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Criminology

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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...

  • 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...

  • Criminological Theory in Contextby John Martyn Chamberlain

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 36.00

    Presenting students with an easy-to-manage introduction to the area, this new text covers all theories that students will encounter on their course focussing on the context of the historical development of criminology as an academic discipline more...

  • Hate Crimeby Neil Chakraborti; Jon Garland

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 36.00

    Covering racist, religiously motivated, homophobic and disablist hate crime, along with gender and violence, this book provides readers with a fully up-to-date exploration of the relation of hatred and prejudice to crime and criminal justice.  Updates include expanded discussions of international perspectives and contemporary topics such as online... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Crime and Everyday Lifeby Marcus K. Felson; Mary A. Eckert

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 45.00

    Crime and Everyday Life, Fifth Edition , offers a bold approach to crime theory and crime reduction. The text shows how crime opportunity is a necessary condition for illegal acts to occur. The authors offer realistic, often common-sense, ways to reduce or eliminate crime and criminal behavior in specific settings by removing the opportunity to complete... more...