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  • Female Executionsby Geoffrey Abbott

    Summersdale 2014; US$ 9.99

    The fairer sex get it in the neck in these grisly tales from the gallows, guillotine, and gas chamber From Nan Hereford, the cloaked highwayman who held up coaches with just her fists, to the woman who survived the gallows and took her empty coffin away with her, this book illuminates history?s darker periods with a detailed and factual approach.... more...

  • Masculinities in the Criminological Fieldby Ingrid Lander; Signe Ravn; Nina Jon

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    This volume both problematizes and renders visible conceptions and norms regarding male behaviour and masculinities, showing how these affect the criminological field through providing a theoretically sound and clear gender perspective to this field of research. With sections based around the following three themes: negotiations of masculinity in institutional... more...

  • Controversies in Critical Criminologyby Martin Schwartz; Suzanne E. Hatty

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    These original essays introduce students to the complex and influential field of critical criminology. It presents many of the theories of critical criminology ? Marxist, Feminist, Left Realist, Postmodern, Constitutive, Peacemaking, and Restorative Justice ? and explores how, despite their distinctions, each theory is rooted in radical criminology,... more...

  • Beating the Dragonby James McIntosh

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.95

    Suitable for 2nd and 3rd year students taking courses on drug use/misuse principally in departments such as Sociology, Law, Cultural and Media Studies, and Psychology. Also particularly relevant for students taking courses leading to a profession, such as nurses and social workers. The use of illegal drugs is widespread in many societies. Within many... more...

  • Understanding Crimeby Susan Guarino-Ghezzi; Javier Trevino

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Explores the interdisciplinary nature and potential of the field of criminology, covering the fields of sociology, economics, psychology, biology, philosophy and religious studies. The conclusion demonstrates various theoretical approaches for policy development and discusses opportunities for incorporating academic contributions into the political... more...

  • Lessons of Criminologyby Gilbert Geis; Mary Dodge

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 26.95

    Presents the stories, musings, advice and conclusions of well-known criminologists about their research and their careers. Provides readers with suggestions about how to manage their professional lives. Contributors include Frank Cullen, Julius Debro, Don Gibbons, John Irwin, Mac Klein, Gary Marx, Joan McCord, Richard Quinney, Frank Scarpitti, Jim... more...

  • Controversies in Victimologyby Laura Moriarty

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 27.95

    Controversies in Victimology features original works of noted scholars and practitioners, aiming to shed light on the debates over, the media attention on, and the psychology behind victimization. This book discusses the controversies from all sides of the debate, and attempts to reconcile the issues in order to move the field forward. more...

  • Controversies in Criminal Justice Researchby Richard Tewksbury; ELIZABETH EHRHARDT MUSTAINE

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    This book of original essays presents students with challenging looks at some of the most basic, and sometimes most difficult, decisions faced by criminal justice researchers. Each chapter presents an overview of a foundational question/issue in the conduct of research, and discussions of the options to resolve these controversies. more...

  • Different Crimes, Different Criminalsby Doris Layton MacKenzie; Wendy Tobie Povitsky Stickle; Summer Acevedo

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    This book focuses on the importance of incorporating both sociological and psychological viewpoints in the understanding of criminal behavior. It identifies and explains emerging criminal offenders within the criminal justice system, examining the individual differences that make different types of offenders unique. more...

  • Alternate Light Source Imagingby Norman Marin; Jeffrey Buszka; Larry S. Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 28.95

    Alternate Light Source Imaging provides a brief guide to digital imaging using reflected infrared and ultraviolet radiation for crime scene photographers. Clear and concise instruction illustrates how to accomplish good photographs in a variety of forensic situations. It demonstrates how tunable wavelength light sources and digital imaging techniques... more...