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  • Prostitution in the Communityby Sarah Kingston

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    Prostitution often causes significant anxiety for communities. These communities have been known to campaign against its presence in ?their? neighbourhoods, seeking the removal of street sex workers and their male clients. Although research and literature has begun to explore prostitution from the standpoint of the community, there is no comprehensive... more...

  • Sex Offenders in the Communityby Amanda Matravers

    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...

  • Rehabilitation and Deviance (Routledge Revivals)by Philip Bean

    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...

  • Why We Harmby Lois Presser

    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...

  • Don't Shootby David M. Kennedy

    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...

  • El Narcoby Ioan Grillo

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2011; US$ 9.99

    '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...

  • Statistics in Criminal Justiceby David Weisburd; Chester Britt

    Springer US 2013; US$ 63.93

    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...

  • Organized Crime, Corruption and Crime Preventionby Stefano Caneppele; Francesco Calderoni

    Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 95.90

    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...

  • Situational Prevention of Poachingby Andrew M Lemieux

    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...