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Criminology

  • Writing the World of Policingby Didier Fassin

    University of Chicago Press 2017; US$ 30.00

    As policing has recently become a major topic of public debate, it was also a growing area of ethnographic research. Writing the World of Policing brings together an international roster of scholars who have conducted fieldwork studies of law enforcement in disadvantaged urban neighborhoods on five continents. How, they ask, can ethnography illuminate... more...

  • Veraxby Pratap Chatterjee; Khalil

    Henry Holt and Co. 2017; US$ 17.50

    From a prize-winning journalist and the co-author of the best-selling Zahra's Paradise , a sweeping graphic history of electronic surveillance from 9/11 to the latest drone strike 9/11 not only marked the worst domestic terror attack in U.S. history, but also unleashed electronic spying by the government on a massive worldwide scale. In a wholly... more...

  • Rethinking the American Prison Movementby Dan Berger; Toussaint Losier

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 39.95

    Rethinking the American Prison Movement provides a short, accessible overview of an important and transformational ongoing struggle for social change, highlighting key individuals and events, influential networks, strong alliances and coalitions, difficult challenges and obstacles, major successes and failures, and the movement’s lasting effects... more...

  • Routledge Handbook on Devianceby Stephen E. Brown; Ophir Sefiha

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The Routledge Handbook on Deviance brings together original contributions on deviance, with a focus on new, emerging, and hidden forms of deviant behavior. The editors have curated a comprehensive collection highlighting the relativity of deviance, with chapters exploring the deviant behaviors related to sport, recreation, body modification, chronic... more...

  • Criminology and the Anthropoceneby Cameron Holley; Clifford Shearing

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The Anthropocene signals a new age in Earth’s history, a human age, where we are revealed as a powerful force shaping planetary systems. What might criminology be in the Anthropocene? What does the Anthropocene suggest for future theory and practice of criminology? This book seeks to contribute to this research agenda by examining, contrasting and... more...

  • Cybercrime and Digital Forensicsby Thomas J. Holt; Adam M. Bossler; Kathryn C. Seigfried-Spellar

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 69.95

    This book offers a comprehensive and integrative introduction to cybercrime. It provides an authoritative synthesis of the disparate literature on the various types of cybercrime, the global investigation and detection of cybercrime and the role of digital information, and the wider role of technology as a facilitator for social relationships between... more...

  • Handbook on Punishment Decisionsby Jeffery T. Ulmer; Mindy S. Bradley

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 64.95

    Handbook on Punishment Decisions: Locations of Disparity provides a comprehensive assessment of the current knowledge on sites of disparity in punishment decision-making. This collection of essays and reports of original research defines disparity broadly to include the intersection of race/ethnicity, gender, age, citizenship/immigration status,... more...

  • Policing A Class Societyby Sidney L. Harring

    Haymarket Books 2017; US$ 19.95

    An in-depth critical analysis of how ruling elites use the police institution in order to control communities. more...

  • Property, Place and Piracyby Martin Fredriksson; James Arvanitakis

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 59.95

    This book takes the concept of piracy as a starting point to discuss the instability of property as a social construction and how this is spatially situated. Piracy is understood as acts and practices that emerge in zones where the construction and definition of property is ambiguous. Media piracy is a frequently used example where file-sharers and... more...

  • Launched Into Eternityby David Leslie

    Black & White Publishing 2017; US$ 7.49

    When the crowd gathered to see the hangman launching teenager Robert Smith into eternity on a wet Tuesday in 1868, it was the last time this public spectacle would be witnessed in Scotland. Smith's crime was heinous, his public punishment brutal. And, finally, it was the end of a tragic public theatre which had drawn eager, baying crowds for more... more...