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  • Drugs, Crime and Violenceby Howard Rahtz

    Hamilton Books 2012; US$ 28.99

    In this book, Howard Rahtz outlines a series of drug policy steps buttressed by a historical review of drug policy measures, a review of international efforts against trafficking, and a clear understanding of the dynamics of addiction and its role in facilitating the illegal drug market. more...

  • Profiling and Serial Crimeby Wayne Petherick

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    The third edition of Profiling and Serial Crime illustrates the promise, purposes, and pitfalls of behavioral profiling in the investigation of serial crime, and provides a theoretical and practical foundation for students. Part one, on profiling, examines inductive and deductive reasoning, profiling methods (including geographic profiling), metacognition,... more...

  • Victims, Crime and Societyby Pamela Davies; Peter Francis; Chris Greer

    SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 57.00

    'Focusing on key issues, themes and concepts within victimology, this edited collection provides an accessible and comprehensive critical analysis of crucial areas within victimisation. The main theories are related to, and integrated with, empirical research in an engaging style.' - Dr Anette Ballinger, Keele University 'This book achieves... 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...

  • Media and Crimeby Yvonne Jewkes

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 48.00

    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...

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

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 56.00

    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...

  • The Concise Dictionary of Crime and Justiceby Mark S. Davis

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 35.00

    A new approach to making everyday criminal justice terms accessible   A useful reference work for faculty and students, criminal justice professionals, writers, and anyone else interested in criminal justice and criminology, The Concise Dictionary of Crime and Justice , Second Edition, is an excellent, wide-ranging resource with clear... more...

  • Self-Control and Crime Over the Life Courseby Carter H. (Harrison) Hay; Ryan C. (Charles) Meldrum

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 44.00

    "Low self-control has emerged as one of the leading causes of crime and deviance, some would argue the leading cause.  This book provides an excellent overview of the large body of research on self-control, both within and outside of criminology.  It covers a range of topics, including the varied causes and consequences of low self-control, self-control... more...

  • Youth Crime and Justiceby Barry Goldson; John Muncie

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 45.00

    An indispensable collection, bringing together some of the most thoughtful scholars in the field of youth justice today. Youth Crime and Justice stands out because it is both solidly grounded in the best traditions of research, and keenly attuned to contemporary (and sometimes unexpected) developments in youth justice 'on the ground'. more...

  • Hate Crimeby Neil Chakraborti; Jon Garland

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 45.00

    The concept of hate crime has been widely debated by academics but there is unlikely to ever be a broad consensus. However, the realities of the harm it causes to individuals and communities are all too real and UK Governments have recognized the value of decisions having a sound academic foundation. Fortunately there are a core group of academics... more...