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- Charles C Thomas 2010; US$ 32.95
During the authors 25 years as a police officer and FBI special agent, he witnessed countless lies told for a variety of reasons in every imaginable circumstance from petty criminals to sophisticated international spies, each with differing levels of ability to lie convincingly. This led to groundbreaking research examining the grammatical differences... more...
- Penguin Group US 2013; US$ 9.99
A crusading Mexican-American journalist searches for justice and hope in an increasingly violent Mexico In the last decade, more than 100,000 people have been killed or disappeared in the Mexican drug war, and drug trafficking there is a multibillion-dollar business. In a country where the powerful are rarely scrutinized, noted Mexican-American... more...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 30.99
The Culture of Control charts the dramatic changes in crime control and criminal justice that have occurred in Britain and America over the last 25 years. It explains these transformations by showing how the social organization of late modern society has prompted a series of political and cultural adaptations that alter how governments and citizens... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 46.00
This revised and updated edition of a highly successful text provides a comprehensive account of the ideas and controversies that have arisen within law, philosophy, sociology and criminology about the punishment of criminals. Written in a clear, accessible style, it summarises major philosophical ideas - retribution, rehabilitation, incapacitation... more...
- Monsoon Books Pte. Ltd. 2013; US$ 5.99
It is generally acknowledged that there are unusually high incidence rates of molestation in Japan, especially aboard trains and buses but also in pubs and clubs, in the workplace and in the street. Many of these cases go unreported as Japanese victims do not want to draw attention to themselves. In Japan, both the act of groping and the men who... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95
Throughout much of the western world more and more people are being sent to prison, one of a number of changes inspired by a 'new punitiveness' in penal and political affairs. This book seeks to understand these developments, bringing together leading authorities in the field to provide a wide-ranging analysis of new penal trends, compare the development... more...
- Pan Macmillan Australia 2012; US$ 10.22
'I've known a hundred good street fighters and a thousand not so good ones. But in a lifetime I've met only a handful of freak street fighters, the best of the best. They all died young. The freaks always do.' For more than 25 years Mark Brandon 'Chopper' Read preyed on Australia's underbelly. Chopper was the criminal all other criminals feared,... more...