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Criminology

  • "Crime, Law and Society "by MalcolmM. Feeley

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 275.00

    Malcolm Feeley?s work is well-known to scholars around the world and has influenced two generations of criminologists and legal scholars. He has written extensively on crime and the legal process and has published numerous articles in law, history, social science and philosophy journals; two of his books, The Process is the Punishment and Court Reform... more...

  • "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; C. Strange; K. Roberts

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2014; US$ 31.86

    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...

  • '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...

  • 'Ndranghetaby Anna Sergi; Anita Lavorgna

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 50.78

    This book presents an historical and sociological account of the Italian mafia-type organisation known as the ‘ndrangheta. It draws together diverse perspectives on the various ‘ndrangheta clans and their behavioural models, focusing specifically on their organisational skills, their bonds with Calabrian society and Calabrian communities around the... more...

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

    UPA 2013; US$ 28.50

    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...

  • "Policing, Popular Culture and Political Economy "by Robert Reiner

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 225.00

    Robert Reiner has been one of the pioneers in the development of research on policing since the 1970s as well as a prolific writer on mass media and popular culture representations of crime and criminal justice. His work includes the renowned books The Politics of the Police and Law and Order: An Honest Citizen's Guide to Crime and Control, an analysis... more...

  • "Reforming Justice in Russia, 1864-1994: Power, Culture and the Limits of Legal Order "by PeterH. Solomon

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 158.00

    Measuring Russian legal reform in relation to the rule-of-law ideal, this study also examines the legal institutions, culture and reform goals that have actually prevailed in Russia. Judgements about future prospects are measured, adding new dimensions to our understanding of the Soviet legacy. more...

  • "Social, Ecological and Environmental Theories of Crime "by JefferyT. Walker

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 350.00

    One of the oldest and most extensive forms of criminology falls within what is referred to, among other names, as social ecology. Beginning with the work of Guerry and Quetelet, this theory became the dominate paradigm in explaining crime with the work of the Chicago School in the early 1900s, social disorganization theory, and neighborhood research... more...