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Exploring Green Criminology: Toward a Green Criminological Revolution

by Michael J. Lynch & Paul B. Stretesky

Widespread and significant forms of harm such as green or environmental harm have generally been overlooked by criminologists. This book argues that green harm needs to become a key area of study within the...


Practical Program Evaluation For Criminal Justice

by Gennaro F. Vito & George E. Higgins

Practical Program Evaluation for Criminal Justice shows readers how to apply the principles of fiscal responsibility, accountability, and evidence-based practice to criminal justice reform plans. Unlike other...


The Scottish Police Officer

by Daniel Donnelly

The structure of policing is undergoing change in Scotland at present and the profile of the police officer differs from that of the past. This book takes an informative approach and offers a unique account...


The Securitization of Migration and Refugee Women

by Alison Gerard

Humanised accounts of restrictions on mobility are rarely the focus of debates on irregular migration. Very little is heard from refugees themselves about why they migrate, their experiences whilst entering...


Controversies in Innocence Cases in America

by Sarah Lucy Cooper

This volume brings together leading experts on the investigation, litigation and scholarly analysis of innocence cases in America, from legal, political and ethical perspectives. The contributors consider the...


The Management of Sexuality in Residential Treatment

by Gordon Northrup

Here are practical ideas and help for dealing with problems of sexuality in residential treatment settings. On a day-to-day level, difficulties can arise from the need for child care workers to maintain caring...


Policing in Taiwan: From authoritarianism to democracy

by Liqun Cao, Lanying Huang & Ivan Y. Sun

The police in Taiwan played a critical role in the largely peaceful transition from an authoritarian regime to a democracy. While the temptation to intervene in domestic politics was great, the top-down pressure...


Histories of State Surveillance in Europe and Beyond

by Kees Boersma, Rosamunde van Brakel & Chiara Fonio

Does the development of new technology cause an increase in the level of surveillance used by central government? Is the growth in surveillance merely a reaction to terrorism, or a solution to crime control?...


Throwing Stones at the Moon: Narratives From Colombians Displaced by Violence

by Sibylla Brodzinsky & Max Schoening

For nearly five decades, Colombia has been embroiled in internal armed conflict among guerrilla groups, paramilitary militias, and the country’s own military. Civilians in Colombia have to make their lives...


Sibling Abuse Trauma: Assessment and Intervention Strategies for Children, Families, and Adults

by John V Caffaro, John V. Caffaro & Allison Conn Caffaro

Sibling Abuse Trauma will enhance your knowledge of assessment and clinical intervention strategies for treating intersibling abuse trauma in children, families, and adults. This informative book features:

  • an...


Sexual Offender Treatment: Biopsychosocial Perspectives

by Edmond J Coleman & Michael Miner

Gain a better understanding of the biological, psychological, and social aspects of sex offenders, their crimes, and the treatments that can help them The treatment of sexual offenders varies from culture to...


Flexible Workers: Labour, Regulation and the Political Economy of the Stripping Industry

by Teela Sanders & Kate Hardy

Striptease and other types of erotic dance increasingly make up a large, lucrative and visible part of the sex industries in the United Kingdom and 'lap dancing' has become the focus of many important contemporary...


Women, Crime and Criminal Justice: A Global Enquiry

by Rosemary L Barberet

This is the first fully internationalized book to focus on women as offenders, victims and justice professionals. It provides background, as well as specialized information that allows readers to comprehend...


Blood Brotherhoods: A History of Italy's Three Mafias

by John Dickie

MAFIA. CAMORRA. ’NDRANGHETA.

The Sicilian mafia, known as Cosa Nostra, is far from being Italy’s only dangerous criminal fraternity. The country hosts two other major mafias: the camorra from Naples; and,...


101 Interesting Facts on Bodyguards and Bodyguarding: Find Out about Bodyguards

by Robin Barratt

Do you know what is involved in the role of a bodyguard? Could you have what it takes to protect the rich and famous? Would you like to learn more about the people who watch over high-profile individuals and...


Cocaina: A Book on Those Who Make It

by Magnus Linton & John Eason

When Pablo Escobar, Colombia's “King of Cocaine,” was killed, the world thought—or hoped—the cocaine industry would crumble. But ten years later the country's production had almost quadrupled, and since...


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...