Category: Violence In Society

Revolutions in World History (Themes in World History) by Michael D. Richards

By Michael D. Richards

This huge comparative survey makes a speciality of 5 mammoth case experiences, beginning with the English Revolution within the 17th century, and happening to the Mexican, Russian, Vietnamese and Iranian Revolutions. Revolutions in international historical past lines the origins, advancements, and results of those revolutions, offering an knowing of the innovative culture in an international context. questions on motivations and ideologies are raised in addition to concerning the effectiveness of those revolutions

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Self-Reporting and the Diagnostic Screening of Substance by William R. Crawley

By William R. Crawley

Within the wake of an exploding incarceration cost, correctional amenities have struggled to handle problems with desire for therapy. The felony justice process has all started utilizing self-report-based screening methodologies to assemble diagnostic details in preference to clinicians. Crawley analyzes facts on lately incarcerated prisoners generating major efficacy findings, indicating powerful aid for this system, and offering insights concerning person and case-level variables. therefore, advancing rules for triaging want for remedy in felony justice populations through supplying sensible evidence-based information to researchers, psychological wellbeing and fitness practitioners, and the legal justice associations that layout, interpret, or set up self-report-based screening tools.

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Organized crime : from the mob to transnational organized by Jay S. Albanese

By Jay S. Albanese

Organized Crime provides readers with a transparent knowing of prepared crime, together with its definition and explanations, the way it is categorised lower than the legislation, types to give an explanation for its patience, and the felony justice reaction to geared up crime, together with research, prosecution, protection, and sentencing.

This ebook deals a accomplished survey, together with an in depth historical past of the Mafia within the usa; a criminal research of the offenses that underlie geared up crimes; particular realization to fashionable manifestations of geared up crime job, equivalent to human smuggling, web crimes, and different transnational felony operations; and the applying of ethics to the research of prepared crime.

    • A new part has been further on probability review in prepared crime.
    • Chapters are greater through up to date images, tables, charts, and demanding considering workouts that support scholars follow strategies to genuine equipped crime instances.
    • Every bankruptcy contains student-friendly precise gains: equipped Crime Biography and arranged Crime on the videos.
    • A word list provides scholars a brief reference for having a look up vital definitions of geared up crime-related phrases, and a Timeline of equipped Crime within the usa highlights very important occasions within the historical past of equipped crime.

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    Order and Anarchy: Civil Society, Social Disorder and War by Robert Layton

    By Robert Layton

    In the course of the research of civil society, the evolution of social kinfolk, and the breakdown of social order, Order and Anarchy re-examines the position of violence in human social evolution. Drawing on anthropology, political technological know-how, and evolutionary thought, it bargains a unique method of realizing balance and instability in human society. Robert Layton presents an intensive critique of present thoughts of civil society, arguing that rational motion is attribute of all human societies and never targeted to post-Enlightenment Europe. Case stories diversity from ephemeral African gold rush groups and the evening membership scene in Britain to strong hunter-gatherer and peasant cultures. The dynamics of modern civil wars within the former Yugoslavia, Chad, Somalia and Indonesia are in comparison to conflict in small-scale tribal societies, arguing that contemporary claims for the evolutionary price of violence have misunderstood the complexity of human innovations and the social environments during which they're performed out.

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    Dangerous Strangers: Minority Newcomers and Criminal by K. Mullen

    By K. Mullen

    Have beginners to American towns been answerable for a disproportionate volume of violent crime? harmful Strangers takes up this query via interpreting the occurrence of felony violence between numerous waves of immigrant/ethnic teams in San Francisco over a hundred and fifty years. by means of various groups--Irish, German, Italian, and chinese language immigrants, primarily--and their varied reports at various instances within the city's heritage, this learn addresses the difficulty of the way a lot violence might be attributed to new teams' remedy by means of the host society and what sort of might be traced to characteristics present in their neighborhood of beginning. harmful Strangers fills an said hole within the literature of murder reviews and broadens our figuring out of newcomer violence.

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    Blood Frenzy by Robert Scott

    By Robert Scott

    <CENTER>He Used A Claw Hammer. . .</CENTER>

    Frankie Cochran knew her boyfriend, David Gerard, was once possessive, controlling, and susceptible to violent rages. whilst she attempted to damage up with him, Gerard threatened her with a hammer. One week later, he used it to membership her within the head. back. And back. Then he stabbed her within the throat--and left her for useless. . .

    <CENTER>And a pointy Knife. . .</CENTER>

    Miraculously, Frankie survived--but police officers started to suspect Gerard of different vicious crimes. one in every of his past girlfriends had died in a home fireplace, with her teenagers and her mom. a neighborhood prostitute's brutalized physique used to be present in a pool of blood. however it was once the unsolved homicide of one other woman--repeatedly run over on a rustic road--that ultimately uncovered Gerard as a rage-driven monster uncontrolled. . .

    <CENTER>To unharness His Rage</CENTER>

    Justice eventually stuck up with Gerard....

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    Biker gangs and organized crime by Thomas Barker

    By Thomas Barker

    Biker Gangs and arranged Crime examines the mentioned legal habit of the full spectrum of one% biker golf equipment and individuals. It identifies the golf equipment whose participants were focused on legal habit and classifies their behaviors as person, team, or membership- sponsored/condoned habit. whereas different books study the felony exploits of 1 or extra of what are known as the ''Big Five'' biker golf equipment as a result of their measurement and class, or the sensational crimes of lesser identified 1% biker golf equipment or membership individuals, this ebook will pay recognition to the legal actions of people, teams and chapters of alternative golf equipment to boot. The booklet is predicated on journalistic money owed and autobiographies of former and current individuals of biker golf equipment, academic/scholarly works, legislations enforcement/government reviews, articles from newspapers and biker websites, and a content material research of federal and kingdom proceedings relating to bikers and motorbike golf equipment

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