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Causes & prevention of crime books

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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: 12/11/2017

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: 08/11/2017

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


Format: Hardback - Released: 06/11/2017

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: 31/10/2017

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: 22/10/2017

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: 13/10/2017

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. Reynald The Future of Rational Choice for Crime Prevention

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

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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: 01/01/2018

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: 01/01/2018

Frank Tannenbaum The Making of a Convict Criminologist by Matthew G. (Western University, Canada) Yeager Frank Tannenbaum The Making of a Convict Criminologist
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Frank Tannenbaum and the Making of a Convict Criminologist is a historical biography about Columbia University professor Frank Tannenbaum and his contribution to American criminology. Tannenbaum was a major figure in criminology in the early twentieth century, and is known...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/01/2018

Other books in this genre

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 Durrant An Introduction to Criminal Psychology

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 Durrant An Introduction to Criminal Psychology

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...
Format: Hardback - 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...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/06/2017

Criminology Theory and Terrorism New Applications and Approaches by Professor Joshua D. Freilich Criminology Theory and Terrorism New Applications and Approaches

Although there has been an increase in research on terrorism across the social and behavioural sciences in the past few decades, until recently most of this work has originated from political science, psychology or economics. Therefore, our focus in this...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/06/2017

Race, Gender, and Class in Criminology The Intersections by Agan Milovanovic Race, Gender, and Class in Criminology The Intersections

These essays, first published in 1996, focus on class, race, and gender as organising and analytical concepts in criminology. For many years, their importance in studying how the world relates to crime and its control was minimized or ignored. It...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/05/2017

Smarter Crime Control A Guide to a Safer Future for Citizens, Communities, and Politicians by Irvin Waller Smarter Crime Control A Guide to a Safer Future for Citizens, Communities, and Politicians

In the wake of headline-grabbing mass murders and other controversial crimes, public officials and communities alike are searching for ways to best deal with crime - both minor and major. Here, Waller highlights best practices, underscores the need for better...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/05/2017

Offending and Desistance The importance of social relations by Beth Nixon Weaver Offending and Desistance The importance of social relations

In Offending and Desistance, Beth Weaver examines the role of a co-offending peer group in shaping and influencing offending and desistance, focusing on three phases of their criminal careers: onset, persistence and desistance. While there is consensus across the body...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/04/2017

Criminology by Stephen (Honorary Senior Lecturer, School of Law, University of Bristol) Jones Criminology
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The sixth edition of Criminology offers updated coverage of the main criminological theories. An engaging read for students of criminology, it traces the history and development of these key theories, and provides full references to guide the reader in their...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/04/2017

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