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Criminology

  • Frances - The Tragic Brideby Jacky Hyams

    John Blake Publishing 2014; US$ 14.57

    She was young, very beautiful and had everything to live for but the life of Frances Shea, briefly married to Reggie Kray, remains one of the most tragic stories of the Swinging Sixties. Courted by Reggie as a schoolgirl, her eight-year relationship with him drew Frances into an outwardly glamorous world of nightclubs, fast cars, beautiful clothes... more...

  • Up in Hereby Mark Dostert

    University of Iowa Press 2014; US$ 19.00

    Raised in a comfortable Dallas suburb, Mark Dostert crossed cultural and socioeconomic boundaries as a college student by volunteering as a counselor at the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, Chicago?s infamous 500-cell juvenile jail, known locally as the Audy Home. Inmates there had been indicted on first-degree murder, rape, and carjacking... more...

  • The Up Stairs Lounge Arsonby Clayton Delery-Edwards

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 40.00

    On June 24, 1973, a fire in a New Orleans gay bar killed 32 people. This still stands as the deadliest fire in the city's history. Though arson was suspected, and though the police identified a likely culprit, no arrest was ever made. Additionally, government and religious leaders who normally would have provided moral leadership at a time of crisis... more...

  • Developing Restorative Justice Jurisprudenceby Tony Foley

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    This book argues for restoration as one of the main objectives of the criminal justice process and offers an approach aimed at restricting the current limitations of criminal justice process and addressing the current deficiencies. Drawing on comparative and empirical analysis of existing models of global practice from the three primary jurisdictions... more...

  • Bootstrap New Urbanismby Joseph A. Rodriguez

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 94.99

    Joseph Rodriguez critically examines the urban design and revitalization initiatives undertaken by both the government and people of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Bootstrap New Urbanism uncovers a practice with implications for urban history, architectural history, planning history, environmental design, ethnic studies, and urban politics. ... more...

  • Rethinking Prison Reentryby Tony Gaskew

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    Gaskew presents a prison-based education designed to address a prevalent racial politics of shaming, self-segregation, and transgenerational learned-helplessness. He explores the Black counter-culture of crime and tasks incarcerated Black men to draw upon the strength of their cultural privilege to transform from criminal offender into student. more...

  • Understanding Gender Based Violenceby Nadia Aghtaie; Geetanjali Gangoli

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    This book aims to bring together the pioneering research on gender based violence that has been conducted by the Centre for Gender and Violence Research at the School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol. Topics discussed include violence in young people?s relationships, prostitution policy, disabled women?s experiences of domestic violence,... more...

  • Teaching Criminology at the Intersectionby Rebecca M. Hayes; Kate Luther; Susan Caringella

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Teaching about gender, race, social class and sexuality in criminal justice and criminology classrooms can be challenging. Professors may face resistance when they ask students to examine how gender impacts victimization, how race affects interactions with the police, how socioeconomic status shapes experiences in court or how sexuality influences... more...

  • The Politics of Abolition Revisitedby Thomas Mathiesen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    Originally published in 1974 and the recipient of the Denis Carroll Book Prize at the World Congress of the International Criminology Society in 1978, Thomas Mathiesen?s The Politics of Abolition is a landmark text in critical criminology. In its examination of Scandinavian penal policy and call for the abolition of prisons, this book was enormously... more...

  • Changing Offending Behaviourby Fergus McNeill; Clark Baim; Lydia Guthrie; Sarah Evans

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 39.95

    Covering must-know theory and packed with photocopiable practical exercises that work, this is an essential guide to rehabilitation theory and practice for professionals to use in direct work with offenders. All the exercises are culturally aware and designed for maximum flexibility to meet different needs and learning styles. more...