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Global Issues in Crime and Justice


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Sexual Offending: A Criminological Perspective

Sexual Offending: A Criminological Perspective

1st Edition

Patrick Lussier, Eric Beauregard
April 17, 2018

There is growing recognition that sexual offending is a multi-determined phenomenon requiring a multi-disciplinary perspective. The significant contribution of psychology and psychiatry, but also sociology, gender studies and anthropology to the study of sex offending and perpetrators of sex...

Crimes of the Powerful: An Introduction

Crimes of the Powerful: An Introduction

1st Edition

Dawn Rothe, David Kauzlarich
April 01, 2016

As politicians and the media perpetuate the stereotype of the "common criminal," crimes committed by the powerful remain for the most part invisible, or are reframed as a "bad decision" or a "rare mistake." This is a topic that remains marginalized within the field of criminology and criminal...

Global Injustice and Crime Control

Global Injustice and Crime Control

1st Edition

Wendy Laverick
February 19, 2016

Global Injustice and Crime Control places cross-border, cross-national and international crime and crime control within its wider context. It examines theory from a range of disciplines and introduces students to the frequently neglected area of the world order and world politics, in an effort to...

Global Human Trafficking: Critical Issues and Contexts

Global Human Trafficking: Critical Issues and Contexts

1st Edition

Molly Dragiewicz
December 22, 2014

Human trafficking has moved from relative obscurity to a major area of research, policy and teaching over the past ten years. Research has sprung from criminology, public policy, women’s and gender studies, sociology, anthropology, and law, but has been somewhat hindered by the failure of scholars...

Critical Issues on Violence Against Women: International Perspectives and Promising Strategies

Critical Issues on Violence Against Women: International Perspectives and Promising Strategies

1st Edition

Holly Johnson, Bonnie S. Fisher, Veronique Jaquier
December 03, 2014

Violence against women is a global problem and despite a wealth of knowledge and inspiring action around the globe, it continues unabated. Bringing together the very best in international scholarship with a rich variety of pedagogical features, this innovative new textbook on violence against women...

Women, Crime and Criminal Justice: A Global Enquiry

Women, Crime and Criminal Justice: A Global Enquiry

1st Edition

Rosemary Barberet
April 10, 2014

Women, Crime and Criminal Justice is the winner of the Division of International Criminology’s Distinguished Book Award 2014 and the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences International Section's 2015 Outstanding Book Award and the first fully internationalised book to focus on women as...

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