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  • Policing Serious Crime in Chinaby Susan Trevaskes

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    Despite a resurgence in the number of studies of Chinese social control over the past decade or so, no sustained work in English has detailed the recent developments in policy and practice against serious crime, despite international recognition that Chinese policing of serious crime is relatively severe and that more people are executed for crime... more...

  • Doing Justice, Doing Genderby Susan Ehrlich Martin; Nancy Jurik

    SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 60.00

    Doing Justice, Doing Gender: Women in Legal and Criminal Justice Occupations is a highly readable, sociologically grounded analysis of women working in traditionally male dominant justice occupations of law, policing, and corrections. This Second Edition represents not only a thorough update of research on women in these fields, but a careful reconsideration... more...

  • The Policy Making Process in the Criminal Justice Systemby Adrian Barton; Nick Johns

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    How the state ?deals with? crime and criminality is a major issue for all students of criminology and criminal justice. This book offers a fresh perspective on the policy making process in the criminal justice system of England and Wales by presenting a detailed overview of both the theory behind it and how it plays out in practise with contemporary... more...

  • Understanding Criminal Justiceby Azrini Wahidin; Nicola Carr

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95

    Few subjects provoke as much public fascination and political concern as crime, criminality, criminology, and criminal justice policy and practice. Understanding Criminal Justice seeks to provide students with a critical introduction to the range of theoretical, policy and operational issues faced by the criminal justice system in England, Wales,... more...

  • Criminal Justiceby Eleanor Hannon Judah

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 70.95

    There are nearly two million inmates in America today. Are there better alternatives to incarceration? Criminal Justice: Retribution vs. Restoration presents new answers and unconventional suggestions addressing America?s overcrowded prisons and jails, high recidivism rates, and weakened family and community relationships with ex-prisoners. Experts... more...

  • Adolescents, Crime, and the Mediaby Christopher J Ferguson

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 56.03

    Bringing scientific rigor to a culturally and politically charged issue, this book transcends the nature/nurture debate. Examines media influences, adolescent brain development, misperception of youth crime and manipulation of science by prevailing attitudes. more...

  • Learning from Error in Policingby Jon Shane

    Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 45.45

    ?While the proximate cause of any accident is usually someone?s immediate action? or omission (failure to act)?there is often a trail of underlying latent conditions that facilitated their error: the person has, in effect, been unwittingly ?set up? for failure by the organization.  This Brief explores an accident in policing, as a framework for examining... more...

  • Crime and Justiceby Carolyn Boyes-Watson; Susan T. Krumholz; Aviva M. Rich-Shea

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 74.99

    Crime and Justice offers a comprehensive introduction to the U.S. criminal justice system through historical and contemporary case studies. Extensively revised and updated, the second edition features new chapters on terrorism, the war on drugs, and gender, as well as expanded coverage of white collar crime, victims? issues, and more. Powerful... more...

  • Ethics for Criminal Justice Professionalsby Cliff Roberson; Scott Mire

    CRC Press 2009; US$ 99.95

    Increasing concerns about the accountability of criminal justice professionals at all levels has placed a heightened focus on the behavior of those who work in the system. Judges, attorneys, police, and prison employees are all under increased scrutiny from the public and the media. Ethics for Criminal Justice Professionals examines the myriad of... more...

  • Wrongful Conviction and Criminal Justice Reformby Marvin Zalman; Julia Carrano

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 68.95

    Wrongful Conviction and Criminal Justice Reform is an important addition to the literature and teaching on innocence reform. This book delves into wrongful convictions studies but expands upon them by offering potential reforms that would alleviate the problem of wrongful convictions in the criminal justice system. Written to be accessible to students,... more...