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- ABC-CLIO 1995; US$ 130.00
The rise of academic criminal justice programs from their beginnings at the University of California in the 1930s through the split into academic and vocational models during the later decades are described in this work. Academic politics and politicians are emphasized. The academic infighting in developing programs, and input from various other disciplines... more...
- Springer New York 2013; US$ 129.00
Bringing scientific rigor to a culturally and politically charged issue, this book transcends the nature/nurture debate. Examines media influences, adolescent brain development, misperception of youth crime and manipulation of science by prevailing attitudes. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 49.00
The American Criminal Justice System: How It Works, How It Doesn't, and How to Fix It calls attention to a criminal justice system that needs improvement. Author Gerhard Falk shows that the police themselves often violate the law; that prosecutors send innocent citizens to prison and even to death row; that defense attorneys take on cases they are... more...
- SAGE Publications 1996; US$ 45.00
The results from the United States National Crime and Justice Survey conducted in 1995 are analyzed in this volume. The survey provided a comprehensive national assessment of attitudes, and the topics covered include: fear of crime; gun control; capital punishment; and juvenile crime. Using the data collected, distinguished criminologists report on... more...
- 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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 48.99
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...
- NYU Press 2008; US$ 89.00
When The Color of Crime was first published ten years ago, it was heralded as a path-breaking book on race and crime. Now, in its tenth anniversary year, Katheryn Russell-Browns book is more relevant than ever. The Jena Six, Duke Lacrosse Team, Amadou Diallo, Sean Bell, James Byrd, and all of those victimized in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
From Labour's promise to be 'tough on crime, tough on the causes of crime' through to the White Paper and new criminal justice legislation, controlling crime and reforming the criminal justice system has been one of the government's key priorities. This book provides a detailed review of the thinking behind these new plans and legislation, looking... more...
- SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 49.00
This centennial collection of essays and original research studies captures the varied spectrum of philosophies and concerns of the Board and staff of the National Council on Crime and Delinquency (NCCD) over the past century . The criminological experts represented in this volume are renowned for their study and research into the far reaches of this... more...