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- 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 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
First published in 1990, Richard Clutterbuck's fascinating analysis of European security confronts the problems of internal European community frontiers and technological aids in combating terrorism and international crime. He looks at what the EC countries have done in the past, describes the technology now becoming available, and makes radical proposals... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2013; US$ 18.35
Das Grundrecht auf Glaubensfreiheit gilt auch hinter Gittern. "Religion ist die letzte Freiheit hier bei uns herinnen", so formuliert es ein Justizbeamter. Seelsorger der großen Kirchen und Vertreter anderer Religionen kümmern sich um die Gläubigen in Haft. Doch setzt der Strafvollzug auch Grenzen. Die Justizvollzugsanstalt Wien-Josefsstadt ist Österreichs... more...
- 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...