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- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 61.95
This new and expanded edition builds upon material from the highly successful first edition. A comprehensive textbook on the criminal justice system, the book assesses the main theories concerned with the causes of crime (including white-collar and corporate crime), discusses the operation of all key criminal justice agencies ? including the police,... more...
- CRC Press 2015; US$ 34.95
"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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 104.95
This student-friendly introductory text describes the criminal justice process?outlining the decisions, practices, people, and issues involved. It provides a solid introduction to the mechanisms of the criminal justice system, with balanced coverage of the issues presented by each facet of the process, including a thorough review of practices and controversies... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 43.95
Criminal Justice Internships: Theory Into Practice, 8 th Edition, guides the student, instructor, and internship site supervisor through the entire internship process, offering advice and information for use at the internship site as well as pre-planning and assessment activities. With more and more students engaging in internships as a means of... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
Incidences of public disorder, and the manner in which they have been suppressed, have repeatedly ignited debate on the role of policing, the effectiveness of current legislation and the implications for human rights and civil liberties. These same issues have reverberated throughout British history, and have frequently resulted in the enactment of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95
Crime in England, 1815-1880 provides a unique insight into views on crime and criminality and the operation of the criminal justice system in England from the early to the late nineteenth century. This book examines the perceived problem and causes of crime, views about offenders and the consequences of these views for the treatment of offenders... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2015; US$ 45.74
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95
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...