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  • Crime as Structured Actionby James W. Messerschmidt

    SAGE Publications 1997; US$ 60.00

    The author of this volume skillfully demonstrates that a vital component to understanding crime is to be able to view it as more than a single activity. James W. Messerschmidt argues that crime operates subtly through a complex series of gender, race and class practices and these interwoven elements must be seen as part of all social existence,... more...

  • Media and Crimeby Yvonne Jewkes

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 38.00

    Fully updated with new crime statistics, case studies ? including Jimmy Savile, the murder of Lee Rigby, and Wikileaks ? and a student website, this bestselling text introduces students to this exciting area and encourages them to think critically about key issues more...

  • School Shootingsby Joseph A Lieberman

    Kensington 2008; US$ 12.99

    When You Send Your Children To School In The Morning, Do You Worry That You May Never See Them Again? In this insightful look at the danger that threatens students and families today, investigative journalist and longtime educator Joseph A. Lieberman takes us inside the minds and hearts of everyone affected by school shootings--and the kids... more...

  • Punishment and Inclusionby Andrew Dilts

    Fordham University Press 2014; US$ 22.99

    At the start of the twenty-first century, 1 percent of the U.S. population is behind bars. An additional 3 percent is on parole or probation. In all but two states, incarcerated felons cannot vote, and in three states felon disenfranchisement is for life. More than 5 million adult Americans cannot vote because of a felony-class criminal conviction,... more...

  • De Wet op de jeugdzorg in de dagelijkse praktijkby D. Graas; T. Liefaard; C. Schuengel; W. Slot; H. Stegge

    Bohn Stafleu van Loghum 2015; US$ 59.99

    De nieuwe Wet op de Jeugdzorg heeft als doel een kwalitatief goede, goed toegankelijke en goed werkende jeugzorg in te stellen. De alledaagse praktijk blijkt echter vaak weerbarstig. Deze publicatie reikt doelmatige en beargumenteerde oplossingen aan voor de knelpunten in de uitvoeringspraktijk van de jeugdzorg. Dit gebeurt aan de hand van een breed... more...

  • Why Men Buy Sexby Philip Birch

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    Sex work has been a contentious issue in a variety of ways throughout history ? socially, morally, ethically, religiously and politically. Traditionally noted as one of the oldest professions in the world, sex work has commonly been demonised and is often viewed as a social disgrace. While sex work involves both providers of sexual services, most... more...

  • The Handbook of Criminological Theoryby Alex R. Piquero

    Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00

    An indispensable resource for all levels, this handbook provides up-to-date, in-depth summaries of the most important theories in criminology. Provides original, cutting-edge, and in-depth summaries of the most important theories in criminology Covers the origins and assumptions behind each theory, explores current debates and research, points... more...

  • Administration and Management in Criminal Justiceby Jennifer M. Allen; Rajeev Sawhney

    SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 108.00

    Emphasizes a forward-thinking approach to services in criminal justice administration This text uses a service-quality lens to address administration and management concepts in the criminal justice system, identifying the stakeholders and their roles within the service delivery process. Students and criminal justice administrators will come... more...

  • Current Perspectives in Forensic Psychology and Criminal Behaviorby Curtis R. Bartol; Anne M. Bartol

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 55.00

    Featuring ten new articles by experts in the field, this up-to-date reader emphasizes the ways that forensic psychologists apply psychological knowledge, concepts, and principles on a day-to-day basis. Drawing on cutting-edge research to demonstrate the ways that forensic psychology has contributed to the understanding of criminal behavior and crime... more...

  • Essentials of Terrorismby Gus Martin

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 52.00

    Captivating, concise, and accessible, this Second Edition of Gus Martin's popular Essentials of Terrorism offers new data, new case studies, and new photos, as well more coverage of homeland security. Contemporary topics, including gender-selective terrorism, the Internet and terrorism, religious terrorism, and media coverage of terrorism issues... more...