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- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95
Environmental criminology is a term that encompasses a range of overlapping perspectives. At its core, the many strands of environmental criminology are bound by a common focus on the role that the immediate environment plays in the performance of crime, and a conviction that careful analyses of these environmental influences are the key to the effective... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
A missing person is an individual whose whereabouts are unknown and where there is some concern for his or her wellbeing. In the UK, around 250,000 people are reported missing every year, with the majority being children under the age of 18. Despite the fact that missing persons are a social phenomenon which encompasses vast areas of interest, relatively... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
This book provides a broad and contemporary overview of aggression and violence by some of the most internationally renowned researchers in the field. It begins with an integrative theoretical understanding of aggression and shows how animal models shed light on human aggression and violence. Individual risk factors for aggression and violence from... more...
- NYU Press 2016; US$ 23.00
Criminal prosecutions for immigration offenses have more than doubled over the last two decades, as national debates about immigration and criminal justice reforms became headline topics. What lies behind this unprecedented increase? From Deportation to Prison unpacks how the incarceration of over two million people in the United... more...
- NYU Press 2016; US$ 25.50
No policing tactic has been more controversial than ?stop and frisk,? whereby police officers stop, question and frisk ordinary citizens, who they may view as potential suspects, on the streets. As Michael White and Hank Fradella show in Stop and Frisk , the first authoritative history and analysis of this tactic, there is a disconnect between... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 27.95
From the author of Crossed Over, another masterful account of a horrible crime: the murder of four girls, countless other ruined lives, and the evolving complications of the justice system that frustrated the massive attempts--for twenty-five years now--to find and punish those who committed it. The facts are brutally straightforward. On December... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2016; US$ 22.99
Flores Forbes, a former leader in the Black Panther Party, has been free from prison for twenty-five years. Unfortunately that makes him part of a group of black men without constituency who are all but invisible in society. That is, the invisible? group of black men in America who have served their time and not gone back to prison. Today the recidivism... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 50.31
Die Forschungsarbeit analysiert vergleichend die straf- und gefahrenabwehrrechtlichen Vorschriften sowie die Polizeipraktiken hinsichtlich des Umgangs mit ?Gefährdern? in den Bereichen Terrorismus, Fußballgewalt und Rückfall von haftentlassenen Sexualstraftätern. Die Verfasserin stellt fest, dass sich gemeinsame rechtspolitische Ansätze zur Schaffung... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 72.93
This book focuses on applications of social network analysis in predictive policing. Data science is used to identify potential criminal activity by analyzing the relationships between offenders to fully understand criminal collaboration patterns. Co-offending networks?networks of offenders who have committed crimes together?have long been recognized... more...