  • Crime and Autism Spectrum Disorderby Neil Brewer; Robyn Louise Young

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 32.95

    Full of case studies, this book explores the reasons behind adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) becoming involved in the criminal justice system. It discusses the establishment of intervention programs and calls for a review of forensic assessment for people with ASD. more...

  • Female and Armedby Lynne Finch

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99

    In Female and Armed Lynne Finch offers an information-packed follow-up to her first book, Taking Your First Shot . Based on questions and requests from readers, this book addresses more advanced techniques for personal defense as well as range drills to help readers practice and hone those skills. It?s important to know how to defend yourself,... more...

  • Sociological Aspects of Crime and Delinquency (Routledge Revivals)by Michael Phillipson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    The field of crime and delinquency attracts a great deal of heated and partial opinion, prejudice and other forms of mal-thinking. When there is a scientific approach there tends to be a psychological explanation. This book, first published in 1971, is a corrective to both trends. It is a discussion of criminal behaviour in relation to a wide range... more...