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- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 55.95
Criminal Justice in the United States is in the midst of momentous changes: an era of low crime rates not seen since the 1960s, and a variety of budget crunches also exerting profound impacts on the system. This is the first book available to chronicle these changes and suggest a new, emerging model of the criminal justice system. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 45.00
The American Criminal Justice System: How It Works, How It Doesn't, and How to Fix It calls attention to a criminal justice system that needs improvement. Author Gerhard Falk shows that the police themselves often violate the law; that prosecutors send innocent citizens to prison and even to death row; that defense attorneys take on cases they... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1995; US$ 119.95
Hirschel and Wakefield provide their readers with an informed and interesting view of two criminal justice systems. The discussion revolves around the history and development of the criminal justice systems of England and the United States. The authors draw comparisions between the two with a view toward policy implications for the administration of... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1994; US$ 31.95
This third edition provides thoroughly updated information on the status of women in all aspects of the U.S. criminal justice system, from incarcerated women to professionals in the legal, law enforcement, and correctional fields. While concentrating on the present, Clarice Feinman traces changes in theories, goals, practices, and policies concerning... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2005; US$ 48.95
Criminal Justice Technology in the 21st Century describes the ways that technology is impacting criminal justice. It is the first academic volume of its kind, and because of that, it serves as a significant primer in the literature. The book represents the concerns of criminal justice teachers, practitioners, and students, and it is presented in four... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 62.95
This text brings together leading authorities in the field, providing solid coverage of the theory and practice of public protection, both in the UK and internationally. It provides a critical review of contemporary public protection practice as well as up-to-date research and thinking in the field. more...
- BRILL 2010; US$ 179.00
This work undertakes an analysis of extra-legal institutions in China?s criminal justice, explaining their resilience and entrenchment with the thesis that sovereign power is premised on juridical mechanisms that allow the suspension of rights. more...
- University of North Texas Press 2011; US$ 19.96
This reference work is a resource for those needing assistance in locating Texas criminal justice statistics. R. Scott Harnsberger has compiled more than 600 entries describing statistical sources for Texas crime; criminals; law enforcement; courts and sentencing; adult and juvenile corrections; capital punishment and death row; victims of crime; driving/boating... more...
- Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 134.99
How did ideas about crime and criminals change in Europe from around 1750 to 1940? How did European states respond to these changes with the development of police and penal institutions? Clive Emsley attempts to address these questions using recent research on the history of crime and criminal justice in Europe. Exploring the subject chronologically,... more...
- New Press, The 2011; US$ 18.95
In a series of newly commissioned essays from the leading scholars and advocates in criminal justice, Invisible Punishment explores, for the first time, the far-reaching consequences of our current criminal justice policies. Adopted as part of “get tough on crime? attitudes that prevailed in the 1980s and ?90s, a range of strategies, from “three... more...