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  • Crime and Justice since 1750by Barry Godfrey; Paul Lawrence

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    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...

  • Moral Rhetoric and the Criminalisation of Squattingby Lorna Fox O'Mahony; David O'Mahony; Robin Hickey

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This collection of critical essays considers the criminalisation of squatting from a range of different theoretical, policy and practice perspectives. While the practice of squatting has long been criminalised in some jurisdictions, the last few years have witnessed the emergence of a newly constituted political concern with unlawful occupation of... more...

  • Dark Secrets of the Black Museumby Gordon Honeycombe

    John Blake 2014; US$ 7.99

    A fascinating, if uncomfortable, insight into the minds and methods of those who practice murder The Crime Museum of New Scotland Yard?invariably known as "the Black Museum"?houses a remarkable collection of exhibits, photographs, and documents connected with some of the most notorious crimes in the country's history. Although the museum is closed... more...

  • Food Banksby Christopher Griffith

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 199.00

    The BFJ has a long and distinguished history of reporting on all aspects of food, including scares and food inequality (Mozley, 1994). The papers in this special edition deal with the issue of emergency food aid in countries of the global north, including accounts from Italy, the Netherlands, the UK, Canada and Australia. We are used to seeing images... more...

  • Calendar of Crimeby Peter Stubley

    The History Press 2014; US$ 14.57

    19 May 1536: Anne Boleyn, charged with high treason, is beheaded at the Tower of London. 31 August 1888: Mary Ann Nichols, the first victim of Jack the Ripper, is found murdered in Buck's Row. 18 December 1914: George Joseph Smith murders his wife in a Blackpool boarding house bath, sparking the police investigation that finally ended his killing... more...

  • Social Work in Mental Healthby Abraham P. Francis

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 35.95

    Bringing together a range of scholarly reflections and writings on the different roles of a social worker in the field of mental health, this book provides a holistic picture to introduce readers to the wider issues of social work and mental health practice. more...

  • Social Work in Mental Healthby Abraham P. Francis

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 35.95

    Social Work in Mental Health  brings together a range of scholarly reflections and writings on the different roles of a social worker in the field of mental health. It provides a holistic picture to introduce readers to the wider issues of social work and mental health practice.  Contexts and Theories for Practice  begins with an exploration... more...

  • Crime in Early Modern England 1550-1750by James A Sharpe

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 64.95

    Still the only general survey of the topic available, this widely-used exploration of the incidence, causes and control of crime in Early Modern England throws a vivid light on the times. It uses court archives to capture vividly the everyday lives of people who would otherwise have left little mark on the historical record. This new edition - fully... more...

  • Crime in Medieval Europeby Trevor Dean

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 68.95

    What is the difference between a stabbing in a tavern in London and one in a hostelry in the South of France? What happens when a spinster living in Paris finds knight in her bedroom wanting to marry her? Why was there a crime wave following the Black Death? From Aberdeen to Cracow and from Stockholm to Sardinia, Trevor Dean ranges widely throughout... more...

  • Social Work and Human Problemsby Elizabeth E. Irvine

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Social Work and Human Problems: Casework, Consultation, and Other Topics covers the various aspects of social psychology concerning social work and human problems. This book contains five parts encompassing 19 chapters that discuss the duties and use of relationship between client and psychiatric social worker. This book also addresses the transference... more...