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  • 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...

  • 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$ 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...

  • 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...

  • Grundlagen des Straf- und Martin Böse; Detlev Sternberg-Lieben

    Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 161.32

    Hauptbeschreibung Mit der vorliegenden Festschrift für Knut Amelung wird anlässlich seines 70. Geburtstages ein Rechtswissenschaftler geehrt, dessen Werk von Anfang an in besonderer Weise den sozialwissenschaftlichen Grundlagen und den verfassungsrechtlichen Bezügen des Straf- und Strafverfahrensrechts verhaftet ist. Die imponierende Vielfalt, die... 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 2013; US$ 129.00

    A campus shooting. A gang assault. A school bus ambush. With each successive event, fingers are pointed at the usual suspects: violent films, bloody video games, explicit web sites. But to what extent can—or should—the media be implicated in youth crime? And are today's sophisticated young people really that susceptible to their influence?Adolescents,... more...

  • Making Justiceby Marvin Zalman; Julia Carrano

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    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...