Criminology

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Women Who Offend

Contributions by Loraine Gelsthorpe and Margaret Malloch; 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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Last Rampage

University of Arizona Press

When convicted murderer Gary Tison broke out of an Arizona prison with the help of his sons in 1978, it was an embarrassment to the state. Then it became a nightmare. Tison and his gang murdered six people before they were stopped near the Mexican border.

Clarke's story of that manhunt is a chilling account of both cold-blooded ...

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Justice in Aboriginal Communities

Sentencing Alternatives

UBC Press, Purich Publishing

Using several Aboriginal communities as case studies, Green analyzes the successes and challenges for alternative sentencing within the Canadian criminal justice system.

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Qualities of Mercy

Justice, Punishment, and Discretion

Edited by Carolyn Strange
UBC Press

These top scholars probe the discretionary use of power and inquire how it has been exercised to spare convicted criminals from the full might of the law.

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