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Criminology

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  • 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...

  • Organized Crimeby Jay S. Albanese

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.95

    Organized Crime: From the Mob to Transnational Organized Crime, Seventh Edition, provides readers with a clear understanding of organized crime, including its definition and causes, how it is categorized under the law, models to explain its persistence, and the criminal justice response to organized crime, including investigation, prosecution, defense,... more...

  • Money, Work, and Crimeby Peter H. Rossi; Richard A. Berk; Kenneth J. Lenihan

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Money, Work, and Crime: Experimental Evidence presents the complete details of the Department of Labor?s $3.4 million Transitional Aid Research Project (TARP), a large-scale field experiment which attempted to reduce recidivism on the part of ex-felons. Beginning in January 1976, some prisoners released from state institutions in Texas and Georgia... more...

  • An Economic Analysis of Crime and Justiceby Peter Schmidt; Ann D. Witte; Peter H. Rossi

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    An Economic Analysis of Crime and Justice: Theory, Methods, and Applications presents the applications of economic theory and econometric methods to various problems in criminology. The book is divided into three parts. Part I discusses models of criminal recidivism. The second part tackles the economic model of crime. Part III estimates cost functions... more...

  • Global Human Traffickingby Molly Dragiewicz

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Human trafficking has moved from relative obscurity to a major area of research, policy and teaching over the past ten years. Research has sprung from criminology, public policy, women?s and gender studies, sociology, anthropology, and law, but has been somewhat hindered by the failure of scholars to engage beyond their own disciplines and favoured... more...

  • Crimeby M. A. Walker

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    A work of reference to the sources of statistical material, both official and unofficial, on crime. It enables the user to discover what data are available, from where they may be obtained and what limitations there are to their use. A Quick Reference List of detailed information about statistical series is included and readers also have access to... more...

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

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 54.00

    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...