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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 24.95

    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$ 16.99

    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$ 11.99

    '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...