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Criminology

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  • Policing Non-Citizensby Leanne Weber

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    Criminologists are increasingly turning their attention to the many points of intersection between immigration and crime control. This book discusses the detection of unlawful non-citizens as a distinct form of policing which is impacting on a growing range of agencies and sections of society. It constitutes an important contribution not only to... more...

  • Crime in England 1688-1815by David J Cox

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    Crime in England 1688-1815 covers the ?long? eighteenth century, a period which saw huge and far-reaching changes in criminal justice history. These changes included the introduction of transportation overseas as an alternative to the death penalty, the growth of the magistracy, the birth of professional policing, increasingly harsh sentencing of... more...

  • New Directions in Crime and Deviancyby Simon Winlow; Rowland Atkinson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Criminology is at a crossroads. In the last two decades it has largely failed to produce the kind of new intellectual frameworks and empirical data that might help us to explain the high levels of crime and interpersonal violence that beset inner city areas and corrode community life. Similarly, it has failed to adequately explain forms of antisocial... more...

  • International and Comparative Criminal Justiceby Mark J. Findlay

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    International criminal justice is in transition. This book explores the growing internationalisation of criminal justice as a phenomenon of global governance. It provides students with a critical understanding of ?the international institutions for regulating transnational crime, the development of alternative justice processes across the globe, and... more...

  • Rehabilitation and Deviance (Routledge Revivals)by Philip Bean

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    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 but an option which has now become institutionalized and alien to traditional concepts of justice. Using a framework derived from the sociology... more...

  • Situational Prevention of Poachingby Andrew M Lemieux

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    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...

  • Intelligence-led Policingby Jerry H. Ratcliffe

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 57.95

    What is intelligence-led policing? Who came up with the idea? Where did it come from? How does it relate to other policing paradigms? What distinguishes an intelligence-led approach to crime reduction? How is it designed to have an impact on crime? Does it prevent crime? What is crime disruption? Is intelligence-led policing just for the police? These... more...

  • Mindhunterby Mark Olshaker; John E. Douglas

    Scribner 1998; US$ 8.99

    In chilling detail, the legendary Mindhunter takes us behind the scenes of some of his most gruesome, fascinating, and challenging cases?and into the darkest recesses of our worst nightmares. During his twenty-five year career with the Investigative Support Unit, Special Agent John Douglas became a legendary figure in law enforcement, pursuing some... more...

  • A Book of Remarkable Criminalsby H.B. Irving

    NuVision Publications, LLC 2003; US$ 6.99

    This is a book on some criminals that the author found interesting. It is a study of human nature. Each section is set up by telling of their life, the crimes and the fatal ending. It makes for an incredibly fascinating read. Some of the criminals included with this volume are: Charles Peace, Robert Butler, Dr. Castaing and several more. more...

  • Eugene Aram - Books 1-5by

    NuVision Publications, LLC 2003; US$ 9.99

    Is the man a murderer or not? This is the life story of Eugene Aram written by a man whom had some personal contact with him. There are bits and pieces of his life that were kept afloat before and after the trial. This is perhaps the most remarkable crime in the English register. This edition contains all five books. more...