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What is Islamophobia?: Racism, Social Movements and the State

Paperback, 05/06/2017, £18.99
Discusses the endemic nature of Islamophobia in the West across various sections of society, both left and right.

Wolf Boys: The extraordinary true story of two teenage assassins and Mexico's most dangerous drug cartel

Paperback, 06/07/2017, £8.99
A chilling true story of two American teens recruited as killers for a Mexican cartel, and their pursuit by an increasingly disillusioned detective.

Introduction to Criminal Psychology 2ed

Paperback, 05/09/2017, £36.99
Revised edition of the author's An introduction to criminal psychology, [2013]

Legends of the Firm

Paperback, 10/08/2017, £7.99

Philip Zimbardo's The Lucifer Effect

Paperback, 05/07/2017, £5.99
Philip Zimbardo is fascinated by why people can behave in awful ways. uSome psychologists believe those who commit cruelty are innately evil. Zimbardo disagrees.

Michael R. Gottfredson & Travish Hirschi's A General Theory of Crime

Paperback, 04/07/2017, £5.99
In their 1990 work, Gottfredson and Hirschi introduce a new and comprehensive theory of crime. At the time, crime researchers tended to focus on environmental factors that led to crime, not on the criminals themselves, and were inclined to think about crime only from their particular academic perspective.

Elizabeth F. Loftus' Eyewitness Testimony

Paperback, 05/07/2017, £5.99
Elizabeth Loftus' 1979 work explains why people sometimes remember events inaccurately and how this simple fact has a profound impact on the criminal justice system, especially given the value placed on eyewitness accounts. Although, as these are based on memories that are not always reliable.

Michelle Alexander's The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

Paperback, 05/07/2017, £5.99
The United States has the world's largest prison population, with more than two million behind bars. Alexander says this is mainly due to America's 'war on drugs,' launched in 1982. In The New Jim Crow, she explains how this government initiative has led to America's black citizens being imprisoned on a colossal scale.

Gender & Crime

Paperback, 18/03/2008, £20.99
Looking at both feminist and masculine perspectives, this critical introduction to the key issues and debates surrounding gender and crime provides readers with a go-to resource for gaining a successful understanding of the field.

Introduction to Criminology

Paperback, 27/11/2012, £39.99
'This book has turned out to be a gem of a text. Not only does it cover wholly relevant, informative and engaging topics but everything is complimented with a comprehensive web based resource package' - Lucy Huby, Dept of Care and Social Sciences, Moray College

Criminological Research: Understanding Qualitative Methods 2nd revised ed.

Paperback, 23/03/2017, £27.99
Now with new, in-depth case studies to really help students visualise the realities of research, this textbook continues to provide the guidance to help them both evaluate existing studies and design their own robust, ethical projects

Concise Dictionary of Crime and Justice 2ed

Paperback, 21/04/2015, £22.99
This handy reference takes a new approach to making everyday criminal justice terms accessible, and presents common misconceptions for selected terms, along with additional relevant information to clarify a term's use or derivation.

Criminology Skills 2ed

Paperback, 03/03/2016, £28.99
Criminology Skills is the only book of its kind to cover both criminological study skills and research skills for the first-year right through to the final-year student. Accessible, engaging, and visually appealing, the text gives you a practical understanding of the key skills you need to succeed in the study of criminology.

Media & crime 2ed

Paperback, 11/11/2010, £23.99
THE definitive resource on media and crime, updated and fully revised. Engaging, accessible and comprehensive, a must-have for anyone studying criminology or media studies.

Hate Crime: Impact, Causes and Responses

Paperback, 18/03/2015, £26.99
Covering racist, religiously motivated, homophobic and disablist hate crime, along with gender and violence, this book provides readers with a fully up-to-date exploration of the relation of hatred and prejudice to crime and criminal justice.

McMafia: Seriously Organised Crime

Paperback, 14/12/2017, £8.99
Now a major BBC series Have you ever illegally downloaded a DVD?Organised crime is part of all our worlds - often without us even knowing. McMafia is a journey through the new world of international organised crime, from gunrunners in Ukraine to money launderers in Dubai, by way of drug syndicates in Canada and cyber criminals in Brazil.


Paperback, 25/01/2018, £8.99

Helter Skelter: The True Story of the Manson Murders

Paperback, 08/02/2018, £8.99
The shocking true story of the Manson murders, revealed in this harrowing, often terrifying book. Helter Skelter won a Mystery Writers of America Edgar Award in 1975 for Best Fact Crime Book. America watched in fascinated horror as the killers were tried and convicted. How did Manson make his 'family' kill for him?

Talking with Psychopaths: A Journey into the Evil Mind

Paperback, 06/04/2017, £7.99
In Talking With Psychopaths and Savages, bestselling author and criminologist Christopher Berry-Dee takes readers deep inside the dark minds of some of the most pitiless and dangerous people alive.

Victorian Murders

Paperback, 15/12/2017, £14.99
This book features fifty-six Victorian murder cases from the files of the Illustrated Police News.

Vory: Russia's Super Mafia

Hardback, 04/04/2018, £20.00
The first English-language book to document the men who emerged from the gulags to become Russia's much-feared crime class: the vory v zakone

Crime and Social Theory

Paperback, 26/04/2017, £31.99
What can social theory really teach us about crime in the world today? This book gives an overview of key theoretical debates alongside explanations of cutting edge research to show how abstract thought relates to everyday experience. Looking at global crime to street crime, it brings together the most significant work on crime and social theory.

Crime and the Media

Paperback, 17/04/2014, £28.99
Provides a critical discussion of crime in the media and equips students with a better understanding of the key theoretical concepts and methodological tools for undertaking media analysis. Examining both real and fictional representations of crime and criminal justice agencies, this is the essential textbook for crime and media courses.

Understanding the Risk Society: Crime, Security and Justice

Paperback, 01/12/2014, £30.99
In this penetrating account of the impacts of risk on everyday life, Gabe Mythen provides a theoretically informed overview of the regulation of crime and security in a globalized world.

Policing the Crisis: Mugging, the State and Law and Order

Paperback, 23/04/2013, £35.99
This special 35th anniversary edition contains the original, unchanged text that inspired a generation, alongside two new chapters that explore the book's continued significance for today's readers.

Exploring Green Crime: Introducing the Legal, Social and Criminological Contexts of Environmental Harm

Paperback, 01/12/2015, £32.99
This critical and cutting edge introduction to the key debates in green criminology shows readers how to approach environmental harm with a questioning mindset and demonstrates the contribution of criminologists towards solving global environmental concerns in the 21st century.

Understanding Terrorism: Challenges, Perspectives, and Issues 6ed

Paperback, 21/11/2017, £73.00
Description: "[Gus Martin] has expertly curated the most important topics and sources in the field and put them together in an ideal manner to assist students in understanding the breadth and complexity of modern-day terrorism. Coupled with the instructor and student resources, this text is a perfect introduction to the field." -Ryan Vogel, Director of National Security Studies, Utah Valley University Understanding Terrorism: Challenges, Perspectives, and Issues offers a multidisciplinary, comprehensive exploration of domestic and international terrorism that helps students develop the knowledge and skills needed to critically assess the expressions and underlying causes of terrorism. The Sixth Edition has been updated with new information on terrorist attacks and organizations, as well as key topics such as failed states, the lone-wolf model, state terrorism, human rights violations, and cyberterrorism. Discussion of policies and counterterrorism has been augmented to help students understand the challenges, perspectives, and issues relevant to terrorism today. Give your students the SAGE edge! SAGE edge offers a robust online environment featuring an impressive array of free tools and resources for review, study, and further exploration, keeping both instructors and students on the cutting edge of teaching and learning. Learn more at

Environmental Criminology and Crime Analysis: Situating the Theory, Analytic Approach and Application 2ed

Paperback, 01/11/2016, £32.99
Revised edition of Environmental criminology and crime analysis, 2008.

Investigative Psychology: Offender Profiling and the Analysis of Criminal Action

Paperback, 25/09/2009, £36.99
Investigative Psychology is the first academic text for this new strand of psychological science. Drawing upon twenty years of research studies, professional reports, and unpublished material, the book has been structured according to the operational challenges presented by research.

Criminological Theory: Context and Consequences 6ed

Paperback, 02/12/2014, £70.00
Provides a thorough introduction to the key traditional and contemporary theories of crime and how they affect policy

Red Parts: Autobiography of a Trial

Paperback, 01/06/2017, £8.99
In 1969, Jane Mixer, a first-year law student at the University of Michigan, posted a note on a student noticeboard to share a lift back to her hometown of Muskegon for spring break. She never made it: she was brutally murdered. In this book, the author gives an account of her aunt Jane's death, and the trial that took place 35 years afterward.

Problem of Crime 2ed

Paperback, 01/03/2001, £29.99
This fully revised and updated Second Edition of the bestselling text offers a comprehensive analysis of some of the most important developments in the study of crime.

Armed Robbery

Paperback, 01/04/2002, £17.99
Armed robbery is regarded as one of the most serious crimes, and is widely reported in the media. This book provides an account of armed robbery, based on research with 350 robbers in prison, and on work with two police armed response units - from the Metropolitan and South Yorkshire Police.

Critical Criminology of Leisure

Paperback, 11/02/2010, £19.90

Very English Scandal: Sex, Lies and a Murder Plot at the Heart of the Establishment

Hardback, 05/05/2016, £16.99
In 1979, Jeremy Thorpe, the rising star of the Liberal Party, stood trial for conspiracy to murder. It was the first time that a leading British politician had stood trial on a murder charge. This is the story of hypocrisy, deceit and betrayal at the heart of the British Establishment.

Textbook on Criminology 7ed

Paperback, 29/03/2012, £31.99
Textbook on Criminology provides a comprehensive consideration of the theoretical, practical, and political aspects of crime and criminology. The clarity of approach makes it an ideal text for students wishing to gain a firm grasp of the fundamental issues, together with an appreciation of the thought-provoking complexities surrounding the subject.

Criminology 3ed

Paperback, 13/06/2013, £35.99
Criminology is a broad-ranging and stimulating introduction that is ideal for undergraduates approaching the subject for the first time. Each chapter is written by an expert in their field and includes a range of learning features designed to help students engage with the material covered.

Criminology:key concepts

Paperback, 23/06/2008, £19.99
Takes you through the concepts, approaches, issues and institutions central to the study of crime in contemporary society. This title covers such topics as: policing, sentencing and the justice system types of crime, including corporate crime, cybercrime, sex and hate crimes feminist, and marxist and cultural approaches to criminology terrorism.

Criminology and Social Policy

Paperback, 26/03/2007, £10.99
Discusses the difference social policy makes, or can make, in any response to crime. This book also considers the contribution of criminology to the debates on major social policy areas, such as housing, education, employment, health and family. It aids and provides criminology students with an understanding of key social policy issues and more.

Comparative Histories of Crime

Paperback, 01/09/2003, £18.99
This work both reflects and advances current thinking on comparative, cross-national and cross-cultural aspects of the history of crime. The wide scope of its content broadens the focus of the historical context of crime and policing in order to reflect cross-national and cross-cultural factors.

Crime and Empire, 1840-1940

7, 01/02/2005, £18.99

History & Crime

Paperback, 19/12/2007, £20.99
Provides an introduction to the history of crime and crime control. This book explains the historical background that is essential for an understanding of contemporary criminal justice, and examines the historical context for contemporary criminological debates.

Punishment in the community

Paperback, 01/02/2005, £18.99
This book aims to provide a critical analysis of both political and professional developments in policy and practice relating to non- custodial penalties, taking full account of recent developments and the creation of a National Probation Service in 2002.


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