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Sex-Offender Therapy: A "How-To" Workbook for Therapists Treating Sexually Aggressive Adults, Adolescents, and Children

by Rudy Flora, Joseph T. Duehl & Wanda Fisher

Groundbreaking information for treating sex offenders

Sexual abuse, sexual addiction, and sexual offending have become a significant clinical problem. Successfully treating these disorders is the first step...


Become a Problem-Solving Crime Analyst

by Ronald Clarke & John E. Eck

Crime analysis has become an increasingly important part of policing and crime prevention, and thousands of specialist crime analysts are now employed by police forces worldwide. This is the first book to set...


The Scottish Police Officer

by Daniel Donnelly

The structure of policing is undergoing change in Scotland at present and the profile of the police officer differs from that of the past. This book takes an informative approach and offers a unique account...


The Securitization of Migration and Refugee Women

by Alison Gerard

Humanised accounts of restrictions on mobility are rarely the focus of debates on irregular migration. Very little is heard from refugees themselves about why they migrate, their experiences whilst entering...


Policing in Taiwan: From authoritarianism to democracy

by Liqun Cao, Lanying Huang & Ivan Y. Sun

The police in Taiwan played a critical role in the largely peaceful transition from an authoritarian regime to a democracy. While the temptation to intervene in domestic politics was great, the top-down pressure...


Histories of State Surveillance in Europe and Beyond

by Kees Boersma, Rosamunde van Brakel & Chiara Fonio

Does the development of new technology cause an increase in the level of surveillance used by central government? Is the growth in surveillance merely a reaction to terrorism, or a solution to crime control?...


Crime: Local and Global

by John Muncie, Deborah Talbot & Reece Walters

Crime: Local and Global and its sister text Criminal Justice: Local and Global are two new teaching texts that aim to equip the reader with a critical understanding of the globally contested nature of 'crime'...


Blood Brotherhoods: A History of Italy's Three Mafias

by John Dickie

MAFIA. CAMORRA. ’NDRANGHETA.

The Sicilian mafia, known as Cosa Nostra, is far from being Italy’s only dangerous criminal fraternity. The country hosts two other major mafias: the camorra from Naples; and,...


Hotel Brasil

by Frei BETTO & Jethro Soutar

The murder of guests in a run-down family hotel in Rio de Janeiro, smiling heads severed with a blunt blade.


Sibling Abuse Trauma: Assessment and Intervention Strategies for Children, Families, and Adults

by John V Caffaro, John V. Caffaro & Allison Conn Caffaro

Sibling Abuse Trauma will enhance your knowledge of assessment and clinical intervention strategies for treating intersibling abuse trauma in children, families, and adults. This informative book features:

  • an...


Sexual Offender Treatment: Biopsychosocial Perspectives

by Edmond J Coleman & Michael Miner

Gain a better understanding of the biological, psychological, and social aspects of sex offenders, their crimes, and the treatments that can help them The treatment of sexual offenders varies from culture to...


A Restorative Approach to Family Violence: Changing Tack

by Anne Hayden, Loraine Gelsthorpe & Venezia Kingi

This volume provides an essential update on current thinking, practice and research into the use of restorative justice in the area of family violence. It contains contemporary empirical, theoretical and practical...


Hegemonic Individualism and Subversive Stories in Capital Mitigation

by Ross Kleinstuber

This book offers an in-depth sociological examination of the use of individualizing and contextualizing accounts throughout the entire mitigation process of capital sentencing. The studies are based on cases...


Flexible Workers: Labour, Regulation and the Political Economy of the Stripping Industry

by Teela Sanders & Kate Hardy

Striptease and other types of erotic dance increasingly make up a large, lucrative and visible part of the sex industries in the United Kingdom and 'lap dancing' has become the focus of many important contemporary...


Women, Crime and Criminal Justice: A Global Enquiry

by Rosemary L Barberet

This is the first fully internationalized book to focus on women as offenders, victims and justice professionals. It provides background, as well as specialized information that allows readers to comprehend...


Fishermen, Randies and Fraudsters: Crime in the 19th Century Aberdeen and the North East

by Malcolm Archibald

Ravaged by riots, vice and violence, nineteenth-century Aberdeen was very different from the city we know now. Danger lurked around many corners. Truculent fishermen rioted on the coast. ‘Resurrection men’...


Fifty Years After Kitty Genovese: Inside the Case that Rocked Our Faith in Each Other

by Albert A. Seedman & Peter Hellman

Five decades later, we're still asking ourselves: "If I had been there, would Kitty have lived?"

Fifty years after she was viciously attacked in full view of several neighbors and within earshot of still more,...


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

by Nina Peršak

This interdisciplinary collection considers aspects of legitimacy and trust that have been neglected in previous studies. With contributions from across the EU, the book focuses on conceptions of legitimacy...


Exploring Green Criminology: Toward a Green Criminological Revolution

by Michael J. Lynch & Paul B. Stretesky

Widespread and significant forms of harm such as green or environmental harm have generally been overlooked by criminologists. This book argues that green harm needs to become a key area of study within the...


Controversies in Innocence Cases in America

by Sarah Lucy Cooper

This volume brings together leading experts on the investigation, litigation and scholarly analysis of innocence cases in America, from legal, political and ethical perspectives. The contributors consider the...