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Criminology

  • Complete Crime Scene Investigation Workbookby Everett Baxter Jr.

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 49.95

    This specially developed workbook can be used in conjunction with the Complete Crime Scene Investigation Handbook (ISBN: 978-1-4987-0144-0) in group training environments , or for individuals looking for independent, step-by-step self-study guide. It presents an abridged version of the Handbook , supplying both students and professionals with... more...

  • Prison, Punishment and Penance in Late Antiquityby Julia Hillner

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 92.00

    Argues that late antiquity introduced a legal form of punitive imprisonment, complicating the concept of the 'birth of the prison'. more...

  • Great Books Written in Prisonby J. Ward Regan

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00

    Many of the world's most important historical figures were imprisoned for holding unpopular or unorthodox beliefs. They used their time behind bars to write books that shaped the course of history. This collection of new essays offers a wide-ranging examination of influential works written--in whole or in part--while their authors were in prison... more...

  • Cop Showsby Roger Sabin; Ronald Wilson; Linda Speidel

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 40.00

    From cops who are paragons of virtue, to cops who are as bad as the bad guys...from surly loners, to upbeat partners...from detectives who pursue painstaking investigation, to loose cannons who just want to kick down the door, the heroes and anti-heroes of TV police dramas are part of who we are. They enter our living rooms and tell us tall tales about... more...

  • Outlaw Motorcycle Gangsby Mark Lauchs; Andy Bain; Peter Bell

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00

    Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs are increasingly seen as a threat to communities around the world. They are a visible threat as a recognizable symbol of deviance and violence. This book uses gang and organized crime theory to explain the groups and looks at policing and political responses to the clubs' activities. more...

  • Revitalizing Criminological Theory:by Steve Hall; Simon Winlow

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    This book provides a short, comprehensive and accessible introduction to Ultra-Realism: a unique and radical school of criminological thought that has been developed by the authors over a number of years. After first outlining existing schools of thought, their major intellectual flaws and their underlying politics in a condensed guide that will be... more...

  • The Chinese Heroin Tradeby Sheldon X. Zhang; Ko-lin Chin

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 44.00

    In a country long associated with the trade in opiates, the Chinese government has for decades applied extreme measures to curtail the spread of illicit drugs, only to find that the problem has worsened. Burma is blamed as the major producer of illicit drugs and conduit for the entry of drugs into China. Which organizations are behind the heroin trade?... more...

  • Healing Correctionsby Chris Innes

    Northeastern University Press 2015; US$ 34.99

    An innovative approach to transforming correctional cultures, based on the practice of ?Dialogue? more...

  • Children of the Streets of Richmond, 1865-1920by Harry M. Ward

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00

    Richmond in the late 19th century was not the genteel peaceful community historians have made it. Virginia's capital was cosmopolitan, boisterous and crime-ridden. From 1905 to 1915 there was an official red light district. The police had their hands full with drunks and riffraff, and a variety of street urchins and waifs--most of whom were very... more...

  • Twentieth-Century Influences on Twenty-First-Century Policingby Jonathon A. Cooper

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 79.99

    Twentieth-Century Influences on Twenty-First-Century Policing argues that to fully understand contemporary American policing, we must first understand its historical origins in the 1950s, ?60s, and ?70s. Such a historical grounding is further employed to consider where policing is heading now in the twenty-first century. more...