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  • The Prison and the Gallows

    The Prison and the Gallows
    av Marie Gottschalk

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521682916

    The United States has built a carceral state that is unprecedented among Western countries and in US history. Nearly one in 50 people, excluding children and the elderly, is incarcerated today, a rate unsurpassed anywhere else in the world. What are…

  • The Prison and the Gallows

    The Prison and the Gallows
    av Marie Gottschalk

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521864275

    The United States has built a carceral state that is unprecedented among Western countries and in US history. Nearly one in 50 people, excluding children and the elderly, is incarcerated today, a rate unsurpassed anywhere else in the world. What are…

  • White-Collar Crime and Criminal Careers

    White-Collar Crime and Criminal Careers
    av David Weisburd

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521777636

    Studies of the criminal career to date have focused on common criminals and street crime; criminologists have overlooked the careers of white-collar offenders. David Weisburd and Elin Waring offer here the first detailed examination of the criminal…

  • White-Collar Crime and Criminal Careers

    White-Collar Crime and Criminal Careers
    av David Weisburd

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521771627

    Studies of the criminal career to date have focused on common criminals and street crime; criminologists have overlooked the careers of white-collar offenders. David Weisburd and Elin Waring offer here the first detailed examination of the criminal…

  • Life in the Gang

    Life in the Gang
    av Scott H. Decker

    Pocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521565660

    This study is based on three years of field work with 99 active gang members and 24 family members. The book describes the attractiveness of gangs, the process of joining, their chaotic and loose organisation, and their members’ predominant ac…

  • Life in the Gang

    Life in the Gang
    av Scott H. Decker, Barrik Van Winkle, Steve Decker

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521562928

    This study is based on three years of field work with 99 active gang members and 24 family members. The book describes the attractiveness of gangs, the process of joining, their chaotic and loose organisation, and their members' predominant activiti…

  • Drug-Crime Connections

    Drug-Crime Connections
    av Trevor Bennett

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521867573

    Drug-Crime Connections challenges the assumption that there is a widespread association between drug use and crime. Instead, it argues that there are many highly specific connections. The authors draw together in a single volume a wide range of find…

  • Drug-Crime Connections

    Drug-Crime Connections
    av Trevor Bennett

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521687140

    Drug-Crime Connections challenges the assumption that there is a widespread association between drug use and crime. Instead, it argues that there are many highly specific connections. The authors draw together in a single volume a wide range of find…

  • Rethinking Homicide

    Rethinking Homicide
    av Terance D. Miethe

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521832991

    Using multiple data sources and methods, this book involves a micro-historical analysis of the nature of change and stability in homicide situations over time. It focuses on the homicide situation as the unit of analysis, and explores similarities a…

  • Rethinking Homicide

    Rethinking Homicide
    av Terance D. Miethe

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521540582

    Using multiple data sources and methods, this book involves a micro-historical analysis of the nature of change and stability in homicide situations over time. It focuses on the homicide situation as the unit of analysis, and explores similarities a…

  • Recriminalizing Delinquency

    Recriminalizing Delinquency
    av Simon I. Singer

    Pocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521629201

    Recriminalizing Delinquency presents a case study of legislation that redefines previous acts of delinquency as crimes, and delinquents as juvenile offenders. It examines one state’s response to violent juvenile crime through waiver legislatio…

  • Mean Streets

    Mean Streets
    av John Hagan

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521646260

    Mean Streets is a field study of young people who have left home and school and are living on the streets of Toronto and Vancouver. This book includes the personal narratives and explanatory accounts, in their own words, of some of the more than fou…

  • Mean Streets

    Mean Streets
    av John Hagan

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521497435

    Mean Streets is a field study of young people who have left home and school and are living on the streets of Toronto and Vancouver. This book includes the personal narratives and explanatory accounts, in their own words, of some of the more than fou…

  • The Crime Drop in America

    The Crime Drop in America
    av Alfred Blumstein, Joel Wallman

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521792967

    Violent crime in America shot up sharply in the mid-1980s and continued to climb until 1991, after which something unprecedented occurred. For the next seven years it declined to a level not seen since the 1960s. The puzzle of why this has happened…

  • The Crime Drop in America

    The Crime Drop in America
    av Alfred Blumstein, Joel Wallman, Joel Wallamn

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521797122

    Violent crime in America shot up sharply in the mid-1980s and continued to climb until 1991, after which something unprecedented occurred. For the next seven years it declined to a level not seen since the 1960s. The puzzle of why this has happened…

  • The Crime Drop in America

    The Crime Drop in America

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521681483

    Violent crime in America shot up sharply in the mid-1980s and continued to climb until 1991, after which something unprecedented occurred. The crime level declined to a level not seen since the 1960s. This revised edition of The Crime Drop in Americ…

  • The Crime Drop in America

    The Crime Drop in America

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521862790

    Violent crime in America shot up sharply in the mid-1980s and continued to climb until 1991, after which something unprecedented occurred. The crime level declined to a level not seen since the 1960s. This revised edition of The Crime Drop in Americ…

  • Delinquency and Crime

    Delinquency and Crime

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521473224

    Why is crime persistent over generations, within families and within certain individuals? Is crime the manifestation of an inherited latent trait or the result of a failure of socialization and norm-setting processes? Why do youths commit crimes? De…

  • The Criminal Career

    The Criminal Career
    av Britta Kyvsgaard

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521815154

    How can the average 'criminal career' be characterized and how common are career criminals? Does offending become more specialized and/or more serious as people get older? Do female careers in crime differ from those of males in substance or only in…

  • Understanding Police Use of Force

    Understanding Police Use of Force
    av Geoffrey P. Alpert

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521546751

    Whenever police officers come into contact with citizens there is a chance that the encounter will digress to one in which force is used on a suspect. Fortunately, most police activities do not involve the use of force. But those that do reflect imp…

  • Companions in Crime

    Companions in Crime
    av Mark Warr

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521810838

    Criminologists often allude to 'peer influence' in explanations of crime and delinquency, but the meaning of that concept rarely receives careful attention. Companions in Crime organizes the extensive literature on peer influence and group delinquen…

  • Companions in Crime

    Companions in Crime
    av Mark Warr

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521009164

    Criminologists often allude to ‘peer influence’ in explanations of crime and delinquency, but the meaning of that concept rarely receives careful attention. Companions in Crime organizes the extensive literature on peer influence and gro…

  • Schools and Delinquency

    Schools and Delinquency
    av Denise C. Gottfredson

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521626293

    Schools and Delinquency provides a comprehensive review and critique of the current research about the causes of delinquency, substance use, drop-out, and truancy, and the role of the school in preventing these behavior patterns. Examining school-ba…

  • Situational Prison Control

    Situational Prison Control
    av Richard Wortley

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521804189

    This book examines the control of problem behaviour in prison from a situational crime prevention perspective. Following the success of situational crime prevention in community settings, Richard Wortley argues that the same principles can be used t…

  • Situational Prison Control

    Situational Prison Control
    av Richard Wortley

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521009409

    This book examines the control of problem behaviour in prison from a situational crime prevention perspective. Following the success of situational crime prevention in community settings, Richard Wortley argues that the same principles can be used t…

  • Errors of Justice

    Errors of Justice
    av Brian Forst

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521821308

    In this book, Brian Forst takes a fresh perspective on the assessment of criminal justice policy, examining the prospect of assessing policies based on their impact on errors of justice: the error of failing to bring offenders to justice, on the one…

  • Errors of Justice

    Errors of Justice
    av Brian Forst

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521528825

    In this book, Brian Forst takes a fresh new perspective on the assessment of criminal justice policy, examining the prospect of assessing policies based on their impact on errors of justice: the error of failing to bring offenders to justice, on the…

  • Delinquent Networks

    Delinquent Networks
    av Jerzy Sarnecki

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521022446

    This book presents a study of co-offering relations among youths under twenty-one suspected of criminal offences in Stockholm during 1991-5. In total, the study includes just over 22,000 individuals suspected of around 29,000 offences. Jerzy Sarneck…

  • Violence and Childhood in the Inner City

    Violence and Childhood in the Inner City

    Pocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521587204

    The contributors to this book believe that something can be done to make life in American cities safer, to make growing up in the urban ghettos less risky, and to reduce the violence that so often permeates urban childhoods. They consider why there…

  • Economic Espionage and Industrial Spying

    Economic Espionage and Industrial Spying
    av Hedieh Nasheri

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521543712

    This book provides an analytic overview and assessment of the changing nature of crime in the burgeoning information society. Bringing together views from leading national and international authorities, Hedieh Nasheri explains the historical and the…

  • Economic Espionage and Industrial Spying

    Economic Espionage and Industrial Spying
    av Hedieh Nasheri

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521835824

    This book provides an analytic overview and assessment of the changing nature of crime in the burgeoning information society. Bringing together views from leading national and international authorities, Hedieh Nasheri explains the historical and the…

  • Understanding Police Use of Force

    Understanding Police Use of Force
    av Geoffrey P. Alpert

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521837736

    Whenever police officers come into contact with citizens there is a chance that the encounter will digress to one in which force is used on a suspect. Fortunately, most police activities do not involve the use of force. But those that do reflect imp…

  • Third Party Policing

    Third Party Policing
    av Lorraine Mazerolle

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521535076

    This book is the first comprehensive exploration of a major change in crime control whereby responsibility no longer rests primarily with state agencies, but is shared with a wide range of organisations and individuals. As a result the role of the s…

  • Third Party Policing

    Third Party Policing
    av Lorraine Mazerolle

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521827836

    This book is the first comprehensive exploration of a major change in crime control whereby responsibility no longer rests primarily with state agencies, but is shared with a wide range of organisations and individuals. As a result the role of the s…

  • The Framework of Judicial Sentencing

    The Framework of Judicial Sentencing
    av Austin Lovegrove

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521584272

    Austin Lovegrove examines the sentencing of offenders appearing on multiple offences, and how judges, having fixed a prison sentence for each offence, determine an overall sentence for each offender. Analyzing judges’ verbal protocols for sent…

  • The Framework of Judicial Sentencing

    The Framework of Judicial Sentencing
    av Austin Lovegrove

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521032568

    Austin Lovegrove examines the sentencing of offenders appearing on multiple offences and how judges, having fixed a prison sentence for each offence, determine an overall sentence for each offender. Analysing judges' verbal protocols for sentencing…

  • Understanding Crime Statistics

    Understanding Crime Statistics

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521680417

    In Understanding Crime Statistics, Lynch and Addington draw on the work of leading experts on U.S. crime statistics to provide much-needed research on appropriate use of this data. Specifically, the contributors explore the issues surrounding diverg…

  • Understanding Crime Statistics

    Understanding Crime Statistics

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521862042

    In Understanding Crime Statistics, Lynch and Addington draw on the work of leading experts on U.S. crime statistics to provide much-needed research on appropriate use of this data. Specifically, the contributors explore the issues surrounding diverg…

  • Early Prevention of Adult Antisocial Behaviour

    Early Prevention of Adult Antisocial Behaviour

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521030793

    This book presents a comprehensive summary of how well adult crime, antisocial behaviour and antisocial personality disorder can be prevented by interventions applied early in life. It reviews important childhood risk and protective factors for thes…

  • Early Prevention of Adult Antisocial Behaviour

    Early Prevention of Adult Antisocial Behaviour

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521651943

    This book presents a comprehensive summary of how well adult crime, antisocial behaviour and antisocial personality disorder can be prevented by interventions applied early in life. It reviews important childhood risk and protective factors for thes…

  • Street Justice

    Street Justice
    av Bruce A. Jacobs

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521617987

    Street criminals live in a dangerous world, but they cannot realistically rely on the criminal justice system to protect them from predation by fellow lawbreakers; they are on their own when it comes to dealing with crimes perpetrated against them a…

  • Street Justice

    Street Justice
    av Bruce A. Jacobs

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521852784

    Street criminals live in a dangerous world, but they cannot realistically rely on the criminal justice system to protect them from predation by fellow lawbreakers; they are on their own when it comes to dealing with crimes perpetrated against them a…

  • Key Issues in Criminal Career Research

    Key Issues in Criminal Career Research
    av Alex R. Piquero

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521848657

    This book examines several contentious and under-studied criminal career issues using one of the world's most important longitudinal studies, the Cambridge Study in Delinquent Development (CSDD), a longitudinal study of 411 South London boys followe…

  • Key Issues in Criminal Career Research

    Key Issues in Criminal Career Research
    av Alex R. Piquero

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521613095

    This book examines several contentious and under-studied criminal career issues using one of the world's most important longitudinal studies, the Cambridge Study in Delinquent Development (CSDD), a longitudinal study of 411 South London boys followe…

  • The Criminal Recidivism Process

    The Criminal Recidivism Process
    av Edward Zamble

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521795104

    This book addresses why criminal offenders repeat their actions after being released from prison.

  • The Criminal Recidivism Process

    The Criminal Recidivism Process
    av Edward Zamble

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521581790

    This book addresses how and why criminal offenders repeat their actions after being released from prison. It is part of an attempt to explain criminal behavior within the context of a contemporary psychological understanding of behavior, rather than…

  • Legacies of Crime

    Legacies of Crime
    av Peggy C. Giordano

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521705516

    Legacies of Crime explores the lives of seriously delinquent girls and boys in the United States who were followed over a twenty-year period as they grew to adulthood. In-depth interviews with these women and men and their children - a majority now…

  • Legacies of Crime

    Legacies of Crime
    av Peggy C. Giordano

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521879712

    Legacies of Crime explores the lives of seriously delinquent girls and boys in the United States who were followed over a twenty-year period as they grew to adulthood. In-depth interviews with these women and men and their children - a majority now…

  • Violent Crime

    Violent Crime

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521626743

    Analysts have long noted that some societies have much higher rates of criminal violence than others. They have also observed that the risk of being a victim or a perpetrator of violent crime varies considerably from one individual to another. In so…

  • Choosing White-Collar Crime

    Choosing White-Collar Crime
    av Neal Shover

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521665544

    For more than three decades, rational-choice theory has reigned as the dominant approach both for interpreting crime and as underpinning for crime-control programs. Although it has been applied to an array of street crimes, white-collar crime and th…

  • Choosing White-Collar Crime

    Choosing White-Collar Crime
    av Neal Shover

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521662178

    For more than three decades, rational-choice theory has reigned as the dominant approach both for interpreting crime and as underpinning for crime-control programs. Although it has been applied to an array of street crimes, white-collar crime and th…

  • Criminologists on Terrorism and Homeland Security

    Criminologists on Terrorism and Homeland Security

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521899451

    This volume presents 19 original essays addressing what is widely regarded as the most serious problem confronting America today and for years to come – terrorism – from the unique perspective of criminology. The chapters collected here…

  • Delinquent-Prone Communities

    Delinquent-Prone Communities
    av Don Weatherburn

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521026970

    Despite a century of effort, criminologists do not yet fully understand the relationship between disadvantage and crime. The balance of evidence suggests that economic and social stress increase the risk of involvement in crime by increasing the mot…

  • Delinquent-Prone Communities

    Delinquent-Prone Communities
    av Don Weatherburn

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521790949

    Despite a century of effort, criminologists do not yet fully understand the relationship between disadvantage and crime. The balance of evidence suggests that economic and social stress increase the risk of involvement in crime by increasing the mot…

  • Race and Policing in America

    Race and Policing in America
    av Ronald Weitzer

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521851527

    Race and Policing in America is about relations between police and citizens, with a focus on racial differences. It utilizes both the authors' own research and other studies to examine Americans' opinions, preferences, and personal experiences regar…

  • Race and Policing in America

    Race and Policing in America
    av Ronald Weitzer

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521616911

    Race and Policing in America is about relations between police and citizens, with a focus on racial differences. It utilizes both the authors' own research and other studies to examine Americans' opinions, preferences, and personal experiences regar…

  • Delinquent Networks

    Delinquent Networks
    av Jerzy Sarnecki

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521802390

    This book presents a study of co-offering relations among youths under twenty-one suspected of criminal offences in Stockholm during 1991–5. In total, the study includes just over 22,000 individuals suspected of around 29,000 offences. Jerzy S…

  • Violent Crime

    Violent Crime
    av Darnell Felix Hawkins

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521622974

  • Police Innovation

    Police Innovation

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521836289

    Over the last three decades American policing has gone through a period of significant change and innovation. In what is a relatively short historical time frame the police began to reconsider their fundamental mission, the nature of the core strate…

  • Police Innovation

    Police Innovation

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521544832

    Over the last three decades American policing has gone through a period of significant change and innovation. In what is a relatively short historical time frame the police began to reconsider their fundamental mission, the nature of the core strate…

  • Prisoner Reentry and Crime in America

    Prisoner Reentry and Crime in America

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521613866

    Prisoner Reentry and Crime in America is intended to shed light on a question that fuels the public's concern about the number of returning prisoners. What are the public safety consequences of the fourfold increase in the number of individuals ente…

  • Prisoner Reentry and Crime in America

    Prisoner Reentry and Crime in America

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521849166

    Prisoner Reentry and Crime in America is intended to shed light on a question that fuels the public's concern about the number of returning prisoners. What are the public safety consequences of the fourfold increase in the number of individuals ente…

  • Sex Differences in Antisocial Behaviour

    Sex Differences in Antisocial Behaviour
    av Terrie E. Moffitt

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521010665

    Why are females rarely antisocial and males antisocial so often? This key question is addressed in a fresh approach to sex differences in the causes, course and consequences of antisocial behaviour. The book presents all-new findings from a landmark…

  • Sex Differences in Antisocial Behaviour

    Sex Differences in Antisocial Behaviour
    av Terrie E. Moffitt

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521804455

    Why are females rarely antisocial and males antisocial so often? This key question is addressed in a fresh approach to sex differences in the causes, course and consequences of antisocial behaviour. The book presents findings from a landmark investi…

  • Criminality and Violence among the Mentally Disordered

    Criminality and Violence among the Mentally Disordered
    av Sheilagh Hodgins

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521580731

    In recent years it has become apparent that mentally ill people are at increased risk of committing crimes of violence. Most writing and research about crime and mental disorder has focused necessarily on the immediate problems which confront clinic…

  • Criminality and Violence among the Mentally Disordered

    Criminality and Violence among the Mentally Disordered
    av Sheilagh Hodgins

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521111355

    In recent years it has become apparent that mentally ill people are at increased risk of committing crimes of violence. Most writing and research about crime and mental disorder has focused necessarily on the immediate problems which confront clinic…

  • Corporate Crime, Law, and Social Control

    Corporate Crime, Law, and Social Control
    av Sally S. Simpson

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521589338

    Why do corporations obey the law? When companies violate the law, what kinds of interventions are most apt to correct their behavior and return them to compliant status? In this book Sally Simpson examines whether the shift towards the use of crimin…

  • Corporate Crime, Law, and Social Control

    Corporate Crime, Law, and Social Control
    av Sally S. Simpson

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521580830

    Why do corporations obey the law? When companies violate the law, what kinds of interventions are most apt to correct their behavior and return them to compliant status? In this book Sally Simpson examines whether the shift towards the use of crimin…

  • The Virtual Prison

    The Virtual Prison
    av Julian V. Roberts

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521829595

    The last twenty-five years have seen dramatic rises in the prison populations of most industrialised nations. Unable to keep up with increased numbers of convicted offenders, governments and criminal justice systems have been seeking new ways to con…

  • The Virtual Prison

    The Virtual Prison
    av Julian V. Roberts

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521536448

    The last twenty-five years have seen dramatic rises in the prison populations of most industrialised nations. Unable to keep up with increased numbers of convicted offenders, governments and criminal justice systems have been seeking new ways to con…

  • Lengthening the Arm of the Law

    Lengthening the Arm of the Law
    av Julie Ayling

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521732598

    Relentless fiscal pressures faced by the public police over the last few decades have meant that police organisations have had to find new ways to obtain and harness the resources needed to achieve their goals. Through entering into relationships of…

  • Policing Gangs in America

    Policing Gangs in America
    av Charles M. Katz

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521851107

    Policing Gangs in America describes the assumptions, issues, problems, and events that characterize, shape, and define the police response to gangs in America today. The focus of this 2006 book is on the gang unit officers themselves and the environ…

  • Policing Gangs in America

    Policing Gangs in America
    av Charles M. Katz

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521616546

    Policing Gangs in America describes the assumptions, issues, problems, and events that characterize, shape, and define the police response to gangs in America today. The focus of this 2006 book is on the gang unit officers themselves and the environ…

  • Prison State

    Prison State
    av Bert Useem

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521885850

    During the past 25 years, the prison population in America shot upward to reach a staggering 1.53 million by 2005. This book takes a broad, critical look at incarceration, the huge social experiment of American society. The authors investigate the c…

  • Prison State

    Prison State
    av Bert Useem

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521713399

    During the past 25 years, the prison population in America shot upward to reach a staggering 1.53 million by 2005. This book takes a broad, critical look at incarceration, the huge social experiment of American society. The authors investigate the c…

  • What Works in Corrections

    What Works in Corrections
    av Doris Layton MacKenzie

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521806459

    What Works in Corrections, first published in 2006, examines the impact of correctional interventions, management policies, treatment and rehabilitation programs on the recidivism of offenders and delinquents. The book reviews different strategies f…

  • What Works in Corrections

    What Works in Corrections
    av Doris Layton MacKenzie

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521001205

    What Works in Corrections, first published in 2006, examines the impact of correctional interventions, management policies, treatment and rehabilitation programs on the recidivism of offenders and delinquents. The book reviews different strategies f…

  • Judicial Policy Making and the Modern State

    Judicial Policy Making and the Modern State
    av Malcolm M. Feeley

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521593533

    Between 1965 and 1990, federal judges in almost all of the states handed down sweeping rulings that affected virtually every prison and jail in the United States. Without a doubt judges were the most important prison reformers during this period. Th…

  • Judicial Policy Making and the Modern State

    Judicial Policy Making and the Modern State
    av Malcolm M. Feeley

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521777346

    Between 1965 and 1990, federal judges in almost all of the states handed down sweeping rulings that affected virtually every prison and jail in the United States. Without a doubt judges were the most important prison reformers during this period. Th…

  • Gangs and Delinquency in Developmental Perspective

    Gangs and Delinquency in Developmental Perspective
    av Terence P. Thornberry

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521814393

    Gang membership has long been understood to have a disruptive influence on adolescent development and to contribute disproportionately to the rate of delinquent crime. The nature of the impact, and the long-term effects on individuals, have not been…

  • Gangs and Delinquency in Developmental Perspective

    Gangs and Delinquency in Developmental Perspective
    av Terence P. Thornberry

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521891295

    Gang membership has long been understood to have a disruptive influence on adolescent development and to contribute disproportionately to the rate of delinquent crime. The nature of the impact, and the long-term effects on individuals, have not been…

  • Marking Time in the Golden State

    Marking Time in the Golden State
    av Candace Kruttschnitt

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521825580

    In recent decades, the nature of criminal punishment has undergone change in the United States. This case study of women serving time in California in the 1960s and 1990s examines key points in this recent history. In this 2005 book, the authors beg…

  • Marking Time in the Golden State

    Marking Time in the Golden State
    av Candace Kruttschnitt

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521532655

    In recent decades, the nature of criminal punishment has undergone change in the United States. This case study of women serving time in California in the 1960s and 1990s examines key points in this recent history. The authors begin with a look at i…

  • Lengthening the Arm of the Law

    Lengthening the Arm of the Law
    av Julie Ayling

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521493512

    Relentless fiscal pressures faced by the public police over the last few decades have meant that police organisations have had to find new ways to obtain and harness the resources needed to achieve their goals. Through entering into relationships of…