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  1. Female Offenders of Intimate Partner Violence

    Current Controversies, Research and Treatment Approaches

    Edited by Lisa M. Conradi, Robert Geffner

    The perpetration of intimate partner violence by women has long been a controversial topic. More recently, researchers, treatment providers and other professionals have begun to critically examine theoretical, research and practice perspectives to gather a better understanding of this controversial...

    Published August 17th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Dangerousness, Risk and the Governance of Serious Sexual and Violent Offenders

    By Karen Harrison

    Dangerousness, Risk and the Governance of Serious Sexual and Violent Offenders is a fully up-to-date, comprehensive and user-friendly guide on those offenders who are often assessed as being dangerous. Outlining, evaluating and commenting on specific methods, regimes and strategies for dealing...

    Published June 27th 2011 by Routledge

  3. The Registration and Monitoring of Sex Offenders

    A Comparative Study

    By Terry Thomas

    This book seeks to track the origins of sex offender registers, their purpose and the law and policy that underpins them in various parts of the world. Sex offender registers are not really registers at all but a set of ‘legal requirements’ that fall automatically on a person convicted or cautioned...

    Published June 14th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Creating Cultural Monsters

    Serial Murder in America

    By Julie B. Wiest

    Serial murderers generate an abundance of public interest, media coverage, and law enforcement attention, yet after decades of studies, serial murder researchers have been unable to answer the most important question: Why? Providing a unique and comprehensive exploration, Creating Cultural Monsters...

    Published June 6th 2011 by CRC Press

  5. Suicidal Mass Murderers

    A Criminological Study of Why They Kill

    By John Liebert, William J. Birnes

    On April 16, 2007, Cho Seung-Hui, a student at Virginia Tech with a history of mental illness, became the perpetrator of the most infamous school shooting in the history of the United States. In the aftermath of the killings and Cho’s subsequent suicide, one primary question emerged: Why? Suicidal...

    Published February 22nd 2011 by CRC Press

  6. Youth in Crisis?

    'Gangs', Territoriality and Violence

    Edited by Barry Goldson

    Few issues attract greater concern and censure than those that surround youth 'gangs'. Paradoxically, youth researchers have conventionally been reluctant to even use the term 'gang' but, more recently, such reluctance has receded. Indeed, it is increasingly claimed that – in particular urban...

    Published February 7th 2011 by Routledge

  7. The Study of Violent Crime

    Its Correlates and Concerns

    By Scott Mire, Cliff Roberson

    Violence is a complex subject that is rooted in a multitude of disciplines, including not only criminology but also psychology, sociology, biology, and other social science disciplines. It is only through understanding violence as a concept that we can hope to respond to it appropriately and to...

    Published December 14th 2010 by CRC Press

  8. Rethinking Violence

    Edited by Vittorio Bufacchi

    Violence is a prevalent and persistent theme in all aspects of human affairs. A comprehensive understanding of violence therefore requires exposure to the research coming out from all the disciplines in the social sciences: their different methodologies, findings and insights. This book promotes...

    Published December 8th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Narcos Over the Border

    Gangs, Cartels and Mercenaries

    Edited by Robert J Bunker

    The book takes a hard hitting look at the drug wars taking place in Mexico between competing gangs, cartels, and mercenary factions; their insurgency against the Mexican state; the narco-violence and terrorism that is increasingly coming over the border into the United States, and its...

    Published November 15th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Living Through Terror

    Edited by Suvendrini Perera, Antonio Traverso

    In the era of war on terror, the term terror has tended to be applied to its sudden eruptions in the metropolises of the global north. This volume directs its attention to terror’s manifestations in other locations and lives. The title Living Through Terror refers both to the pervasiveness of...

    Published November 10th 2010 by Routledge