Books in category Social Science – Criminology

  • Drugs and Crime

    Drugs and Crime
    Richard Hammersley

    "This book argues that much current thinking about drugs and crime is simplistic and misguided, because it fails to take into account the complex social and psychological contexts that underpin the relationship between drug or alcohol …

  • Bizarre Crimes

    Bizarre Crimes
    Joe Rhatigan

    Some fools call the cops on themselves, or dial 9-1-1 to ask where they can buy drugs. There’s even a real-life Cinderella story about a girl forced to stay outdoors and do all the work while her stepsisters lived in comfort.

  • Issues in School Violence Research

    Issues in School Violence Research
    Michael J. Furlong

    The underlying theme of this collection is that in the rush to gather information about school violence and to label it a social problem, the reliability of methodology has been overlooked.

  • Criminal Crafts

    Criminal Crafts
    Shawn Gascoyne-Bowman

    Offers projects with a criminal theme, including a crime scene carpet, see-behind sunglasses, and a garter belt shiv cozy.

  • Locked Out

    Locked Out
    Jeff Manza, Christopher Uggen

    "–The Chronicle of Higher Education. Jeff Manza and Christopher Uggen, who understand the vastness of the jailers' reach, follow the story out of the cell and into the voting booth.

  • Legends Monsters or Serial Murderers The Real Story Behind an Ancient Crime

    Legends, Monsters, or Serial Murderers? The Real Story Behind an Ancient Crime
    Dirk C. Gibson

    Covering figures ranging from Catherine Monvoisin to Vlad the Impaler, and describing murders committed in ancient aristocracies to those attributed to vampires, witches, and werewolves, this book documents the historic reality of serial …

  • Zur Einrichtung und Durchf√ hrung √ rztlich kontrollierter Heroinvergabeprojekte rechtliche M√ glichkeiten und Grenzen nach geltendem Recht

    Zur Einrichtung und Durchf√ľhrung √§rztlich kontrollierter Heroinvergabeprojekte – rechtliche M√∂glichkeiten und Grenzen nach geltendem Recht
    Marina Bock

    Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2008 im Fachbereich Jura – Strafprozessrecht, Kriminologie, Strafvollzug, Note: 14,00, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universit√§t Frankfurt am Main (Kriminalwissenschaften), Veranstaltung: Bet√§ubungsmittelrecht gestern, …

  • Contemporary Perspectives on the Detection Investigation and Prosecution of Art Crime

    Contemporary Perspectives on the Detection, Investigation and Prosecution of Art Crime
    Duncan Chappell, Saskia Hufnagel

    Best practice methods of detecting, investigating, prosecuting and preventing such crimes are explored. This book will be of interest and use to academics and practitioners alike in the areas of law, crime and justice.

  • Tranquil Prisons

    Tranquil Prisons
    Erick Fabris

    Antipsychotic medications are sometimes imposed on psychiatric patients deemed dangerous to themselves and others. This is based on the assumption that treatment is safe and effective, and that recovery depends on biological adjustment.

  • Sexualized Violence Against Women and Children

    Sexualized Violence Against Women and Children
    B. J. Cling

    The first book to interweave clinical and legal perspectives on such recently formulated diagnoses as rape trauma syndrome and battered woman syndrome, this up-to-date resource helps mental health clinicians better understand their role in …

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