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Criminology

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  • The Faceby Garry Bushell

    John Blake Publishing 2002; US$ 1.68

    If you liked Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels...or Snatch...or The Guv'nor...then you'll love this fast-talking gangster novel. Harry Tyler, undercover cop, is the best in his field. Sharp-witted, and cool-headed, he always nails his man. Johnny Too, East-End gangland villain, is handsome, cunning and dangerous and always gets what he wants. So... more...

  • The Prison and the Gallowsby Marie Gottschalk

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 27.00

    This 2006 book argues that punitive penal policies were forged by particular social movements. more...

  • Freddie Foreman - The Godfather of British Crimeby Freddie Foreman

    John Blake Publishing 2009; US$ 5.08

    To Britain?s criminal underworld, Freddie Foreman is the Godfather. Held responsible for the gangland killings of Ginger Marks and Frank ?The Mad Axeman? Mitchell, he was the punisher to those who broke the underworld?s strict code of conduct. Foreman?s dramatic kidnap and arrest for Britain?s biggest cash robbery made headlines around the world,... more...

  • Situational Prevention of Poachingby Andrew M Lemieux

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    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...

  • Police Reform from the Bottom Upby Monique Marks; David Sklansky

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    What role can and should police unions and rank-and-file officers play in driving and shaping police reform? Police unions and their members are often viewed as obstructionist and conservative, not as change agents. But reform efforts are much more likely to succeed when they are supported by the rank-and-file, and line officers have knowledge, skills... more...

  • Criminology and Criminal Justiceby Peter Joyce

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95

    This book presents a summary of the key ideas that seek to explain criminal behaviour and the measures that have been developed to prevent crime. A broad overview of the criminal justice system is provided in order to explain the operations of the key criminal justice agencies and the processes that are involved in bringing offenders to justice. Readers... more...

  • Crime, Justice and the Mediaby Ian Marsh; Gaynor Melville

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    Crime, Justice and the Media examines and analyses the relationship between the media and crime, criminals and the criminal justice system. This expanded and fully updated second edition considers how crime and criminals have been portrayed by the media through history, applying different theoretical perspectives to the way crime, criminals and... more...

  • Criminological Research for Beginnersby Laura Caulfield; Jane Hill

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Criminological Research for Beginners is a comprehensive and engaging guide to research methods in Criminology. Written specifically for undergraduate students and novice researchers, this book has been designed as a practical guide to planning, conducting, and reporting research in the subject. By first inviting readers to consider the importance... more...

  • Criminologyby Eamonn Carrabine; Pamela Cox; Maggy Lee; Nigel South; Ken Plummer; Jackie Turton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95

    The new edition of Criminology: A Sociological Introduction builds on the success of the first edition and now includes two new chapters: Crime, Place and Space, and Histories of Crime. More than a collection of orthodox thinking, this fully revised and updated textbook is also ground in original research, and offers a clear and insightful... more...

  • Personality Assessment in Police Psychologyby Peter A. Weiss

    Charles C Thomas 2010; US$ 58.95

    In recent years, personality assessment by professional psychologists has taken on an increasingly important role in the field of police work. Most importantly, personality assessment instruments have been utilized in the pre-employment psychological screening of police officer candidates. This psychological screening takes place at the end of the... more...