Books in category Social Science – Criminology

  • Beyond Tolerance

    Beyond Tolerance
    Philip Jenkins

    As the last generation of witnesses to the Holocaust testify to its horrors, tehy must also testify to its heroes – those who risked all to safe lives. These movingly told stories restore our faith in the human spirit.

  • The Truth Machine

    The Truth Machine
    Geoffrey C. Bunn

    He examines how the machine emerged as a technology of truth, transporting readers back to the obscure origins of criminology itself, ultimately concluding that the lie detector owes as much to popular culture as it does to factual science.

  • Hate and Bias Crime

    Hate and Bias Crime
    Barbara Perry

    Covering everything from hate groups and extremist exploits to Black church arsons and the fall out violence from 9/11; this is an important collection that sheds much-needed light on this growing problem.

  • Freeing Tammy

    Freeing Tammy
    Jody Raphael

    The latest volume in the popular trilogy of books about women, poverty, and violence

  • Community Justice

    Community Justice
    Todd R Clear, John R Hamilton, Jr., Eric Cadora

    Providing detailed information about how community justice fits within each area of the criminal justice system, and including relevant case studies to exemplify this philosophy in action, this book is essential reading for undergraduate …

  • The Heart of Intimate Abuse

    The Heart of Intimate Abuse
    Linda G. Mills, PhD, LCSW, JD

    Here is a bold vision of the core dynamics of abuse in families–a vision that professionals can use to realize new policies and implement effective interventions that reach the heart of intimate abuse.

  • Gangs in Garden City

    Gangs in Garden City
    Sarah Garland

    A groundbreaking work of investigative journalism that explores the startling growth of Central American gangs in the suburbs of America.

  • Delinquency and Crime

    Delinquency and Crime
    J. David Hawkins

    This book contains essays by leading criminologists describing current theories of why juveniles commit crimes.

  • Rejas rotas

    Rejas rotas
    Luis Carlos Sainz

    Rejas rotas es una reveladora obra de periodismo de denuncia y policiaco que demuestra cómo el sistema penitenciario mexicano se ha caído a pedazos durante los últimos treinta años con la impunidad y la complicidad de las autoridades …

  • Shattered Innocence

    Shattered Innocence
    Robert Scott

    With police and psychologist testimony, this book shows how Garrido managed to get out of a 50-year prison sentence—to shatter the innocence of Jaycee Lee Dugard forever. . . Includes 16 pages of photos

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