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Criminology

  • Understanding Homeland Securityby Clarence Augustus Martin

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 64.00 US$ 54.40

    Dr. Gus Martin?s Understanding Homeland Security, Second Edition is a thoroughly updated textbook offering much-needed insight into the complex nature of issues addressed by the homeland security enterprise. This comprehensive textbook addresses such subject areas as emergency management, terrorism, criminal justice administration, intelligence,... more...

  • Trialsby Isabel Buchanan

    Random House 2016; US$ 23.96

    In 2011, Isabel Buchanan, a twenty-three-year-old Scottish lawyer, moved to Pakistan to work in a new legal chambers in Lahore. The chambers was run by a determined thirty-three-year-old Pakistani lawyer, Sarah Belal, who had finally found her calling in defending inmates on Pakistan?s death row. Belal and Buchanan struck up an unlikely friendship,... more...

  • Trials of the Centuryby Mark J. Phillips; Aryn Z. Phillips

    Prometheus Books 2016; US$ 11.99

    In every decade of the twentieth century, there was one sensational murder trial that riveted public attention and at the time was called "the trial of the century." This book tells the story of each murder case and the dramatic trial?and media coverage?that followed. Starting with the murder of famed architect Stanford White in 1906 and ending with... more...

  • Juvenile Delinquencyby William E. Thompson; Jack E. Bynum

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 97.99

    This sophomore/junior level core text is intended for the juvenile delinquency course taught in criminal justice, criminology, and sociology departments at both four year and two year institutions. Taking a sociological approach, this text discusses delinquency as it relates to and emerges from the youth's family, neighborhood, school, peer group,... more...

  • Ignorance of Lawby Douglas Husak

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 84.99 US$ 73.09

    This book argues that ignorance of law should usually be a complete excuse from criminal liability. It defends this conclusion by invoking two presumptions: first, the content of criminal law should conform to morality; second, mistakes of fact and mistakes of law should be treated symmetrically. The author grounds his position in an underlying theory... more...

  • Ignorance of Lawby Douglas Husak

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 84.99 US$ 73.09

    This book argues that ignorance of law should usually be a complete excuse from criminal liability. It defends this conclusion by invoking two presumptions: first, the content of criminal law should conform to morality; second, mistakes of fact and mistakes of law should be treated symmetrically. The author grounds his position in an underlying theory... more...

  • Blamestorming, blamemongers and scapegoatsby Gavin Dingwall; Tim Hillier

    Policy Press 2016; US$ 44.50

    This is the first detailed criminological account of the role of blame in which the authors present a novel study of the legal process of blame attribution, set in the context of criminalisation as a social and political process. It will also be of wider interest to anyone wishing to discover the role of blame in modern society. more...

  • The Neighborhood Has Its Own Rulesby Cid Martinez

    NYU Press 2016; US$ 23.80

    South Los Angeles is often seen as ground zero for inter-racial conflict and violence in the United States. Since the 1940s, South LA has been predominantly a low-income African American neighborhood, and yet since the early 1990s Latino immigrants?mostly from Mexico and many undocumented?have moved in record numbers to the area. Given that more than... more...

  • The Future of Crime and Punishmentby William R. Kelly

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 37.99

    With recidivism rates north of 70% and tens of billions of dollars wasted annually on policies that assume we can punish the crime out of criminal offenders, America?s fixation with ?tough on crime? has been an utter failure. The Future of Crime and Punishment lays out a roadmap for how to effectively reduce recidivism, crime, victimization and... more...

  • The SAGE Handbook of Global Policingby Ben Bradford; Beatrice Jauregui; Ian Loader; Jonny Steinberg

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 88.00

    Going beyond the confines of police sociology and criminology, this handbook brings together global scholars from a wide range of disciplines and jurisdictions to engage with the instrumental aims of police activity, as well as with the organizations, institutions and sets of practices that comprise ?policing? more...