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The Oxford Handbook of Criminology provides an authoritative collection of chapters covering the core and emerging topics studied on criminology courses. With contributions from leading academics, the Handbook is the definitive guide to the discipline.
By Mark Button
Crime is undergoing a metamorphosis. The online technological revolution has created new opportunities for a wide variety of crimes which can be perpetrated on an industrial scale, and crimes traditionally committed in an offline environment are increasingly being transitioned to an online environment. This book takes a case study-based approach...
Labelled a 'rogue trader' after a mismarking scandal, Alexis Stenfors reveals the murky truth about banks and how the rigging of LIBOR - described as 'the biggest banking scandal in history' - and the more recent foreign exchange FX scandals are just the tip of the iceberg.
By Mark S. Hamm
Terrorism experts Mark S. Hamm and Ramon Spaaij combine criminological theory with empirical and ethnographic research to map the pathways of lone-wolf radicalization, helping with the identification of suspected individuals and recognizing patterns of indoctrination. Reviewing comprehensive data on more than 200 terrorist incidents, Hamm and Spaaij find that a...
Joining the most notorious gangsters and criminals of the day - from the Krays, the Yorkshire Ripper and Charles Bronson, to high ranking members of the IRA - nothing could have prepared him for the brutal regime, violent convicts, vindictive screws and riots on the inside.