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  • Organised Crime in Europeby Cyrille Fijnaut; Letizia Paoli

    Springer 2007; US$ 129.00

    This volume represents the first attempt to systematically compare organised crime concepts, as well as historical and contemporary patterns and control policies in thirteen European countries. These include seven ‘old’ EU Member States (Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Spain and the United Kingdom), two ‘new’ members... more...

  • Truth Commissions and Courtsby William A. Schabas; Shane Darcy

    Springer 2007; US$ 149.00

    In recent years, the two primary vehicles for the pursuit of post-conflict justice have been criminal prosecutions and alternative truth-seeking mechanisms. Although methods differ, the goal of accountability is fundamentally similar, yet more often than not the relationship between truth commissions and courts is viewed as one that is prone to conflict... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    This collection presents the best new voices in crime and deviance and offers bold new theoretical and empirical directions; it represents the best thinking in contemporary critical criminology and stands to become a landmark text. more...

  • International and Comparative Criminal Justiceby Mark J. Findlay

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    This text explores the growing internationalisation of criminal justice as a phenomenon of global governance and provides students with a critical understanding of the international institutional regulation of transnational crime. more...

  • Maggots, Murder, and Menby Zakaria Erzinçlioglu

    St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 18.99

    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...

  • Polcing non-citizensby Leanne Weber

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    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 and offers new theoretical approaches to the study of police powers and practice. more...

  • Inequality, Crime and Public Policy (Routledge Revivals)by John Braithwaite

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    First published in 1979, Inequality, Crime, and Public Policy integrates and interprets the vast corpus of existing research on social class, slums, and crime, and presents its own findings on these matters. It explores two major questions. First, do policies designed to redistribute wealth and power within capitalist societies have effects upon... 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...

  • The Modern Prison Paradoxby Amy E. Lerman

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 24.00

    Amy E. Lerman examines the shift from rehabilitation to punitivism that has taken place in the politics and practice of American corrections. more...