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  • 1,000-Year Floodby Stephen J. Lyons; Inc Sheree Bykofsky Associates

    Globe Pequot Press 2010; US$ 15.99

    The people that will be most affected by a ?greater Cedar Rapids? were staying home, or were still coping in FEMA trailers where the water pipes routinely burst in the harsh Iowa winter, or were living with relatives, or had simply disappeared and moved on or given up. They had sold their flooded houses for a song or had taken out a mortgage... more...

  • Addressing Offending Behaviourby Simon Green; Elizabeth Lancaster; Simon Feasey

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95

    Offending behaviour is one of the most talked about issues in contemporary society. What can be done to stop people reoffending? What can be done to help people escape their criminal lifestyles? This book aims to review and analyse the different ways in which these questions are addressed in practice, drawing upon the expertise of academics and practitioners.... more...

  • Adventures in Criminologyby Sir Leon Radzinowicz

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    Sir Leon Radzinowicz is one of the key figures in the development of criminology in the twentieth century. This account of the development of criminology intertwines his personal narrative as a criminologist with the progression of criminology itself. His experience gained from a career which has spanned 70 years since the 1920s, offers a profound... more...

  • Affect and Cognition in Criminal Decision Makingby Jean-Louis van Gelder; Henk Elffers; Danielle Reynald; Daniel S Nagin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    Research and theorizing on criminal decision making has not kept pace with recent developments in other fields of human decision making. Whereas criminal decision making theory is still largely dominated by cognitive approaches such as rational choice-based models, psychologists, behavioral economists and neuroscientists have found affect (i.e.,... more...

  • The Alarming Relation Between Early School Leaving and Crimeby William T. Smale; Tatiana Gounko

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 169.95

    Smale and Gounko study twelve men who dropped out of school early, and wound up in juvenile delinquency. While many studies have suggested a link between early school leaving and delinquency nobody has done a study from the perspective of the criminals using dissimilar populations. The directional causality between criminal behavior and dropping out... more...

  • Alternate Light Source Imagingby Norman Marin; Jeffrey Buszka

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 31.95

    Alternate Light Source Imaging provides a brief guide to digital imaging using reflected infrared and ultraviolet radiation for crime scene photographers. Clear and concise instruction illustrates how to accomplish good photographs in a variety of forensic situations. It demonstrates how tunable wavelength light sources and digital imaging techniques... more...

  • Analyzing Criminal Minds: Forensic Investigative Science for the 21st Centuryby Don Jacobs

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 60.00

    Analyzing Criminal Minds: Forensic Investigative Science for the 21st Century explores new and emerging approaches to a perennially fascinating subject. Author Don Jacobs looks at 10 tools and products that have revolutionized the discipline, explaining how modern criminal mind analysis incorporates advances in criminal and forensic psychology,... more...

  • The Assessment and Treatment of Women Offendersby Kelley Blanchette; Shelley L. Brown

    Wiley 2006; US$ 170.00

    There is a large body of research that provides guidance for those working with offenders on how they should be treated once they are in the correctional system. The problem is that most, if not all this research has been conducted on all male populations and it is assumed that women offenders are the same. However, women have different needs and support... more...

  • Autism, Advocates, and Law Enforcement Professionalsby Dennis Debbaudt

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2001; US$ 21.95

    Debbaudt explains how typical manifestations of autism spectrum disorders, such as running away, unsteadiness, impulsive behavior or failure to respond, may be misunderstood by law enforcement professionals, with serious consequences. For individuals with ASDs, he offers advice on how to behave in encounters with law enforcement professionals. more...

  • Automated Fingerprint Identification Systems (AFIS)by Peter Komarinski

    Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 95.95

    An easy-to-understand synopsis of identification systems, presenting in simple language the process of fingerprint identification, from the initial capture of a set of finger images, to the production of a Rapsheet. No other single work exists which reviews this important identification process from beginning to end. We examine the identification process... more...