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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,...


Essential Criminology: Third Edition

by Mark M. Lanier & Stuart Henry

This bestselling core text for crime and criminology courses has been fully revised and updated to address cutting-edge theory and fundamental world changes that are altering the way we think about crime.


Environmental Crime Analysis: Evolution, Theory, and Practice

by Martin A. Andresen

The field of environmental criminology is a staple theoretical framework in contemporary criminological theory. With this book, Martin Andresen presents the first comprehensive and sole-authored textbook on...


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’...


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,...


Situational Crime 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...


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...


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...


The Nonviolence Handbook: A Guide for Practical Action

by Michael N Nagler

"Nonviolence is not the recourse of the weak but actually calls for an uncommon kind of strength; it is not a refraining from something but the engaging of a positive force," renowned peace activist Michael...


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,...


The Last Place You'd Look: True Stories of Missing Persons and the People Who Search for Them

by Carole Moore

Every day people go missing. Some run away, some are kidnapped, some are the victims of foul play. This book examines true stories of missing persons and their families alongside the various resources available...


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 - Hynes

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,...