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Criminology

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  • New Directions in Crime and Deviancyby Simon Winlow; Rowland Atkinson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Criminology is at a crossroads. In the last two decades it has largely failed to produce the kind of new intellectual frameworks and empirical data that might help us to explain the high levels of crime and interpersonal violence that beset inner city areas and corrode community life. Similarly, it has failed to adequately explain forms of antisocial... more...

  • International and Comparative Criminal Justiceby Mark J. Findlay

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 63.95

    International criminal justice is in transition. This book explores the growing internationalisation of criminal justice as a phenomenon of global governance. It provides students with a critical understanding of ?the international institutions for regulating transnational crime, the development of alternative justice processes across the globe, and... more...

  • Maggots, Murder, and Menby Zakaria ErzinÁlioglu

    St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 19.99

    In Maggots, Murder and Men a forensic entomologist, Dr. Zakaria Erzinclioglu--known affectionately as Dr. Zak or the Maggotologist--studies and outlines how insects can be used to aid a murder investigation. more...

  • Policing Non-Citizensby Leanne Weber

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    Criminologists are increasingly turning their attention to the many points of intersection between immigration and crime control. This book discusses the detection of unlawful non-citizens as a distinct form of policing which is impacting on a growing range of agencies and sections of society. It constitutes an important contribution not only to... more...

  • Human Traffickingby Veerendra Mishra

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 59.95

    Trafficking of persons is a modern-day form of slavery, threatening the dignity and security of millions of people throughout the world. Virtually every country in the world and every state of India is affected by this crime as a place of origin, transit or destination for victims. This book is an attempt to discuss various issues of human trafficking,... more...

  • In Custodyby Nitya Ramakrishnan

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 69.95

    In Custody examines the professed and actual commitment to custodial justice on the part of six South Asian countries. India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Afghanistan have all been affected by the geopolitics of colonialism. Nineteenth century Europe is often simplistically seen as the ideological source of the rights discourse in... more...

  • Victimology (Routledge Revivals)by Sandra L. Walklate

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    First published in 1989, this book provides a comprehensive introduction to the study of the victims of crime and the way in which they are treated in society generally, and in the criminal justice process in particular. The study of victims of crime is important to academics, the wider community of policy initiation and implementation, and to the... more...

  • Prostitution in the Communityby Sarah Kingston

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 155.00

    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...

  • Rethinking What Works with Offendersby Stephen Farrall

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95

    This important and original new book reports on a major investigation of the outcomes of probation supervision, is concerned with the key question of what works in probation, and comes at an important moment of change and development for the probation service in the UK. Unlike previous studies which have relied mostly on official data, this book makes... more...