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Born in a small country town in NSW, Gleeson became the nation's top barrister and its leading judge. In a legal career spanning over 50 years, he had a ringside seat for political, legal and social events that shaped Australia. This book offers insight into a legend of the Australian...
This book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date introduction to criminological theory for students taking courses in criminology at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Building on previous editions, which broadened the debate on criminological theory, this book presents the latest research and theoretical developments. The text is divided into five parts,...
Includes perspectives from policy theory and practice, expands the coverage of international dimensions of trade and regulation and incorporates coverage of issues and policy challenges such as climate mitigation and adaptation, urban sustainability, and the nexus between climate change, energy and water.
By Roach Jason
Opens up different ways of looking at different aspects of crime and crime control. This book includes chapters on such topics as white collar crime, violent crime, female crime victimisation, environmental criminology and the behaviour of psychopaths.
Since the 1980s, electronic monitoring has been successfully introduced in a number of countries worldwide. Drawing on developments in the sociology of punishment and crime control, this title develops a critical criminological perspective on electronic monitoring in selective countries around the world.
By Bill Taylor
This guide incorporates the new Residential Tenancies Act 2010 which took effect in February 2011. It reviews the changes brought about in the 2010 Act and updates the case annotations. A new supplement has been uploaded, dated March 2012,
By Katrin Hohl
Public attitudes towards crime, policing and justice remain 'hot' social and political topics. This book analyses the meaning, distribution and significance of trust in the police and the legitimacy of legal authorities. It also addresses the geographical distribution of trust.
Young adults aged 18-21 are at the peak age for offending, but they have been neglected in comparison with young people under 18, they have few programmes designed specially for them, and they are held in adult prisons rather than Young Offender Institutions. This book focuses upon young adults and...
As technology comes to characterise our world in ever more comprehensive ways there are increasing questions about how the 'rights' and 'wrongs' of technological use can be adequately categorised. In this book, the 'question of technology' and its relation to criminal justice is approached as a whole.
By Tim Stephens
Climate change is one of the most hotly debated issues of this century. This book provides a clear, balanced account of the science on climate change, how it is affecting the planet and Australia, and the policy options available to Australia and the world to deal with it.