Violent Crime: Assessing Race and Ethnic Differences by Darnell F. Hawkins

By Darnell F. Hawkins

Analysts have lengthy famous that a few societies have a lot better premiums of legal violence than others. the danger of being a sufferer or a wrongdoer of violent crime varies significantly from one person to a different. a few ethnic and racial teams were said to have larger premiums of violent offending and victimization than different teams in societies with ethnically and racially diversified populations. This sequence of essays explores the level and factors of racial and ethnic transformations in violent crime within the U.S. and several modern societies.

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Criminal Justice in the Pre-colonial, Colonial and by Peter O. Nwankwo

By Peter O. Nwankwo

This ebook advances Frantz Fanon's two-revolutionary idea of decolonization and analyzes the alterations in legislation in the course of the pre-colonial, colonial, and post-colonial eras. the writer argues that Fanon's version of colonial oppression and its different types of upkeep wishes are predictive of the evolution from pre-colonial to post-colonial society in Africa.

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Environmental Criminology and Crime Analysis (Crime Science by Richard Wortley, Michael Townsley

By Richard Wortley, Michael Townsley

Environmental criminology is a commonly used label that covers a variety of overlapping views. on the center, many of the strands of environmental criminology are sure through a typical specialise in the position that the fast setting performs within the functionality of crime, and a conviction that cautious analyses of those environmental impacts are the main to the powerful research, keep an eye on and prevention of crime. Environmental Crime and Crime research brings jointly for the 1st time the main contributions to environmental criminology to comprehensively outline the sector and synthesize the innovations and concepts surrounding environmental criminology. The chapters are written through top theorists and practitioners within the box. every one bankruptcy will examine one of many twelve significant components of environmental criminology and crime research. This publication should be crucial interpreting for either practitioners and undergraduate and postgraduate scholars taking classes during this topic.

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Criminal Careers and ''Career Criminals,'': Volume II by Alfred Blumstein, Jacqueline Cohen, Jeffrey A. Roth, Christy

By Alfred Blumstein, Jacqueline Cohen, Jeffrey A. Roth, Christy A. Visher

Quantity II takes an in-depth examine some of the elements of felony careers, together with the connection of alcohol and drug abuse to felony careers, co-offending impacts on legal careers, matters within the size of legal careers, accuracy of prediction versions, and moral matters within the use of legal occupation details in making judgements approximately offenders.

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The Oxford Handbook of White-Collar Crime by Shanna R. Van Slyke, Michael L. Benson, Francis T. Cullen

By Shanna R. Van Slyke, Michael L. Benson, Francis T. Cullen

Even if white-collar crime has prompted an excessive amount of harm on either the person and societal degrees, it frequently ranks under highway crime as a question of public problem. hence, white-collar crime continues to be an ambiguous or even debatable subject between teachers, with a relative dearth of scholarly specialise in the difficulty.

The Oxford guide of White-Collar Crime deals a entire remedy of the main up to date theories and study concerning white-collar crime. participants take on an enormous diversity of themes, together with the effect of white-collar crime, the contexts within which white-collar crime happens, present crime guidelines and debates, and examinations of the criminals themselves. the quantity concludes with a suite of essays that debate strength responses for controlling white-collar crime, in addition to promising new avenues for destiny learn. Uniting conceptual theories, empirical study, and ethnographic facts, the Handbook presents the 1st unified analytic framework on white-collar crime.

Given the astronomical mixture losses to sufferers, development a extra nuanced realizing of the dynamics of white-collar crime is a subject of instant social main issue. The definitive source on white-collar crime, this Handbook could be a worthwhile source for constructing either highbrow and policy-related solutions.

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What Works in Probation and Youth Justice : Developing by Ros Burnett, Colin Roberts, Roger Hood

By Ros Burnett, Colin Roberts, Roger Hood

Either probation and early life justice have gone through immense adjustments lately, and proceed to stand very important new demanding situations. A key emphasis of recent advancements has been on constructing powerful evidence-based perform and disseminating this during the Probation and formative years Justice prone - reviewed during this ebook.

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Studies in Law, Politics, and Society, Volume 38 by William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Jurisprudence and

By William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Jurisprudence and Political Science Austin Sarat

This quantity of reports in legislations, Politics, and Society offers a various array of articles via an interdisciplinary workforce of students. Their paintings covers a number of social technological know-how disciplines in addition to legislations. a few of the articles released during this factor learn the interactions of legislations and ''vulnerable'' populations. right here examine illustrates the complicated methods legislations can be utilized through these teams in addition to the influence of legislations on their lives. different articles concentrate on indigenous teams and specific felony controversies during which they're concerned. Taken jointly they exemplify the intriguing and leading edge paintings now being performed in interdisciplinary felony scholarship.

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Crime and Justice: Learning through Cases by Carolyn Boyes-Watson

By Carolyn Boyes-Watson

Crime and Justice bargains a complete advent to the U.S. legal justice procedure via nineteen historic and modern case experiences. each one bankruptcy opens with an interesting case, by means of an explanatory bankruptcy that teaches center techniques, key words, and important matters. the second one version has been revised and up-to-date all through. It gains new chapters on terrorism, the warfare on medicinal drugs, and gender. It additionally expands assurance of white collar crime and sufferers’ concerns. New situations contain Enron, the O.J. Simpson trial, Barbara Sheehan and Battered Women’s safeguard, the tale of Al Capone, and extra.

In this moment version, Carolyn Boyes-Watson, with individuals Susan T. Krumholz and Aviva M. Rich-Shea, improve scholar studying via case experiences that serve a number of studying pursuits: situations discover sociological problems with race, type, gender, and gear, whereas additionally educating scholars the legislation and methods of the justice procedure. The ebook is superb for not only creation to legal Justice classes, but in addition any direction that introduces scholars to the strategies of crime and justice.

A complimentary Instructor’s guide and attempt financial institution written by way of Carolyn Boyes-Watson can be found. touch textbooks@rowman.com for details.

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