This innovative new book aims to put society's fight against terrorism into a comprehensive crime prevention perspective with a clear, understandable theoretical foundation, developing a general model for the prevention of crime which is, in this book, applied to terrorism.
Association football is the richest, most popular sport in history with a multicultural global following. It is also riven with corruption, racism, homophobia and a violence that has for decades resisted all attempts to tame it. Cashmore and Cleland examine football's dark side: the unpleasant, sleazy and downright nasty aspects of the sport.
This study explores the rapidly expanding world of online illicit drug trading. Since the fall of the infamous Silk Road, a new generation of cryptomarkets can be found thriving on the dark net. Martin explores how these websites defy powerful law enforcement agencies and represent the new digital front in the 'war on drugs'.
'Criminology' is designed to help you to relate all the reading and study throughout your course specifically to exam and assignment situations. Understand quickly what is required, organise your revision, and learn the key points with ease, to get the grades you need.
Provides an analysis of public protection and criminal justice. This book explores the concept of 'dangerousness' and its application to criminal justice. It is a practical and useful reference for students and academics working in the area. It is also a useful reference for probation officers, police officers and policy makers.
Examines the significance of the concept of risk in criminal justice policy, and in the role of criminal justice agencies and crime prevention initiatives. Drawing on key areas of criminal justice practice such as policing, probation and crime prevention, this book examines the extent of this change and reviews the case for a risk-based penology.
Ron died in 1995. Reg followed him five years later, and both of their funerals drew crowds on a scale unknown for film stars, let alone for two departed murderers. Since then, far from fading with their death, public fascination with the twins has never flagged. This book deals with the life of Kray twins.
Tells the story of one of America's most notorious wrongful convictions, that of Steven Avery, a Wisconsin man who spent eighteen years in prison for a crime he did not commit. But two years after he was exonerated, Steven Avery was arrested for the murder of Teresa Halbach, a freelance photographer who had gone missing several days earlier.
Provides an introduction to how conventional criminologists in the international arena think about and research crime. This title covers a range of topics from theoretical traditions to historical perspectives; and contemporary criminology to reflexive criminology. It is a suitable introduction to international criminology for undergraduates.
An attention to the 'fear of crime' has found its way into governmental interventions in crime prevention and into discourse with various newspapers, local government and the like conducting their own fear of crime surveys. This title challenges various assumptions which remain submerged in attempts to measure and attribute cause to crime fear.
One Sunday morning in 1993 a 16-year-old girl named Eliza Claps goes missing from a church in the centre of Potenza, Italy. Shortly before her disappearance, Elisa had met Danilo Restivo, a strange local boy with a fetish for cutting women's hair on the back of buses. This book deals with this true crime case.
Offers a comprehensive coverage of psychological theories of crime and criminality. This book emphasises the connections among approaches, and to show how, taken together, they provide a more complete picture of crime and criminality than each provides individually.
Provides a critical analysis of sociological and psychological research on crime, highlighting the often forgotten history of the links between these two subjects, which are so often seen as oppositional.
A critical and systematic introduction, this second edition has been updated to now cover Child Pornography and Policing the Internet, making it the ideal resource for those wanting an up-to-date and authoritative account on this rapidly growing field.
This internationally acclaimed Reader offers a comprehensive and cutting-edge guide to the major topics that constitute contemporary criminology, and is an invaluable resource that students will use throughout their course
This book sees leading national and international scholars provide a critical assessment of the relation between 'evidence' and contemporary youth justice policy formation, and it has been fully updated to recognize the major reforms of recent years in the youth justice policy environment.
Examines the experiences of older people as both victims and perpetrators of crime. Drawing upon research from British and American sources, the authors detail the historical experience of the elderly as victims, and the extent of modern-day criminal victimization in the home and institutions.
This title describes and analyzes the development of criminology as a discipline, explaining the main approaches and schools of thought, and how these have been applied in practice. It then takes the example of serial murder to demonstrate the way in which criminologists seek to understand crime.
Bobby Teale and his brothers, David and Alfie, were the three men the Kray twins trusted most. They weren't in the Firm, they were closer than that. They were old family friends, confidants, companions... But then things changed.