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Download Thinking About Deviance: A Realistic Perspective by Paul Higgins, Mitch Mackinem PDF

By Paul Higgins, Mitch Mackinem

Wondering Deviance explores problems with deviance in functional and obtainable phrases. Drawing on a profitable first variation, this new and up to date moment version resituates this significant paintings in a submit September 11 global, exploring advanced concerns on the topic of human adventure and realizing.

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Download Handbuch Sexualstraftaten: Die Delikte gegen die sexuelle by Klaus Laubenthal PDF

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.

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Download A history of drugs : drugs and freedom in the liberal age by Toby Seddon PDF

By Toby Seddon

'A historical past of gear' information the historical past of the connection among medications and freedom over the past two hundred years; hence irritating and unravelling the 'naturalness' of the 'drug question', because it lines the a number of and heterogeneous traces of improvement out of which it's been assembled. advent : medicinal drugs, freedom and liberalism -- A conceptual map : freedom, the "will" and dependancy -- Opium, law and classical liberalism : the drugstore act 1868 -- medications, prohibition and welfarism : the harmful medications act 1920 -- medications, possibility and neo-liberalism : the medicine act 2005 -- medicines as a rules and governance challenge -- Conclusions : medicinal drugs and freedom within the liberal age

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Download Women, Murder and Femininity: Gender Representations of by Elisabeth Seal PDF

By Elisabeth Seal

Ladies who kill rupture the assumptions approximately what a lady is. This ebook explores assorted socio-cultural understandings of ladies who devote, or are accused, of homicide. It discusses quite a lot of circumstances on the way to spotlight the ways that such ladies were perceived.

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Download Digital Video Surveillance and Security by Anthony C. Caputo PDF

By Anthony C. Caputo

Digital Video Surveillance & defense offers a blueprint for the IP-based digital safety method consumers desire, permitting safety execs to guard their client's office or domestic. the writer supplies certain plans at the most sensible digital camera place, parts of assurance, and software program to choose with a purpose to maximize the effectiveness of more moderen cheaper price networked applied sciences. transparent, step by step descriptions and specified illustrations describe the combination of such parts because the present or new protection method, door and window sensors, or different entry controls, immediately launching a video of the realm less than the surveillance on a working laptop or computer or HDTV.

*Vendor-neutral comparisons of digital camera gear and recording ideas *Case reviews and outlines of top practices *Step-by-step consultant to making plans and set up *Easy-to-read diagrams and schematics

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Download Bribery and extortion: undermining business, governments, by Alexandra Addison Wrage PDF

By Alexandra Addison Wrage

Bribery performs an important position in foreign illegal activity. Terrorists pay bribes. Money-launderers pay bribes. those that site visitors in humans, narcotics, and unlawful hands pay bribes. humans pay immigration officials to not ask, customs officers to not check up on, and cops to not examine. Bribes stick with styles that aren't in any respect mysterious to the officers, salesmen, and electorate who search them and pay them. utilizing a chain of foreign circumstances, Wrage examines bribery, peeling again the mystique and ambiguity and exposing the extremely simple transactions that lie underneath. She indicates how those probably daily transactions can have an effect on safety, democratization, and human relief. Examples from all over the world aid to demonstrate the character of the matter and efforts at scuffling with it.Bribery performs an important function in foreign illegal activity. Terrorists pay bribes. Money-launderers pay bribes. those that site visitors in humans, narcotics, and unlawful fingers pay bribes. humans pay immigration officials to not ask, customs officers to not check up on, and law enforcement officials to not examine. At company headquarters within the usa, it may be effortless to push aside modest bribes in far-off nations as an unlucky price of doing enterprise. Bribes stick with styles that aren't in any respect mysterious to the officers, salesmen, and voters who search them and pay them. utilizing a chain of foreign situations, Wrage examines bribery, peeling again the mystique and ambiguity and exposing the extremely simple transactions that lie underneath. She exhibits how those likely daily transactions can have an effect on protection, democratization, and human reduction round the globe.Bribery and Extortion offers a transparent photo of the realm of bribery and the havoc it will probably wreak on complete populations. Wrage covers advertisement bribery, administrative and service-based bribery, and extortion. She considers bribery and extortion at either excessive degrees of presidency and reduce degrees in the street. Examples from around the globe aid to demonstrate the character of the matter and efforts at struggling with it. The ebook concludes with sensible feedback and an evaluation of present efforts to stem the tide of bribery and fix transparency to daily transactions in all geographical regions.

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Download Crime, Policy and the Media: The Shaping of Criminal by Jon Silverman PDF

By Jon Silverman

Media clamour on concerns in terms of crime, justice and civil liberties hasn't ever been extra insistent. if it is the homicide of James Bulger or detaining terrorist suspects for lengthy classes with out trial, mediated remark has grown immeasurably over the last twenty years. So, how does it have interaction with and form coverage in those fields? How do the politicians either reply to and check out to control the media which permeates our society and culture?

Crime, coverage and the Media is the 1st educational textual content to map the connection among a quickly altering media and policymaking in felony justice. Spanning the interval, 1989-2010, it examines a couple of case reports – terrorism, medicinal drugs, sentencing, policing and public safety, among others – and interrogates key policy-makers (including six former domestic Secretaries, a former Lord leader Justice, Attorney-General, senior law enforcement officials, govt advisers and best commentators) in regards to the impression of the media on their considering and perform.

Bolstered through content material and framing research, it argues that, specially, within the final decade, worry of media feedback and the day-by-day Mail impact has limited the policymaking time table in crime and justice, concluding that the increasing impact of the web and net 2.0 has began to undermine many of the ways that businesses equivalent to the police have received and held a presentational virtue.

Written via a former BBC domestic Affairs Correspondent, with unrivalled entry to the top reaches of policy-making, it truly is either academically rigorous and obtainable and may be of curiosity to either students and practitioners in media and felony justice.

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Download Violent Crime: Assessing Race and Ethnic Differences by Darnell F. Hawkins PDF

By Darnell F. Hawkins

Analysts have lengthy famous that a few societies have a lot greater charges of legal violence than others. the danger of being a sufferer or a offender of violent crime varies significantly from one person to a different. a few ethnic and racial teams were pronounced to have greater charges of violent offending and victimization than different teams in societies with ethnically and racially diversified populations. This sequence of essays explores the level and factors of racial and ethnic transformations in violent crime within the U.S. and several modern societies.

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Download Criminological Theories: Introduction and Evaluation by Ronald L. Akers, Christine S. Sellers, Wesley G. Jennings PDF

By Ronald L. Akers, Christine S. Sellers, Wesley G. Jennings

In Criminological Theories, the famous criminologist Ronald Akers offers thorough description, dialogue, and appraisal of the prime theories of crime/delinquent habit and law/criminal justice - the foundation and heritage of every thought and its modern advancements and adherents.

Akers deals a transparent clarification of every thought (the important suggestions and hypotheses of every conception in addition to severe standards for comparing each one thought when it comes to its empirical validity).

Researchers and librarians, in addition to basic readers, will locate this ebook a truly useful gizmo and should applaud its transparent and comprehensible exposition of summary options.

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Download New Perspectives on Crime and Criminal Justice: Special by Austin Sarat PDF

By Austin Sarat

This quantity of "Studies in legislations, Politics, and Society" encompasses a detailed factor on crime and felony justice. It brings jointly the paintings of students whose paintings usefully illuminates significant questions in approximately how we outline and procedure those that violate the felony legislations and concerning the applied sciences of policing and punishment. The articles released right here exemplify the interesting and cutting edge paintings now being performed in interdisciplinary criminal scholarship.

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