Understanding desistance from crime (Crime and Justice) by Stephen Farrall

By Stephen Farrall

Why do humans cease offending? What are the approaches they endure in preventing? What may be performed to aid extra those that have indignant placed their pasts at the back of them? the expansion of curiosity in why humans cease offending and the way they're resettled following punishment has been awesome. as soon as a marginal subject in criminology, it really is now a significant subject of analysis and theorising among these learning felony careers. This publication is either an creation to investigate on desistance, and the file on a follow-up of 2 hundred probationers sentenced to supervision within the past due Nineteen Nineties. The reader is brought to a few of the broader concerns and debates surrounding desistance through a attention of the legal careers of a gaggle of ex-offenders. This vigorous engagement with either info and theoretical concerns makes the publication a useful gizmo for either lecturers and scholars. The ebook will entice undergraduates, postgraduates and lecturers learning criminology, felony justice, sociology, social paintings, social coverage and psychology, in addition to trainee probation officials.

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Drug-Crime Connections by Trevor Bennett

By Trevor Bennett

Drug-Crime Connections demanding situations the belief that there's a common organization among drug use and crime. in its place, it argues that there are lots of hugely particular connections. Trevor Bennett and Katy Holloway draw jointly in one quantity a variety of findings from a examine of approximately 5,000 arrestees interviewed as a part of the hot English and Welsh Arrestee Drug Abuse tracking (NEW-ADAM) software. They examine particular drug-crime connections and different subject matters, similar to gender and medication, ethnicity and medicine, gangs, weapons, drug markets, and remedy wishes.

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Legacies of Crime: A Follow-Up of the Children of Highly by Peggy C. Giordano

By Peggy C. Giordano

Legacies of Crime explores the lives of heavily antisocial boys and girls who have been over a twenty-year interval as they navigated the transition to maturity. In-depth interviews with those men and women and their youngsters - a majority now young people themselves - depict the adults' fiscal and social negative aspects and endured felony involvement, and in flip the original vulnerabilities in their young ones. Giordano identifies relations dynamics that foster the intergenerational transmission of crime, violence, and drug abuse, rejecting the concept that such continuities are established exclusively on genetic similarities or maybe lax, inconsistent parenting. the writer breaks new floor in without delay exploring - and within the approach revising - the fundamental tenets of vintage social studying theories, and confronting the problems linked to the parent's gender. Legacies of Crime additionally identifies components linked to resilience within the face of what's usually a powerful package deal of hazards favoring intergenerational continuity.

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International Money Laundering Through Real Estate and by Fausto Martin De Sanctis

By Fausto Martin De Sanctis

This booklet examines forms of transnational cash laundering: using offshores and cord transfers to “invest” in actual property; and agribusiness, a nebulous task that's tricky to control. the writer additionally examines present overseas mechanisms to wrestle money-laundering; even if those efforts were winning or unsuccessful; and even if multilateral tools are a good software within the conflict opposed to foreign geared up crime.

As nationwide borders have opened and alternate limitations have fallen, transnational crime has grown at exceptional degrees. the present state of affairs, higher printed by way of the so-called “Panama Papers,” is as a result of the an absence of neighborhood cooperation within the investigations, prosecution, and/or extradition of criminals. Governments cash in on ill-gotten wealth webhosting overseas legal organisations of their personal territories, hence delivering a fertile flooring for illicit practices, remaining their eyes to the nexus between fake or irrelevant id, fraudulent files, corruption, and cash laundering. If most of these transnational money-laundering are allowed to stay as they're at present handled, the shift within the monetary paradigm, from centralized and controlled to decentralized and “unregulated,” may permit for the continuation of a few of the main risky illegal activity. during this well timed publication, the writer offers arguments that via “following the money,” capital hobbies eager about transnational cash laundering via actual property and agribusiness may be tested, printed, and understood.

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Theoretical Criminology : From Modernity to Post-Modernism by Wayne Morrison

By Wayne Morrison

This publication comprises a few of the interesting debates within the social sciences and philosophy of information in regards to the problems with modernity and post-modernism. It units out a brand new undertaking for criminology, a criminology of modernity, and gives a sustained critique of theorizing with no difficulty for social totalities.

This e-book is designed to put criminological concept on the innovative of latest debates. Wayne Morrison reviews the heritage and current kingdom of criminology and identifies more than a few social difficulties and massive scale social approaches which has to be addressed if the topic is to achieve highbrow dedication. This e-book marks a brand new improvement in criminological texts and should serve a necessary functionality not just for college students and lecturers yet for all these attracted to the venture of realizing crime in modern conditions.

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Frequently Asked Questions on Anti-Bribery and Corruption by David Lawler

By David Lawler

A sensible consultant to addressing the demanding situations managers face in enforcing and imposing new anti-bribery regulations

The Bribery Act grew to become the legislation of the land in July 2011. It abolished all current U.K. anti-bribery legislation and changed them with a set of latest rules decidedly diverse and extra strenuous than what has come ahead of. lower than it businesses came across noncompliant might be open to billions in consequences and remediation charges, and bosses can be open to prosecution if somebody linked to their corporation commits an offence lined through the act. As staff in approximately all departments will percentage accountability for making sure that enough techniques are in position and enforced, there's a screaming desire for functional, jargon-free advice at the topic. This publication fills that want. It hands managers and advisors with the information and instruments they should enforce, speak and attempt controls and approaches that not just conform to yet exceed the hot anti-bribery requisites. It additionally deals precious tips about the best way to successfully react to bribery allegations if and once they occur.

  • Packed with takeaway information and checklists that placed an important info at readers' fingertips
  • Written through a chartered accountant and compliance professional, the booklet bargains functional steps managers should still take to assure corporation compliance
  • Describes most sensible practices in anti-bribery and corruption compliance in all key enterprise components, together with accounting, revenues and advertising, administration, felony, and inner auditing

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Fraud 101: Techniques and Strategies for Detection by Howard Silverstone

By Howard Silverstone

Specified insights into the character of fraud and the way to show it It’s no longer adequate to attend for a tip to show company fraud. Fraud one hundred and one, moment version offers step by step suggestions on find out how to practice detection strategies for each significant kind of fraud. Its new and targeted case experiences show how effortless it may be for a culprit to dedicate a fraud and the way tough it may be to prosecute. This new version additionally bargains increased assurance of economic assertion fraud, fraud-specific inner regulate, and Sarbanes-Oxley.

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Great books written in prison : essays on classic works from by J. Ward Regan

By J. Ward Regan

"Many of the world's most vital ancient figures have been imprisoned for containing unpopular or heretical ideals. a few used their time in the back of bars to put in writing books that formed the process historical past. This selection of new essays deals a wide-ranging exam of influential works written--in complete or in part--while their authors have been in felony or exile"--

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deals a wide-ranging exam of significant books written, in entire or partially, whereas their authors have been in felony or exile. every one bankruptcy explores a unique textual content, and incorporates a brief biography of Read more...

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The Politics of Street Crime: Criminal Process and Cultural by Stuart Scheingold

By Stuart Scheingold

american citizens locate road crime terrifying and repellent. but we vicariously search it out in almost all of our media: books, newspapers, tv, movies, and the theatre. Stuart Scheingold confronts this cultural contradiction and asks why highway crime is usually looked within the trivializing and punitive photographs of law enforcement officials and robbers that characteristic crime to the willful acts of improper members instead of to the structural shortcomings of a fallacious society. In his case learn of the police and felony courts in the neighborhood he calls "Cedar City," a medium-sized urban within the Western usa, Scheingold examines the consequences of this cultural contradiction and those punitive predispositions on politics and coverage making.

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The Octopus. The Rise and Rise of the Sicilian Mafia by Joe Pieri

By Joe Pieri

This publication unearths a surprising and sensational tale: the mafia and the large syndicates it controls have infiltrated the govt. in Italy, the united states, the top degrees of the Catholic Church, and nowa days, are even implicated within the homicide of an American president and the pope. At reduce degrees of criminal activity the mafia is omnipresent - from prostitution, playing and boot-legging throughout the Prohibition period within the 1920's, to the current day keep an eye on of drug trafficking in Europe and the United States. The annals of the mafia are bloodstained and affected by corpses, either one of the mobsters themselves and the law-abiding electorate and legislators who've attempted to withstand their intimidation. Peopled with compelling characters, Pieri rattles in the course of the tangle of rackets, feuds, enterprise affairs and political chicanery that satisfies our fascination with the felony underworld.

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