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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Researching Gender Violence

    Edited by Tina Skinner, Marianne Hester, Ellen Malos

    In this edited collection leading authors in the field draw on their experience to address key methodological questions and challenges that have arisen from the recent proliferation of research projects and government funded initiatives on violence against women. Topics include: evaluation research...

    Published December 31st 2004 by Willan

  4. Sex Crime

    2nd Edition

    By Terry Thomas

    This book provides an account of the nature and extent of sex crime and offending in contemporary Britain, and the policies and legislative actions taken to combat this. Sex offenders have become 'demonised' figures, which has made it essential to explain the phenomena and to formulate appropriate...

    Published December 31st 2004 by Willan

  5. Sex Work

    By Teela Sanders

    This is a richly detailed account of the way the sex industry works, and one of the few empirical studies that investigates the off street industry in Britain. The book seeks to advance a greater knowledge of the social organisation of the sex industry by uncovering the day-to-day activities of...

    Published November 30th 2004 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. Punishment and Politics

    By Michael Tonry

    Labour has embarked upon a root and branch remaking of the criminal justice system in England and Wales, with a mass of new legislation implemented or planned. It has ensured a continuously high profile for criminal justice issues, and they have been at the centre of wider political discourse. Yet...

    Published April 30th 2004 by Willan

  8. Selling Security

    By Alison Wakefield

    In recent years there has been massively increased demand for the services of the private security industry, which has now assumed a far greater role in policing areas that were once the sphere of the police --for example, shopping malls, leisure parks and transportation terminals. This book...

    Published August 31st 2003 by Willan

  9. Become a Problem-Solving Crime Analyst

    By Ronald Clarke, John E. Eck

    Crime analysis has become an increasingly important part of policing and crime prevention, and thousands of specialist crime analysts are now employed by police forces worldwide. This is the first book to set out the principles and practice of crime analysis, and is designed to be used both by...

    Published August 31st 2003 by Willan

  10. Car Crime

    By Claire Corbett

    Series: Crime and Society Series

    Crime involving cars – whether involving offences by drivers or theft of and from cars – represents a substantial proportion of offences committed, and occupies an enormous amount of police time. But it is not always perceived as the serious crime that it is: many traffic offences cause enormous...

    Published May 31st 2003 by Willan