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State crime and immorality: The corrupting influence of the powerful

by Mark Monaghan & Simon Prideaux

This is the first book to examine the activities of UK and international 'role models' through the lens of state crime and social policy. Written by experts in the field of sociology and social policy, it provides...


Hegemonic Individualism and Subversive Stories in Capital Mitigation

by Ross Kleinstuber

Capital punishment policies in the USA are almost always justified by an individualistic belief in either rational choice or dispositional attribution, which justifies the death penalty either as a deterrent,...


Developing Restorative Justice Jurisprudence: Rethinking Responses to Criminal Wrongdoing

by Tony Foley

What are the requirements for a just response to criminal wrongdoing? Drawing on comparative and empirical analysis of existing models of global practice, this book offers an approach aimed at restricting the...


Legitimacy and Trust in Criminal Law, Policy and Justice: Norms, Procedures, Outcomes

by Nina Peršak

Whereas previous studies of legitimacy and trust have mostly dealt with procedural justice and the police, this book focuses on other crucial understudied aspects of legitimacy within criminal law, policy and...


Mental State Defences in Criminal Law

by Steven Yannoulidis

By defining appropriate boundaries for the defence of insanity and the doctrine of automatism, this book presents a consistent and principled approach to the reform of mental state defences. In particular, by...


Exploring Green Criminology: Toward a Green Criminological Revolution

by Michael J. Lynch & Paul B. Stretesky

Few criminologists have drawn attention to the fact that widespread and significant forms of harm such as green or environmental crimes are neglected by criminology. Others have suggested that green crimes present...


Fundamental Principles of EU Law Against Money Laundering

by Emmanuel Ioannides

This book critically analyses fundamental principles of EU law for the control of international economic crime. Discussing how the reporting system and the exchange of information are at the heart of the global...


Gender, Shame and Sexual Violence: The Voices of Witnesses and Court Members at War Crimes Tribunals

by Sara Sharratt

Drawing on extensive interview material gathered amongst victims, witnesses, judges and NGOs, this book investigates the prosecution of rape and sexual violence in war crimes tribunals, with special attention...


Policing Cooperation Across Borders: Comparative Perspectives on Law Enforcement within the EU and Australia

by Saskia Hufnagel

This book provides new insights into police cooperation from a comparative socio-legal perspective. It presents a broad analysis of comparable police cooperation strategies in two systems: the EU and Australia....


Policing Digital Crime

by Robin Bryant

By its very nature digital crime may present a number of specific detection and investigative challenges. The use of steganography to hide child abuse images for example, can pose the kind of technical and legislative...


Probation Practice and the New Penology: Practitioner Reflections

by John Deering

The criminal justice system has been in a state of flux in recent decades, accompanied by growing levels of insecurity and intolerance of crime and offenders among the general population. Along with government...


Reconceptualising Penality: A Comparative Perspective on Punitiveness in Ireland, Scotland and New Zealand

by Claire Hamilton

Drastic increases in the use of imprisonment; the introduction of 'three strikes' laws and mandatory sentences; restrictions on parole - all of these developments appear to signify a new, harsher era or 'punitive...


Therapeutic Correctional Relationships: Theory, research and practice

by Sarah Lewis

The relationship between offender and criminal justice practitioner has shifted throughout rehabilitative history, whether situated within psychological interventions, prison or probation. This relationship...


Incarceration Nations: A Journey to Justice in Prisons Around the World

by Baz Dreisinger

Baz Dreisinger travels behind bars in nine countries to rethink the state of justice in a global context

 

Beginning in Africa and ending in Europe, Incarceration Nations is a first-person odyssey through...


Protecting Civilians During Violent Conflict: Theoretical and Practical Issues for the 21st Century

by Igor Primoratz & David W. Lovell

There is almost unanimous agreement that civilians should be protected from the direct effects of violent conflict, and that the distinction between combatant and non-combatant should be respected. But what...


Behavioural Analysis of Crime: Studies in David Canter's Investigative Psychology

by Donna Youngs

The intense interest in 'offender profiling' generated by FBI special agents, gave rise to an explosion of studies in a new area called 'investigative psychology' by its originator David Canter. This develops...


Youth Violence Prevention

by Terrance Taylor

Youth violence is a pressing social concern and this book examines several elements of youth violence prevention. It offers state-of-the-art research on several different topics including: the relationship...


Innovations and Advancements in Sex Offender Research

by Wesley Jennings

This book provides a comprehensive dissemination of theoretically grounded and empirically sound research on sex offenders and sex offending. It uses diverse methodological approaches with implications for the...


Advances in Research on Illicit Networks

by Martin Bouchard

Social network analysis finally reached a critical mass of scholars in the field of criminology. The proven track record of network theory and methods in fostering new advances in our understanding of crimes...


Intelligence-Led Policing

by Jerry H. Ratcliffe

What is intelligence-led policing? Who came up with the idea? Where did it come from? How does it relate to other policing paradigms? What distinguishes an intelligence-led approach to crime reduction? How is...