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  1. The Politics of Abolition Revisited

    By Thomas Mathiesen

    Originally published in 1974 and the recipient of the Denis Carroll Book Prize at the World Congress of the International Criminology Society in 1978, Thomas Mathiesen’s The Politics of Abolition is a landmark text in critical criminology. In its examination of Scandinavian penal policy and call for the abolition of prisons, this book was enormously influential across Europe and beyond among criminologists, sociologists and legal scholars as well as advocates of prisoners’ rights...
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  2. 5 Ways Head Teachers Can Set a Positive Tone for the New School Year

    To help you start off on the right foot for the school year ahead, here are 5 top tips you can't do without. 

  3. Criminology: A Sociological Introduction (3rd Edition)

    By Eamonn Carrabine, Pamela Cox, Pete Fussey, Dick Hobbs, Nigel South, Darren Thiel and Jackie Turton

    Building on the success of the second edition, Criminology: A Sociological Introduction offers a comprehensive overview of the study of criminology, from early theoretical perspectives to pressing contemporary issues such as the globalization of crime, crimes against the environment and state crime... Read more...

    Watch an interview with the authors here >>>

  4. (left to right) Catherine Doherty, Wendy Patton and Paul Shield

    Author Interview: Family Mobility

    Catherine Doherty, Wendy Patton and Paul Shield recently answered a few questions for us about their new book, Family Mobility: Reconciling Career Opportunities and Educational Strategy.

    Find out how the three authors came together to write a book on this topic, what surprised them when conducting the research for the book, and challenged their initial understanding of family mobility, and the opportununities for further research on this subject area. Click here for the full interview >>>

  5. FREE CONTENT from the Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies

    To coincide with the release of Rio de Janeiro: Urban Life through the Eyes of the City, by Beatriz Jaguaribe, we’d also like to offer you the opportunity to read a couple of related articles from the Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies. Click on the links below for FREE ACCESS to the following articles:

    Favelas and the esthetics of realism: Representations in film and literature

    Beyond Reality: Notes on the Representations of the Self in Santo Forte and Estamira


     

  6. Rio de Janeiro

    Urban Life through the Eyes of the City
    By Beatriz Jaguaribe

    "Through artistic imaginaries, media productions, social practices and spatial mappings, this book offers an insightful and original contribution to the understanding of Rio de Janeiro, one of the highly contested urban terrains in the world. Offering a rich diversity of examples extracted from lived experience, iconographic materials, and narratives, it provides innovative and compelling connections between theoretical questions and urban vignettes..." Read more...

  7. Routledge Handbook of European Sociology

    Edited by Sokratis Koniordos and Alexandros Kyrtsis

    The Routledge Handbook of European Sociology explores the main aspects of the work and scholarship of European sociologists during the last sixty years (1950-2010), a period that has shaped the methods and identity of the sociological craft. European social theory has produced a vast constellation of theoretical landscapes with a far reaching impact...
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  8. Reproduction and Society: Interdisciplinary Readings

    Edited by Carole Joffe and Jennifer Reich

    A collection of essays, framed with original introductions, Reproduction and Society helps students to think critically about reproduction as a social phenomenon. Divided into six rich and varied sections, this book offers students and instructors a broad overview of the social meanings of reproduction and offers opportunities to explore...
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  9. Social Statistics

    Managing Data, Conducting Analyses, Presenting Results, 2nd Edition
    By Thomas J. Linneman

    Learn more about Social Statistics by watching our recent collection of interviews with the author, Tom Linneman, under the NEW Videos tab. Watch here >>>

    Many fundamentally important decisions about our social life are a function of how well we understand and analyze DATA. This sounds so obvious but it is so misunderstood. Social statisticians struggle with this problem in their teaching constantly... Read more...

  10. Criminological Research for Beginners

    A Student's Guide
    By Laura Caulfield and Jane Hill

    Criminological Research for Beginners is a comprehensive and engaging guide to research methods in Criminology. Written specifically for undergraduate students and novice researchers, this book has been designed as a practical guide to planning, conducting, and reporting research in the subject...
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