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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
This book explores current criminal justice responses to the management of individuals who are convicted of sexual offences. It aims to help policy-makers, practitioners and students to develop an informed position on this complex and increasingly controversial issue. Although the focus is primarily upon the UK context, contributions from North America... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95
First published in 1976, this book examines rehabilitation within the penal system in Britain in the 1970s. It argues that the ?rehabilitative ideal? is not the only possible alternative to a penal policy but an option which has now become institutionalized and alien to traditional concepts of justice. Using a framework derived from the sociology... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 27.95
This timely book scrutinizes accounts of acts as diverse as genocide, environmental degradation, war, torture, terrorism, homicide, rape, and meat-eating in order to develop an original theoretical framework with which to consider harmful actions and their causes. Chapter by chapter, it examines statements made by perpetrators of a wide variety of... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2011; US$ 14.99
Gang- and drug-related inner-city violence, with its attendant epidemic of incarceration, is the defining crime problem in our country. In some neighborhoods in America, one out of every two hundred young black men is shot to death every year, and few initiatives of government and law enforcement have made much difference. But when David Kennedy,... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2011; US$ 10.99
'War' is no exaggeration in discussing the bloodshed that has terrorized Mexico in the past decades. As rival cartels battle for control of a billion-dollar drug trade, the body count- 23,000 dead in five years - and sheer horror beggar the imagination of journalistic witnesses. Cartel gunmen have shot up schools and rehabilitation centers, and murdered... more...
- Springer US 2013; US$ 63.74
With new chapters on data analysis and multi-level models, and fresh exercises in SPSS and Stata, this fourth edition provides a solid introduction to the topic. Real-life examples show how statistical results are influenced by differing research methods. more...
- Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 95.61
This volume provides an overview of the important research career of Professor Ernesto U. Savona, founder of Transcrime, an important criminological think-tank in Europe. It presents practical applications of criminology research with policy implications. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95
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...
- 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...