Concerned with crimes against worker health and safety, this book offers an account and analysis of this field. It uses case studies to illustrate key points and themes, including the high profile instances of safety crimes, as well as the larger number of 'routine' deaths, injuries, ill-health, prosecutions, and enforcement relationships.
Demonstrates that child sex offending is strongly influenced by opportunities to offend, and that analyzing the environmental contexts of offending may offer new insights into preventing the behavior. This book covers topics such as: situational factors in child molesting; social interactions among pedophiles; and others.
A voice at the centre of the Spy Cops scandal. The great love story of Donna McLean's life wasn't just built on lies, it was one. With an inquiry underway, Small Town Girl is a reclamation of a truth that was ruthlessly buried.
The concept of a social capitala is currently the focus of an explosion of interest in the research and policy community. It refers to the social networks, informal structures and norms that facilitate individual and collective action.
For 40 years, this classic text has taken the issue of economic inequality seriously and asked: Why are our prisons filled with the poor? Why aren't the tools of the criminal justice system being used to protect Americans from predatory business practices and to punish well-off people who cause widespread harm?
Brings together some of the world's leading surveillance scholars to discuss the "why" question. This book is about explaining surveillance processes and practices in contemporary society. It explores the theoretical questions in a way that is grounded in and attuned to empirical realities.
The fundamental role of police officers in society is under fresh scrutiny in this stimulating book on ethical policing. Through a moral philosophical lens, Wood provides an up-to-date overview of police values and their impact. It is a timely contribution to police debate and essential reading for those studying and leading the profession.
The book examines the development of criminological theory over the past twenty five years, with detailed analysis of the relationship between criminological theorizing, criminal justice, social justice, and politics.