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Chemical Dependency and Antisocial Personality Disorder: Psychotherapy and Assessment Strategies

by Bruce Carruth & Gary G Forrest

Chemical Dependency and Antisocial Personality Disorder gives you the information and clinical skills necessary to assess and evaluate persons suffering from substance abuse and/or antisocial personality disorders...


Manhunters: Criminal Profilers and Their Search for the World's Most Wanted Serial Killers

by Colin Wilson

Author Colin Wilson opens this illuminating psychological discussion with the development of the 1977 Behavioral Science Unit, which was set up in order to answer the many questions surrounding serial killers:...


Voices from American Prisons: Faith, Education and Healing

by Kaia Stern

Voices From American Prisons: Faith, Education and Healing is a comprehensive and unique contribution to understanding the dynamics and nature of penal confinement. In this book, author Kaia Stern describes...


The Future of Testimony: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Witnessing

by Antony Rowland & Jane Kilby

Celebrating the twentieth anniversary of the groundbreaking Testimony, this collection brings together the leading academics from a range of scholarly fields to explore the meaning, use, and value of testimony...


Victims of Violence and Restorative Practices: Finding a Voice

by Tinneke Van Camp

Restorative justice occupies an important place in criminological literature and criminal justice policies and is about facilitating communication between victims, offenders and communities in search of conciliation. Research...


The Death Penalty in Africa: The Path Towards Abolition

by Aimé|| Muyoboke Karimunda

Human development is not simply about wealth and economic well-being, it is also dependent upon shared values that cherish the sanctity of human life. Using comparative methods, archival research and quantitative...


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...


Can't Catch a Break: Gender, Jail, Drugs, and the Limits of Personal Responsibility

by Susan Starr, Prof. Sered & Maureen, Prof. Norton-Hawk

Based on five years of fieldwork in Boston, Can't Catch a Break documents the day-to-day lives of forty women as they struggle to survive sexual abuse, violent communities, ineffective social and therapeutic...


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...


Mass Incarceration on Trial: A Remarkable Court Decision and the Future of Prisons in America

by Jonathan Simon

For nearly forty years the United States has been gripped by policies that have placed more than 2.5 million Americans in jails and prisons designed to hold a fraction of that number of inmates. Our prisons...


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...