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  1. Organized Crime

    Edited by Federico Varese

    Series: Critical Concepts in Criminology

    The systematic study of organized crime dates back to John Landesco’s classic of ethnography, Organized Crime in Chicago (1929). Since then, the field has grown considerably and, as well as criminologists and sociologists, the topic has been embraced by researchers from a broad range of disciplines...

    Published May 4th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Flashback

    Drugs and Dealing in the Golden Age of the London Rave Scene

    By Jennifer Ward

    Series: Routledge Advances in Ethnography

    This book is a detailed and close examination of the rave club drugs market as it took place in nightclubs, dance parties, pubs and bars and among friendship networks in London, in the mid to late 1990s. It focuses on the organizational features of drugs purchasing and selling and differentiates...

    Published April 30th 2010 by Willan

  3. Offenders or Citizens?

    Readings in Rehabilitation

    Edited by Philip Priestley, Maurice Vanstone

    The punitive prison currently dominates the practice of Anglo-American criminal justice, stigmatising its victims as perpetual 'offenders' and failing to change a majority of them for the better. Books of academic 'readings' sometimes profess neutrality over the controversies they invigilate....

    Published April 30th 2010 by Willan

  4. Hate Crime

    Concepts, Policy, Future Directions

    Edited by Neil Chakraborti

    Hate crime has become an increasingly familiar term in recent times as problems of bigotry and prejudice continue to pose complex challenges for societies across the world. Although greater recognition is now afforded to hate crimes and their associated harms, the problem is still widespread and...

    Published April 25th 2010 by Willan

  5. The Psychology of Criminal Conduct

    5th Edition

    By D.A. Andrews, James Bonta

    The Psychology of Criminal Conduct, Fifth Edition, discusses the psychology of criminal behavior, drawing upon general personality, as well as cognitive-behavioral and cognitive social learning perspectives. The book consists of 15 chapters, which are organized into four sections. Part 1 provides...

    Published April 19th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Deterrence and Crime Prevention

    Reconsidering the prospect of sanction

    By David M. Kennedy

    Series: Routledge Studies in Crime and Economics

    Deterrence is at the heart of the preventive aspiration of criminal justice. Deterrence, whether through preventive patrol by police officers or stiff prison sentences for violent offenders, is the principal mechanism through which the central feature of criminal justice, the exercise of...

    Published April 14th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Drug Interdiction

    Partnerships, Legal Principles, and Investigative Methodologies for Law Enforcement, Second Edition

    By George S. Steffen, Samuel M. Candelaria

    As drug trafficking and the abuse of illicit drugs continue to inflict untold harm upon our society, it is clear that a global initiative and an intense domestic strategy are vital to address the sophisticated drug trafficking organizations (DTOs) that are prevalent in many regions. Covering a wide...

    Published April 4th 2010 by CRC Press

  8. Targeted Violence

    A Statistical and Tactical Analysis of Assassinations, Contract Killings, and Kidnappings

    By Glenn P. McGovern

    Drawn from case examples of incidents from around the world, Targeted Violence: A Statistical and Tactical Analysis of Assassinations, Contract Killings, and Kidnappings is the most complete resource of information on the attack methodologies, tactics used, and groups responsible for targeted...

    Published April 4th 2010 by CRC Press

  9. Offenders on Offending

    Learning about Crime from Criminals

    Edited by Wim Bernasco

    Our knowledge of crime is based on three types of sources: the criminal justice system, victims, and offenders. For technological and other reasons the criminal justice system produces an increasing stream of information on crime. The rise of the victimization survey has given the victims a much...

    Published March 31st 2010 by Willan

  10. Transitions to Better Lives

    Offender Readiness and Rehabilitation

    By Andrew Day, Sharon Casey, Tony Ward, Kevin Howells, James Vess

    Transitions to Better Lives aims to describe, collate, and summarize a body of recent research – both theoretical and empirical – that explores the issue of treatment readiness in offender programming. It is divided into three sections: part one unpacks a model of treatment readiness, and...

    Published March 31st 2010 by Willan