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  • Rehabilitation and Deviance (Routledge Revivals)by Philip Bean

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95

    First published in 1976, this book examines rehabilitation within the penal system in Britain in the 1970s. It argues that the ?rehabilitative ideal? is not the only possible alternative to a penal policy as it has become institutionalized, alien to traditional concepts of justice and incompatible with penal aims. more...

  • Unholy Allianceby David Yallop

    Constable & Robinson 2014;

    Imagine a company so big and so powerful that its annual turnover is equal in size to China's entire GDP. A company whose gross turnover for just one financial year is sufficient to buy at current market value the world's three largest public companies: General Electric, Royal Dutch Shell and Microsoft. A company that if it dipped into its petty... more...

  • Criminology - A Complete Introduction: Teach Yourselfby Peter Joyce

    Hodder & Stoughton 2013; US$ 11.99

    Written by Peter Joyce, who is a current criminology lecturer and a leading researcher, Criminology - The Essentials is designed to give you everything you need to succeed, all in one place. It covers the key areas that students are expected to be confident in, outlining the basics in clear jargon-free English, and then providing added-value features... more...

  • Cyber Crime & Warfare: All That Mattersby Peter Warren; Michael Streeter

    Hodder & Stoughton 2013; US$ 6.99

    In Cyber Crime: All That Matters, Peter Warren and Michael Streeter outline the history, scale and importance of cyber crime. In particular they show how cyber crime, cyber espionage and cyber warfare now pose a major threat to society. After analysing the origins of computer crime among early hackers the authors describe how criminal gangs and rogue... more...

  • Penal Populism, Sentencing Councils and Sentencing Policyby Arie Freiberg; Karen Gelb

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    Public outcries and political platforms based on misinformation and misconceptions about the criminal justice system and current sentencing practice occur all too often in democratic societies. Penal Populism, Sentencing Councils and Sentencing Policy attempts to address this problem by bringing together important contributions from a number of... more...

  • Situational Prevention of Poachingby Andrew M Lemieux

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    For centuries, criminologists have looked for scientific ways to study, understand, and ultimately prevent crime. In this volume, a unique offense, poaching, is explored in various contexts to determine what opportunity structures favor this crime and how situational crime prevention may reduce its prevalence. The data sources used range from publically... more...

  • Generation Rxby Erin Marie Daly

    Counterpoint 2014;

    These are the harrowing questions that plagued Erin Marie Daly after her youngest brother Pat, an OxyContin addict, was found dead of a heroin overdose at the age of twenty. In just a few short years, the powerful prescription painkiller had transformed him from a fun-loving ball of energy to a heroin addict so hell-bent on getting his next fix that... more...

  • Don't Shootby David M. Kennedy

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2011; US$ 15.99

    Gang- and drug-related inner-city violence, with its attendant epidemic of incarceration, is the defining crime problem in our country. In some neighborhoods in America, one out of every two hundred young black men is shot to death every year, and few initiatives of government and law enforcement have made much difference. But when David Kennedy,... more...