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Hate Crimes Revisited: America's War On Those Who Are Different

by Jack Levin & Jack McDevitt

Two leading experts on hate crime reassess the threat of violence based on difference--whether in sexual orientation, race, gender, ethnicity, or citizenship-- to help us better understand and ultimately prevent...


Hate Crimes Revisited: America's War On Those Who Are Different

by Jack Levin & Jack McDevitt

Two leading experts on hate crime reassess the threat of violence based on difference--whether in sexual orientation, race, gender, ethnicity, or citizenship-- to help us better understand and ultimately prevent...


Getting Life: An Innocent Man's 25-Year Journey from Prison to Peace

by Michael Morton

He spent twenty-five years in prison for a crime he did not commit. He lost his wife, his son, and his freedom. This is the story of how Michael Morton finally got justice—and a second chance at life.

On August...


Deviant Behaviour (Routledge Revivals)

by Paul Rock

This book, first published in 1973, explores the manner in which conceptions of deviancy arise and shows how the attitudes of non-deviants, of society and of authority, are as instrumental in forming these conceptions...


Violence, Civil Strife and Revolution in the Classical City (Routledge Revivals): 750-330 BC

by Andrew Lintott

Violent conflict between individuals and groups was as common in the ancient world as it has been in more recent history. Detested in theory, it nevertheless became as frequent as war between sovereign states....


Crime in Early Modern England 1550-1750

by James A Sharpe

Still the only general survey of the topic available, this widely-used exploration of the incidence, causes and control of crime in Early Modern England throws a vivid light on the times. It uses court archives...


The Making of Hong Kong

by Barrie Shelton & Justyna Karakiewicz

Investigating what the history of Hong Kong's urban development has to teach other cities as they face environmental challenges, social and demographic change and the need for new models of dense urbanism, this...


Moral Wages: The Emotional Dilemmas of Victim Advocacy and Counseling

by Kenneth H. Kolb

Moral Wages offers the reader a vivid depiction of what it is like to work inside an agency that assists victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Based on over a year of fieldwork by a man in a setting...


Social Class and Crime

by Anthony Walsh

This book takes a look at the class-crime relationship written from a biosocial perspective, a perspective that views nature and nurture as the heads and tails our development and of our existence. Using concepts...


The Skeleton Crew: How Amateur Sleuths Are Solving America's Coldest Cases

by Deborah Halber

Solving cold cases from the comfort of your living room…

The Skeleton Crew provides an entree into the gritty and tumultuous world of Sherlock Holmes–wannabes who race to beat out law enforcement—and one...


Celebrity Culture and the American Dream

by Karen Sternheimer

Using examples from the first celebrity fan magazines of 1911 to the present, Celebrity Culture and the American Dream considers how major economic and historical factors shaped the nature of celebrity culture...


Rape, Victims, and Investigations: Experiences and Perceptions of Law Enforcement Officers Responding to Reported Rapes

by Shana L Maier

Despite changes to laws and attitudes, rape continues at epidemic levels worldwide. As gatekeepers to the criminal justice system, law enforcement officers are important to the processing of rape cases and their...


Questioning Capital Punishment: Law, Policy, and Practice

by James R. Acker

The death penalty has inspired controversy for centuries. Raising questions regarding capital punishment rather than answering them, Questioning Capital Punishment offers the footing needed to allow for more...


From Pre-Menstrual Syndrome (PMS) to Positive Mental Attitude (PMA): A Change Management Guide for Women (and their Men)

by Nola A Hennessy

The multi award-winning, sequel and companion book to No Boxing Allowed, this compassionate and easy-to-read Change Management Guide for Women (and their Men) has already won 6 awards across the USA during 2012...


Stop and Search: Police Power in Global Context

by Leanne Weber & Ben Bowling

Police powers to stop, question and search people in public places, and the way these powers are exercised, is a contentious aspect of police-community relations, and a key issue for criminological and policing...


The Sociology of the Mentally Disordered Offender

by Tom Mason & Dave Mercer

In recent years mentally disordered offenders have attracted considerable attention in the media and there has been heated public debate as to the best treatment and prevention of re-offending. Simultaneously...


Researching Violence: Methodology and Measurement

by Raymond M. Lee, Elizabeth Stanko & Elizabeth A Stanko

Violence is a research topic that is fraught with difficulties. A notoriously sensitive subject, and one that is presumed to be largely hidden, researchers have long struggled with the question of how to measure...


The Origins of Modern Financial Crime: Historical Foundations and Current Problems in Britain

by Sarah Wilson

The recent global financial crisis has been characterised as a turning point in the way we respond to financial crime. Focusing on this change and 'crime in the commercial sphere', this text considers the legal...


Green Cultural Criminology: Constructions of Environmental Harm, Consumerism, and Resistance to Ecocide

by Avi Brisman & Nigel South

Over the last two decades, "green criminology" has emerged as a unique area of study, bringing together criminologists and sociologists from a wide range of research backgrounds and varying theoretical orientations....


Women Who Perpetrate Relationship Violence: Moving Beyond Political Correctness

by Frederick Buttell & Michelle Mohr Carney

Find out what drives women to violence in their intimate relationships—and how to prevent it

Women Who Perpetrate Relationship Violence examines the causes and consequences of violence initiated by women against...