Books tagged: criminology

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The Art of Doing Time
Pre-release—available March 31, 2019. Price: $2.99 USD. Language: English. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Organizations & institutions
This book is a blueprint on how to survive and stay out of the Penal System.
Psycho-Sleuth: Criminal Behavior Assessment and the Human Sexual Dimension In Crime Analysis
Price: Free! Words: 87,800. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
From the classical school of criminology tradition, Psycho-Sleuth is an introduction to basic investigative concepts. It is a reflection of modern day "pseudoscience" in the sense that it is not a science in the same way forensic analysis is used in the crime lab. This publication is about thinking processes. People think, therefore they commit actions of choice.
Street Kids: The Lives of Runaway and Thrownaway Teens, Second Edition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,860. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness, Nonfiction » Social Science » Children's Studies
Street Kids: The Lives of Runaway and Thrownaway Teens, Second Edition, by bestselling criminologist R. Barri Flowers, examines the pathway from home to homeless for runaways and thrownaways, including precursors to life on the street such as child abuse and neglect, sexual abuse, substance abuse, mental health, behavioral issues, and problems related to sexual orientation/gender identity.
Lycurgus
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 18,190. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2018. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Law enforcement
Lycurgus is a miniature storyboard of a Reverse Sting Operation. Hence this occurs when the police use an agent to entrap another. There should be no use, manufacture, possession, or distribution of a crime. Hence in a marijuana Reverse Sting all of the contraband should be recovered and not be distributed. In Fast and Furious, US Federal Agents permitted weapons to Walk, in effect be distributed
Social Media Monsters: Killers Who Target Victims on the Internet: Facebook, Craigslist
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,780. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
Who is really on the other end of that Facebook friend request, or behind that dating profile, or posting that item for sale on Craigslist? How can you be safe if you plan to meet up with a stranger you met online? What precautions should you take? Facebook, Craigslist, MySpace, chat rooms, dating sites—it does not matter where you are online; killers are lurking in the shadows.
Murderess on the Loose: The 1922 Hammer Wrath of Clara Phillips (A Historical True Crime Short)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,930. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
From award-winning criminologist R. Barri Flowers and bestselling author of Murder During the Chicago World’s Fair, Murder of the Doctor’s Wife, Murder at the Pencil Factory, and The Pickaxe Killers, comes the gripping historical true crime short, Murderess on the Loose: The 1922 Hammer Wrath of Clara Phillips.
British and Canadian Criminal Procedure – A Short History
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,600. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2018 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
The author traces the history and development of criminal procedure in England
Punishment and Welfare: A History of Penal Strategies
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,020. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2018 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Penology
First published in 1985, this classic of law and society scholarship continues to shape the research agenda of today's sociology of punishment. 'Punishment and Welfare' explores the relation of punishment to politics, the historical formation and development of criminology, and the way in which penal reform grew out of the complex set of political projects that founded the modern welfare state.
Queens of the Night
Series: Sam Milland Professor of criminology, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 142,270. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Criminology professor Sam Milland, along with her psychiatrist father Gregor, and her ex husband police detective Geoff, unravel a plot by Middle East extremists to raise money by faking rare and valuable historic ceramic artifacts.
Michelle Alexander’s The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Civil & human rights, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
This is a Summary of Michelle Alexander’s The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness With dazzling candor, legal scholar Michelle Alexander argues that by targeting black men through the War on Drugs and decimating communities of color, the U.S. criminal justice system functions as a contemporary system of racial control.