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  • 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.á Updates include expanded discussions of international perspectives and contemporary topics such as online... more...

  • The Female Offenderby Meda Chesney-Lind; Lisa J. Pasko

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 58.00 US$ 49.30

    Scholarship in criminology over the last few decades has often left little room for research and theory on how female offenders are perceived and handled in the criminal justice system. In truth, one out of every four juveniles arrested is female and the population of women in prison has tripled in the past decade. Co-authored by Meda Chesney-Lind,... more...

  • Girls, Women, and Crimeby Meda Chesney-Lind; Lisa J. Pasko

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 64.00 US$ 54.40

    A compilation of journal articles on the female offender written by leading researchers in the field of criminology and women's studies. Reveals the complex worlds females in the criminal justice system must often negotiate. more...

  • Media and Crimeby Yvonne Jewkes

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 38.00

    Fully updated with new crime statistics, case studies ? including Jimmy Savile, the murder of Lee Rigby, and Wikileaks ? and a student website, this bestselling text introduces students to this exciting area and encourages them to think critically about key issues 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$ 49.99

    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 á A useful reference work for faculty and students, criminal justice professionals, writers, and anyone else interested in criminal justice and criminology, TheáConcise 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 ? á Using a clear, conversational writing style, Self-Control and Crime Over the Life Course áanswers critical questions about... more...