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Criminology

  • "Enemies of the People" Under the Sovietsby Peter Julicher

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 39.95

    The Soviet era was a time of social and economic upheaval in Russia's history as the Bolsheviks strove to build a socialist utopia based on the theories of Karl Marx. Central to this endeavor was the 25-year dictatorship of Josef Stalin, whose determination to make the Soviet Union a dominant industrial and military power created misery on a grand... more...

  • 'Grooming' and the Sexual Abuse of Childrenby Anne-Marie McAlinden

    OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 124.99

    The first inter-disciplinary, thematic, and empirical investigation of grooming in a multi-jurisdictional context, this book draws on extensive research in the form of over fifty interviews with professionals, working in sex offender assessment, management or treatment, as well as child protection, in the UK and the Republic of Ireland. more...

  • 'Honour' Killing and Violenceby Aisha K. Gill; Carolyn Strange; Karl Roberts

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 36.00

    In this interdisciplinary collection leading experts and scholars from criminology, psychology, law and history provide a compelling analysis of practices and beliefs that lead to violence against women, men and children in the name 'honour'. more...

  • "Oh, it's like CSI?"by Tharinia Dukes-Robinson; Ashraf Esmail

    UPA 2013; US$ 24.99

    This book goes beyond the glamorous portrayals of CSI professionals on television to highlight the real sources of job satisfaction among forensic scientists. Drawing on interviews with current forensic scientists, this book concludes that forensic scientists experience the most satisfaction in helping victims, the community, and society at large.... more...

  • 'Soft' Policingby Daniel McCarthy

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    Examining multi-agency working in response to anti-social behaviour, this book investigates the way in which the police, social work teams and the youth justice service work together on early intervention initiatives to help young people, and explores the complexities and practical struggles of these partnerships. more...

  • 'Till Death Do Us Partby Robi Ludwig; Matt Birkbeck; Larry King; Nancy Grace

    Atria Books 2006; US$ 16.99

    Every day six people in the United States are murdered by spouses or intimate partners. The stories of killer spouses tend to captivate us, as they beg the question of how so many seemingly normal and happy people manage to go over the edge. Indeed, every relationship presents "extreme moments" where scary feelings surface, yet what happens when those... more...

  • The 'Million Dollar Inmate'by Heather Ahn-Redding

    Lexington Books 2007; US$ 34.99

    The 'Million Dollar Inmate' highlights the financial and social costs of America's incarceration of non-violent offenders. Basing her insight on extensive research into the origins of our correctional systems, the visible and non-visible costs incurred by the practice of incarcerating non-violent offenders, and the goals of our prison system, Heather... more...

  • (Dés)équilibresby Alexia Jonckheere; Dan Kaminski

    Primento Digital Publishing 2013; US$ 54.99

    Les assistants de justice participent quotidiennement à l?accompagnement socio-judiciaire de personnes aux prises avec la justice. Comme elles, ils font l?expérience du pénal et de ses évolutions contemporaines et font face à des exigences croissantes en termes de productivité et d?efficience. L?ouvrage aborde ce quotidien professionnel par le prisme... more...

  • 101 Interesting Facts about Bodyguards and Bodyguardingby Robin Barratt

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 3.99

    Do you know what is involved in the role of a bodyguard? Could you have what it takes to protect the rich and famous? Would you like to learn more about the people who watch over high-profile individuals and celebrities? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you are sure to enjoy 101 Interesting Facts about Bodyguards and Bodyguarding. Did... more...

  • The 1855 Murder Case of Missouri versus Celia, an Enslaved Womanby Alexis Brooks de Vita

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2009; US$ 159.95

    This book reconstructs the conviction of a slave girl found guilty of beating and burning to death her owner, the man who fathered her three children. The political climate of pre-Civil War Missouri did not favor justice for an enslaved girl who confessed to murdering her owner, even though those acquainted with the case believed she could not have... more...