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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95
After the collapse of the Berlin wall in 1989 and disintegration of the Soviet Union, scholars focused on the problems of legal transitions within the newly emerging democracies. Two decades on, these states are in ?post-transition? conditions; having undergone and continuing to experience political, economic and constitutional upheavals to varying... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 55.00
A practical approach to understanding social work concepts in action that integrates theory and practice In this updated edition of the classic social work text, students and instructors have access to real-world demonstrations of how social work theories and concepts can be applied in practice. The case studies in this book bridge the gap between... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00
This timely study addresses the pressing issue of food security through a range of interdisciplinary contributions, providing both scholarly and policy-making perspectives. It sets the discussion on food security within the little-studied context of its international legal and regulatory framework. The expert contributors explore the key issues from... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 11.99
This chilling collection of thirteen murder cases delves into the villainous deeds that have taken place in Coventry during its long history. Among those featured are the murder of an uncle by his niece in 1831, a woman whose throat is slashed by her jealous husband in 1859, a mother poisoned by her son in 1910, and a double murder in 1906. Illustrated... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
This title, first published in 1984, is a case study of crime and criminal justice in rural, southwestern France in the last century of the Old Regime. Based on extensive research in criminal court records, often the only documentary evidence of the poor and illiterate, the study is a valuable addition both to our knowledge of Old Regime society and... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95
Crime, The Police and Criminal Statistics: An Analysis of Official Statistics for England and Wales Using Econometric Methods presents a study of the relation between official criminal statistics and the activities which they are supposed to reflect. The book is comprised of three sections: the theoretical background, the empirical argument, and certain... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 4.36
<div>Dark and foggy Victorian streets, the murderous madman, the arsenic-laced evening meal - we all think we know the realities of Victorian crime. Adrian Gray's book thrillingly reflects some of this, ranging over classic murders by knife and poison. But it also covers much more, taking the reader into less familiar parts of Victorian... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95
Based on church and state records from the burgh of Aberdeen, this study explores the deeper social meaning behind petty crime during the Reformation. Falconer argues that an analysis of both criminal behaviour and law enforcement provides a unique view into the workings of an early modern urban Scottish community. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95
This book provides a comprehensive, introductory text for students taking courses in crime and criminal justice history. It covers all of the key historical topics central to an understanding of the current criminal justice system, including the development of the police, the courts and the mechanisms of punishment (from the gallows to the prison).... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95
This book is an ambitious attempt to map the main changes in the criminal justice system in the Victorian period through to the twentieth century. Chapters include an examination of the growth and experience of imprisonment, policing, and probation services; the recording of crime in official statistics and in public memory; and the possibilities of... more...