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- NYU Press 2015; US$ 26.00
Stories are much more than a means of communication?stories help us shape our identities, make sense of the world, and mobilize others to action. In Narrative Criminology , prominent scholars from across the academy and around the world examine stories that animate offending. From an examination of how criminals understand certain types of crime... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 37.00
Despite the dangers and harsh realities intrinsic to street life and criminal activity, the no-holds-barred lifestyle of gangs continues to interest mainstream America. This provocative book provides an insider's look into the subculture of two of the most notorious street gangs?the Crips and the Bloods. Crips and Bloods: A Guide to an American... more...
- Bernan Press 2015; US$ 104.99
This book contains findings from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) of the offenses?known to law enforcement?released annually from its Uniform Crime Reporting Program. This reference is the most comprehensive official compilation of crime statistics in the United States and is an important addition to your library's collection. ... more...
- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 74.99
Reconfigured for easier classroom use, this text begins with the issues facing at-risk children and families and then describes the intricacies of the child-welfare system and the role of protective services, family preservation, out-of-home care, foster care, adoption, and services for adolescents. New material addresses mental health and early childhood... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 34.95
This book brings together new and leading scholars, who demonstrate the importance of research with children and from a child perspective, allowing for a fuller understanding of the meaning and impact of health and illness in children?s lives. Demonstrates the importance of research with children and research from a child perspective, in... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 26.95
This fully revised edition of Martin Shaw’s classic, award-winning text proposes a way through the intellectual confusion surrounding genocide. In a thorough account of the idea’s history, Shaw considers its origins and development and its relationships to concepts like ethnic cleansing and politicide. Offering a radical critique... more...
- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 34.99
Sex crimes, such as rape, child sexual abuse, and intimate partner violence, are increasingly transnational in nature, introducing unique cross-border and cross-cultural challenges for police, the courts, and the law. Policy makers and practitioners are in need of a resource that explores the incidence, prosecution, and treatment of sexual crimes... more...