Category: Criminology

  • Penology (SAGE Course Companions) by David Scott

    By David Scott

    As a part of the Sage path better half sequence, this e-book presents a entire advent to the self-discipline of penology. It offers tricks and how one can follow this knowledge to greatest impact in coursework and examinations. it is a hugely available textual content is for these new to criminal reviews, or for a person trying to find a refresher. It presents constitution and history for all legal and punishment modules on undergraduate criminology/ legal justice levels. Written in a simple and transparent type, the publication provides exact motives for all educational phrases used.
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  • Theoretical Criminology by the late George B. Vold, Thomas J. Bernard, Jeffrey B.

    By the late George B. Vold, Thomas J. Bernard, Jeffrey B. Snipes

    This fourth variation of Theoretical Criminology, the normal textual content and reference in its box, has been widely revised and entirely up to date. New sections contain fabric on neurotransmitters, environmentally brought about organic elements of habit, impulsiveness and crime, neighborhoods as factors of crime, situational contexts of crime, the decline and resurgence of pressure theories, and control-ology. The textual content additionally examines Gottfredson and Hirsch's basic thought of Crime, Katz's Seductions of Crime, Hagan's Structural Criminology, and Black's habit of legislation, in addition to postmodern criminology and feminist criminology. a brand new bankruptcy on developmental criminology discusses felony careers, longitudinal study, the connection among age and crime, Thornberry's interactional conception, and Sampson and Laub's age-graded idea of casual social keep watch over. A moment new bankruptcy on built-in theories discusses contemporary efforts via Elliott et al., Braithwaite, Tittle, Vila, and Bernard and Snipes. The textual content provides each one kind of conception correctly and comprehensively inside its ancient context. suitable empirical learn is reviewed and assessed, and examine matters on the topic of idea trying out also are mentioned. The writing sort is energetic and readable, designed to attract scholars in any respect degrees. delivering the main exact, transparent, and accomplished presentation of criminology theories, Theoretical Criminology keeps to keep its ideal place within the box of criminology, a place it has held for nearly forty years.
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  • The Gender of Crime by Dana M. Britton

    By Dana M. Britton

    The Gender of Crime introduces scholars to how gender shapes our realizing of each point of crime. relocating past criminological theories and learn that experience usually missed gender, this dynamic and provocative booklet indicates that gender is principal to the definition, prosecution, and sentencing of crimes, that it shapes how victimization is skilled and understood, and that it constructions the associations of the felony justice process and the studies of employees inside of that method. Discussing the intersections of race, category, gender, and sexuality with crime and punishment, this e-book demonstrates that crime, victimization, and crime regulate are by no means generic_they are in its place produced and skilled through gendered (and race, and classed, and sexualized) actors inside contexts of social inequality. This ebook highlights key strategies for college kids and encourages them to imagine seriously via various compelling real-life examples, from college violence to company crime. The Gender of Crime offers crucial examining for college students of gender, criminology, and felony justice alike.
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  • The Oxford handbook of police and policing by Michael D. Reisig, Robert J. Kane

    By Michael D. Reisig, Robert J. Kane

    The police are possibly the main obvious illustration of presidency. they're charged with what has been characterised as an ''''impossible'''' mandate -- regulate and forestall crime, hold the peace, offer public prone -- and achieve this in the constraints of democratic rules. The police are relied on to exploit lethal strength whilst it really is known as for and are allowed entry to our houses in instances of emergency. In fact, police departments are one of many few govt businesses that may be mobilized by means of an easy telephone name, 24 hours an afternoon, 7 days a week. Read more...
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  • Female Sexual Predators: Understanding Them to Protect Our by Karen A. Duncan

    By Karen A. Duncan

    In woman Sexual Predators: knowing and picking Them to guard our youngsters and teens, social employee and therapist Karen A. Duncan is helping adults be proactive so youngsters won't fall prey to this violation. Vignettes pulled from information headlines and interviews with lady sexual predators Duncan has encountered in her personal perform are used to aid readers comprehend those crimes and the ladies who dedicate them, in addition to the impression those crimes could have on victims.The ladies profiled have been in positions of authority at church buildings, faculties, activities associations, and the house. sufferers clarify how those ladies exploited their positions of belief, deliberate their crimes, groomed their sufferers, deceived adults into now not detecting their habit, and the way they didn't cease even if they well-known the risk and the damage to themselves and their sufferers. Duncan addresses the problem of maternal sexual abuse answering questions about moms who willingly sexual abuse their very own youngsters and now and then devote baby sexual abuse with different adults, in addition to ladies who sexually abuse women. 4 forms of woman intercourse offenders are offered in the rising study in this subject, besides questions concerning evaluate, therapy, and administration of girl intercourse offenders in the neighborhood. It additionally addresses the debatable problems with woman pedophilia and feminine sexual deviance in the context of what we all know approximately human sexuality.
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  • ADB OECD Anti-Corruption Initiative for Asia and the by OECD, ADB

    By OECD, ADB

    Criminalisation is a key element of all overseas anti-corruption tools. for instance, the OECD conference on fighting Bribery of international Public officers in foreign enterprise Transactions (Anti-Bribery conference) and the UN conference opposed to Corruption (UNCAC) either require States events to enact particular legal offences on bribery. The Asian improvement financial institution (ADB)/Organisation for monetary Co-operation and improvement (OECD) Anti-Corruption Initiative's motion Plan commits international locations to make sure the lifestyles of laws with dissuasive sanctions which successfully and actively strive against the offence of bribery of public officers. besides the fact that, criminalisation could be a hard activity, as skilled via many nations social gathering to the Anti-Bribery conference. This file reviews the criminalisation of bribery offences in Asian countries under the UNCAC. Drawing at the adventure of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention's tracking mechanism, the evaluate makes a speciality of each one member's implementation of UNCAC Articles 15, sixteen and 26 (domestic and overseas bribery via traditional and felony persons). The assessment additionally identifies developments and demanding situations around the Asia-Pacific region.Table of content material : major Abbreviations and AcronymsExecutive SummaryIntroduction, Scope and MethodologyPart I review of the Criminalisation of Bribery in Asia-Pacific-1. components of the lively and Passive household Bribery Offences-2. Bribery of international public officers -3. Defences-4. legal responsibility of felony people for bribery-5. Jurisdiction to prosecute bribery -6. Sanctions for bribery -7. instruments for investigating bribery -8. Enforcement of bribery offences -9. end and recommendations-Annex 1 Excerpts from UNCAC (Articles 15 and 16); OECD Anti-Bribery conference Articles 1-3 Annex 2 precis of extreme Sanctions for household Bribery within the tasks MembersPart II Criminalisation of Bribery within the tasks 28 Member Jurisdictions-Australia -Bangladesh-Bhutan-Cambodia -P.R. China -Cook Islands-Fiji Islands -Hong Kong, China-India -Indonesia-Japan-Kazakhstan-Korea -Kyrgyzstan -Macao, China -Malaysia -Mongolia-Nepal-Pakistan -Palau -Papua New Guinea -Philippines -Samoa -Singapore -Sri Lanka-Thailand -Vanuatu -Viet Nam 
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  • Faith, Ideology and Fear: Muslim Identities Within and by Gabriele Marranci

    By Gabriele Marranci

    According to 4 years anthropological learn inside of prisons and Muslim groups within the united kingdom, this ebook bargains a special dialogue of the connection among the event of criminal between Muslims and the formation of non secular identification. Gabriele Marranci completely examines Muslim non secular existence in criminal, the paintings of Muslim chaplains and imams (and the final impression that they have got on Muslim prisoners), supplying an research of the present legal regulations aiming to avoid radicalisation, and discusses the counterproductive result of an expanding younger Muslim presence in prisons, in addition to the response of the Muslim groups to this elevate. Marranci means that the legal setting, and lengthening regulations therein, are associated with the phobia of radicalization, and are facilitating identification techniques during which Islam becomes an ideology. this crucial research is going directly to make an intensive exam of the lives of former Muslim prisoners, displaying how they're really at risk of extremists’ recruitment, and explaining the dynamics that have led, on occasion, to their recommitting offences, or embarking on a course of radicalization.
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  • Human trafficking, human misery : the global trade in human by Alexis A. Aronowitz

    By Alexis A. Aronowitz

    The scourge of human trafficking impacts nearly all international locations, which function a resource, transit element, or vacation spot, or a mix of those. whereas nations have lengthy all for overseas trafficking, inner move and exploitation inside international locations could be much more popular than trans-border trafficking. styles of trafficking differ throughout nations and areas and are in a relentless kingdom of flux. international locations have lengthy involved in trafficking exclusively for the aim of sexual exploitation, but exploitation in agriculture, building, fishing, production, and the family and nutrition provider industries are universal in lots of nations. right here, Aronowitz takes an international point of view in studying the nefarious underworld of human trafficking, revealing the character and volume of the damage as a result of this hideous felony practice.

    Taking a victims-oriented strategy,
    Human Trafficking, Human Misery examines the criminals and legal companies that site visitors and make the most their sufferers. the writer specializes in the various teams of sufferers in addition to many of the different types of and markets for trafficking, lots of which stay ignored due to the emphasis on intercourse trafficking. She additionally explores much less usually mentioned varieties of trafficking—in organs, baby infantrymen, mail-order brides, and adoption, in addition to using the net in trafficking. Drawing on her box reviews from quite a few elements of the area, the writer deepens our realizing of this factor via descriptions of instances within which she used to be concerned or approximately which she realized during her travels. including insightful research, those tales display the real nature of human trafficking and illustrate the level of its succeed in and harm.
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  • The Colonial Bastille: A History of Imprisonment in Vietnam, by Peter Zinoman

    By Peter Zinoman

    Peter Zinoman's unique and insightful research specializes in the colonial legal approach in French Indochina and its function in fostering sleek political recognition one of the Vietnamese. utilizing legal memoirs, newspaper articles, and wide archival documents, Zinoman offers a wealth of vital new info to rfile how colonial prisons, instead of quelling political dissent and retaining order, as a substitute turned associations that promoted nationalism and innovative schooling.
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  • Advances in the Forensic Analysis and Dating of Writing Ink by Richard L. Brunelle

    By Richard L. Brunelle

    Using the forensic exam and courting of inks on wondered files has turn into universal, and legislation enforcement organizations count seriously on those innovations in the course of felony investigations each time there's a few query as to while a record used to be written. during this ebook, the authors describe the numerous advances that experience happened within the box of forensic exam and courting of inks on records. real laboratory techniques for analyzing and relationship inks and different comparable ingredients are defined, in addition to the forensic purposes of those strategies in felony and civil litigations. additionally, the authors supply dialogue theories for every form of chemical research which function beneficial instructions for explaining the technology to put juries. significant bankruptcy issues comprise: ancient improvement, Ink research education and Coordination, Ink Chemistry, equipment of study, Forensic comparability and identity by way of Chromatography and Densitome-try, Instrumental research of Inks, Ink Libraries, Ink relationship, Experiments on Ink Dryness assessments, result of Case Examinations, and court docket Admissibility of Relative Age comparability options. This e-book could be beneficial to chemists curious about relationship exam paintings, attorneys attempting situations utilizing those strategies, and professors educating within the box of forensic sciences. additionally, will probably be necessary serving as a equipment handbook and reference textual content for forensic technological know-how scholars.
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