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Dynamics of Political Violence: A Process-Oriented Perspective on Radicalization and the Escalation of Political Conflict

by Lorenzo Bosi, Chares Demetriou & Stefan Malthaner

Dynamics of Political Violence examines how violence emerges and develops from episodes of contentious politics. By considering a wide range of empirical cases, such as anarchist movements, ethno-nationalist...


Sexuality and the Politics of Violence

by Les Moran & Beverley Skeggs

Sexuality and the Politics of Violence offers a timely and critical exploration of issues of safety and security at the centre of responses to violence. Through a multi-disciplinary analysis, drawing on feminism,...


Violence: Prevention and Treatment in Groups

by George Getzel

This informative and thoughtful book demonstrates the value of social group work concepts applied to domestic and other forms of violence. Written by social work practitioners, each chapter focuses on a different...


Forensic Social Work: Legal Aspects of Professional Practice, Second Edition

by Robert L. Barker & Douglas M. Branson

Explore the legalities and pitfalls of forensic social work!Forensic Social Work: Legal Aspects of Professional Practice, Second Edition examines the professional specialty of forensic social work which involves...


Justice Miscarried: Inside Wrongful Convictions in Canada

by Helena Katz

Behind the proud facade of Canada's criminal justice system lie the shattered lives of the people unjustly caught within its web. Justice Miscarried tells the heart-wrenching stories of 12 innocent Canadians...


Treating Incest: A Multiple Systems Perspective

by Terry S Trepper & Mary Jo Barrett

This timely book provides for the therapist working with cases of intrafamily child sexual abuse both a theoretical background and practical information for the treatment of incest and gives new insight into...


Prison Violence: Conflict, power and vicitmization

by Kimmett Edgar, Ian O'Donnell & Carol Martin

Prisons are dangerous places, and assaults, threats, theft and verbal abuse are pervasive - attributable both to the characteristics of the captive population and to an institutional sub culture which promotes...


Creciendo Libre: Manual para Sobrevivientes de la Violencia Doméstica

by Michael Hertica, Wendy Deaton & Christell Quinche

Help your Spanish-speaking clients break the pattern of abuse!

A workbook for your Spanish-speaking clients! Battered women often become so frightened, isolated, and self-doubting that they don’t realize...


Green Criminology: An Introduction to the Study of Environmental Harm

by Rob White & Diane Heckenberg

Over the past ten years, the study of environmental harm and 'crimes against nature' has become an increasingly popular area of research amongst criminologists. This book represents the first international,...


Penal Power and Colonial Rule

by Mark Brown

This book provides an account of the distinctive way in which penal power developed outside the metropolitan centre. Proposing a radical revision of the Foucauldian thesis that criminological knowledge emerged...


Reintegrative Justice in Practice: The Informal Management of Crime in an Island Community

by Helen Miles & Peter Raynor

Recent years have seen the development of a growing international literature on restorative justice, community justice and reintegrative alternatives to formal criminal justice processes. This literature is...


Policing Digital Crime

by Robin Bryant & Sarah Bryant

By its very nature digital crime may present a number of specific detection and investigative challenges. The use of steganography to hide child abuse images for example, can pose the kind of technical and legislative...


Surviving and Moving On: Self Help for Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse

by Kim McGregor

This book is essential reading for any survivor of child sexual abuse, female or male. Many survivors of sexual abuse have not always been believed or supported through their developmental years. They have had...


Treating Sex Offenders: A Guide to Clinical Practice with Adults, Clerics, Children, and Adolescents, Second Edition

by Letitia C Pallone & William E Prendergast

Gain important new insights into religious personnel who molest children!

Treating Sex Offenders: A Guide to Clinical Practice with Adults, Clerics, Children, and Adolescents, Second Edition updates the groundbreaking...


Macho Love: Sex Behind Bars in Central America

by Phd, John Dececco

Macho Love: Sex Behind Bars in Central America is the first in-depth study of sexual culture and AIDS in Latin prisons. Psychologists, social workers, criminologists, and AIDS specialists will discover how the...


Chaplains to the Imprisoned: Sharing Life with the Incarcerated

by Letitia C Pallone & Richard D Shaw

Chaplains to the Imprisoned begins to fill the information gap through its in-depth study of prison chaplains as seen by co-workers, inmates, and the chaplains themselves. They describe their roles, share difficulties...


Violence and Sexual Abuse at Home: Current Issues in Spousal Battering and Child Maltreatment

by Susan Sorenson & Paula Lundberg Love

Violence and abuse that occur behind closed doors are not just personal concerns or issues. Family violence is a major mental health, social service, health care, and criminal justice problem that society cannot...


Long Way Home

by Laura Caldwell

Nineteen-year-old Jovan Mosley, a good kid from one of Chicago’s very bad neighborhoods, was coerced into confessing to a crime he didn’t commit. Charged with murder, he spent five years and eight months...


The Prisons / Le Carceri

by Giovanni Battista Piranesi, John Howe & Philip Hofer

Reprinted from rare, expensive first and second editions, this version of Piranesi's masterwork presents side-by-side renderings of original and extensively revised drawings in a large format. 33 full-page illustrations....


Crime Science: Methods of Forensic Detection

by Joe Nickell & John F. Fischer

The O.J. Simpson trial. The Lindbergh kidnapping. The death of Marilyn Monroe. The assassination of the Romanovs. The Atlanta child murders. All controversial cases. All investigated with the latest techniques...