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Criminology

  • Deals with emotional and psychological development and abuse in specific age categories, 0-4, 5-12, and adolescence.

    Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education
    published : 2006
  • On July 4, 1990, while on a morning walk in southern France, Susan Brison was attacked from behind, severely beaten, sexually assaulted, strangled to unconsciousness, and left for dead. She survived, but her world was destroyed. Her training as a philosopher could not help her make sense of things, and many of her fundamental assumptions about the...

    Publisher : Princeton University Press
    published : 2011
  • Real Gangstas relies on the tradition of urban ethnography to provide a unique and intimate look at the lives of street gang members in Indianapolis, IN. For eighteen months, Timothy R. Lauger interviewed and observed a mix of fifty-five gang members, former gang members, and non-gang street offenders, many from the ?Down for Whatever Boyz.? Through...

    Publisher : Rutgers University Press
    published : 2012
  • When English writer Sandy Fawkes met a tall, handsome American in a hotel bar in Atlanta, Georgia, she could never have dreamed what lay in store. The man, charming and enigmatic, told her he was completing a 20,000-mile journey across America. As he was going her way, Sandy accepted his invitation of a lift. They quickly became lovers.What Paul John...

    Publisher : John Blake Publishing
    published : 2007
  • The war on terrorism has not been won, Gabriel Weimann argues in Terrorism in Cyberspace, the successor to his seminal Terror on the Internet. Even though al-Qaeda?s leadership has been largely destroyed and its organization disrupted, terrorist attacks take 12,000 lives annually worldwide, and jihadist terrorist ideology continues to spread. How?...

    Publisher : Columbia University Press
    published : 2015
  • Violence in the home is one of the most damaging and widespread of social problems. It is an issue that cuts across all socioeconomic, racial, ethnic, gender, and age boundaries. It takes many forms, including emotional, physical, and sexual abuse as well as neglect. This important book reviews the most current theoretical explanations of family...

    Publisher : Oxford University Press
    published : 2003
  • This book explores the innovations and advances in terrorist tactics and technologies to help fill the gap in the contemporary terrorism literature by developing an empirical theory of terrorist innovation. The key question concerns the global historical trends in terrorist innovation, as well as the critical factors responsible for the differences...

    Publisher : Taylor and Francis
    published : 2007
  • Object Relations and Self Psychology are two leading schools of psychological thought discussed in social work classrooms and applied by practitioners to a variety of social work populations. Yet both groups have lacked a basic manual for teaching and reference -- until now. For them, Dr. Eda G. Goldstein's book fills a void on two fronts: Part I...

    Publisher : Free Press
    published : 2010
  • This insightful book examines the influence of information systems on anti-money laundering (AML). It builds on systems theory in order to develop a coherent theoretical framework that can be used for AML research.

    Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
    published : 2010
  • Somalia is a failed state, representing a threat to itself, its neighbours and the wider world. In recent years, it has become notorious for the piracy off its coast and the rise of Islamic extremism, opening it up as a new 'southern front' in the war on terror. At least that is how it is inevitably portrayed by politicians and in the media. Mary...

    Publisher : Zed Books
    published : 2012