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  • Choice Theory: A Very Short Introductionby Michael Allingham

    OUP Oxford 2002; US$ 7.99

    This book explores what it means to be rational in a variety of contexts, from personal decisions to those affecting large groups of people. It introduces ideas from economics, philosophy, and other areas, showing how the theory applies to particular situations such as gambling and the allocation of resources. more...

  • Hot Zone Forensicsby Steven C. Drielak

    Charles C Thomas 2004; US$ 69.95

    Hot Zone Forensics is a detailed description of the evidence collection protocols that will be required in criminal cases involving the release of a chemical agent, biological agent, or radiological material. This book sets the standards for the methods that may be used by local, state and federal investigative law enforcement officers when locating... more...

  • Global Lockdownby Julia Sudbury

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    Global Lockdown is the first book to apply a transnational feminist framework to the study of criminalization and imprisonment. The distinguished contributors to this collection offer a variety of perspectives, from former prisoners to advocates to scholars from around the world. The book is a must-read for anyone concerned by mass incarceration... more...

  • The Essential Handbook of Offender Assessment and Treatmentby Clive R. Hollin

    Wiley 2005; US$ 83.95 US$ 72.76

    This "Essential Handbook" provides the critical elements from its companion volume, the successful Handbook of Offender Assessment and Treatment. A comprehensive review of assessment and treatment, it covers the major offender groups: sex offenders, violent offenders, offenders with mental and personality disorders, and property offenders. A range... more...

  • Stasiby John Christian Schmeidel

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    This book is a fascinating new examination of one of the most feared and efficient secret services the world has ever known, the Stasi. The East German Stasi was a jewel among the communist secret services, the most trusted by its Russian mother organization the KGB, and even more efficient. In its attempt at ‘total coverage’ of civil society, the... more...

  • The Gestapoby Jacques Delarue

    Frontline Books 2008; US$ 10.99

    The word 'Gestapo' has become synonymous with the terrible brutality and terror of the Nazi regime in World War II. The Gestapo came into existence in 1933 as Department 1A of the Prussian State Police. Under the SS, the Gestapo grew in power, and was given the job of investigating and combatting 'all tendencies dangerous to the state'.... more...

  • Social arvby Bente Jensen

    Aarhus University Press 2008; US$ 5.72

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  • How Was Life?by OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 73.00

    How was life in 1820, and how has it improved since then? What are the long-term trends in global well-being? Views on social progress since the Industrial Revolution are largely based on historical national accounting in the tradition of Kuznets and Maddison. But trends in real GDP per capita may not fully re­flect changes in other dimensions... more...

  • Key Problems of Sociological Theoryby John Rex

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Social Capitalby John Field

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 39.95

    The term 'social capital' is a way of conceptualizing the intangible resources of community, shared values and trust upon which we draw in daily life. It has achieved considerable currency in the social sciences through the very different work of Bourdieu in France, and James Coleman and Robert Putnam in the States, and has been taken up within politics... more...