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Criminology

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  • The Penal Landscapeby Anita Dockley; Ian Loader

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    The Howard League for Penal Reform is committed to developing an effective penal system which ensures there are fewer victims of crime, has a diminished role for prison and creates a safer community for all. In this collection of ten papers, the charity has brought together some of the most prominent academic experts in the field to map out what... more...

  • Crime and the Economyby Richard Rosenfeld; Steven F. Messner

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 35.00

    Two of the world's leading experts explore the connections between crime and economic conditions, covering a range of theoretical and empirical approaches, in a lively and readable manner. more...

  • Globalization and Crimeby Katja Franko Aas

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 40.00

    Providing readers with coverage of cutting-edge issues from a top name in the field, this book is the ideal resource for study and research in this complex and fast-moving field. more...

  • New Directions in Crime and Deviancyby Simon Winlow; Rowland Atkinson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95

    Criminology is at a crossroads. In the last two decades it has largely failed to produce the kind of new intellectual frameworks and empirical data that might help us to explain the high levels of crime and interpersonal violence that beset inner city areas and corrode community life. Similarly, it has failed to adequately explain forms of antisocial... more...

  • International and Comparative Criminal Justiceby Mark J. Findlay

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 69.95

    International criminal justice is in transition. This book explores the growing internationalisation of criminal justice as a phenomenon of global governance. It provides students with a critical understanding of ?the international institutions for regulating transnational crime, the development of alternative justice processes across the globe, and... more...

  • Working with Older Personsby Edmund Sherman

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 90.94

    The essential purpose of this book is to provide practitioners and students of the human service professions with a practice approach and methodology that has been developed over the past ten years in both research and clinical work with older persons. It is concerned with the kinds of emotional probĀ­ lems that are salient and pervasive in the second... more...

  • Understanding crime and social policyby Emma Wincup

    Policy Press 2013; US$ 36.95

    Understanding crime and social policy encourages readers to reflect upon the close connections, and sometimes tensions, between crime reduction and social policy agendas. more...

  • Policing Non-Citizensby Leanne Weber

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    Criminologists are increasingly turning their attention to the many points of intersection between immigration and crime control. This book discusses the detection of unlawful non-citizens as a distinct form of policing which is impacting on a growing range of agencies and sections of society. It constitutes an important contribution not only to... more...

  • Human Traffickingby Veerendra Mishra

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 57.00

    Trafficking of persons is a modern-day form of slavery, threatening the dignity and security of millions of people throughout the world. Virtually every country in the world and every state of India is affected by this crime as a place of origin, transit or destination for victims. This book is an attempt to discuss various issues of human trafficking,... more...

  • In Custodyby Nitya Ramakrishnan

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 67.00

    In Custody examines the professed and actual commitment to custodial justice on the part of six South Asian countries. India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Afghanistan have all been affected by the geopolitics of colonialism. Nineteenth century Europe is often simplistically seen as the ideological source of the rights discourse in... more...