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  • Crimeby John Muncie; Deborah Talbot; Reece Walters

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Crime: Local and Global and its sister text Criminal Justice: Local and Global are two new teaching texts that aim to equip the reader with a critical understanding of the globally contested nature of 'crime' and 'justice'. Through an examination of key concepts and criminological approaches, the books illuminate the different ways in which crime... more...

  • Become a Problem-Solving Crime Analystby Ronald Clarke; John E. Eck

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Crime analysis has become an increasingly important part of policing and crime prevention, and thousands of specialist crime analysts are now employed by police forces worldwide. This is the first book to set out the principles and practice of crime analysis, and is designed to be used both by crime analysts themselves, by those responsible for the... more...

  • Stop and Searchby Leanne Weber; Ben Bowling

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    Police powers to stop, question and search people in public places, and the way these powers are exercised, is a contentious aspect of police-community relations, and a key issue for criminological and policing scholarship, and for public debate about liberty and security more generally. Whilst monitoring and controlling minority populations has always... more...

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

    SAGE Publications 2017; US$ 42.00

    Providing a full account of victimisation across the social spectrum of class, race, age and gender, this new edition has new material on defining and constructing victims, fear and vulnerability, sexuality, white collar crime, and implications of policy more...

  • Police Responses to People with Mental Illnessesby Duncan Chappell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    According to the World Health Organisation during their lifetime more than one quarter of all individuals will develop one or more mental or behavioural disorders. Given prevalence data like this it is not surprising that wherever they reside on the planet many persons suffering from a mental disorder, or as is more commonly termed in popular parlance... more...

  • Money, Work, and Crimeby Peter H. Rossi; Richard A. Berk; Kenneth J. Lenihan

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Money, Work, and Crime: Experimental Evidence presents the complete details of the Department of Labor?s $3.4 million Transitional Aid Research Project (TARP), a large-scale field experiment which attempted to reduce recidivism on the part of ex-felons. Beginning in January 1976, some prisoners released from state institutions in Texas and Georgia... more...

  • An Economic Analysis of Crime and Justiceby Peter Schmidt; Ann D. Witte; Peter H. Rossi

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    An Economic Analysis of Crime and Justice: Theory, Methods, and Applications presents the applications of economic theory and econometric methods to various problems in criminology. The book is divided into three parts. Part I discusses models of criminal recidivism. The second part tackles the economic model of crime. Part III estimates cost functions... more...

  • Global Human Traffickingby Molly Dragiewicz

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 61.95

    Human trafficking has moved from relative obscurity to a major area of research, policy and teaching over the past ten years. Research has sprung from criminology, public policy, women?s and gender studies, sociology, anthropology, and law, but has been somewhat hindered by the failure of scholars to engage beyond their own disciplines and favoured... more...

  • Crimeby M. A. Walker

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    A work of reference to the sources of statistical material, both official and unofficial, on crime. It enables the user to discover what data are available, from where they may be obtained and what limitations there are to their use. A Quick Reference List of detailed information about statistical series is included and readers also have access to... more...

  • Crime as Structured Actionby James W. Messerschmidt

    SAGE Publications 1997; US$ 60.00

    The author of this volume skillfully demonstrates that a vital component to understanding crime is to be able to view it as more than a single activity. James W. Messerschmidt argues that crime operates subtly through a complex series of gender, race and class practices and these interwoven elements must be seen as part of all social existence,... more...