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The Poetics of Crime: Understanding and Researching Crime and Deviance Through Creative Sources

by Michael Hviid Jacobsen

The Poetics of Crime is an invitation to reconsider and reimagine how criminological knowledge may be creatively and poetically constructed, obtained, corroborated and applied. Departing from the conventional...


Contemporary Perspectives on the Detection, Investigation and Prosecution of Art Crime: Australasian, European and North American Perspectives

by Duncan Chappell & Saskia Hufnagel

Art and antiquity crime has usually assumed a place of low interest and priority. That situation has now slowly begun to change on both the local and international level as criminals, encouraged in part by the...


Feminism and Global Justice

by Kerry Carrington

In this book, Kerry Carrington takes a bold, critical and reflexive approach to understanding the global divisions and inequalities that shape distinctive patterns of gender and crime.

The book argues that in...


Criminal Evidence

by Jefferson Ingram

In addition to covering the basics of collecting, preserving and presenting evidence, this revision presents the latest developments in the law of evidence that are of interest to criminal justice personnel....


Biker Gangs and Transnational Organized Crime

by Thomas Barker

This book examines the reported criminal behavior of the entire spectrum of 1% biker clubs and members. It identifies the clubs whose members have been involved in criminal behavior and classifies their behaviors...


Italian Journal of Security - Sustainable Security

by Sandro Provvisionato, Alex Hirshfield, Alessandro Cec & Alessandro Popoli et al.

Security is one of the key words of our time, probably the key word for excellence. Security (from the Latin “sine cura “ , ie without concern ) is defined by dictionaries as “knowledge that the evolution...


Sociological Aspects of Crime and Delinquency (Routledge Revivals)

by Michael Phillipson

The field of crime and delinquency attracts a great deal of heated and partial opinion, prejudice and other forms of mal-thinking. When there is a scientific approach there tends to be a psychological explanation....


Inside the Criminal Mind: Revised and Updated Edition

by Stanton Samenow

Long-held myths defining the sources of and cures for crime are shattered in this ground-breaking book--and a chilling profile of today's criminal emerges.


Community Policing in a Rural Setting

by Quint Thurman & Edmund F. McGarrell

The authors provide stepping stones for rural and small-town agencies to make the organizational changes needed for community policing to take hold. The book introduces the concept of community policing and...


Report Writing for Criminal Justice Professionals

by Larry S. Miller & John Whitehead

The criminal justice process is dependent on accurate documentation. Criminal justice professionals can spend 50-75% of their time writing administrative and research reports. Report Writing for Criminal Justice...


Police Ethics: The Corruption of Noble Cause

by Michael Caldero & John P. Crank

This book provides an examination of noble cause, how it emerges as a fundamental principle of police ethics and how it can provide the basis for corruption. The noble cause - a commitment to "doing something...


Death and Redemption: The Gulag and the Shaping of Soviet Society

by Steven A. Barnes

Death and Redemption offers a fundamental reinterpretation of the role of the Gulag--the Soviet Union's vast system of forced-labor camps, internal exile, and prisons--in Soviet society. Soviet authorities...


Reckless and Other Plays

by Craig Lucas

A new edition featuring Blue Window and Stranger.


The Big Men

by Joe Pieri

The Northern Division used to be the name given to the police force which operated within the Glasgow City boundaries until the creation of the Strathclyde Police Force. Its recruits were largely drawn from...


Book of Glasgow Murders

by Donald M. Fraser

Glasgow is no different from any other city when it comes to crime, and in particular, murder.

In this remarkable collection of lesser-known murder stories from both sides of the Second World War, Donald M....


Popular Crime: Reflections on the Celebration of Violence

by Bill James

The man who revolutionized the way we think about baseball now examines our cultural obsession with murder—delivering a unique, engrossing, brilliant history of tabloid crime in America.

Celebrated writer...


Understanding the CDM 2007 Regulations

by Owen V Griffiths

Understanding the CDM 2007 Regulations provides the construction professional with practical guidelines for compliance with the UK's H&S requirements.


Rediscovering Confession

by David Steere

Rediscovering Confession is about recovering the experience of confession, in danger now of becoming a lost practice. It explores our common urge as human beings to share and deal with what troubles us most,...


Gandhi's Spinning Wheel and the Making of India

by Rebecca Brown

This book probes the politics of spinning both as a visual symbol and as a symbolic practice. It traces the genealogy of spinning from its early colonial manifestations in Company painting (1830s) to its reinterpretation,...


Grief After Suicide

by John R Jordan & John L McIntosh

There are over 30,000 suicide deaths each year in the United States alone, and the numbers in other countries suggest that suicide as a cause of death will be around for the foreseeable future. A suicide leaves...