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Criminology

  • In Search of Safetyby Barbara Owen; James Wells; Joycelyn Pollock

    University of California Press 2017; US$ 29.95

    In Search of Safety takes a close look at the sources of gendered violence and conflict in women?s prisons. The authors examine how intersectional inequalities and cumulative disadvantages are at the root of prison conflict and violence and mirror the women?s pathways to prison. Women must negotiate these inequities by developing forms of prison... more...

  • The Chinese Mafiaby Peng Wang

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 104.99

    Explores the rise of extra-legal protection organizations in contemporary China, contributing to the understanding of organized crime and corruption in the Chinese context. It examines two types of extra-legal protectors: Black Mafia (street gangsters) and Red Mafia (corrupt public officers), and their impact on Chinese society. more...

  • Global Organized Crimeby Mitchel P. Roth

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 79.95

    In the maelstrom of globalization and cyberspace, organized crime continues to defy definition. A diverse array of activities is perpetuated by criminal organizations, criminal groups and associations, and gangs, and it is clear that one specific label is no longer adequate. This book offers a uniquely global approach to organized crime and the multitude... more...

  • Justice, Crime, and Ethicsby Michael C. Braswell; Belinda R. McCarthy; Bernard J. McCarthy

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 79.95

    Justice, Crime, and Ethics , a leading textbook in criminal justice programs, examines ethical dilemmas pertaining to the administration of criminal justice and professional activities in the field. This ninth edition continues to deliver a broad scope of topics, focusing on law enforcement, legal practice, sentencing, corrections, research, crime... more...

  • Crime Preventionby John A. Winterdyk

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 139.95

    This text presents an international approach to the study of crime prevention. It offers an expansive overview of crime prevention initiatives and how they are applied across a wide range of themes and infractions, from conventional to non-conventional forms of crime. Based on a review of the literature, this is the first text to offer a broad, yet... more...

  • Improving Anti-Money Laundering Complianceby Abdullahi Usman Bello

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 86.00

    This book provides practical recommendations on how to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of AML compliance by introducing the theory, framework and approach for dealing with the concerns of Money Laundering Reporting Officers (MLROs) within the UK banking industry. Accordingly, Bello focusses on providing a theoretical explanation of compliance... more...

  • Striking the Balanceby Matthew R. Lippman

    SAGE Publications 2017; US$ 42.00

    Striking the Balance: Debating Criminal Justice and Law , by Matthew Lippman, is written as a supplemental text for criminal law courses, and portions could also be used for courses in law and society, introduction to criminal justice, and various other classes in criminal justice. Striking the Balance can be easily bundled with... more...

  • Facing Cyber Threats Head Onby Brian Minick

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 35.99

    Facing Cyber Threats Head On explains battle against hackers as a fight between people, not technologies. Brian Minick offers a new approach to defending against cyber attacks, one that balances business risk with the cost of creating defenses that can change as quickly and often as attackers can. more...

  • An Introduction to Criminal Justiceby Jamie Harding; Pamela Davies; George Mair

    SAGE Publications 2017; US$ 29.83

    Coverage of all the core aspects of Criminal Justice is accompanied by details of a wide range of insights and experiences of real world practitioners to really bring the subject to life, providing students with a resource they can rely on throughout their degree  more...

  • Law Enforcement and Technologyby Andy Bain

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 57.99

    This edited book explores the history, development and use of technology in the policing of society, showing that technology plays a key, if not pivotal role in the work of law enforcement. The authors analyse several examples of technology in common use today, which include both officers' equipment and technology used by crime scene investigation... more...