Books in category Social Science – Criminology

  • Moving Targets

    Moving Targets
    Helen Birch

    Moving Targets is must-reading for anyone concerned with violence and representations of women in our culture. This pioneering collection of essays looks at our fascination with women who murder.

  • Prisons Asylums and the Public

    Prisons, Asylums, and the Public
    Janet Miron

    Prisons, Asylums, and the Public argues that, rather than existing in isolation, these institutions were closely connected to the communities beyond their walls.

  • The Handbook of the Criminology of Terrorism

    The Handbook of the Criminology of Terrorism
    Gary LaFree, Joshua D. Freilich

    The Handbook of the Criminology of Terrorism features a collection of essays that represent the most recent criminological research relating to the origins and evolution of, along with responses to, terrorism, from a criminological …

  • Reluctant Gangsters

    Reluctant Gangsters
    John Pitts

    This book provides an account of the emergence, nature and impact of armed youth gangs in an East London Borough over the last decade.

  • Prisons the World Over

    Prisons the World Over
    Rita Simon, Christiaan De Waal

    The book includes reports on the number of prisoners, the rate per population, the percent of female prisoners, the number of penal institutions and their occupancy level, and the number of privately run prisons Also reported are the …

  • Cocaine and Heroin Trafficking in the Caribbean Volume 2

    Cocaine and Heroin Trafficking in the Caribbean, Volume 2
    Daurius Figueira

    This book deals with threats to the sustainability of specific Caribbean states in the face of the concerted threats posed by the illicit drug trade, the illicit gun trade, human smuggling and the sex trade.

  • Disability Self and Society

    Disability, Self, and Society
    Tanya Titchkosky

    Argues for change in the meaning society ascribes to disability, seeing it as a useful life experience that affects all of society, rather than a temporary or chronic problem for the individual to overcome.

  • The Crime of Aggression in International Criminal Law

    The Crime of Aggression in International Criminal Law
    Sergey Sayapin

    This book comprehensively analyses the historical development of the criminalisation of aggression, scrutinises in a detailed manner the relevant jurisprudence of the Nuremberg and Tokyo Tribunals as well as of the Nuremberg follow-up …

  • Violence Against Women

    Violence Against Women
    Holly Johnson, Natalia Ollus, Sami Nevala

    This is an international, comparative survey which interviews random samples of women about their experiences with male violence. The authors form a management team for the International Violence Against Women Survey (IVAWS).

  • Victims of the System

    Victims of the System
    Robert Elias

    This important new book on criminology is a major attempt to evaluate actual victim compensation programs as well as their political and economic contexts, through the eyes of the victims themselves.

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