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  • Theoretical Criminology from Modernity to Post-Modernismby Wayne Morrison

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 65.95

    This book incorporates many of the exciting debates in the social sciences and philosophy of knowledge concerning the issues of modernity and post-modernism. It sets out a new project for criminology, a criminology of modernity, and offers a sustained critique of theorizing without a concern for social totalities. This book is designed to place... more...

  • Hurricane Katrina in Transatlantic Perspectiveby Romain Huret; Randy J. Sparks; James M. Boyden; Richard Campanella; Bruce Boyd Raeburn; Thomas Adams

    LSU Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    "There is no such thing as a 'natural' disaster," writes Romain Huret in his introduction to this multidisciplinary study of the events surrounding and the legacy of Hurricane Katrina. Though nature produced Katrina's rising waters and destructive winds, a vast array of manmade factors shaped the scope of the storm's impact as well as the local and... more...

  • Critical issues on violence against womenby Holly Johnson; Bonnie S. Fisher; Véronique Jaquier

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 63.95

    Violence against women is a global problem and despite a wealth of knowledge and inspiring action around the globe, it continues unabated. Bringing together the very best in international scholarship with a rich variety of pedagogical features, this innovative new textbook on violence against women is specifically designed to provoke debate, interrogate... more...

  • Dopeby I.M. Stoned

    F+W Media 2014; US$ 13.99

    Hundreds of highly entertaining facts, quotes, and more! Weed. Pot. Mary Jane. Grass. No matter what you call marijuana, it's still dope. Bursting with mind-blowing marijuana facts, this all-inclusive look at cannabis offers hundreds of reasons to celebrate your favorite herb. Each page highlights weed's best features with unbelievable stories... more...

  • Routledge Handbook of Biosocial Criminologyby Matt DeLisi; Michael G Vaughn

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 225.00

    Biosocial criminology is an interdisciplinary field that aims to explain crime and antisocial behavior by exploring both biological factors and environmental factors. Since the mapping of the human genome, scientists have been able to study the biosocial causes of human behaviour with the greatest specificity. After decades of almost exclusive... more...

  • Hate Crime in America, 1968-2013by Michael Newton

    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...

  • Queering Acts of Mourning in the Aftermath of Argentina's Dictatorshipby Cecilia Sosa

    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...

  • Criminal Behaviourby Robbie Guillory; Maddy Burrows

    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...

  • The Politics of Crisis Management in Chinaby Sonny Shiu-Hing Lo

    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...

  • Foucault, Crime and Powerby Christian Borch

    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...