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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...

  • 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...

  • The Criminal's Image of the Cityby Ronald L. Carter; Kim Q. Hill

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95

    The Criminal?s Image of the City focuses on the factors influencing the increase in crimes in cities, taking into consideration the behavior patterns of criminals. The manuscript first details approaches on the spatial and environmental analyses of crimes. The text then takes a look at the conceptual framework needed in understanding the spatial activity... 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...

  • Yardbird USAby Jack W. Cline

    SBPRA 2014; US$ 2.99

    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...