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Causes & prevention of crime books

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Crime, Genes, Neuroscience and Cyberspace by Tim, QC Owen Crime, Genes, Neuroscience and Cyberspace
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This book applies Owen's unique genetic-social framework to the study of crime and criminal behaviour, with an emphasis on cybercrime. Moving beyond challenges which confront contemporary criminological theorizing such as: the stagnation of critical criminology, the relativistic nihilism of the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/09/2017

Higher Police Education  An International Perspective by Colin Rogers Higher Police Education An International Perspective

This edited collection is concerned with the ideas, challenges, demands and framework of conditions behind police education from an international perspective. Whilst not directly concerned with a classical comparison of education concepts from different countries, the broad range of international...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/09/2017

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: Hardback - Released: 22/08/2017

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: Paperback - Released: 22/08/2017

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

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

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

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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: 03/10/2017

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: 06/10/2017

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

Privacy and Criminal Justice by Terry Thomas, Daniel Marshall Privacy and Criminal Justice
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This book offers a comparison of the differences between the `public' and `private' spheres, and questions the need for law enforcement to intrude upon both. Beginning with the origins of the concept of privacy, before addressing more current thinking, the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

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


Format: Hardback - Released: 06/11/2017

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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 Jones Criminology

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

Handbook of Crime Prevention and Community Safety by Nick Tilley Handbook of Crime Prevention and Community Safety

This second edition of the Handbook of Crime Prevention and Community Safety provides a completely revised and updated collection of essays focusing on the theory and practice of crime prevention and the creation of safer communities. This book is divided...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/03/2017

Handbook of Crime Prevention and Community Safety by Aiden Sidebottom Handbook of Crime Prevention and Community Safety

This second edition of the Handbook of Crime Prevention and Community Safety provides a completely revised and updated collection of essays focusing on the theory and practice of crime prevention and the creation of safer communities. This book is divided...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/03/2017

The Prevention of Crime by Abigail Fagan, Delbert S. Elliott The Prevention of Crime
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The Prevention of Crime provides a unique and comprehensive overview of effective crime prevention programs, strategies and policies, demonstrating how criminological theories, research, and practice are interrelated.
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/03/2017

Physical Security Protection Systems Implementation and Operation by David G Patterson Physical Security Protection Systems Implementation and Operation

This book provides a complete overview of Physical Protection Systems-what they are, the purpose they serve, how to implement them and guidelines for operating them, maintaining them and replacing them. Readers will gain a broad understanding of implementing physical protection...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/03/2017

An Introduction to Criminological Theory and the Problem of Causation by Jason Warr An Introduction to Criminological Theory and the Problem of Causation

This text offers a novel contribution to the literature on core criminological theory by introducing the complex issues relating to the structuring and analysing of causation. This text traces the paradigm shift, or drift, that has occurred in the history...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/02/2017

Justice, Crime, and Ethics by Michael C. Braswell, Belinda Rodgers McCarthy, Bernard J. McCarthy Justice, Crime, and Ethics
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Justice, Crime, and Ethics, a leading textbook in criminal justice programs, examines ethical dilemmas pertaining to the administration of criminal justice and professional activities in the field. This ninth edition continues to deliver a broad scope of topics, focusing on...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/01/2017

Crime Prevention International Perspectives,Issues, and Trends by John A. Winterdyk Crime Prevention International Perspectives,Issues, and Trends

This text presents an international approach to the study of crime prevention. It offers an expansive overview of crime prevention initiatives and how they are applied across a wide range of themes and infractions, from conventional to non-conventional forms of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/01/2017

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