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The Criminalisation and Exploitation of Children in Care Multi-Agency Perspectives

The Criminalisation and Exploitation of Children in Care Multi-Agency Perspectives

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Julie Shaw, Sarah Greenhow
December 28, 2020

The Criminalisation and Exploitation of Children in Care explores the results of a recent qualitative study, which focused on multi-agency responses to children and young people in residential and foster care who were at risk of criminalisation and/or exploitation and abuse. Recent high-profile ...

Digital Piracy A Global, Multidisciplinary Account

Digital Piracy A Global, Multidisciplinary Account

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Steven Caldwell Brown, Thomas J. Holt
December 18, 2020

Non-Commercial digital piracy has seen an unprecedented rise in the wake of the digital revolution; with wide-scale downloading and sharing of copyrighted media online, often committed by otherwise law-abiding citizens. Bringing together perspectives from criminology, psychology, business, and ...

Offender and Victim Networks in Human Trafficking

Offender and Victim Networks in Human Trafficking

1st Edition

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Ella Cockbain
December 18, 2020

Millions of pounds are spent every year trying to tackle human trafficking, modern slavery and child sexual exploitation. These are apparently threats perpetrated by ‘criminal masterminds’, spreading at a dizzying rate and approaching epidemic proportions – or so the story goes. Amid all the bold ...

Preventing Sexual Harm Positive Criminology and Sexual Abuse

Preventing Sexual Harm Positive Criminology and Sexual Abuse

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Stephanie Kewley, Sarah Pemberton, Mohammed Rahman
November 24, 2020

Preventing Sexual Harm provides an overview of current criminal justice strategies to tackling sexual violence, and highlights existing positive criminological approaches that could help prevent sexual abuse and harm.   Sexual violence is a complex, multi-faceted crime. Its causes and consequences ...

Redefining Murder, Transforming Emotion An Exploration of Forgiveness after Loss Due to Homicide

Redefining Murder, Transforming Emotion An Exploration of Forgiveness after Loss Due to Homicide

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Kristen Lee Discola
November 09, 2020

Offering insights based on years of original research, Redefining Murder, Transforming Emotion: An Exploration of Forgiveness after Loss Due to Homicide investigates the ideas and experiences of individuals who have lost loved ones to homicide (co-victims) in order to advance our understanding of ...

Crime and Fear in Public Places Towards Safe, Inclusive and Sustainable Cities

Crime and Fear in Public Places Towards Safe, Inclusive and Sustainable Cities

1st Edition

Vania Ceccato, Mahesh K. Nalla
July 16, 2020

The Open Access version of this book, available at https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/9780429352775 has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 license. No city environment reflects the meaning of urban life better than a public place. A public ...

Risk and Harm in Youth Sexting Young People’s Perspectives

Risk and Harm in Youth Sexting Young People’s Perspectives

1st Edition

Emily Setty
May 14, 2020

This book draws upon interviews with teenage young people to explore their perspectives on risk and harm in ‘youth sexting culture’. It focuses specifically on digital sexual image-sharing among young people. It contextualises the findings in terms of the wider literature on youth sexting and the ...

Female Capital Punishment From the Gallows to Unofficial Abolition in Connecticut

Female Capital Punishment From the Gallows to Unofficial Abolition in Connecticut

1st Edition

Lawrence B. Goodheart
April 28, 2020

This book systematically investigates the capital punishment of girls and women in one jurisdiction in the United States during nearly four centuries. Using Connecticut as an essential case study, due toits long history as a colony and a state, this study is the first of its kind not only for New ...

Gendered Responses to Male Offending in Barbados Patriarchal Perceptions and Their Effect on Offender Treatment

Gendered Responses to Male Offending in Barbados Patriarchal Perceptions and Their Effect on Offender Treatment

1st Edition

Corin Bailey
April 21, 2020

It is generally accepted that men commit more crimes than women. The widespread acceptance of this view is based primarily on the number of convictions with most jurisdictions reporting considerably fewer incarcerated women/girls than men/boys. This manuscript argues however that decisions made by ...

Legalizing Cannabis Experiences, Lessons and Scenarios

Legalizing Cannabis Experiences, Lessons and Scenarios

1st Edition

Tom Decorte, Simon Lenton, Chris Wilkins
February 26, 2020

Marijuana is the most widely used illegal drug in the world. Over the past couple of decades, several Western jurisdictions have seen reforms in, or changes to, the way cannabis use is being controlled, departing from traditional approaches of criminal prohibition that have dominated cannabis use ...

The Human Factor of Cybercrime

The Human Factor of Cybercrime

1st Edition

Rutger Leukfeldt, Thomas J. Holt
October 28, 2019

Cybercrimes are often viewed as technical offenses that require technical solutions, such as antivirus programs or automated intrusion detection tools. However, these crimes are committed by individuals or networks of people which prey upon human victims and are detected and prosecuted by criminal ...

Medical Misinformation and Social Harm in Non-Science Based Health Practices A Multidisciplinary Perspective

Medical Misinformation and Social Harm in Non-Science Based Health Practices A Multidisciplinary Perspective

1st Edition

Anita Lavorgna, Anna Di Ronco
October 23, 2019

Fraudulent, harmful, or at best useless pharmaceutical and therapeutic approaches developed outside science-based medicine have boomed in recent years, especially due to the commercialisation of cyberspace. The latter has played a fundamental role in the rise of false ‘health experts’, and in the ...

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