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  • Virtuous Policingby David G. Bolgiano; L. Morgan III Banks; James M. Patterson

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 59.95

    "It pulls no punches, shuns no controversial topic, and glosses over no issues or problems that beset America?s law enforcement community in our day. For those who may be prone to suspect the motives of these self-confessed lovers of cops and warriors, the title of this book?should be sufficient to allay such concerns." ?John C. Hall, Supervisory... more...

  • Women in the Criminal Justice Systemby Tina L. Freiburger; Catherine D. Marcum

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 99.95

    Women in the Criminal Justice System: Tracking the Journey of Females and Crime provides a rare up-to-date examination of women both as offenders and employees in the criminal justice system. While the crime rate in the United States is currently decreasing, the rate of female incarceration is rising. Female participation in the criminal justice... more...

  • Criminal Justice at the Crossroadsby William R. Kelly

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 34.99

    Over the past forty years, the criminal justice system in the United States has engaged in a very expensive policy failure, attempting to punish its way to public safety, with dismal results. So-called “tough on crime? policies have not only failed to effectively reduce crime, recidivism, and victimization but also created an incredibly inefficient... more...

  • Die Ordnung der Kräfteby Günther Pauli

    tredition 2015; US$ 4.65

    Was ist das Böse? Diese Frage gibt es, solange es Menschen gibt. Alle Kulturen, Religionen und Philosophien und auch die Psychologien der modernen Zeit haben sich mit dieser Frage beschäftigt. Gibt es unterschiedliche Arten des Bösen? Welcher Unterschied besteht etwa zwischen Massenmördern wie dem Russen Alexander Pichushkin oder dem Deutschen Fritz... more...

  • Chancen und Risiken kommunaler Kriminalpräventionby Giséle van Elsbergen

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2015; US$ 69.99

    Seit den 1990er Jahren findet eine stetige Expansion der kommunalen Kriminalprävention statt. Dies zeigt sich vor allem in der großen Zahl von lokalen Präventionsräten, die mittlerweile in sehr vielen Kommunen anzutreffen sind. Die vorliegende Studie befasst sich mit den Chancen und Risiken kommunaler Kriminalprävention. Anhand von sechzehn qualitativen... more...

  • The Making of Criminal Justice Policyby Sue Hobbs; Christopher Hamerton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    This new textbook will provide students of criminology with a better understanding of criminal justice policy and, in doing so, offers a framework for analysing the social, economic and political processes that shape its creation. The book adopts a policy-oriented approach to criminal justice, connecting the study of criminology to the wider study... more...

  • Crime Control, Politics and Policyby Peter J. Benekos; Alida V. Merlo

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 32.95

    This book reviews concepts, information and points of view that help to explain the context and constraints of the criminal justice system. The chapters summarize developments in public policy and crime control, and interweave themes central to the discussion: the impact of ideology, the role of the media, and the politicization of crime and criminal... more...

  • Criminal Justice Policy and Planningby Wayne N. Welsh; Philip W. Harris

    Taylor and Francis 2014; 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...

  • 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 Netherlands 2014; US$ 54.99

    This brief fills a gap in the studies of organized crime in Mexico (Kan 2012, Ríos 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... more...