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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...


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...


Policing, Ethics and Human Rights

by Peter Neyroud & Alan Beckley

Ethical and human rights issues have assumed an increasingly high profile in the wake of miscarriages of justice, racism (Lawrence Inquiry), incompetence and corruption - in both Britain and overseas. At the...


Gender and Policing

by Louise Westmarland

Gender and Policing is an innovative study of the real world of street policing and the gender issues which are a central part of this. Derived from extensive ethnographic research (involving police responses...


French Criminal Law

by Catherine Elliott

This book provides a clear and accessible account and analysis of French criminal law in English, the first to have been written.

French criminal law has been highly influential in the development of criminal...


Terror Crime Prevention with Communities

by Basia Spalek

Based on research in the US and UK, this book examines the involvement of Muslim communities in terror crime prevention work, exploring the complexities of community involvement as well as its advantages and...


Confessions of a Prison Chaplain

by Brown Mary & Lyon Juliet

Mary Brown's engaging book describes the 'lifeline' work of the prison chaplaincy. Written by a Quaker chaplain, it shows how important to prisoners this contact is and how it blends into the ever-pressing world...


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...


Reparation for Victims of Crimes Against Humanity: The Healing Role of Reparation

by Jo-Anne M. Wemmers

Each year, countless people fall victim to crimes against humanity. These include widespread occurrences of systematic murder, torture, rape, disappearances, forced deportation and political persecution. Crimes...


Emotions, Decision-Making and Mass Atrocities: Through the Lens of the Macro-Micro Integrated Theoretical Model

by Olaoluwa Olusanya

Within sociology and criminology the dominant view is that genocide and other mass atrocities are committed by technologically-lobotomized perpetrators. Somehow the process of rationalization is believed to...


CCTV: A Technology Under the Radar?

by Inga Kroener

Central state and non-covert surveillance began in earnest at the start of the twentieth century. By the start of the twenty-first century, the UK was one of the most surveilled societies on earth. This timely...


Psychoanalysis, Violence and Rage-Type Murder: Murdering Minds

by Duncan Cartwright

What turns an apparently 'normal' individual into a killer?

Many people who commit "rage type" murders have no history of violence. Using psychoanalytic theory and a number of case studies, this book isolates...


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...


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'...