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  • Statistics in Criminal Justice (2nd edition)by David Weisburd; Chester Britt

    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...

  • Criminology - A Complete Introduction: Teach Yourselfby Peter Joyce

    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...

  • Cyber Crime & Warfare: All That Mattersby Peter Warren; Michael Streeter

    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...

  • Situational Prevention of Poachingby Andrew M Lemieux

    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...

  • Flexible Workersby Teela Sanders; Kate Hardy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    Striptease and other types of erotic dance increasingly make up a large, lucrative and visible part of the sex industries in the United Kingdom and 'lap dancing' has become the focus of many important contemporary debates about gender, work and sexuality. This new book from Teela Sanders and Kate Hardy moves away from the more traditional focus on... more...

  • Criminology and Criminal Justiceby Peter Joyce

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95

    This book presents a summary of the key ideas that seek to explain criminal behaviour and the measures that have been developed to prevent crime. A broad overview of the criminal justice system is provided in order to explain the operations of the key criminal justice agencies and the processes that are involved in bringing offenders to justice. Readers... more...

  • The Nurture Versus Biosocial Debate in Criminologyby Kevin M. Beaver; J. (James) C. Barnes; Brian B. Boutwell

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 45.00

    ?This text might lead to an intellectual movement in the community of criminology, stimulate criminologists to revise current criminological theories, and help criminologists formulate new criminological theories.? more...

  • Crime in England 1688-1815by David J Cox

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    Crime in England 1688-1815 covers the ?long? eighteenth century, a period which saw huge and far-reaching changes in criminal justice history. These changes included the introduction of transportation overseas as an alternative to the death penalty, the growth of the magistracy, the birth of professional policing, increasingly harsh sentencing of... more...

  • Policing in Taiwanby Liqun Cao; Lanying Huang; Ivan Y. Sun

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    The police in Taiwan played a critical role in the largely peaceful transition from an authoritarian regime to a democracy. While the temptation to intervene in domestic politics was great, the top-down pressure to maintain a neutral standing facilitated an orderly regime change. This is the first monograph to examine the role of the police as a linkage... more...