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The Handbook of Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Justice

by Marvin D. Krohn & Jodi Lane

This handbook is an up-to-date examination of advances in the fields of juvenile delinquency and juvenile justice that includes interdisciplinary perspectives from leading scholars and practitioners.

  • Examines...


Criminal Anthropology

by Havelock Ellis

Of criminals, actual or nominal, there are many kinds. It is necessary, first of all, to enumerate the chief varieties. There is the political criminal. By this term is meant the victim of an attempt by a more...


Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic

by Sam Quinones

In 1929, in the blue-collar city of Portsmouth, Ohio, a company built a swimming pool the size of a football field; named Dreamland, it became the vital center of the community. Now, addiction has devastated...


Whose Child Am I?: Unaccompanied, Undocumented Children in U.S. Immigration Custody

by Susan J. Terrio

In 2014, the arrest and detention of thousands of desperate young migrants at the southwest border of the United States exposed the U.S. government's shadowy juvenile detention system, which had escaped public...


On the Run

by Alice Goffman

A RIVETING, GROUNDBREAKING ACCOUNT OF HOW THE WAR ON CRIME HAS

TORN APART INNER-CITY COMMUNITIES

Forty years in, the tough on crime turn in American politics has spurred a prison boom of historic proportions that...


The Forgiveness Project: Stories for a Vengeful Age

by Marina Cantacuzino, Alexander Mccall Smith & Desmond Tutu

Thought-provoking and powerful real life stories from survivors and perpetrators of crime and violence around the world are collected here from a diverse range of situations. They raise the possibility of alternatives...


Values in criminology and community justice

by Malcolm Cowburn & Marian Duggan

This timely and thought-provoking collection of writings considers values in crime theory, criminal justice and research practice, uncovering the many different 'sides' that criminologists, policy makers and...


ISIS

by Jessica Stern & J. M. Berger

The Islamic State, known as ISIS, exploded into the public eye in 2014 with startling speed and shocking brutality. It has captured the imagination of the global jihadist movement, attracting recruits in unprecedented...


Extradited: The European Arrest Warrant and My Fight for Justice from a Greek Prison Cell

by Andrew Symeou

2003: The European Arrest Warrant (EAW) is introduced under the Extradition Act. A mechanism intended to facilitate the speed and ease with which criminals are brought to justice, it prevents British courts...


Liverpool

by Malcolm Archibald

Now world famous for football and music, in the nineteenth century Liverpool had a very different reputation. One of the greatest ports in the world, and Europe’s western gateway to the Atlantic, Liverpool’s...


602: Form of Futility

by Harding McRae & Max H Herr

In the summer of 2008, life changed forever for Dr. Harding McRae, a Board Certified emergency physician with over 30 years of experience. In the blink of an eye, a momentary lapse in judgment resulted in a...


The Role of Community in Restorative Justice

by Fernanda Fonseca Rosenblatt

Although restorative justice is probably one of the most talked about topics in contemporary criminology, little has been written about how community involvement in restorative justice translates into practice....


Crime, Inequality and Power

by Eileen B. Leonard

Crime, Inequality and Power challenges the dominant definitions of crime and the criminal through its uniquely comparative approach. In this book Eileen Leonard analyzes multiple forms of criminal behavior in...


Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America

by Jill Leovy

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A masterly work of literary journalism about a senseless murder, a relentless detective, and the great plague of homicide in America

 

On a warm spring evening in South Los Angeles,...


Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs

by Johann Hari

It is now one hundred years since drugs were first banned in the United States. On the eve of this centenary, journalist Johann Hari set off on an epic three-year, thirty-thousand-mile journey into the war on...


Human Sacrifice: A Shocking Exposé of Ritual Killings Worldwide

by Jimmy Lee Shreeve

Welcome to the terrifying world of ritual sacrifice.

Around the world, humans are being trafficked, kidnapped, sold, and enslaved for the specific purpose of sacrifice. Mass-scale migration has seen these gruesome...


Power and Crime

by Vincenzo Ruggiero

This book provides an analysis of the two concepts of power and crime and posits that criminologists can learn more about these concepts by incorporating ideas from disciplines outside of criminology. Although...


The Routledge History of Terrorism

by Randall D. Law

Though the history of terrorism stretches back to the ancient world, today it is often understood as a recent development. Comprehensive enough to serve as a survey for students or newcomers to the field, yet...


Criminology and War: Transgressing the Borders

by Sandra Walklate & Ross McGarry

It is widely observed that the study of war has been paid limited attention within criminology. This is intellectually curious given that acts of war have occurred persistently throughout history and perpetuate...


Supervision for Forensic Practitioners

by Jason Davies

Forensic practitioners work in a diverse range of settings, with a wide variety of groups and with a large number of agencies. Their work, whilst rewarding, is challenging, demanding and often undertaken in...