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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...


Situational Prevention of Poaching

by Andrew M Lemieux

For centuries, criminologists have looked for scientific ways to study, understand, and ultimately prevent crime. In this volume, a unique offense, poaching, is explored in various contexts to determine what...


Global Lockdown: Race, Gender, and the Prison-Industrial Complex

by Julia Sudbury

Global Lockdown is the first book to apply a transnational feminist framework to the study of criminalization and imprisonment. The distinguished contributors to this collection offer a variety of perspectives,...


Residential Education as an Option for At-Risk Youth

by Jerome Beker & Doug Magnuson

Residential Education as an Option for At-Risk Youth explores recent residential programs in Israel, draws comparisons with their European counterparts, and recommends practical approaches for the revitalization...


The Effects of Intimate Partner Violence on Children

by Robert Geffner, Robyn Spurling Igelman & Jennifer Zellner

Learn how to help children cope with domestic violence!

The Effects of Intimate Partner Violence on Children examines the short- and long-term developmental issues facing children exposed to violence in their...


Social Work and the Law: Proceedings of the National Organization of Forensic Social Work, 2000

by Ira Arthell Neighbors, Anne Chambers & Ellen Levin

Examine cutting-edge research on the social worker's role in the legal system!Social Work and the Law: Proceedings of the National Organization of Forensic Social Work, 2000 addresses the issues and concerns...


Unintended Outcomes of Social Movements: The 1989 Chinese Student Movement

by Fang Deng

Why did the 1989 Chinese student movement end in violent confrontation at Tiananmen Square, despite the fact that both the Chinese government and the students very much wanted to avoid violence? This puzzle,...


Capital Punishment in Twentieth-Century Britain: Audience, Justice, Memory

by Lizzie Seal

Capital punishment for murder was abolished in Britain in 1965. At this time, the way people in Britain perceived and understood the death penalty had changed - it was an issue that had become increasingly controversial,...


Perceptions of Criminal Justice

by Vicky De Mesmaecker

In recent decades, research into the legitimacy of criminal justice has convincingly demonstrated the importance of procedural justice to citizens' sense of trust and confidence in legal authorities and their...


Advancing Quantitative Methods in Criminology and Criminal Justice

by Travis C. Pratt

Advancing Quantitative Methods in Criminology and Criminal Justice is designed to promote the understanding of various quantitative research methods and to encourage their use among those seeking answers to...


Advancing Qualitative Methods in Criminology and Criminal Justice

by Heith Copes

For several decades qualitative research has been under-represented in criminological and criminal justice research. This book is designed to promote the understanding of qualitative research designs and to...


Sociology and Human Rights: New Engagements

by Patricia Hynes, Michele Lamb & Damien Short

Sociology and Human Rights: New Engagements is the first collection to focus on the contribution sociological approaches can make to analysis of human rights. Taking forward the sociology of human rights which...


Global Crime Today: The Changing Face of Organised Crime

by Mark Galeotti

Crime is recognized as a constant factor within human society, but in the twenty-first century organized crime is emerging as one of the distinctive security threats of the new world order. The more complex,...


Culture, Peers, and Delinquency

by Joseph R Ferrari & Clifford R O'Donnell

Increase your understanding of the etiology, prevention, and treatment of delinquency!

This informative book provides you with specific strategies to assess delinquency and to increase the effectiveness of...


Penal Populism, Sentencing Councils and Sentencing Policy

by Arie Freiberg & Karen Gelb

Public outcries and political platforms based on misinformation and misconceptions about the criminal justice system and current sentencing practice occur all too often in democratic societies. Penal Populism,...


Crime Prevention

by Nick Tilley

This book provides a concise and up-to-date account of crime prevention theory, practice and research in a form designed to be accessible and interesting to both students and practitioners.

Readers will be equipped...


Youth Justice Handbook: Theory, Policy and Practice

by Wayne Taylor, Rod Earle & Richard Hester

What knowledge and skills do you need to practise effectively as a professional within the youth justice system? What values should inform your work with children and young people subject to criminal justice...


Creciendo Libre: Manual para Sobrevivientes de la Violencia Doméstica

by Michael Hertica, Wendy Deaton & Christell Quinche

Combining psychological insight with practical safety information, this helpful Spanish-language manual guides the reader toward understanding—and eventually ending—the vicious cycle of wooing, tension, violence,...


Essentials of Corrections

by G. Larry Mays & L. Thomas Winfree

The fifth edition of this leading “essentials” textbook on corrections has been fully revised and updated to include new international comparative data, and a fresh chapter on prison inmates with special...