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Strategic Responses to the Boston Marathon Bombing

Laura Dugan and Daren Fisher.

Published online August 2015.

Article. Subjects: criminology and criminal justice; violent crime. 10297 words.

The explosions on April 15, 2013 during the Patriot’s Day Marathon in Boston mark the first major terrorist attack in the United States since 9/11 and the first time since 1996 that...

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Handling Irregularities

Ryoko Yamamoto.

Published online August 2015.

Article. Subjects: theories of crime. 9160 words.

This article investigates different forms of irregularity in immigration to Japan. Despite the demand for migrant labor from the business sector since the 1980s, Japan has never officially...

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Victimization Surveys

Ben Bradford and Sarah MacQueen.

Published online August 2015.

Article. Subjects: measurement of crime. 13883 words.

This chapter considers the history, development, and uses of crime victimization surveys. Offering a wide view of the topic at hand, discussion ranges from the historical development and...

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The Criminal Process

Andrew Ashworth and Mike Redmayne.

June 2010; published online June 2015.

Book. Subjects: criminology. 504 pages.

The Criminal Process continues provides analysis of the key issues in criminal processes and procedures. The text draws on arguments from the law, research, policy, and...

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Criminology

Stephen Jones.

March 2013; published online June 2014.

Book. Subjects: criminology. 480 pages.

This fifth edition of Criminology provides the reader with a clearly expressed analysis of the main criminological theories, traces their history and development, and also contains a...

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Criminology

Edited by Chris Hale, Keith Hayward, Azrini Wahidin and Emma Wincup.

June 2013; published online June 2014.

Book. Subjects: criminology. 600 pages.

Criminology is an ideal textbook for undergraduate students approaching the subject for the first time. It offers a comprehensive overview of key criminological issues from...

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Sentencing and Punishment

Susan Easton and Christine Piper.

June 2012; published online June 2014.

Book. Subjects: criminal justice. 528 pages.

Sentencing and Punishment provides an accessible account of recent developments in sentencing and punishment from the standpoint of penal theories, policy aims, punishment...

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Criminal Justice

Edited by Anthea Hucklesby and Azrini Wahidin.

July 2013; published online June 2014.

Book. Subjects: criminal justice. 392 pages.

Criminal Justice provides a thought-provoking and critical introduction to the challenges faced by the UK's criminal justice system, including policing, sentencing, and...

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Criminal Justice

Andrew Sanders, Richard Young and Mandy Burton.

July 2010; published online June 2014.

Book. Subjects: criminal justice. 848 pages.

Criminal Justice provides a comprehensive overview of the criminal justice system in England and Wales, as well as thought-provoking insights into how it might be altered and...

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