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  1. Violence, Prejudice and Sexuality

    By Stephen Tomsen

    Series: Routledge Advances in Criminology

    The binary model of sexuality can be devastating and even fatal for people left outside the category of heterosexuality. Essentialist categories of sexuality and gender are often enforced by harassment and violence, as is clear in the case of violence directed against sexual minorities such as...

    Published September 29th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Fatal Violence

    Case Studies and Analysis of Emerging Forms

    By Ronald M. Holmes, Stephen T. Holmes

    From serial murderers to parents who kill, Fatal Violence: Case Studies and Analysis of Emerging Forms provides an insider’s look at a phenomenon that has existed since the dawn of man and cuts across social/economic barriers and cultures. Offering a rare glimpse into the minds of predators and...

    Published June 22nd 2010 by CRC Press

  3. The Scene of Violence

    Cinema, Crime, Affect

    By Alison Young

    In the contemporary fascination with images of crime, violence gets under our skin and keeps us enthralled. The Scene of Violence explores the spectator’s encounter with the cinematic scene of violence – rape and revenge, homicide and serial killing, torture and terrorism. Providing a detailed...

    Published May 16th 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  4. Managing High Risk Sex Offenders in the Community

    Risk Management, Treatment and Social Responsibility

    Edited by Karen Harrison

    Sex offenders, and in particular paedophiles, have been the subject of much political and media attention, producing intensive debates about the best way of dealing with them. This book explores these issues, evaluating the measures in use or being considered, including drug treatment, MAPPA, the...

    Published February 28th 2010 by Willan

  5. Family Violence and Criminal Justice

    A Life-Course Approach, 3rd Edition

    By Brian K. Payne, Randy R. Gainey

    Exploring Corrections in America provides a thorough introduction to the topic of corrections in America. In addition to providing complete coverage of the history and structure of corrections, it offers a balanced account of the issues facing the field so that readers can arrive at informed...

    Published October 31st 2009 by Routledge

  6. Genocidal Crimes

    By Alex Alvarez

    Series: Key Ideas in Criminology

    Genocide has emerged as one of the leading problems of the twentieth century. No corner of the world seems immune from this form of collective violence. While many individuals are familiar with the term, few people have a clear understanding of what genocide is and how it is carried out. This book...

    Published October 14th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Violence and Abuse Issues

    Cross-Cultural Perspectives for Health and Social Services

    By Lee Ann Hoff

    After centuries of being considered a private matter in most societies, violence and its profound effect on the physical health, mental health, and social well-being of victims and their families, as well as on the assailants themselves, has started to take centre stage as a public issue of...

    Published June 28th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Violent and Sexual Offenders

    Assessment, Treatment and Management

    Edited by Jane Ireland, Carol A. Ireland, Philip Birch

    This book provides an authoritative overview and analysis of issues of assessment, treatment and management of dangerous offenders. It takes particular account of recent policy and legislative changes such as the Sexual Offences Act 2003 and the development of initiatives to manage dangerous...

    Published November 30th 2008 by Willan

  9. 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 October 31st 2008 by Willan

  10. 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 September 30th 2008 by Routledge