Acquisition List of New Books

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No.
Author/Title/Abstract
Book Cover
Class No
1.

Mcfarquhar, Helena

     Key concepts in criminalogy and criminal justice / Helena Mcfarquhar. – Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011

This comprehensive explanation of the major concepts and theories involved in criminology and the criminal justice system offers not only a solid introduction to the subject, but is also a useful reference and revision aid. Organised alphabetically for ease of use, it focuses on the socio-scientific and legal perspectives of the disciplines.

KM 500
MAC
2.

Jones, David W.

     Understanding criminal behaviour : psychosocial approaches to criminality / David Jones. - Cullompton : Willan, 2008.

Presents an integration of psychological perspectives on criminal behaviour with mainstream criminological concerns. This book offers a psychosocial perspective on crime and argues that a great deal can be gained by re-integrating psychological approaches with the more sociological perspectives of criminology.

KM 500
JON
3.

McAlhone, Christina

     Core statutes on evidence / Christina Mcalhone. - 4th. edition. - Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.

Compiled in response to student need, Core Statutes on Evidence is designed to be clear and easy to use, providing the essential statutory material and nothing more, making it easily navigable and ideal for use in examinations.

KN 390
MAC
4.

Doak, Jonathan

     Evidence in context / Jonathan Doak and Claire McGourlay with Mark Thomas. - 4th. edition. - Abingdon : Routledge, 2015.

Evidence in Context explains the key concepts of evidence law in England and Wales clearly and concisely, set against the backdrop of the broader political and theoretical contexts. The book helps to inform students of the major debates within the field, providing an explanation as to how and why the law has developed as it has.

KM 600.A1
DOA
5.

Mishra, Veerendra

     Combating human trafficking : gaps in policy and law / Veerendra Mishra. - New Delhi : Sage, 2015.

Combating Human Trafficking aims to initiate fresh discussion on human trafficking, and offers recommendations to curb organized international crime. It explores varied dimensions of the crime and offers further classification to help effectively address the problem. It presents a new perspective of identifying assimilative interaction between social and criminal justice systems, the progressive growth in socio-criminal legislations, and the universal demand of multi-agency approach to combat trafficking. Through the Brute Mute theory, it gives an illustrative description of micro- and macro-governance, and offers a global perspective to the problem with examples and case studies.

KC 208
MIS
6.

Criminal psychology / edited by David Canter. - Los Angeles : SAGE reference, 2014.

The volumes in this new set present a selection of important publications with an emphasis on seminal works from across the globe, reflecting the increasingly global reach of the topic. Each volume includes an introduction by esteemed editor David Canter, to contextualize the historical, theoretical and empirical significance of the articles contained therein. Volume One: Psychological Causes of Crime Volume Two: Criminals' Characteristics Volume Three: Violent Crimes Volume Four: Psychology and Investigations.

KM 506
CRI
7.

Gillespie, L Kay

     Inside the death chamber : exploring executions / L.Kay Gillespie. - Boston : Pearson Education, Inc., 2003.

Using a question-and-answer format, this engaging book discusses the process of capital punishment as well as the personal aspects and experiences involving those to whom it is applied and those who conduct the executions. This book analyses the effects capital punishment has in everyone involved in capital punishment.

KB 361
GIL
8.

Key readings in criminology / edited by Tim Newburn. - Cullompton : Willan, 2009.

Key Readings in Criminology is the most comprehensive single-volume collection of readings in criminology. It provides students with convenient access to a broad range of excerpts (over 140 readings) from original criminological texts and key articles, and is designed to be used either as a stand-alone text or in conjunction with the same author's textbook, Criminology.

KM 500
KEY
9.

International criminal accountability and the rights of children / edited by Karin Arts and Vesselin Popovski. - The Hague : Hague Academic Press, 2006.

Children and young persons are increasingly being targeted for trafficking, sexual exploitation, recruitment as child soldiers, and other abuses. Children prove to be particularly vulnerable in situations of armed conflict, such as Darfur, the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Philippines, Nepal, and Colombia. A rich combination of practitioners (including ICC, ICTY and SCSL prosecutors) and academics explore to what extent international law instruments and international criminal accountability mechanisms are useful for countering violations of children's rights during and after armed conflicts.
KC 200.Q11
INT
10.

Critical issues in crime and justice : thought, policy, and practice / editors, Mary Maguire, Dan Okada. - 2nd. edition. - Los Angeles : Sage, 2015.

Looking at theory, cases, laws and policies as they have been shaped by a larger social, cultural and historical context, this edition has new chapters on wrongful convictions, victimology, gangs, comparative criminology and criminal justice, and drug/sex trafficking.

KM 500
CRI

 

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