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  • Rehabilitation and Deviance (Routledge Revivals)by Philip Bean

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • Unholy Allianceby David Yallop

    Constable & Robinson 2014;

    Imagine a company so big and so powerful that its annual turnover is equal in size to China's entire GDP. A company whose gross turnover for just one financial year is sufficient to buy at current market value the world's three largest public companies: General Electric, Royal Dutch Shell and Microsoft. A company that if it dipped into its petty... more...

  • Situational Prevention of Poachingby Andrew M Lemieux

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    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...

  • Don't Shootby David M. Kennedy

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2011; US$ 15.99

    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...

  • Flexible Workersby Teela Sanders; Kate Hardy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    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...

  • Penal Systemsby Mick Cavadino; James Dignan

    SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 78.00

    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...