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  1. China’s Death Penalty

    History, Law and Contemporary Practices

    By Hong Lu, Terance D. Miethe

    Series: Routledge Advances in Criminology

    By all accounts, China is the world leader in the number of legal executions. Its long historical use of capital punishment and its major political and economic changes over time are social facts that make China an ideal context for a case study of the death penalty in law and practice. This book...

    Published March 6th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Criminal Investigation

    An Introduction to Principles and Practice

    By Peter Stelfox

    Criminal investigation has a high profile in the media, and has attracted widespread interest. Within the police it has been a rapidly developing field. Important scientific and technological developments have had a considerable impact on practice, and significant steps have been taken in the...

    Published March 1st 2009 by Willan

  3. Policing and the Legacy of Lawrence

    Edited by Nathan Hall, John Grieve, Stephen Savage

    February 2009 marked the 10th Anniversary of the publication of the Inquiry into the events surrounding the investigation of the murder of Stephen Lawrence. This book marks this anniversary and examines various dimensions of the impact of Lawrence on policing policy and practice. It identifies a...

    Published February 4th 2009 by Willan

  4. Crime Reduction

    Edited by Kate Moss

    Series: Critical Concepts in Criminology

    Across the globe, challenging and contentious issues about community safety and security increasingly exercise governments and police forces—as well as, for example, town planners and car-park designers. Consequently, as a specialist area within the wider discipline of criminology, crime reduction...

    Published December 10th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Public Opinion and Criminal Justice

    Context, Practice and Values

    Edited by Jane Wood, Theresa A. Gannon

    Public opinion is vital to the functioning of the criminal justice system but it is not at all clear how best to establish what this is, and what views people have on different aspects of criminal justice and the criminal justice system. Politicians and the media often assume that the public wants...

    Published November 1st 2008 by Willan

  6. Addressing Offending Behaviour

    Context, Practice and Value

    Edited by Simon Green, Elizabeth Lancaster, Simon Feasey

    Offending behaviour is one of the most talked about issues in contemporary society. What can be done to stop people reoffending? What can be done to help people escape their criminal lifestyles? This book aims to review and analyse the different ways in which these questions are addressed in...

    Published October 24th 2008 by Willan

  7. Biosocial Criminology

    New Directions in Theory and Research

    Edited by Anthony Walsh, Kevin M Beaver

    Series: Criminology and Justice Studies

    Ideal for use, either as a second text in a standard criminology course, or for a discrete course on biosocial perspectives, this book of original chapters breaks new and important ground for ways today's criminologists need to think more broadly about the crime problem....

    Published October 1st 2008 by Routledge

  8. Reluctant Gangsters

    The Changing Face of Youth Crime

    By John Pitts

    This book provides an account of the emergence, nature and impact of armed youth gangs in an East London Borough over the last decade. It describes the challenges these armed young men and women pose to their communities, those charged with preventing crime and those struggling to vouchsafe '...

    Published September 19th 2008 by Willan

  9. Understanding Criminal Justice in Hong Kong

    Edited by Eric Wing Hong Chui, T. Wing Lo

    Understanding Criminal Justice in Hong Kong provides a much-needed overview of the criminal justice system in Hong Kong. It is designed to be used as a text for students studying this subject as part of a wider course in criminal justice, police studies, law or social work, and for practitioners...

    Published August 1st 2008 by Willan

  10. Criminalising Social Policy

    Anti-social Behaviour and Welfare in a De-civilised Society

    By John Rodger

    Recent legislative and policy developments in contemporary Britain have ushered in a new approach to criminal justice. The focus on criminal dispositions and welfarism has given way to a strategy which now involves the management of social exclusion, dysfunctional and anti-social families and...

    Published July 4th 2008 by Willan