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Causes & prevention of crime books

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The Generality of Deviance by Travis Hirschi The Generality of Deviance

The Generality of Deviance advances the idea that all forms of deviant, criminal, reckless, and sinful behavior have one thing in common: the tendency to pursue immediate benefits without concern for long-term costs. The editors argue, and the contributors confirm,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/02/2018

Contemporary Issues in Victimology Identifying Patterns and Trends by Carly M. Hilinski-Rosick Contemporary Issues in Victimology Identifying Patterns and Trends

This book explores and analyzes contemporary issues associated with victimology in more depth than is possible in an introductory textbook. Included are chapters on rape and sexual assault on the college campus, mass shootings, institutional victimization, and child-to-parent violence, among...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/01/2018

When Parents Kill Children Understanding Filicide by Thea Brown When Parents Kill Children Understanding Filicide

This edited collection addresses a substantial gap in the existing literature on filicide by presenting the latest research from empirical investigations around the world.
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/01/2018

Causes of Delinquency Revisited by Chester Britt, Barbara J. Costello Causes of Delinquency Revisited
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Peers often act as agents of informal social control and influence each other both away from deviance and toward positive, prosocial behaviors. Criminology research has neglected studying positive peer influence, a potentially powerful source of social control that may help...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/01/2018

Causes of Delinquency Revisited by Chester Britt, Barbara J. Costello Causes of Delinquency Revisited
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Peers often act as agents of informal social control and influence each other both away from deviance and toward positive, prosocial behaviors. Criminology research has neglected studying positive peer influence, a potentially powerful source of social control that may help...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/01/2018

Privacy and Criminal Justice by Terry Thomas, Daniel Marshall Privacy and Criminal Justice
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Particular forms of offending and privacy are also considered: anonymity for sexual offence defendants, for example, or weighing the terrorist's right to privacy against the safety and security of the general public.
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/12/2017

Communities and Crime An Enduring American Challenge by Pamela Wilcox, Francis T. Cullen, Ben Feldmeyer Communities and Crime An Enduring American Challenge
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Social scientists have long argued over the links between crime and place. The authors of Communities and Crime provide an intellectual history that traces how varying images of community have evolved over time and influenced criminological thinking and criminal justice...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2017

Neighbourhood Watch in a Digital Age Between Crime Control and Culture of Control by Vasco Lub Neighbourhood Watch in a Digital Age Between Crime Control and Culture of Control

Drawing on data from 340 municipalities in the Netherlands as well as ethnographic fieldwork, this book presents original research on neighbourhood watch groups to illustrate how their actions contribute to collective efficacy and lower crime levels.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/11/2017

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Communities and Crime An Enduring American Challenge by Pamela Wilcox, Francis T. Cullen, Ben Feldmeyer Communities and Crime An Enduring American Challenge
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Social scientists have long argued over the links between crime and place. The authors of Communities and Crime provide an intellectual history that traces how varying images of community have evolved over time and influenced criminological thinking and criminal justice...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/02/2018

Drugs and Crime A Complex Relationship. Third revised and expanded edition by Serge (Full Professor, Universite de Montreal's Ecole de criminologie) Brochu, Natacha (Full Professor, Universite du Brunelle Drugs and Crime A Complex Relationship. Third revised and expanded edition
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A deep dive into the complex relationship between drugs and crime, one of the very serious societal issues that will remain relevant for years to come.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/02/2018

Routledge Handbook of Critical Criminology by Walter S. DeKeseredy Routledge Handbook of Critical Criminology

The main objective of the second edition of the Routledge Handbook of Critical Criminology is twofold: (1) to provide original chapters that cover contemporary critical criminological theoretical offerings generated over the past five years and (2) to provide chapters on...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/03/2018

Other books in this genre

Global Perspectives on Crime Prevention and Community Resilience by Diana Scharff Peterson Global Perspectives on Crime Prevention and Community Resilience

Inspired by the dialogue between practitioners and academics of nearly thirty countries, this edited volume includes updated articles on global crime prevention initiatives and best practices in building community resilience presented at the International Police Executive Symposium's (IPES) 25th annual...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

What Works in Crime Prevention and Rehabilitation Lessons from Systematic Reviews by David Weisburd What Works in Crime Prevention and Rehabilitation Lessons from Systematic Reviews

This ambitious volume brings together and assesses all major systematic reviews of the effectiveness of criminological interventions, to draw broad conclusions about what works in policing, corrections, developmental prevention, situational prevention, drug abuse treatments, sentencing and deterrence, and communities.Systematic reviews...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/10/2017

Crime, Genes, Neuroscience and Cyberspace by Tim, QC Owen Crime, Genes, Neuroscience and Cyberspace
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Moving beyond challenges which confront contemporary criminological theorizing such as: the stagnation of critical criminology, the relativistic nihilism of the `cultural turn', posthumanism, and virtual criminology, the author codifies and `applies' the latest version of the framework to the study...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

The Future of Rational Choice for Crime Prevention by Danielle M. (Griffith University, Australia) Reynald The Future of Rational Choice for Crime Prevention
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The rational choice perspective (RCP) is currently the core theoretical approach underpinning situational crime prevention (SCP). To date, many crimes have been studied through the lens of RCP, which increased our understanding of these phenomena, how they are committed and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

Big Data, Crime and Social Control by Ales Zavrsnik Big Data, Crime and Social Control

From predictive policing to self-surveillance to private security, the potential uses to of big data in crime control pose serious legal and ethical challenges relating to privacy, discrimination, and the presumption of innocence. The book is about the impacts of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

An Introduction to Criminal Psychology by Russil (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand) Durrant An Introduction to Criminal Psychology
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Revised edition of the author's An introduction to criminal psychology, [2013]
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/08/2017

An Introduction to Criminal Psychology by Russil (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand) Durrant An Introduction to Criminal Psychology
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Revised edition of the author's An introduction to criminal psychology, [2013]
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Women and Deviance: Issues in Social Conflict and Change An Annotated Bibliography by Nanette J. Davis, Jone M. Keith Women and Deviance: Issues in Social Conflict and Change An Annotated Bibliography
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This book, first published in 1984, is a selective, annotated bibliography on women and deviance that includes historical, cross cultural, sociological, psychological, political, legal, philosophical, and social policy perspectives. This title is concerned with the origins, change, conflict, and consequences...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/06/2017

The Routledge Companion to Criminological Theory and Concepts by Avi Brisman The Routledge Companion to Criminological Theory and Concepts

A comprehensive one-stop reference text, The Routledge Companion to Criminological Theory and Concepts (the `Companion') will find a place on every bookshelf, whether it be that of a budding scholar or a seasoned academic. Comprising over a hundred concise and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/06/2017

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