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  • Drugs in Society

    Causes, Concepts, and Control, 8th Edition

    By Michael D. Lyman

    Drugs in Society, 8th Edition, focuses on the many critical areas of America's drug problem, providing a foundation for rational decision-making within this complex and multi-disciplinary field. Lyman offers a comprehensive big-picture examination of the US drug problem, dealing with drugs, abusers…

    Paperback – 2016-09-23 
    Routledge

  • Crime, Law and Justice in New Zealand

    By Greg Newbold

    Crime, Law and Justice in New Zealand examines the recent crime trends and the social, political, and legal changes in New Zealand from the end of the twentieth century to the present. Serving as the only New Zealand–specific criminal justice text, this book takes a direct look at what is unique…

    Paperback – 2016-05-27
    Routledge

  • Black Men, Invisibility and Crime

    Towards a Critical Race Theory of Desistance

    By Martin Glynn

    Past studies have suggested that offenders desist from crime due to a range of factors, such as familial pressures, faith based interventions or financial incentives. To date, little has been written about the relationship between desistance and racialisation. This book seeks to bring much needed…

    Paperback – 2015-08-26
    Routledge
    International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation

  • Stop and Search

    Police Power in Global Context

    Edited by Leanne Weber, Ben Bowling

    Police powers to stop, question and search people in public places, and the way these powers are exercised, is a contentious aspect of police-community relations, and a key issue for criminological and policing scholarship, and for public debate about liberty and security more generally. Whilst…

    Paperback – 2015-08-14
    Routledge

  • Drugs in Society

    Causes, Concepts, and Control, 7th Edition

    By Michael D. Lyman

    This work focuses on the many critical areas of America’s drug problem, providing a foundation for rational decision making within this complex and multidisciplinary field. Broken up into three sections, Understanding the Problem, Gangs and Drugs, and Fighting Back, topics covered include the…

    Paperback – 2013-11-28
    Routledge

  • Something's in the Air

    Race, Crime, and the Legalization of Marijuana

    Edited by Katherine Tate, James Lance Taylor, Mark Q. Sawyer

    America’s drug laws have always exerted an unequal and unfair toll on Blacks and Latinos, who are arrested more often than Whites for the possession of illegal drugs and given harsher sentences. In this volume, contributors ask how would marijuana legalization affect communities of color? Is…

    Paperback – 2013-08-13
    Routledge

  • Racial, Ethnic, and Homophobic Violence

    Killing in the Name of Otherness

    Edited by Michel Prum, Benedicte Deschamps, Marie-Claude Barbier

    With contributions by internationally recognized specialists, this book, a perfect complement to courses in criminology and hate crime, provides a key resource for understanding how racism and homophobia work to produce violence. Hate-motivated violence is now deemed a ‘serious national problem’ in…

    Paperback – 2009-12-08
    Routledge-Cavendish

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