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Criminology

  • Criminalby Tom Gash

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 15.98

    The way we see and understand crime falls into two types of story that, in essence, have been told and retold many times throughout human history - in fiction, as in fact. Criminality is either a selfish choice, an aberration; or a forced choice, the product of social factors. These two stories continue to dominate both our views of and responses... more...

  • The Psychology of Crime, Policing and Courtsby Andreas Kapardis; David P. Farrington

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book brings together an international group of experts to present cutting-edge psychological research on crime, policing and courts. With contributors from the UK, Germany, Italy, Norway, Cyprus, Israel, Canada and the USA, this volume explores some of the most interesting and contemporary areas of criminological and legal psychology. The... more...

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Rural Criminologyby Joseph F Donnermeyer

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 240.00

    49% of the world?s population lives in small towns, villages and farms, yet until recent years criminological scholarship has focused almost exclusively on urban crimes. The Routledge International Handbook of Rural Criminology is the first major publication to bring together this growing body of scholarship under a single cover. For many years... more...

  • We'll All Be Murdered in Our Beds!by Duncan Campbell

    Elliott & Thompson 2016; US$ 8.47

    ?If it bleeds, it leads? - this maxim is as true now as it was 300 years ago. Crime is the staple of the news, and the British public?s appetite for crime stories shows no sign of abating. Today, following Leveson, the line between journalists and the criminals they expose has been blurred; but, in fact, it was ever thus. The reporters who have delved... more...

  • Criminal Justiceby Peter Joyce

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 61.95

    This new and expanded edition builds upon material from the highly successful first edition. A comprehensive textbook on the criminal justice system, the book assesses the main theories concerned with the causes of crime (including white-collar and corporate crime), discusses the operation of all key criminal justice agencies ? including the police,... more...

  • Social work with sex offendersby Malcolm Cowburn; Steve Myers

    Policy Press 2016; US$ 36.95

    This topical book engages with a wide range of issues related to social work practice with people who have sexually offended. Its accessible style and integrated practice based learning exercises will help readers to reflect on theory, practice and developing emotional resilience. more...

  • Understanding police intelligence workby Adrian James

    Policy Press 2016; US$ 34.95

    This is the first textbook to offer a comprehensive and up-to-date account of police intelligence work based on current research, and to assess how intelligence may be used wisely and ethically to influence policing policy and practice. more...

  • Incarcerating the Crisisby Jordan T. Camp

    University of California Press 2016; US$ 29.95

    The United States currently has the largest prison population on the planet. Over the last four decades, structural unemployment, concentrated urban poverty, and mass homelessness have also become permanent features of the political economy. These developments are without historical precedent, but not without historical explanation. In this searing... more...

  • Policing Cooperation Across Bordersby Saskia Hufnagel

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This book provides new insights into police cooperation from a comparative socio-legal perspective. It presents a broad analysis of comparable police cooperation strategies in two systems: the EU and Australia. The evolution of regulatory trends and cooperation models is analysed for both systems and possible transferable strategies identified. Drawing... more...

  • Guarding Against Crimeby Danielle M. Reynald

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This ground-breaking book examines the critical role that citizens play in guarding against crime. By focusing on the ways in which residents are able to capably guard their residential environments from crime, Reynald shows how local residents function (or fail to function) as effective crime controllers. The studies contained herein are aimed at... more...