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Criminology

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  • 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...

  • Crime as Structured Actionby James W. Messerschmidt

    SAGE Publications 1997; US$ 60.00

    The author of this volume skillfully demonstrates that a vital component to understanding crime is to be able to view it as more than a single activity. James W. Messerschmidt argues that crime operates subtly through a complex series of gender, race and class practices and these interwoven elements must be seen as part of all social existence,... more...

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

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 58.00

    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...

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

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 64.00

    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...

  • Yardbird USAby Jack W. Cline

    SBPRA 2014; Not Available

    The setting is the United States of America, land of the free, yet the world?s leading jailer.The U.S. prison population has reached an explosion point. Attorney and author Jack W. Cline reveals the issues involved in his powerful memoir Yardbird USA: How the United States Became the World?s Leading Jailer (Musings of a Trial Lawyer).The book contains... more...

  • Sex Traffickingby Marie Segrave; Sanja Milivojevic; Sharon Pickering

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 45.95

    Trafficking in persons, particularly the trafficking of women into sexual servitude (sex trafficking) has generated much attention over the past decade. This book provides a critical examination of the international and national frameworks developed to respond to this issue - focused both on the design of policy responses and their implementation.... 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$ 39.49

    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...