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Criminology

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  • 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...

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

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 37.00

    The Nurture Versus Biosocial Debate in Criminology: On the Origins of Criminal Behavior and Criminality takes a contemporary approach to address the sociological and the biological positions of human behavior by allowing preeminent scholars in criminology to speak to the effects of each on a range of topics. Kevin M. Beaver, J.C. Barnes, and Brian... 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...

  • Penal Systemsby Mick Cavadino; James Dignan

    SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 65.00

    Penal Systems is a comprehensive, thematic introduction to the comparative study of penality throughout the world. By analyzing twelve different countries the authors offer a genuinely international and integrated approach to comparative penology. more...

  • Crimeby John Muncie; Deborah Talbot; Reece Walters

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Crime: Local and Global and its sister text Criminal Justice: Local and Global are two new teaching texts that aim to equip the reader with a critical understanding of the globally contested nature of 'crime' and 'justice'. Through an examination of key concepts and criminological approaches, the books illuminate the different ways in which crime... more...

  • Become a Problem-Solving Crime Analystby Ronald Clarke; John E. Eck

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Crime analysis has become an increasingly important part of policing and crime prevention, and thousands of specialist crime analysts are now employed by police forces worldwide. This is the first book to set out the principles and practice of crime analysis, and is designed to be used both by crime analysts themselves, by those responsible for the... more...

  • Stop and Searchby Leanne Weber; Ben Bowling

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 150.00

    Police powers to stop, question and search people in public places, and the way these powers are exercised, is a contentious aspect of police-community relations, and a key issue for criminological and policing scholarship, and for public debate about liberty and security more generally. Whilst monitoring and controlling minority populations has always... more...

  • Victims, Crime and Societyby Pamela Davies; Peter Francis; Chris Greer

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 42.00

    Providing a full account of victimisation across the social spectrum of class, race, age and gender, this new edition has new material on defining and constructing victims, fear and vulnerability, sexuality, white collar crime, and implications of policy more...

  • Youth and Crimeby John Muncie

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 41.00

    Providing students with a fully up-to-date and highly authoritative introduction to the area, this new edition now has expanded coverage on contemporary areas such as cyberbullying and the media, takes recent legislative updates into account, and is now accompanied by a student study website more...

  • Police Responses to People with Mental Illnessesby Duncan Chappell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    According to the World Health Organisation during their lifetime more than one quarter of all individuals will develop one or more mental or behavioural disorders. Given prevalence data like this it is not surprising that wherever they reside on the planet many persons suffering from a mental disorder, or as is more commonly termed in popular parlance... more...