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  • Sex, Culpability and the Defence of Provocation book cover

    Sex, Culpability and the Defence of Provocation

    1st Edition

    By Danielle Tyson

    The partial defence of provocation is one of the most controversial doctrines within the criminal law. It has now been abolished in a number of international jurisdictions. Addressing the trajectory of debates about reform of the provocation defence across different jurisdictions, Sex, Culpability…

    Paperback – 2012-07-12
    Routledge-Cavendish
    Discourses of Law

  • Crime Control and Community book cover

    Crime Control and Community

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gordon Hughes, Adam Edwards

    Community-based crime control has become one of the principal policy responses to crime and disorder across western societies, and is regarded now as one of the keys to successful crime prevention and reduction. The aim of this book is to bring together findings from case studies of community-based…

    Paperback – 2012-05-17
    Routledge

  • Policing Images book cover

    Policing Images

    1st Edition

    By Rob Mawby

    In recent years the police have become one of the most watched and most visible organisations, and across the media there has been constant interest in the police. In such a situation the police themselves have been intensely concerned with promoting, projecting and protecting the police image.…

    Paperback – 2012-05-17
    Routledge

  • Prison Governors book cover

    Prison Governors

    1st Edition

    By Shane Bryans

    This book provides the first systematic study of prison governors, a hidden and powerful, but much neglected, group of criminal justice practitioners. Its focus is on how they carry out their task, how that has changed over time and how their role has evolved. The author, himself a former prison…

    Paperback – 2012-05-17
    Routledge

  • Illegal Markets and the Economics of Organized Crime book cover

    Illegal Markets and the Economics of Organized Crime

    1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Bouchard, Chris Wilkins

    This book showcases recent advances in the theoretical and empirical understanding of the economic aspects of organised crime and illegal markets. It provides new insights into defining and quantifying the influence of organised crime by drawing on innovative approaches to studying criminal…

    Paperback – 2012-05-08
    Routledge

  • Escape Routes: Contemporary Perspectives on Life after Punishment book cover

    Escape Routes: Contemporary Perspectives on Life after Punishment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Farrall, Richard Sparks, Shadd Maruna, Mike Hough

    Escape Routes: Contemporary Perspectives on Life After Punishment addresses the reasons why people stop offending, and the processes by which they are rehabilitated or resettled back into the community. Engaging with, and building upon, renewed criminological interest in this area, Escape Routes…

    Paperback – 2012-04-16
    Routledge-Cavendish

  • Eco Crime and Genetically Modified Food book cover

    Eco Crime and Genetically Modified Food

    1st Edition

    By Reece Walters

    The GM debate has been ongoing for over a decade, yet it has been contained in the scientific world and presented in technical terms. Eco Crime and Genetically Modified Food brings the debates about GM food into the social and criminological arena. This book highlights the criminal and harmful…

    Paperback – 2012-03-20
    Routledge-Cavendish

  • Mental Health and Crime book cover

    Mental Health and Crime

    1st Edition

    By Jill Peay

    Does mental disorder cause crime? Does crime cause mental disorder? And if either of these could be proved to be true what consequences should stem for those who find themselves deemed mentally disordered offenders? Mental Health and Crime examines the nature of the relationship between mental…

    Paperback – 2012-03-20
    Routledge-Cavendish
    Contemporary Issues in Public Policy

  • A Certain Share of Low Cunning: A History of the Bow Street Runners, 1792-1839 book cover

    A Certain Share of Low Cunning

    A History of the Bow Street Runners, 1792-1839, 1st Edition

    By David J. Cox

    This book provides an account and analysis of the history of the Bow Street Runners, precursors of today's police force. Through a detailed analysis of a wide range of both qualitative and quantitative research data, this book provides a fresh insight into their history, arguing that the use of Bow…

    Paperback – 2012-03-20
    Routledge

  • Policing, Surveillance and Social Control book cover

    Policing, Surveillance and Social Control

    1st Edition

    By Tim Newburn, Stephanie Hayman

    This book reports the result of research carried out in a busy London police station on the role and impact of closed-circuit television (CCTV) in the management and surveillance of suspects - the most thorough example of the use of CCTV by the police in the world. It focuses on the use of CCTV in…

    Paperback – 2012-03-20
    Routledge

  • Genocide, State Crime, and the Law: In the Name of the State book cover

    Genocide, State Crime, and the Law

    In the Name of the State, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Balint

    Genocide, State Crime and the Law critically explores the use and role of law in the perpetration, redress and prevention of mass harm by the state. In this broad ranging book, Jennifer Balint charts the place of law in the perpetration of genocide and other crimes of the state together with its…

    Paperback – 2012-03-08
    Routledge-Cavendish

  • The Changing Chinese Legal System, 1978-Present: Centralization of Power and Rationalization of the Legal System book cover

    The Changing Chinese Legal System, 1978-Present

    Centralization of Power and Rationalization of the Legal System, 1st Edition

    By Bin Liang

    This groundbreaking book examines the changing Chinese legal system since 1978. In addition to historical analyses of changes at the economic, political-legal, and social levels, Liang gives special attention to crime and punishment functions of the legal system, and the current judicial…

    Paperback – 2012-02-23
    Routledge
    East Asia: History, Politics, Sociology and Culture

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