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  • Falsely Accusedby Marian Hoy

    Hillcrest Media Group, Inc. 2012; US$ 8.99

    Explanations of how and why innocent persons are arrested and convicted for crimes they did not commit, the supportive relationship between police and district attorneys offices that encourages false arrests, and the emotional and financial payoff for those convictions are included in the manuscript.   Suggestions on how innocent people can protect... more...

  • Crime, Culture & Violenceby Dr Katie Seidler

    Australian Academic Press 2010; US$ 14.99

    From prison interviews with violent offenders and a wealth of experience and research, an Australian psychologist explores the complex interaction between crime and culture. Fifteen convicted adult male violent offenders explain their understanding, motivations and rationalisations for their actions in relation to values. This nuanced understanding... more...

  • Social Work Practice in the Criminal Justice Systemby George T. Patterson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    Integrating social work values and a commitment to social justice, this textbook explores how social workers can practice to address social problems within the criminal justice system and promotes the development of knowledge, skills and critical reflection in this increasingly important area of practice. more...

  • Punishing Raceby Michael Tonry

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 18.99

    How can it be, in a nation that elected Barack Obama, that one third of African American males born in 2001 will spend time in a state or federal prison, and that black men are seven times likelier than white men to be in prison? Blacks are much more likely than whites to be stopped by the police, arrested, prosecuted, convicted, and imprisoned, and... more...

  • Police Custodyby Layla Skinns

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    Police custody is the gateway to the criminal justice process, meaning that there is much at stake for staff and suspects. This book offers a timely contribution to research on the police custody process, and is the first to examine the growing role given to civilians employed by the police or by private security companies within police custody areas.... more...

  • Policing Serious Crime in Chinaby Susan Trevaskes

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95

    This book explores the politics, practice, procedures, and public perceptions of policing serious crime in China today by examining the role of anti-crime campaigns. By focusing on this aspect of the Chinese criminal justice system we are able to gain a deeper understanding of how the political realm operates to secure one particular aspect of social... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95

    This book offers a fresh perspective on the policy making process in the criminal justice system offering a detailed overview of both the theory behind it and how it plays out in practice with contemporary policy examples. more...

  • Cybercrime Investigation Case Studiesby Brett Shavers

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 19.95

    Cybercrime Investigation Case Studies is a "first look" excerpt from Brett Shavers' new Syngress book, Placing the Suspect Behind the Keyboard. Case studies are an effective method of learning the methods and processes that were both successful and unsuccessful in real cases. Using a variety of case types, including civil and criminal cases, with... more...

  • The Multicultural Prisonby Coretta Phillips

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 99.99

    The Multicultural Prison: Ethnicity, Masculinity, and Social Relations among Prisoners presents a unique sociological analysis of the daily negotiation of ethnic difference within the closed world of the male prison. At a time when issues of race, multiculture, and racialization inside the prison have been somewhat neglected, this book considers how... more...

  • Understanding Criminal Justiceby Azrini Wahidin; Nicola Carr

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    This student-friendly text offers a comprehensive overview of current debates and key issues in the delivery of criminal justice and examines how it operates in context and in practice with a wealth of features such as case studies and questions. more...