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Criminology

  • Undercoverby Joe Carter

    Random House 2016; US$ 18.32

    Twenty years undercover - one man's true story of life as an undercover cop. A must-read for fans of Donnie Brasco. For over 20 years Joe Carter has worked for the police as an undercover cop. He travelled the globe on different passports. He fraternised with thieves, international drugs and arms dealers. He worked alongside the most dangerous... more...

  • Consensual Violenceby Jill D. Weinberg

    University of California Press 2016; US$ 29.95

    In this novel approach to understanding consent, Jill D. Weinberg presents two case studies of activities in which participants engage in violent acts: competitive mixed martial arts (MMA) and sexual sadism and masochism (BDSM). Participants in both cases assent to injury and thereby engage in a form of social decriminalization, using the language... more...

  • Windows into the Soulby Gary T. Marx

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 30.00

    We live in an age saturated with surveillance. Our personal and public lives are increasingly on display for governments, merchants, employers, hackers?and the merely curious?to see. In Windows into the Soul , Gary T. Marx, a central figure in the rapidly expanding field of surveillance studies, argues that surveillance itself is neither good nor... more...

  • Coming of Ageby Martin Kalb

    Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 29.95

    In the lean and anxious years following World War II, Munich society became obsessed with the moral condition of its youth. Initially born of the economic and social disruption of the war years, a preoccupation with juvenile delinquency progressed into a full-blown panic over the hypothetical threat that young men and women posed to postwar stability.... more...

  • Dirty Assetsby Colin King; Clive Walker

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Adopting a multi-disciplinary and comparative approach, this book focuses on the emerging and innovative aspects of attempts to target the accumulated assets of those engaged in criminal and terrorist activity, organized crime and corruption. It examines the ?follow-the-money? approach and explores the nature of criminal, civil and regulatory responses... more...

  • Comparative Criminal Justice and Globalizationby David Nelken

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    In this exciting and topical collection, leading scholars discuss the implications of globalisation for the fields of comparative criminology and criminal justice. How far does it still make sense to distinguish nation states, for example in comparing prison rates? Is globalisation best treated as an inevitable trend or as an interactive process?... more...

  • Racialized Correctional Governanceby Claire Spivakovsky

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Racialized Correctional Governance examines problems in the relationship between criminology and racialized issues. It questions current models for discussing issues of race in criminal justice systems and asks why a comprehensive theory of race and criminal justice has yet to develop in the discipline. It takes into account the full nature of problems... more...

  • Prisoner Radicalization and Terrorism Detention Policyby Tinka M. Veldhuis

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Correctional policies for Islamist violent extremist offenders are often based on the premise that prisons can be hotbeds of radicalization. The perception that inmates are susceptible to violent extremist belief systems has given rise to a fervent international public, political, and scholarly debate and has led to the introduction of drastic, often... more...

  • Order and Conflict in Public Spaceby Mattias De Backer; Lucas Melgaço; Georgiana Varna; Francesca Menichelli

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Which public and whose space? The understanding of public space as an arena where individuals can claim full use and access hides a reality of constant negotiation, conflict and surveillance. This collection uses case studies concerning the management, use, and transgression of public space to invite reflection on the way in which everyday social... more...

  • A Genealogy of Public Securityby Giuseppe Campesi

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    There are many histories of the police as a law-enforcement institution, but no genealogy of the police as a form of power. This book provides a genealogy of modern police by tracing the evolution of "police science" and of police institutions in Europe, from the ancien régime to the early 19th century. Drawing on the theoretical path outlined by... more...