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Criminology

  • Supporting victims of hate crimeby Kusminder Chahal

    Policy Press 2016; US$ 9.00

    This practical guide provides user-friendly, concise, expert and up-to-date guidance for both new and experienced hate crime caseworkers and advocates. Full of relevant, up-to-date evidence based research and policy, it will enable practitioners to be confident and knowledgeable in supporting victims of hate crime. more...

  • The Inside Manby Stacey L. Tyler

    UPA 2016; US$ 59.99

    This study explores whether miscommunication among the TSA agents and airport employees relates to effective implementation of airport security policies. The central question focuses on the degree to which miscommunication regarding prohibited items at security checkpoints impeded the effective execution of federal law regarding carry on luggage... more...

  • Meth Warsby Travis Linnemann

    NYU Press 2016; US$ 25.50

    From the hit television series Breaking Bad , to daily news reports, anti-drug advertising campaigns and  highly publicized world-wide hunts for ?narcoterrorists? such as Joaquin ?El Chapo? Guzman, the drug, methamphetamine occupies a unique and important space in the public?s imagination.  In Meth Wars , Travis Linnemann situates the "meth epidemic"... more...

  • Rational Choice and Situational Crime Preventionby Graeme Newman; Ronald V. Clarke

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    A collection of original papers examining the theoretical and philosophical bases of the perspective of situational crime prevention. Among issues examined are: the status of situational crime prevention as a theory; the theoretical traditions and context of SCP; the relationship of rational choice to SCP; utilitarianism and SCP; and the ethical./policy... more...

  • The Arts of Imprisonmentby Leonidas K. Cheliotis

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The arts - spanning the visual, design, performing, media, musical, and literary genres - constitute an alternative lens through which to understand state-sanctioned punishment and its place in public consciousness. Perhaps this is especially so in the case of imprisonment: its nature, its functions, and the ways in which these register in public perceptions... more...

  • Human Traffickingby Marie Segrave

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Human trafficking captured the attention of the global community well over a decade ago, inspiring multifarious international, national, regional and local responses. While formally recognized as one of the major threats associated with transnational organized crime, human trafficking remains an issue about which much has been written and yet little... more...

  • Islam in American Prisonsby Hamid Reza Kusha

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The growth of Islam both worldwide and particularly in the United States is especially notable among African-American inmates incarcerated in American state and federal penitentiaries. This growth poses a powerful challenge to American penal philosophy, structured on the ideal of rehabilitating offenders through penance and appropriate penal measures.... more...

  • The International Library of Essays on Capital Punishment, Volume 3by Peter Hodgkinson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 450.00

    This volume provides analyses of a range of subjects and issues in the death penalty debate, from medicine to the media. The essays address in particular the personal complexities of those involved, a fundamental part of the subject usually overridden by the theoretical and legal aspects of the debate. The unique personal vantage offered by this volume... more...

  • The International Library of Essays on Capital Punishment, Volume 1by Peter Hodgkinson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 350.00

    This volume provides up-to-date and nuanced analysis across a wide spectrum of capital punishment issues. The essays move beyond the conventional legal approach and propose fresh perspectives, including a unique critique of the abolition sector. Written by a range of leading experts with diverse geographical, methodological and conceptual approaches,... more...

  • The Phantom Capitalistsby Michael Levi

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book analyzes in detail how and why people become involved in long-firm (planned bankruptcy) fraud, the similarities and differences between long-firm fraud and other crimes, the links between bankruptcy fraudsters and other professional and organized criminals, the techniques that fraudsters use, and the social and commercial relationships that... more...