Crime and Media, Vols 1-3. Ed. Yvonne Jewkes. Sage Publications, 2009. Ref. 364.042 C8681
This set gives an understanding of the connection between media and crime and is a great resource for the researchers of both criminology and media studies.
The Dictionary of Imaginary Places. Alberto Manguel & Gianni Guadalupi. Harcourt, Inc. 1999. Ref 809.93372 M3141d
An indispensable guidebook, this includes more than 1200 lands invented by storytellers from Homer’s day to our own. Examples are Shangri-La, ElDorado, Tolkiens’ Middle-earth, Kafka’s Castle and Robinson Crusoe’s Island as well as modern Jurassic Park.
Encyclopedia of Law & Society: American & Global Perspectives, Vols 1-3. Ed. David S. Clark. Sage Publications, 2007. Ref. 340.03 En195
This three volume set is the largest and most comprehensive in its scope. It provides interdisciplinary perspectives on law from sociology, criminology, cultural anthropology, political science, social psychology, and economics. The coverage is global.
Handbook of Neuroscience for the Behavioral Sciences. Vols. 1-2. Eds. Gary G. Berntson & John t. Cacioppo. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2009. Ref. 616.89 H1916
This handbook has integrated information across disciplines. The intended audience is broad, including graduate students, psychologists and behavioral scientists. The handbook is designed to provide an accessible background in and to highlight currently active within the field.
Women and Politics Around the World; A Comparative History & Survey. Vols 1-2. Eds. Joyce Gelb & Marian Lief Palley. ABC Clio, 2009. Ref. 323.34 W8422
This unique book explores the role of women in political systems worldwide. It addresses both transnational and national gender-related issues as well as specific conditions in countries across the globe and addresses issues that significantly impact women’s lives.
Youth Crime and Juvenile Justice. Vols 1-3; Eds. Barry Goldson & John Muncie. Sage Publications, 2009. Ref. 364.36 Y888
This reference set reveals society’s concerns regarding children and young people. The essays define and critically analyze the related fields of youth criminology and international juvenile justice studies.