New Lines in Criminology Series

  • Controlling Illegal Drugs: A Comparative Study book cover

    Controlling Illegal Drugs

    A Comparative Study, 1st Edition

    By Sandro Segre

    This study presents and compares the drug policies in use in the United States, Sweden, and Italy to limit the use and abuse of substances such as marijuana, hashish, cocaine, heroin, and amphetamines. It also focuses on attempts to suppress the traffic in these drugs.A primary objective of Segre's…

    Paperback – 2004-01-31
    Routledge
    New Lines in Criminology Series

  • The Discovery of the Asylum: Social Order and Disorder in the New Republic book cover

    The Discovery of the Asylum

    Social Order and Disorder in the New Republic, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Ray Rist

    This is a masterful effort to recognize and place the prison and asylums in their social contexts. Rothman shows that the complexity of their history can be unraveled and usefully interpreted. By identifying the salient influences that converged in the tumultuous 1820s and 1830s that led to a…

    Paperback – 2002-10-31
    Routledge
    New Lines in Criminology Series

  • Conscience and Convenience: The Asylum and Its Alternatives in Progressive America book cover

    Conscience and Convenience

    The Asylum and Its Alternatives in Progressive America, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Seymour Lipset

    Conscience and Convenience was quickly recognized for its masterly depiction and interpretation of a major period of reform history. This history begins in a social context in which treatment and rehabilitation were emerging as predominant after America's prisons and asylums had been broadly…

    Paperback – 2002-10-31
    Routledge
    New Lines in Criminology Series

  • Criminal Circumstance: A Dynamic Multi-Contextual Criminal Opportunity Theory book cover

    Criminal Circumstance

    A Dynamic Multi-Contextual Criminal Opportunity Theory, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth Land

    The main objective of this book is to propose an alternative criminal opportunity theory. The authors build upon social control and routine activities to develop a dynamic, multi-contextual criminal opportunity theory. Emphasizing the importance of contextual explanations of criminal acts, they…

    Paperback – 2002-04-30
    Routledge
    New Lines in Criminology Series