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  • Youth Crime and Justiceby Barry Goldson; John Muncie

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 36.00

    This book sees leading national and international scholars provide a critical assessment of the relation between 'evidence' and contemporary youth justice policy formation, and it has been fully updated to recognize the major reforms of recent years in the youth justice policy environment. more...

  • Criminological Theory in Contextby John Martyn Chamberlain

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 36.00

    Presenting students with an easy-to-manage introduction to the area, this new text covers all theories that students will encounter on their course focussing on the context of the historical development of criminology as an academic discipline more...

  • Hate Crimeby Neil Chakraborti; Jon Garland

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 36.00

    Covering racist, religiously motivated, homophobic and disablist hate crime, along with gender and violence, this book provides readers with a fully up-to-date exploration of the relation of hatred and prejudice to crime and criminal justice.  Updates include expanded discussions of international perspectives and contemporary topics such as online... more...

  • School Shootingsby Joseph A Lieberman

    Kensington 2008; US$ 12.99

    When You Send Your Children To School In The Morning, Do You Worry That You May Never See Them Again? In this insightful look at the danger that threatens students and families today, investigative journalist and longtime educator Joseph A. Lieberman takes us inside the minds and hearts of everyone affected by school shootings--and the kids... more...

  • De Wet op de jeugdzorg in de dagelijkse praktijkby D. Graas; T. Liefaard; C. Schuengel; W. Slot; H. Stegge

    Bohn Stafleu van Loghum 2015; US$ 39.63

    De nieuwe Wet op de Jeugdzorg heeft als doel een kwalitatief goede, goed toegankelijke en goed werkende jeugzorg in te stellen. De alledaagse praktijk blijkt echter vaak weerbarstig. Deze publicatie reikt doelmatige en beargumenteerde oplossingen aan voor de knelpunten in de uitvoeringspraktijk van de jeugdzorg. Dit gebeurt aan de hand van een breed... more...

  • Why Men Buy Sexby Philip Birch

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Sex work has been a contentious issue in a variety of ways throughout history ? socially, morally, ethically, religiously and politically. Traditionally noted as one of the oldest professions in the world, sex work has commonly been demonised and is often viewed as a social disgrace. While sex work involves both providers of sexual services, most... more...

  • Crime and Everyday Lifeby Marcus Felson; Mary A. Eckert

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 48.00 US$ 40.80

    Crime and Everyday Life, Fifth Edition , offers a bold approach to crime theory and crime reduction. The text shows how crime opportunity is a necessary condition for illegal acts to occur. The authors offer realistic, often common-sense, ways to reduce or eliminate crime and criminal behavior in specific settings by removing the opportunity to complete... more...

  • The Concise Dictionary of Crime and Justiceby Mark S. Davis

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 32.00 US$ 27.20

    A new approach to making everyday criminal justice terms accessible   A useful reference work for faculty and students, criminal justice professionals, writers, and anyone else interested in criminal justice and criminology, The Concise Dictionary of Crime and Justice , Second Edition, is an excellent, wide-ranging resource with clear... more...

  • Self-Control and Crime Over the Life Courseby Carter H. (Harrison) Hay; Ryan C. (Charles) Meldrum

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 41.00 US$ 34.85

    What exactly is self-control, and what life outcomes does it affect? What causes a person to have high or low self-control to begin with? What effect does self-control have on crime and other harmful behavior ?   Using a clear, conversational writing style, Self-Control and Crime Over the Life Course  answers critical questions about... more...

  • Introduction to Criminal Justiceby Callie Marie Rennison; Mary Josephine Dodge

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 82.00 US$ 69.70

    Introduction to Criminal Justice: Systems, Diversity, and Change  offers a brief, accessible approach to Criminal Justice with comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of all aspects of the criminal justice system in 14 succinct chapters. Using four running cases that appear in each chapter, authors Callie Marie Rennison and Mary Dodge give students... more...