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- Black & White Publishing 2014; US$ 9.48
Ravaged by riots, vice and violence, nineteenth-century Aberdeen was very different from the city we know now. Danger lurked around many corners. Truculent fishermen rioted on the coast. ‘Resurrection men? snatched dead bodies for anatomists? experiments. Children became career criminals. Railway navvies created havoc with their drunken ‘randies?.... more...
- NYU Press 2014; US$ 89.00
The last two decades have seen tremendous growth in biological research on psychopathy, a mental disorder distinguished by traits including a lack of empathy or emotional response, egocentricity, impulsivity, and stimulation seeking. But how does a psychopaths brain work? What makes a psychopath? Psychopathy provides a concise,... more...
- NYU Press 2014; US$ 69.00
Violent Accounts presents a compelling study of how ordinary people commit extraordinary acts of violence and how perpetrators and victims manage in the aftermath. Grounded in extensive, qualitative analysis of perpetrator testimony, the volume reveals the individual experiences of perpetrators as well as general patterns of influence that lead... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95
Public outcries and political platforms based on misinformation and misconceptions about the criminal justice system and current sentencing practice occur all too often in democratic societies. Penal Populism, Sentencing Councils and Sentencing Policy attempts to address this problem by bringing together important contributions from a number of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95
This book provides a concise and up-to-date account of crime prevention theory, practice and research in a form designed to be accessible and interesting to both students and practitioners. Readers will be equipped to think in an informed and critical way about what has been and might be done in practice to prevent crime at local and national levels.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
In recent decades, research into the legitimacy of criminal justice has convincingly demonstrated the importance of procedural justice to citizens? sense of trust and confidence in legal authorities and their resulting willingness to conform to the law and cooperate with the legal authorities. Reversing the age-old question ?why do people break the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00
Capital punishment for murder was abolished in Britain in 1965. At this time, the way people in Britain perceived and understood the death penalty had changed ? it was an issue that had become increasingly controversial, high-profile and fraught with emotion. In order to understand why this was, it is necessary to examine how ordinary people learned... more...
- The Experiment 2014; US$ 3.99
Five decades later, we?re still asking ourselves: ?If I had been there, would Kitty have lived?? Fifty years after she was viciously attacked in full view of several neighbors and within earshot of still more, the name of murder victim Kitty Genovese still conjures the ugly spectre of American apathy. ?37 Saw Murder but Didn?t Call Police? ran... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2014; US$ 13.11
This is the true story of an unusual hero. Tall, dark and handsome and often surrounded by an admiring crowd, this is no film star but an eight-year-old bay gelding from the Mounted Branch of the Metropolitan Police. From the Royal Wedding to the London riots to entertaining visitors outside Buckingham Palace, Merlin?s career as a top police horse... more...
- Policy Press 2014; US$ 36.95
This exciting new book outlines the state of practice now in flux within structures created by New Labour but moving in a different direction under the Coalition Government. It explores opportunities for a fresh orientation that places young people at the centre and works collaboratively to nurture strengths, competences and capital. more...