0
Your cart

Your cart is empty

Browse All departments
Price
  • R50 - R100 (1)
  • R100 - R250 (52)
  • R250 - R500 (192)
  • R500+ (1,334)
  • -
Status
Format
Author / Contributor
Publisher

Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Crime & criminology > Offenders

The Street - Exposing A World Of Cops, Bribes And Drug Dealers (Paperback): Paul McNally The Street - Exposing A World Of Cops, Bribes And Drug Dealers (Paperback)
Paul McNally
R285 R245 Discovery Miles 2 450 Save R40 (14%) Within 4 - 8 working days

There are no villains here. Award-winning journalist Paul McNally finds corrupt cops, drug dealers, vigilante residents, addicts, torturers, murderers and cops partnered with drug dealers. But no villains.

Raymond is a shop owner on Ontdekkers Road, in Johannesburg, who takes a baseball bat to the dealers when they break his rules. He systematically records in his notebook the police officers who come – all day, every day – to collect their bribe money from the dealers, and is looking for someone to trust. Khaba is a middle-aged police officer who wants a quiet life but whose demons will not leave him in peace. He is trying to regain his trust in what he once regarded as an honourable profession. Wendy is a petite, ageing police reservist who can handle an R5 rifle with confidence, but not the sadness that accompanies her in her daily life – the loss of her police officer husband, brutally murdered by a drug lord, and the addiction that has her adult son in its grip. She is looking for respect and affirmation and for her own life to have meaning.

Through different paths, the lives of Raymond, Khaba and Wendy intersect on the street as their attention is focused on the current power couple – a drug dealer named Obi and Lerato, a police officer. Seemingly untouchable, Obi and Lerato terrorise Ontdekkers, and in the process upset the balance of this already lawless world.

Becoming Ms. Burton - From Prison to Recovery to Leading the Fight for Incarcerated Women (Hardcover): Susan Burton, Cari Lynn Becoming Ms. Burton - From Prison to Recovery to Leading the Fight for Incarcerated Women (Hardcover)
Susan Burton, Cari Lynn; Introduction by Michelle Alexander
R435 R326 Discovery Miles 3 260 Save R109 (25%) Within 7 - 11 working days
Sometimes Amazing Things Happen - Heartbreak and Hope on the Bellevue Hospital Psychiatric Prison Ward (Hardcover): Elizabeth... Sometimes Amazing Things Happen - Heartbreak and Hope on the Bellevue Hospital Psychiatric Prison Ward (Hardcover)
Elizabeth Ford
R471 R351 Discovery Miles 3 510 Save R120 (25%) Within 7 - 11 working days
Juvenile Delinquency - The Core (Paperback, International ed of 4th revised ed): Brandon Welsh, Larry Siegel Juvenile Delinquency - The Core (Paperback, International ed of 4th revised ed)
Brandon Welsh, Larry Siegel
R793 R674 Discovery Miles 6 740 Save R119 (15%) Within 8 - 13 working days

Authoritative, balanced, and an exceptional value, Siegel and Welsh's "Juvenile Delinquency: The Core, International Edition" presents essential theory, policy, and the latest research in a succinct, thoroughly engaging paperback.

Liberating Minds - The Case for College in Prison (Hardcover): Ellen Condliffe Lagemann Liberating Minds - The Case for College in Prison (Hardcover)
Ellen Condliffe Lagemann
R456 R341 Discovery Miles 3 410 Save R115 (25%) Within 7 - 11 working days
Assessments in Forensic Practice - A Handbook (Paperback): Leam A. Craig, William R. Lindsay, Anthony R. Beech, Kevin D. Browne Assessments in Forensic Practice - A Handbook (Paperback)
Leam A. Craig, William R. Lindsay, Anthony R. Beech, Kevin D. Browne
R587 R471 Discovery Miles 4 710 Save R116 (20%) Within 7 - 13 working days

"Assessments in Forensic Practice: A Handbook" provides practical guidance in the assessment of the most frequently encountered offender subgroups found within the criminal justice system. Topics include:

  • criminal justice assessments
  • offenders with mental disorders
  • family violence
  • policy and practice
Juvenile Delinquency - Theory, Practice, and Law (Hardcover, 12th Revised edition): Brandon Welsh, Larry Siegel Juvenile Delinquency - Theory, Practice, and Law (Hardcover, 12th Revised edition)
Brandon Welsh, Larry Siegel
R1,418 R1,184 Discovery Miles 11 840 Save R234 (17%) Within 8 - 13 working days

Unrivaled in its current coverage of topics, the twelfth edition of best-selling JUVENILE DELINQUENCY: THEORY, PRACTICE, AND LAW provides you with timely coverage of theory, policy, and the latest research. Praised for its balanced approach and for the authors' engaging writing style, this book will help you understand the nature of delinquency and its causes, as well as current strategies being used to control or eliminate its occurrence.

Sex Offenders - A Criminal Career Approach (Paperback): Patrick Lussier, Arjan A. J Blokland Sex Offenders - A Criminal Career Approach (Paperback)
Patrick Lussier, Arjan A. J Blokland
R829 R652 Discovery Miles 6 520 Save R177 (21%) Within 7 - 13 working days

An authoritative and in-depth treatment of the latest research into the criminal careers of sex offenders, providing background and investigating the policies used to combat one of society s most intractable public issues. * Features chapters based on original research from the most prominent scholars in the field of sex offender and criminal career research * Deals with the entire criminal careers of sex offenders from youth to adulthood * Illustrates the significance of the criminal career approach for theory, treatment, research, and policy regarding sex offenders * Covers a wider breadth of topics than existing texts and uses data from various studies and countries, including the U.S., Canada, the U.K., and the Netherlands * Features an introductory chapter charting the origins of the criminal career perspective as well as the history of sex offender research, pinpointing the most important research questions and current debates in both fields

College in Prison - Reading in an Age of Mass Incarceration (Hardcover): Daniel Karpowitz College in Prison - Reading in an Age of Mass Incarceration (Hardcover)
Daniel Karpowitz
R429 R325 Discovery Miles 3 250 Save R104 (24%) Within 7 - 11 working days

The nationally renowned Bard Prison Initiative demonstrates how the liberal arts can alter the landscape inside prisons by expanding access to the transformative power of American higher education. American colleges and universities have made various efforts to provide prisoners with access to education. However, few of these outreach programs presume that incarcerated men and women can rise to the challenge of a truly rigorous college curriculum. The Bard Prison Initiative, however, is different. As this compelling new book reveals, BPI has fostered a remarkable transformation in the lives of thousands of prisoners. College in Prison chronicles how, since 2001, Bard College has provided a high-quality liberal arts education - with courses ranging from anthropology to Mandarin to advanced mathematics - to New York State prisoners who, upon release, have gone on to rewarding careers and elite graduate and professional programs. Yet this is more than just a story of exceptional individuals triumphing against the odds. It is a study in how institutions can be reimagined and reformed in order to give people from all walks of life a chance to enrich their minds and expand their opportunities. Drawing upon fifteen years of experience as a director of and teacher within the Bard Prison Initiative, Daniel Karpowitz tells the story of BPI's development from a small pilot project to a nationwide network. At the same time, he recounts the educational histories of individual students, tracking both their intellectual progress and the many obstacles they must face. Analyzing the transformative encounter between two characteristically American institutions - the undergraduate college and the modern penitentiary - he makes a powerful case for why liberal arts education is still vital to the future of democracy in the United States.

Captive - The Story Of The Cleveland Abductions (Paperback): Allan Hall Captive - The Story Of The Cleveland Abductions (Paperback)
Allan Hall 1
R180 R155 Discovery Miles 1 550 Save R25 (14%) Within 4 - 8 working days

One monster. Three innocent girls. Ten years in captivity.

22 August 2002: 21-year-old Michelle Knight disappears walking home.

21 April 2003: Amanda Berry goes missing the day before her seventeenth birthday.

2 April 2004: 14-year-old Gina DeJesus fails to come home from school.

For over a decade these girls remained undetected in a house just three miles from the block where they all went missing, held captive by a terrifying sexual predator. Tortured, starved and raped, kept in chains, Captive reveals the dark obsessions that drove Ariel Castro to kidnap and enslave his innocent victims.

Based on exclusive interviews with witnesses, psychologists, family and police, this is an unflinching record of a truly shocking crime in a very ordinary neighbourhood. Allan Hall was a New York correspondent for ten years, first for the Sun and later for the Daily Mirror. He has spent the last decade covering German-speaking Europe for newspapers including The Times and the Mail on Sunday.

He is the author of two previous books, Monster, an investigation into the life and crimes of Josef Fritzl and Girl in the Cellar: The Natascha Kampusch Story. He lives and works in Berlin.

Codes of the Underworld - How Criminals Communicate (Paperback): Diego Gambetta Codes of the Underworld - How Criminals Communicate (Paperback)
Diego Gambetta
R469 R407 Discovery Miles 4 070 Save R62 (13%) Within 7 - 13 working days

How do criminals communicate with each other? Unlike the rest of us, people planning crimes can't freely advertise their goods and services, nor can they rely on formal institutions to settle disputes and certify quality. They face uniquely intense dilemmas as they grapple with the basic problems of whom to trust, how to make themselves trusted, and how to handle information without being detected by rivals or police. In this book, one of the world's leading scholars of the mafia ranges from ancient Rome to the gangs of modern Japan, from the prisons of Western countries to terrorist and pedophile rings, to explain how despite these constraints, many criminals successfully stay in business.

Diego Gambetta shows that as villains balance the lure of criminal reward against the fear of dire punishment, they are inspired to unexpected feats of subtlety and ingenuity in communication. He uncovers the logic of the often bizarre ways in which inveterate and occasional criminals solve their dilemmas, such as why the tattoos and scars etched on a criminal's body function as lines on a professional resume, why inmates resort to violence to establish their position in the prison pecking order, and why mobsters are partial to nicknames and imitate the behavior they see in mafia movies. Even deliberate self-harm and the disclosure of their crimes are strategically employed by criminals to convey important messages.

By deciphering how criminals signal to each other in a lawless universe, this gruesomely entertaining and incisive book provides a quantum leap in our ability to make sense of their actions."

Listening to Killers - Lessons Learned from My Twenty Years as a Psychological Expert Witness in Murder Cases (Paperback):... Listening to Killers - Lessons Learned from My Twenty Years as a Psychological Expert Witness in Murder Cases (Paperback)
James Garbarino
R445 R361 Discovery Miles 3 610 Save R84 (19%) Within 7 - 11 working days

Listening to Killers offers an inside look at twenty years' worth of murder files from Dr. James Garbarino, a leading expert psychological witness who listens to killers so that he can testify in court. The author offers detailed accounts of how killers travel a path that leads from childhood innocence to lethal violence in adolescence or adulthood. He places the emotional and moral damage of each individual killer within a larger scientific framework of social, psychological, anthropological, and biological research on human development. By linking individual cases to broad social and cultural issues and illustrating the social toxicity and unresolved trauma that drive some people to kill, Dr. Garbarino highlights the humanity we share with killers and the role of understanding and empathy in breaking the cycle of violence.

The Criminal Personality, v. 2: Change Process (Paperback, New ed): Samuel Yochelson, Stanton E. Samenow The Criminal Personality, v. 2: Change Process (Paperback, New ed)
Samuel Yochelson, Stanton E. Samenow
R1,490 Discovery Miles 14 900 Within 7 - 15 working days

This is the second of a three volume landmark study of the criminal mind. This book describes an intensive therapeutic approach designed to completely change the criminals way of thinking. The authors reject traditional treatment approaches as reinforcing of the criminals sense of being a victim of society. Rather Yochelson and Samenow stress that the criminal must make a choice to give up criminal thinking and learn morality. A Jason Aronson Book

They Broke the Law - You be the Judge - True Cases of Teen Crime (Paperback): Thomas A Jacobs They Broke the Law - You be the Judge - True Cases of Teen Crime (Paperback)
Thomas A Jacobs
R277 R213 Discovery Miles 2 130 Save R64 (23%) Within 7 - 11 working days

Letters from and interviews with twenty-one children and teenagers who broke the law reveal what it is like to be arrested, attend legal proceedings, and be held accountable for one's actions.

Jail Bird - The Inside Story of the Glam Vicar (Paperback): Sharon Grenham-Thompson Jail Bird - The Inside Story of the Glam Vicar (Paperback)
Sharon Grenham-Thompson; Foreword by Chris Evans 1
R224 R185 Discovery Miles 1 850 Save R39 (17%) Within 7 - 11 working days

Written with passion and understanding, Jail Bird explores how it is possible to reach out to those vilified in the press and by society at large, and to work for the good of all, recognising the humanity in those who commit crimes. Sharon Grenham-Thompson is an Anglican minister and former prison chaplain at Bedford Jail in the UK, where she was responsible for running a large multi-faith team. Jailbird explores her motivation to help those who are the least in society. "Totally gripping and extremely personal, this fluid biography comes gushing down the mountain like a raging floodwater. I literally couldn't put it down. In fact I read the whole thing in one session." Chris Evans - BBC Radio 2 Presenter

Coming of Age - Youth and Juvenile Delinquency in Munich, 1942-1973 (Hardcover): Martin Kalb Coming of Age - Youth and Juvenile Delinquency in Munich, 1942-1973 (Hardcover)
Martin Kalb
R1,591 Discovery Miles 15 910 Within 6 - 13 working days

In the lean and anxious years following World War II, Munich society became obsessed with the moral condition of its youth. Initially born of the economic and social disruption of the war years, a preoccupation with juvenile delinquency progressed into a full-blown panic over the hypothetical threat that young men and women posed to postwar stability. As Martin Kalb shows in this fascinating study, constructs like the rowdy young boy and the sexually deviant girl served as proxies for the diffuse fears of adult society, while allowing authorities ranging from local institutions to the U.S. military government to strengthen forms of social control.

Sexual Offending - Cognition, Emotion and Motivation (Paperback): Theresa A. Gannon, Tony Ward Sexual Offending - Cognition, Emotion and Motivation (Paperback)
Theresa A. Gannon, Tony Ward
R651 R515 Discovery Miles 5 150 Save R136 (21%) Within 7 - 13 working days

Sexual Offending presents the latest theory and research relating to the social cognition, emotion, and motivational goals of individuals who have committed sexual offences. * Explores how individuals who have committed sexual offences perceive the world and themselves, and how understanding this can inform their rehabilitation * Provides a broad-based view of cognition, and explores the complex relationship between cognition, emotion and associated constructs such as motivational goals * Integrates recent work on female sexual offenders alongside the literature on their male counterparts, providing researchers and practitioners with a single resource * A valuable handbook for researchers, practitioners and students concerned with understanding and rehabilitating individuals who have committed sexual offences

The Making of Lee Boyd Malvo - The D.C. Sniper (Paperback): Carmeta Albarus, Jonathan H. Mack The Making of Lee Boyd Malvo - The D.C. Sniper (Paperback)
Carmeta Albarus, Jonathan H. Mack
R418 R366 Discovery Miles 3 660 Save R52 (12%) Within 7 - 13 working days

In October of 2002, a series of sniper attacks paralyzed the Washington Beltway, turning normally placid gas stations, parking lots, restaurants, and school grounds into chaotic killing fields. After the spree, ten people were dead and several others wounded. The perpetrators were forty-one-year-old John Allen Muhammad and his seventeen-year-old protege, Lee Boyd Malvo. Called in by the judge to serve on Malvo's defense team, social worker Carmeta Albarus was instructed by the court to uncover any information that might help mitigate the death sentence the teen faced. Albarus met with Malvo numerous times and repeatedly traveled back to his homeland of Jamaica, as well as to Antigua, to interview his parents, family members, teachers, and friends. What she uncovered was the story of a once promising, intelligent young man, whose repeated abuse and abandonment left him detached from his biological parents and desperate for guidance and support. In search of a father figure, Malvo instead found John Muhammad, a veteran of the first Gulf War who intentionally shaped his protege through a ruthlessly efficient campaign of brainwashing, sniper training, and race hatred, turning the susceptible teen into an angry, raging, and dissociated killer with no empathy for his victims. In this intimate and carefully documented account, Albarus details the nature of Malvo's tragic attachment to his perceived "hero father," his indoctrination, and his subsequent dissociation. She recounts her role in helping to extricate Malvo from the psychological clutches of Muhammad, which led to a dramatic courtroom confrontation with the man who manipulated and exploited him. Psychologist Jonathan H. Mack identifies and analyzes the underlying clinical psychological and behavioral processes that led to Malvo's dissociation and turn toward serial violence. With this tragic tale, the authors emphasize the importance of parental attachment and the need for positive and loving relationships during the critical years of early childhood development. By closely examining the impact of Lee Boyd Malvo's childhood on his later development, they reach out to parents, social workers, and the community for greater awareness and prevention.

Prison/Culture (Paperback): Sharon Bliss, Kevin Chen Prison/Culture (Paperback)
Sharon Bliss, Kevin Chen
R357 R302 Discovery Miles 3 020 Save R55 (15%) Within 7 - 15 working days

Nonfiction. Politics. Art. Edited by Sharon Bliss, Kevin Chen, Steve Dickison, Mark Dean Johnson, and Rebeka Rodriguez. Over two million individuals are behind bars in U.S. prisons, living in isolation from their families and their communities. PRISON/CULTURE investigates the culture of incarceration as an integral part of the American experience through a compilation of stunning and often heartrending artwork by inmates as well as by artists on the outside, such as Sandow Birk and Keith Antar Mason, who address incarceration, criminal profiling, wrongful conviction, prison labor, and the death penalty. The book also includes essays on prisons and prison art by Angela Y. Davis and Mike Davis, and poetry by Amiri Baraka, Ericka Huggins, Luis Rodriguez, Sesshu Foster, and more.

Convicted and Condemned - The Politics and Policies of Prisoner Reentry (Paperback): Keesha M Middlemass Convicted and Condemned - The Politics and Policies of Prisoner Reentry (Paperback)
Keesha M Middlemass
R553 R513 Discovery Miles 5 130 Save R40 (7%) Within 6 - 13 working days

Through the compelling words of former prisoners, Convicted and Condemned examines the lifelong consequences of a felony conviction. Felony convictions restrict social interactions and hinder felons' efforts to reintegrate into society. The educational and vocational training offered in many prisons are typically not recognized by accredited educational institutions as acceptable course work or by employers as valid work experience, making it difficult for recently-released prisoners to find jobs. Families often will not or cannot allow their formerly incarcerated relatives to live with them. In many states, those with felony convictions cannot receive financial aid for further education, vote in elections, receive welfare benefits, or live in public housing. In short, they are not treated as full citizens, and every year, hundreds of thousands of people released from prison are forced to live on the margins of society. Convicted and Condemned explores the issue of prisoner reentry from the felons' perspective. It features the voices of formerly incarcerated felons as they attempt to reconnect with family, learn how to acclimate to society, try to secure housing, find a job, and complete a host of other important goals. By examining national housing, education and employment policies implemented at the state and local levels, Keesha Middlemass shows how the law challenges and undermines prisoner reentry and creates second-class citizens. Even if the criminal justice system never convicted another person of a felony, millions of women and men would still have to figure out how to reenter society, essentially on their own. A sobering account of the after-effects of mass incarceration, Convicted and Condemned is a powerful exploration of how individuals, and society as a whole, suffer when a felony conviction exacts a punishment that never ends.

Helping Men Recover - A Man's Workbook - Special Edition for the Criminal Justice System (Paperback, Special): Stephanie... Helping Men Recover - A Man's Workbook - Special Edition for the Criminal Justice System (Paperback, Special)
Stephanie S. Covington, Dan Griffin, Rick Dauer
R505 R381 Discovery Miles 3 810 Save R124 (25%) Within 7 - 13 working days

"A Man's Workbook" offers a companion product that is tied seamlessly to the "Helping Men Recover Facilitator's Guide." This participant workbook has four modules (self, relationships, sexuality, and spirituality) and allows men to process and record the therapeutic experience. It contains exercises for use in group sessions, summaries of information presented from the facilitator's guide, and reflection questions and activities for use after group sessions. This version is designed specifically for men in criminal justice settings.

Caught Up - Girls, Surveillance, and Wraparound Incarceration (Paperback): Jerry Flores Caught Up - Girls, Surveillance, and Wraparound Incarceration (Paperback)
Jerry Flores
R551 Discovery Miles 5 510 Within 7 - 11 working days

From home, to school, to juvenile detention center, and back again. Follow the lives of fifty Latina girls living forty miles outside of Los Angeles, California, as they are inadvertently caught up in the school-to-prison pipeline. Their experiences in the connected programs between "El Valle" Juvenile Detention Center and "Legacy" Community School reveal the accelerated fusion of California schools and institutions of confinement. The girls participate in well-intentioned wraparound services designed to provide them with support at home, at school, and in the detention center. But these services may more closely resemble the phenomenon of wraparound incarceration, in which students, despite leaving the actual detention center, cannot escape the surveillance of formal detention, and are thereby slowly pushed away from traditional schooling and a productive life course.

Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopaedia, v. 1 (Hardcover): Danzig Baldaev, Sergei Vasiliev Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopaedia, v. 1 (Hardcover)
Danzig Baldaev, Sergei Vasiliev 1
R447 R363 Discovery Miles 3 630 Save R84 (19%) Within 7 - 11 working days

Occasionally a book is published that reveals a subculture you never dreamt existed. More rarely, that book goes on to become a phenomenon of its own. The 2004 publication of the "Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopaedia" was such a phenomenon, spawning two further volumes and alerting a fascinated readership worldwide to the extraordinary and hermetic world of Russian criminal tattoos (David Cronenberg, for example, made regular use of the "Encyclopaedia" during the making of his 2007 movie "Eastern Promises"). Now, Fuel has reprinted volume one of this bestselling series, whose first edition already fetches considerable sums online. The photographs, drawings and texts published in this book are part of a collection of more than 3,000 tattoos accumulated over a lifetime by a prison attendant named Danzig Baldaev. Tattoos were his gateway into a secret world in which he acted as ethnographer, recording the rituals of a closed society. The icons and tribal languages he documented are artful, distasteful, sexually explicit and sometimes just strange, reflecting as they do the lives and traditions of Russian convicts. Skulls, swastikas, harems of naked women, a smiling Al Capone, medieval knights in armor, daggers sheathed in blood, benign images of Christ, sweet-faced mothers and their babies, armies of tanks and a horned Lenin: these are the signs by which the people of this hidden world mark and identify themselves. With a foreword by Danzig Baldaev, and an introduction by Alexei Plutser-Sarno, exploring the symbolism of the Russian criminal tattoo.

Juvenile Justice - A Guide to Theory, Policy, and Practice (Paperback, 7th Revised edition): John J. Conrad, Jennifer M. Allen,... Juvenile Justice - A Guide to Theory, Policy, and Practice (Paperback, 7th Revised edition)
John J. Conrad, Jennifer M. Allen, Steven M. Cox, Robert D. Hanser
R1,983 Discovery Miles 19 830 Within 6 - 13 working days

This text deals with the interrealtionships among theory, policy, and practice in juvenile justice. It is written to appeal to students preparing for a career in juvenile justice, practitioners in the juvenile justice field, and those whose professional careers bring them into frequent contact with juvenile justice practitioners. Topics covered include the history of juvenile justice, legal considerations in juvenile justice, theory and policy in juvenile justice, and current realities in the practice of juvenile justice. In this new edition, materials have been updated throughout, new examples and illustrations have been added, and a student website providing Internet exercises and resources has been included.

Women and Children as Victims and Offenders: Background - Prevention - Reintegration 2016, Volume 1 - Suggestions for... Women and Children as Victims and Offenders: Background - Prevention - Reintegration 2016, Volume 1 - Suggestions for Succeeding Generations (Hardcover)
Helmut Kury, Slawomir Redo, Evelyn Shea
R2,623 R2,487 Discovery Miles 24 870 Save R136 (5%) Within 7 - 11 working days

This work compiles experiences and lessons learned in meeting the unique needs of women and children regarding crime prevention and criminal justice, in particular the treatment and social reintegration of offenders, and serves a as a cross-disciplinary work for academic and policy-making analyses and follow-up in developing and developed countries. Furthermore, it argues for a more humane and effective approach to countering delinquency and crime among future generations. In a world where development positively depends on the rule of law and the related investment security, two global trends may chart the course of development: urbanization and education. Urbanization will globalize the concepts of "justice" and "fairness"; education will be dominated by the urban mindset and digital service economy, just as a culture of lawfulness will. This work looks at crime prevention education as an investment in the sustainable quality of life of succeeding generations, and at those who pursue such crime prevention as the providers of much-needed skills in the educational portfolio. Adopting a reformist approach, this work collects articles with findings and recommendations that may be relevant to domestic and international policymaking, including the United Nations Studies and their educational value for the welfare of coming generations. The books address the relevant United Nations ideas by combining them with academic approaches. Guided by the Editors' respective fields of expertise, and in full recognition of academic freedom and "organized scepticism", it includes contributions by lawyers, criminologists, sociologists and other eminent experts seeking to bridge the gap between academic and policy perspectives, as appropriate, against the international background, including the United Nations developments. The first volume opens with a foreword by Marta Santos Pais, the United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children, and a general introduction by the editors. Part I provides an overview of United Nations principles for crime prevention and the treatment of women and children. Part II concentrates on education and the social learning of children and adolescents. The importance of quality education is stressed as is its impact on the behaviour of children of all ages. It also includes a discussion of the factors that still hinder access to good schooling in many parts of the world. Part III presents international research findings on children, juveniles and women both as victims and offenders. Statistics show overwhelmingly that these groups are more often victims than offenders.

Free Delivery
Pinterest Twitter Facebook Google+
You may like...
Cognitive Self Change - How Offenders…
Jack Bush, Daryl M. Harris, … Paperback R734 R577 Discovery Miles 5 770
Gangland to God
Davey Falcus Paperback R228 R215 Discovery Miles 2 150
Rehabilitating and Resettling Offenders…
Anthony H. Goodman Paperback R736 R579 Discovery Miles 5 790
Reading Prisoners - Literature…
Jodi Schorb Hardcover R960 Discovery Miles 9 600
Investigative Psychology - Offender…
David V. Canter, Donna Youngs Paperback R993 R776 Discovery Miles 7 760
Deviance and Deviants - A Sociological…
William E. Thompson, Jennifer C. Gibbs Paperback R1,461 R1,123 Discovery Miles 11 230
Boy with A Knife - A Story of Murder…
Jean Trounstine Paperback R303 R231 Discovery Miles 2 310
Saving Children from a Life of Crime…
David P. Farrington, Brandon C. Welsh Paperback R524 Discovery Miles 5 240
Punished - Policing the Lives of Black…
Victor M. Rios Paperback R440 R414 Discovery Miles 4 140
Treatment of High Risk Sexual Offenders…
Jeffrey Abracen, Jan Looman Paperback R737 R581 Discovery Miles 5 810

 

Loyalty partners