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  • Crime, Justice and Public Order in Old Regime Franceby Julius R. Ruff

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 125.00

    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...

  • Savage Frontierby Ieva Jusionyte

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    This highly original work of anthropology combines extensive ethnographic fieldwork and investigative journalism to explain how security is understood, experienced, and constructed along the Triple Frontera, the border region shared by Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay. One of the major "hot borders" in the Western Hemisphere, the Triple Frontera is... more...

  • The Abolition Of Libertyby Peter Hitchens

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2015; US$ 11.65

    'It's fair to say that Peter Hitchens remains one of the most misrepresented figures in the British media... Hitchens is in reality one of the most thought-provoking and intelligent commentators on life in contemporary Britain ' Neil Clark, Spectator From identification cards to how we protect our property, public debate rages over what... more...

  • Crime and the Economy in Mexican Statesby Concepción Verdugo Yepes; Peter L. Pedroni; Xingwei Hu

    International Monetary Fund 2015; US$ 9.00

    This paper studies the transmission of crime shocks to the economy in a sample of 32 Mexican states over the period from 1993 to 2012. The paper uses a panel structural VAR approach which accounts for the heterogeneity of the dynamic state level responses in GDP, FDI and international migration flows, and measures the transmission via the impulse response... more...

  • Land of White Gloves?by Richard Ireland

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    Land of White Gloves?  is an important academic investigation into the history of crime and punishment in Wales. Beginning in the medieval period when the limitations of state authority fostered a law centred on kinship and compensation, the study explores the effects of the introduction of English legal models, culminating in the Acts of Union... more...

  • London's Criminal Underworlds, c. 1720 - c. 1930by Heather Shore

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00

    This book offers an original and exciting analysis of the concept of the criminal underworld. Print culture, policing and law enforcement, criminal networks, space and territory are explored here through a series of case studies taken from the eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth centuries. more...

  • Murder, Mayhem and Music Hallby Barry Anthony

    I.B.Tauris 2015; US$ 29.00

    In this book, Barry Anthony explores the criminal and socially subversive behaviourwhich abounded in and around the Victor- ian Strand. He introduces us to a vast range of characters - from prostitutes, confidence tricksters, vagrants and cadgers, to the actors, comedians and music-hall stars who trod the boards of the Strand?s early theatres. He tells... more...

  • 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...