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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Springer US 2013; US$ 89.99
New edition contains two new chapters, computer exercises with SPSS and Stata, and abridged answer key for exercises Written for use as a classroom text and suitable as a reference for researchers Emphasizes and illustrates how different types of criminal justice research influence the outcome of statistical results Uses real-life examples of... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 129.00
Presents practical applications of criminology research with policy implications Presents the development of criminological study of organized crime and corruption Provides an overview of the important research career of Professor Ernesto U. Savona and his legacy for future researchers more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2013; Not Available
In Cyber Crime: All That Matters, Peter Warren and Michael Streeter outline the history, scale and importance of cyber crime. In particular they show how cyber crime, cyber espionage and cyber warfare now pose a major threat to society. After analysing the origins of computer crime among early hackers the authors describe how criminal gangs and rogue... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2013; Not Available
Written by Peter Joyce, who is a current criminology lecturer and a leading researcher, Criminology - The Essentials is designed to give you everything you need to succeed, all in one place. It covers the key areas that students are expected to be confident in, outlining the basics in clear jargon-free English, and then providing added-value features... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00
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...