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Race, gangs and youth violence: Policy, prevention and policing

by Anthony Gunter

This book challenges current thinking about youth violence and gangs, and their racialisation by the media and the police. It highlights how the street gang label is unfairly linked to Black (and urban) youth...


The Chinese Mafia

by Peng Wang

Utilising individual interviews and focus group discussions, primarily from two Chinese cities, The Chinese Mafia: Organized Crime, Corruption, and Extra-Legal Protection contributes to the understanding of...


Buda's Wagon: A Brief History of the Car Bomb

by Mike Davis

The brilliant and disturbing 100-year history of the “poor man’s air force,” the ubiquitous weapon of urban mass destruction

On a September day in 1920, an angry Italian anarchist named Mario Buda exploded...


LGBTQ Intimate Partner Violence: Lessons for Policy, Practice, and Research

by Adam M. Messinger

Nationally representative studies confirm that LGBTQ individuals are at an elevated risk of experiencing intimate partner violence. While many similarities exist between LGBTQ and heterosexual-cisgender intimate...


State of Rebellion

by Louisa Lombard

In 2013, the Central African Republic was engulfed by violence. In the face of its rapid spread, journalists, politicians, and academics alike struggled to account for the conflict's origins.

In this first comprehensive...


Supporting victims of hate crime: A practitioner guide?

by Kusminder Chahal

This practical guide provides user-friendly, concise, expert and up-to-date guidance for both new and experienced hate crime caseworkers and advocates. Full of relevant, up-to-date evidence based research and...


Supporting victims of hate crime: A practitioner guide?

by Kusminder Chahal

This practical guide provides user-friendly, concise, expert and up-to-date guidance for both new and experienced hate crime caseworkers and advocates. Full of relevant, up-to-date evidence based research and...


Conflict for Space: A Focus on Identity Duality

by Shavkat Kasymov

This book argues that affinity for land and space constitutes the foundation of human agency and underlies all social activity of human beings from a personal level to national and regional levels. The author...


Meth Wars: Police, Media, Power

by Travis Linnemann

From the hit television series Breaking Bad, to daily news reports, anti-drug advertising campaigns and  highly publicized world-wide hunts for “narcoterrorists” such as Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, the...


Meth Wars: Police, Media, Power

by Travis Linnemann

From the hit television series Breaking Bad, to daily news reports, anti-drug advertising campaigns and  highly publicized world-wide hunts for “narcoterrorists” such as Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, the...


The Evil Side of the Web

by Aa. Vv. & Gilberto Marzano

There are various risks tied to the Web. Toxic evils like cybercrimes, cyberbullying, on-line harassment, aggressive online comments, defamation, hateful speech, plagiarism, etc. are growing among young people....


Hacked

by Kevin F. Steinmetz

Public discourse, from pop culture to political rhetoric, portrays hackers as deceptive, digital villains. But what do we actually know about them?             

In Hacked, Kevin F. Steinmetz explores...


Changing Contours of Criminal Justice

Violence and the World's Religious Traditions

Off the Street: Legalizing Drugs

by W.A. Bogart & Sukanya Pillay

Across the world, the impacts on society of drug criminalization have been the same: the costs of controlling substance abuse through criminal law is just too high. Whatever the issues raised by legalization,...


Global Organized Crime: A 21st Century Approach

by Mitchel P. Roth

In the maelstrom of globalization and cyberspace, organized crime continues to defy definition. A diverse array of activities is perpetuated by criminal organizations, criminal groups and associations, and gangs,...


Justice, Crime, and Ethics

by Michael C. Braswell, Belinda R. McCarthy & Bernard J. McCarthy

Justice, Crime, and Ethics, a leading textbook in criminal justice programs, examines ethical dilemmas pertaining to the administration of criminal justice and professional activities in the field. This ninth...


Transforming probation: Social theories and the criminal justice system

by Philip Whitehead

This book explores the politics of modernisation and transformation of probation in the criminal justice system. It draws upon innovative social theories and moral perspectives to analyse changes in the probation...


Plural policing: Theory and practice

by Colin Rogers

This book considers the rise of Plural Policing in England and Wales over the past decade or so. It critically analyses this approach and contains examples of practice, both nationally and internationally.


The Prison School: Educational Inequality and School Discipline in the Age of Mass Incarceration

by Lizbet Simmons

Public schools across the nation have turned to the criminal justice system as a gold standard of discipline. As public schools and offices of justice have become collaborators in punishment, rates of African...