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Criminology

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  • Working with Older Personsby Edmund Sherman

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 86.48

    The essential purpose of this book is to provide practitioners and students of the human service professions with a practice approach and methodology that has been developed over the past ten years in both research and clinical work with older persons. It is concerned with the kinds of emotional prob­ lems that are salient and pervasive in the second... 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$ 57.00

    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$ 67.00

    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$ 54.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • Cybercrime and Societyby Majid Yar

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 40.00

    A critical and systematic introduction, this second edition has been updated to now cover Child Pornography and Policing the Internet, making it the ideal resource for those wanting an up-to-date and authoritative account on this rapidly growing field. more...

  • 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...