Criminology

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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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Dangerous and Severe - Process, Programme and Person

Grendon's Work

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Previously the Director of Therapies at Grendon, Mark Morris provides a unique insight into its status as a provider of psychological therapy, explaining why this approach is so appropriate and effective for helping prisoners with personality disorders, and how the prison environment can help in the rehabilitation of offenders.

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Women Who Offend

Edited by Gill McIvor
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Presenting research that will underpin effective practice with women who offend, this unique and thought-provoking text aims to help professionals meet the needs of this group as well as providing a theoretical resource for policy makers and academics.

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Tough on Kids

Rethinking Approaches to Youth Justice

UBC Press, Purich Publishing

In this compelling, thought-provoking and sometimes heartbreaking book, the authors use the stories of their young clients to illustrate the very real costs of the current system, analyzing theories behind youth justice, and how these are reflected in Canadian legislation both past and present.

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Psychiatric Aspects of Justification, Excuse and Mitigation in Anglo-American Criminal Law

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Violent crimes committed by the mentally disordered attract academic and public attention. They raise issues of moral responsibility and public protection. This study systematically analyses the principles underlying those legal and medical devices which enable the courts to make special arrangements for the mentally disordered.

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