By Gregg Barak
Are crime charges emerging or falling worldwide? Are particular varieties of crime extra regularly occurring in a few cultures than others? Do diversified cultures fluctuate tremendously of their attitudes towards crime prevention? scholars will locate solutions to those and comparable questions during this specific source of 15 case reports exploring the issues of crime and crime keep an eye on in numerous international locations, starting from Germany to Ghana, to around the globe. Cross-cultural comparisons study the heritage, the general public perceptions, modern difficulties, and the way forward for crime and crime keep watch over in each one nation. The comparisons additionally supply readers with the chance to find either the numerous variations and the numerous similarities that exist one of the assorted cultures of their charges of crime, different types of prevention, and attitudes towards it.
Each of the 15 chapters opens with a quick review, along with the kind of executive and the residing surroundings of the rustic to introduce readers to the inhabitants. The nations have been selected to symbolize each quarter of the realm and to supply as wide an image as attainable whilst exploring the problems provided by way of the matter of crime and diverse cultures' efforts to manage it. The hassle-free structure of the quantity, with each one bankruptcy following an identical define, makes it effortless for readers to match particular facets one of the 15 cultures. those various perspectives of the crime challenge all over the world and what it capacity to varied humans may also help scholars to appreciate it in a extensive feel as a social factor that has effects on all of humanity.
By Petter Gottschalk
"Entrepreneurship and Organised Crime" presents a clean and sensible perception into the matter of organised crime job and the position of marketers in unlawful enterprise. Petter Gottschalk takes a detailed examine how a few marketers decide to enhance felony company agencies. level types for legal marketers are provided, and entrepreneurial management and administration are mentioned. This publication illustrates how such a lot of concerns for marketers and entrepreneurship are related in felony and unlawful enterprise. while, all of the situations within the publication express how varied a few of the person legal marketers are. In sum, this e-book presents a realistic view of one other type of entrepreneurship now not usually mentioned in a impartial method. This ebook may be warmly welcomed by way of students and researchers searching for a special viewpoint of entrepreneurship or attracted to criminology. it will even be an excellent reference software for college kids at police academies.
By Gabriele Marranci
In accordance with 4 years anthropological examine inside prisons and Muslim groups within the united kingdom, this ebook bargains a special dialogue of the connection among the adventure of legal between Muslims and the formation of non secular identification. Gabriele Marranci completely examines Muslim spiritual existence in felony, the paintings of Muslim chaplains and imams (and the general influence that they've on Muslim prisoners), supplying an research of the present felony regulations aiming to avoid radicalisation, and discusses the counterproductive result of an expanding younger Muslim presence in prisons, in addition to the response of the Muslim groups to this bring up. Marranci means that the felony setting, and lengthening regulations therein, are associated with the phobia of radicalization, and are facilitating id techniques during which Islam becomes an ideology. this crucial examine is going directly to make a radical exam of the lives of former Muslim prisoners, exhibiting how they're quite susceptible to extremists’ recruitment, and explaining the dynamics that have led, sometimes, to their recommitting offences, or embarking on a course of radicalization.
By James Brazil
Cheaters constantly Prosper provides a suite of maneuvers designed to outwit the method. one of the book's beneficial counsel: > how you can get unfastened admission to video clips and live shows > tips on how to dine at no cost at an upscale eating place > the right way to get our of a rushing price tag > how you can fly top quality at trainer costs (and occasionally at no cost) > find out how to take pleasure in lodgings at a deluxe inn with no renting a room
By National Research Council, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Committee on Law and Justice, Committee on Assessing the Research Program of the National Institute of Justice, Julie A. Schuck, Betty M. Chemers, Charles F. Wellford
The nationwide Institute of Justice (NIJ) is the nation's fundamental source for advancing medical examine, improvement, and review on crime and crime regulate and the management of justice within the usa. Headed via a presidentially appointed director, it really is one of many significant devices within the place of work of Justice courses (OJP) of the U.S. division of Justice. lower than its authorizing laws, NIJ awards gives you and contracts to a number of private and non-private corporations and participants. on the request of NIJ, Strengthening the nationwide Institute of Justice assesses the operations and caliber of the total diversity of its courses. those comprise social technological know-how study, technology and expertise learn and improvement, ability development, and expertise tips.
By Klaus Laubenthal
Das Handbuch enthält eine umfassende Darstellung der Straftaten gegen die sexuelle Selbstbestimmung. Der Autor orientiert sich dabei an der gesetzlichen Systematik und behandelt dem entsprechend den dreizehnten Abschnitt des Besonderen Teils des Strafgesetzbuchs sowie diejenigen Normen anderer Abschnitte, die ebenfalls dem Schutz der sexuellen Selbstbestimmung dienen. Schwerpunkte bilden Sexuelle Nötigung und Vergewaltigung, Sexueller Missbrauch Minderjähriger, Prostitutionsdelikte sowie Pornographieverbote. Unter Heranziehung von Rechtsprechung und zahlreichen Fallbeispielen werden die wesentlichen Problembereiche erläutert. Mit Sexualstraftaten befasste Richter, Staatsanwälte, Verteidiger und andere in der Rechtspflege Tätige finden in dem Handbuch wertvolle Orientierungs‑, Argumentations- und Entscheidungshilfen. Das Werk wendet sich zudem an alle sonstigen Berufsgruppen, die mit Fragen des Sexualstrafrechts konfrontiert sind. Es richtet sich auch an Lehrende und Lernende; ebenso an alle, die sich im ehrenamtlichen Bereich um Prävention und Aufklärung von sexuellen Übergriffen bemühen.
By Sharon Shalev
This e-book examines the increase and proliferation of 'Supermaxes', huge prisons devoted to keeping prisoners in lengthy and strict solitary confinement, within the usa because the overdue Eighties.
Drawing on designated entry to 2 Supermax prisons and on in-depth interviews with criminal officers, criminal architects, present and previous prisoners, psychological health and wellbeing pros, penal, felony, and human rights specialists, it offers a holistic view of the idea, perform and effects of those prisons. Given the old makes use of of solitary confinement, the booklet additionally lines continuities and discontinuities in its use on each side of the Atlantic during the last centuries.
It argues that instead of being a wholly 'new' kind of imprisonment, Supermax prisons draw on rules of structure, surveillance and keep watch over which have been set out within the early nineteenth century yet that are now improved by means of the main complicated applied sciences on hand to present day felony planners and directors. It asks why a kind of confinement which were discredited some time past is now proposed because the top resolution for facing 'difficult', 'dangerous' or 'disruptive' prisoners, and assesses the real charges of Supermax confinement.
By Michael Tonry
This quantity brings jointly a suite of articles on penal reform within the usa, Europe, Japan, and different English-speaking international locations. particular and wide-ranging, the quantity offers fabric on penal coverage improvement and study and provides a global, comparative concentration. Written by means of top nationwide and overseas specialists, it bargains a few of the broadest efforts to signify fresh penal tendencies and to research their motives and outcomes.