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  • 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...

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

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 64.99

    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

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 96.95

    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...

  • Reintegrative Justice in Practiceby Helen Miles; Peter Raynor

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    This book provides a unique study of the practice of traditional reintegrative community justice in a European society, the Parish Hall Enquiry (PHE) in the Channel Island of Jersey. This is an ancient institution, based on an informal hearing and discussion of a reported offence with the alleged offender and other interested parties, carried out by... more...

  • Class, Race, Gender, and Crimeby Gregg Barak; Paul Leighton; Allison Cotton

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 43.99

    The fourth edition of the powerful textbook Class, Race, Gender, and Crime introduces students to crime and the criminal justice system through the lens of class, race, gender, and their intersection. Maintaining the overall structure of the third edition, the fourth edition incorporates new examples, current data, and recent theoretical developments... more...

  • Impact of Organized Crime on Murder of Law Enforcement Personnel at the U.S.-Mexican Borderby Sara Schatz

    Springer 2014; US$ 54.99

    This brief fills a gap in the studies of organized crime in Mexico (Kan 2012, Rios 2011, Dell 2011) by documenting and mapping the post-2008 assassination of Mexican border police chiefs. It traces out a ?systematic? of law-enforcement assassination in Northern Tier Mexico, showing how the selective, often sequential, hits by cartels on chiefs in border... more...

  • Criminal Justice Policy and Planningby Wayne Welsh; Philip Harris

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95

    Unlike other textbooks on the subject, Criminal Justice Policy and Planning presents a comprehensive and structured account of the process of administering planned change in the criminal justice system. Welsh and Harris detail a simple yet sophisticated seven-stage model, which offers students and practitioners a full account of program and policy... more...

  • Crime and Justice in Americaby Joycelyn M. Pollock

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    This book views peacemaking as a broad, encompassing process that is expressed in many different shapes and forms. It blends ancient-wisdom traditions, peacemaking criminology, and restorative justice principles as a way of intervening with offenders in both institutional and community-based settings. Philosophical and spiritual contexts for peacemaking... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.95

    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...