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A companion to state power, liberties and rights

by Morley, Sharon & Turner, Jo

<p>Interest in the study of state power, civil liberties, human rights, and state sponsored crime is growing and there is a need for a book which brings these topics together. This book, part of the Companions series, provides succinct yet ...

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A companion to the history of crime and criminal justice

by Taylor, Paul & Turner, Jo

<p>The history of crime and punishment is an important, yet under-resourced area of criminology and criminal justice. This valuable book provides concise but robust definitions of key terms and concepts, going well beyond a simple explanation of

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A Concise History of the Entire Abolition of Mechanical Restraint

In the Treatment of the Insane; And of the Introduction, Success, and Final Triumph of the Nonrestraint System

by Robert Gardiner Hill

<p>In the following pages will be found a condensed but faithful statement of the origin and progress of the non-restraint system in lunacy, and the controversies connected with that origin. The system itself has triumphed over all opposition; ...

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A Concise Introduction to Existential Counselling

by Martin Adams

<p>'A concise introduction to existential counselling is a superb addition to the literature on existential counselling and psychotherapy. Martin Adams provides an excellent overview of the field for those who are new to it at the same time as ...

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A Confederate in Congress

The Civil War Treason Trial of Benjamin Gwinn Harris

by Joshua E. Kastenberg

<p>In May 1865, the final month of the Civil War, the U.S. Army arrested and prosecuted a sitting congressman in a military trial in the border state of Maryland, though the federal criminal courts in the state were functioning. Convicted of ...

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A Conviction in Question

The First Trial at the International Criminal Court

by Jim Freedman

<p>A lively narrative account of the first case to appear at the International Criminal Court, <em>A Conviction in Question</em> documents thetrial of Union of Congolese Patriots leader and warlord, Thomas Lubanga Dyilo. Although Dyilo’s crimes,

ISBN: 9781487516253

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A Courageous Fool

Marie Deans and Her Struggle against the Death Penalty

by Todd C. Peppers & Margaret A. Anderson

<p>There have been many heroes and victims in the battle to abolish the death penalty, and Marie Deans fits into both of those categories. A South Carolina native who yearned to be a fiction writer, Marie was thrust by a combination of ...

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A Creative Toolkit for Communication in Dementia Care

by Marshall, Karrie

Overflowing with creative activities, this accessible toolkit is an invaluable resource for carers and relatives who hope to support and communicate effectively with people with dementia. Portraits, parlour games, puppets and more can be used to

ISBN: 9781784502065

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A criminology of moral order

by Boutellier, Hans

<p>Moral order is disturbed by criminal events. However in a secularized and networked society a common moral ground is increasingly hard to find. People feel confused about the bigger issues of our time such as crime, anti-social behaviour, ...

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A Criminology of Policing and Security Frontiers

by Lippert, Randy & Walby, Kevin

<p>Policing and security provision are subjects central to criminology. Yet there are newer and neglected forms that are currently unscrutinised. By examining the work of community safety officers, ambassador patrols, conservation officers, and ...

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A criminology of war?

by McGarry, Ross & Walklate, Sandra

<p>With the academic study of ‘war’ gaining renewed popularity within criminology in recent years, this book illustrates the long-standing engagement with this social phenomenon within the discipline. Foregrounding established criminological ...

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A Critique of Welfare Economics

by I. M. D. Little

<p>A Critique of Welfare Economics was first published in 1950. It was concerned with the exposition, criticism, and appreciation of the theory of economic welfare as it had been developed to that date. It was an attempt to clarify what was ...

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A Dark Night in Aurora

Inside James Holmes and the Colorado Mass Shootings

by Dr. William H. Reid

<p><strong>James Holmes killed or wounded seventy people in a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado. Only one man was allowed to record extensive interviews with the shooter. This is what he found.</strong></p> <p>On July 20, 2012 in Aurora, ...

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A Death by Arson

A Euphemia Martins Mystery

by Caroline Dunford

<p>Following an eventful Christmas Euphemia Martins, like her employer Richenda Muller, is looking forward to a quiet start to 1913. Their hopes are dashed when Richenda's husband Hans announces that they are to visit the home of Sir Richard ...

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A Dictionary of Criminology

by Dermot Walsh & Adrian Poole

<p>Originally published in 1983. This Dictionary provides a wide-ranging guide to concepts and terminology frequently used in criminology. It will not only inform and stimulate, but will also bring clarity and integration to a subject where the ...

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A Dictionary of Disaster Management

by Olivier Rubin & Rasmus Dahlberg

<p>A Dictionary of Disaster Management offers over 200 terms covering different disasters from a social science perspective, brining together insights from many different disciplines including sociology, political science, history, anthropology,

ISBN: 9780192529169

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A Dream Denied

Incarceration, Recidivism, and Young Minority Men in America

by Michaela Soyer

<p>Young minority men are often portrayed in popular media as victims of poverty and discrimination. *A Dream Denied *delves deeper, investigating the social and cultural implications of the “American dream” narrative for young minority men in ...

ISBN: 9780520964617

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A False Report

The chilling true story of the woman nobody believed

by T. Christian Miller & Ken Armstrong

<p><em><strong>It was an easy case to close - until two detectives cracked it back open...</strong></em></p> <p><strong>'I pretty much read <em>A False Report</em> in one sitting. It is deeply disturbing but brilliant. I hope it helps with the ...

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A Force Like No Other: The real stories of the RUC men and women who policed the Troubles

by Colin Breen

<p>In 1983, Interpol named Northern Ireland the most dangerous place in the world to be a police officer.</p> <p>In 1968, the RUC was catapulted into the Troubles. Bombs, death threats and murder became a regular part of the day job. Working ...

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A Fragment of the Prison Experiences of Emma Goldman and Alexander Berkman

by Emma Goldman

<p>My present space is limited. I can merely shadow forth here a skeleton outline of this big and very vital subject. In a forthcoming book I shall analyze more thoroughly the sources and the psychology of crime, and write of the unique and ...

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