Criminology

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Young People in Care and Criminal Behaviour

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Society holds a mistaken perception that links children in public care with criminal activity. This book addresses the lack of evidence supporting this potentially damaging assumption, analysing past research, critically examining current policy and combining theoretical insights from the disciplines of childcare and criminology.

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Murder Unpunished

The University of Arizona Press

In November of 1977, Terry Lee Farmer, a white inmate at Arizona State Prison in Florence, walked up to black prisoner Waymond Small in front of sixty witnesses and stabbed him in the heart with a shank. Small had agreed to testify before the state legislature about gang violence inside Arizona State Prison and was murdered the day ...

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Victims of Crime and Community Justice

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Dr Brian Williams lays bare the assumptions about victims and offenders that currently restrict efficient policy-making. He evaluates proposed solutions, including restorative justice and informal community justice, and draws on evidence and experiences from the UK and around the world to investigate which measures have proved effective.

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Law and Risk

By Law Commission of Canada
UBC Press

Demonstrating the linkages between law and risk, these essays tackle some difficult topics, including dangerous offenders, sex offender notification, drug courts, genetic research, pesticide use, child pornography, and tobacco advertising.

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What Is a Crime?

Defining Criminal Conduct in Contemporary Society

By Law Commission of Canada
UBC Press

What Is A Crime? examines how we define criminal conduct in contemporary society, and how we respond to it once it has been identified.

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