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

Paperback, 05/06/2017, £15.00
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, £40.99
Revised edition of the author's An introduction to criminal psychology, [2013]

Legends of the Firm

Paperback, 10/08/2017, £8.99

Philip Zimbardo's The Lucifer Effect

Paperback, 05/07/2017, £6.50
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, £6.50
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, £6.50
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, £6.50
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, £25.99
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.

Criminological Research: Understanding Qualitative Methods 2nd revised ed.

Paperback, 23/03/2017, £30.99
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

Criminology : The Essentials 2ed

Paperback, 09/09/2014, £63.00
Presenting an overview of the major subject areas in criminology and covering the most up-to-date advances in theory and research, this book includes special features that engage the reader to think critically about the subjects.

Concise Dictionary of Crime and Justice 2ed

Paperback, 21/04/2015, £23.99
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.

Financial Investigator's Companion

Paperback, 01/12/1997, £16.35

Hate Crime: Impact, Causes and Responses

Paperback, 18/03/2015, £29.99
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, £9.99
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, £9.99

Helter Skelter: The True Story of the Manson Murders

Paperback, 08/02/2018, £9.99
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

Extreme Killing: Understanding Serial and Mass Murder

Paperback, 26/04/2018, £45.99
Accessibly written, yet analytically rich, Extreme Killing, Fourth Edition gives a comprehensive and concise overview of multiple homicide, including both serial and mass murder. Filled with contemporary and classic case studies, this fully updated Fourth Edition illustrates the many violent expressions of power, revenge, terror, greed, and loyalty.

Criminology and Criminal Justice Companion

Paperback, 28/04/2017, £24.99
This companion offers a user-friendly and practical introduction to the various aspects of studying and researching Criminology and Criminal Justice.

Crime and Social Theory

Paperback, 26/04/2017, £34.99
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, £31.99
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, £33.99
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, £39.99
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, £35.99
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, £77.00
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

Vory: Russia's Super Mafia

Paperback, 09/04/2019, £10.99
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

50 Facts Everyone Should Know about Crime and Punishment in Britain

Paperback, 01/03/2019, £12.99
This exciting book presents 50 key facts related to crime and criminal justice policy in Britain. Offering thought-provoking insights into the study of crime, this fascinating "go to" book reveals the myths and realities of crime in contemporary Britain.

Serial Killers and the Media: The Moors Murders Legacy

Paperback, 25/01/2019, £19.99
This book examines the media and cultural responses to the awful crimes of Brady and Hindley, whose murders provided a template for future media reporting on serial killers.

Crime, Justice and the Media

Paperback, 28/02/2019, £32.99
Revised edition of the authors' Crime, justice and the media, 2014.

Manson in His Own Words

Paperback, 01/08/2019, £8.99
A true crime classic, reissued to coincide with the forthcoming Quentin Tarantino film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.

Criminology Skills 3ed

Paperback, 13/08/2019, £30.99
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 a practical understanding of the key skills needed to succeed in the study of criminology.

Outlaw Ocean: Crime and Survival in the Last Untamed Frontier

Hardback, 19/09/2019, £18.99
'Just incredible' NAOMI KLEIN*** NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER *** LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE ***The Outlaw Ocean is a riveting, adrenalin-fuelled tour of a vast, lawless and rampantly criminal world that few have ever seen: the high seas.

Sage Dictionary Criminology 4ed

Paperback, 30/04/2019, £29.99
Now in its fourth edition, The SAGE Dictionary of Criminology continues to be an authoritative reference text for the key concepts, theories, and methods in criminology and criminal justice.

Criminology: A Contemporary Introduction

Paperback, 09/11/2019, £28.99
An introductory text for first year criminology students, the book covers the key questions, debates and theoretical models in criminology and uses themes of inequality, social justice, and human rights, to encourage an international or 'globalised' understanding of crime and justice matters.

Globalization and Crime 3ed

Paperback, 14/12/2019, £30.99
Now in its third edition, Globalization & Crime provides students with a comprehensive overview of the essential themes and conceptual debates surrounding globalization and global criminology. The new edition features two new chapters and a collection of modern case-studies.

Unsolved Murders

Paperback, 04/02/2020, £8.99

On the Trail of the Serpent: The Life and Crimes of Charles Sobhraj

Paperback, 06/02/2020, £9.99
THE GLOBAL BESTSELLER - REVISITED AND REVISED Soon to be the subject of a major BBC and NETFLIX TV dramaCharles Sobhraj remains one of the world's great con men, and as a serial killer, the story of his life and capture endures as legend.

Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper

Paperback, 06/02/2020, £9.99
____________________THE Sunday Times BESTSELLERA New York Times Summer readWashington Post Top Twenty books to read this summerA Sunday Times summer read'An angry and important work of historical detection, calling time on the misogyny that has fed the Ripper myth.

I You We Them: Journeys Beyond Evil: The Desk Killer in History and Today

Hardback, 14/11/2019, £25.00
A landmark historical investigation into crimes against humanity and the nature of evil that is over two decades in the making.

Murders at White House Farm: Jeremy Bamber and the killing of his family. The definitive investigation.

Paperback, 09/01/2020, £8.99
The definitive account of a crime that shocked the country and continues to fascinate today.


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