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Criminology

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  • An Economic Analysis of Crime and Justiceby Peter Schmidt; Ann D. Witte; Peter H. Rossi

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    An Economic Analysis of Crime and Justice: Theory, Methods, and Applications presents the applications of economic theory and econometric methods to various problems in criminology. The book is divided into three parts. Part I discusses models of criminal recidivism. The second part tackles the economic model of crime. Part III estimates cost functions... more...

  • Global Human Traffickingby Molly Dragiewicz

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Human trafficking has moved from relative obscurity to a major area of research, policy and teaching over the past ten years. Research has sprung from criminology, public policy, women?s and gender studies, sociology, anthropology, and law, but has been somewhat hindered by the failure of scholars to engage beyond their own disciplines and favoured... more...

  • Crimeby M. A. Walker

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    A work of reference to the sources of statistical material, both official and unofficial, on crime. It enables the user to discover what data are available, from where they may be obtained and what limitations there are to their use. A Quick Reference List of detailed information about statistical series is included and readers also have access to... more...

  • 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...

  • The Female Offenderby Meda Chesney-Lind; Lisa J. Pasko

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 54.00

    Scholarship in criminology over the last few decades has often left little room for research and theory on how female offenders are perceived and handled in the criminal justice system. In truth, one out of every four juveniles arrested is female and the population of women in prison has tripled in the past decade. Co-authored by Meda Chesney-Lind,... more...

  • Girls, Women, and Crimeby Meda Chesney-Lind; Lisa J. Pasko

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 59.00

    A compilation of journal articles on the female offender written by leading researchers in the field of criminology and women?s studies. Reveals the complex worlds females in the criminal justice system must often negotiate. more...

  • Sex Traffickingby Marie Segrave; Sanja Milivojevic; Sharon Pickering

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 45.95

    Trafficking in persons, particularly the trafficking of women into sexual servitude (sex trafficking) has generated much attention over the past decade. This book provides a critical examination of the international and national frameworks developed to respond to this issue - focused both on the design of policy responses and their implementation.... more...

  • Yardbird USAby Jack W. Cline

    SBPRA 2014; US$ 2.99

    The setting is the United States of America, land of the free, yet the world?s leading jailer.The U.S. prison population has reached an explosion point. Attorney and author Jack W. Cline reveals the issues involved in his powerful memoir Yardbird USA: How the United States Became the World?s Leading Jailer (Musings of a Trial Lawyer).The book contains... 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...

  • Youth Crime and Justiceby Barry Goldson; John Muncie

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 36.00

    This book sees leading national and international scholars provide a critical assessment of the relation between 'evidence' and contemporary youth justice policy formation, and it has been fully updated to recognize the major reforms of recent years in the youth justice policy environment. more...