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  1. Forensic Psychologists Casebook

    Psychological profiling and criminal investigation

    Edited by Laurence Alison

    This book aims to demonstrate how forensic psychology contributes to police investigations, providing practical information about the type of reports provided by psychologists and behavioural advisors, and set within a broader theoretical context. It asks the question 'What do practitioners...

    Published May 31st 2005 by Willan

  2. Questioning Crime and Criminology

    Edited by Moira Peelo, Keith Soothill

    This is a text for criminology students designed to take them to the heart of the contradictions, confusions and blurred boundaries around the subject of crime, about what crime is, about social regulation and control, and about social responsibility. It focuses on the key questions and issues...

    Published April 30th 2005 by Willan

  3. The New Punitiveness

    Edited by John Pratt, David Brown, Mark Brown, Simon Hallsworth, Wayne Morrison

    Throughout much of the western world more and more people are being sent to prison, one of a number of changes inspired by a 'new punitiveness' in penal and political affairs. This book seeks to understand these developments, bringing together leading authorities in the field to provide a...

    Published January 31st 2005 by Willan

  4. Crime Science

    Edited by Melissa J Smith, Nick Tilley

    Series: Crime Science Series

    This book provides an introduction to crime science, setting out its essentials. It provides a major statement of the nature and aspirations of crime science, and presents a series of case studies providing examples, in different settings, of the approach in action, ranging from preventing crime...

    Published January 31st 2005 by Willan

  5. Street Crime

    By Simon Hallsworth

    Series: Crime and Society Series

    Street crime remains high on the public and political agenda, and is frequently the subject of media attention and concern. This book aims to provide a detailed and accessible account of the phenomenon, placing the subject in its theoretical, historical and political context. It addresses the...

    Published January 31st 2005 by Willan

  6. Reclaiming the Streets

    By Roy Coleman

    In an age of mass camera surveillance people in the UK have become the most watched, catalogued and categorised people in the western world, all with little public debate or opposition. Nor has there been much more critical research that understands CCTV within the broader social relations out of...

    Published August 31st 2004 by Willan

  7. Analysing Women's Imprisonment

    By Pat Carlen, Anne Worrall

    In both the UK and the rest of the world there have been rapid increases in the numbers of women in prison, which has led to an acceleration of interest in women's crimes and the social control of women, and women's experience of both prison and the criminal justice system is very different to...

    Published April 30th 2004 by Willan

  8. Punishment, Places and Perpetrators

    Edited by Gerben Bruinsma, Henk Elffers, Jan De Keijser

    This book brings together an influential group of academics and researchers to review key areas of research, theory and methodology within criminology and criminal justice, and to identify the most important new challenges facing the discipline. The contributors focus on the three central themes of...

    Published March 31st 2004 by Willan

  9. A Suitable Amount of Crime

    By Nils Christie

    Crime and punishment are social and cultural manifestations; they are closely bound up with people's perceptions of morality, norms and values. In this book, Nils Christie argues that crime is a fluid and shallow concept - acts that could be construed as criminal are unlimited and crime is...

    Published March 10th 2004 by Routledge

  10. After Crime and Punishment

    Edited by Shadd Maruna, Russ Immarigeon

    The issue of resettling ex-prisoners and ex-offenders into the community has become an increasingly important one on both sides of the Atlantic. In the USA the former Attorney General Janet Reno identified the issue as 'one of the most pressing problems we face as a nation' in view of the massive...

    Published February 29th 2004 by Willan