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  • C. Wright Mills and the Criminological Imaginationby Dr Jon Frauley; Dr Stjepan Mestrovic

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    In spite of its widespread use within criminology, the term ?criminological imagination?, as derived from C. Wright Mills? classic The Sociological Imagination, has yet to be fully developed and clarified as an analytic concept capable of guiding theorizing or empirical enquiry. This volume, with a preface by Elliot Currie, engages with and reflects... more...

  • Perspectives on Stalkingby PhD Roland D. Maiuro

    Springer Publishing Company 2015; US$ 59.99

    Each year an estimated 3.4 million men and women become victims of stalking. While a man in a black coat following a girl in a dark alley is the media?s stereotypical portrayal of stalking, there is actually a wide range of behavior that can be defined as such. Stalking?characterized by harassment, repeated calling, sending inappropriate letters or... more...

  • Prisoner Voices from Death Rowby Dr Reena Mary George

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    Death penalty has produced endless discourses not only in the context of prisons, prisoners and punishment but also in various legal aspects concerning the validity of death penalty, the right to life, and torture. Death penalty is embedded in Indian law, however very little is known about the people who are on death row barring a few media reports... more...

  • Women in Warby Professor Kjersti Ericsson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    This book examines what happens to women and gender relations in times of upheaval. The experience of Norway during World War II, with some visits to other parts of the world as well, is used to demonstrate general, gendered issues that are actualized in wars both past and present. The authors explore whether gendered cultural conceptions influence... more...

  • A philosophy of the social construction of crimeby David Polizzi

    Policy Press 2015; US$ 12.00

    This book situates the social construction of crime and criminal behaviour within the philosophical context of phenomenology and explores how these constructions inform, and justify, the policies employed to address them. It is essential reading for academics and students interested in social theory and theories of criminology. more...

  • Sex Crimeby Terry Thomas

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95

    Sex Crime, Third edition offers a comprehensive and integrative introduction to sex crime, written by an expert in the field. The third edition has been fully expanded and updated to include further coverage of a range of critical topics, including child sexual exploitation, child pornography, female sex offenders, treatment approaches such as the... more...

  • Introduction to Policing Researchby Mark Brunger; Stephen Tong; Denise Martin

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95

    The expansion of degrees and postgraduate qualifications on policing has come hand in hand with the need for a more scholarly and research-based approach to the subject. Students are increasingly encouraged to apply research to practice and this book is specifically designed to bring clarity to the concept of empirical research in policing. As an... more...

  • The Wreck at Sharpnose Pointby Jeremy Seal

    Pan Macmillan 2015; US$ 7.54

    This is a captivating mystery of the best kind - the sort that really happened. While walking through a cliff-top graveyard in the village of Morwenstow on the coast of Cornwall, Jeremy Seal stumbled across a wooden figurehead which once adorned the Caledonia, a ship wrecked on the coast below in 1842. Through further investigation, he began to... more...

  • An Expressive Theory of Punishmentby Bill Wringe

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    This book argues that punishment's function is to communicate a message about an offenders' wrongdoing to society at large. It discusses both 'paradigmatic' cases of punishment, where a state punishes its own citizens, and non-paradigmatic cases such as the punishment of corporations and the punishment of war criminals by international tribunals.... more...

  • The Con Menby Terry Williams; Trevor B. Milton

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 26.99

    Selling bootleg goods, playing the numbers, squatting rent-free, scamming tourists with bogus stories, selling knockoffs on Canal Street, and crafting Ponzi schemesthis vivid account of hustling in New York City explores the sociological reasons why con artists play the game, and the psychological dynamics they exploit to win it. Terry Williams and... more...