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Law Enforcement

  • Biker Gangs and Transnational Organized Crimeby Thomas Barker

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    This book examines the reported criminal behavior of the entire spectrum of 1% biker clubs and members. It identifies the clubs whose members have been involved in criminal behavior and classifies their behaviors as individual, group, or club- sponsored/condoned behavior. While other books examine the criminal exploits of one or more of what are called... more...

  • Controversies in Juvenile Justice and Delinquencyby Peter J. Benekos; Alida V. Merlo

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 32.95

    After providing a history of the development of the juvenile court, this book explores some of the most important current controversies in juvenile justice. Original essays review major theories of juvenile delinquency, explore psychological and biological factors that may explain delinquent behavior, and examine the nexus between substance abuse and... more...

  • Violenceby Margaret A Zahn; Henry Brownstein; Shelly Jackson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Brings together theoretical and empirical papers prepared by noted researchers and theoreticians. The first part includes chapters by criminological theorists who apply their theory of crime particularly to violence. The second part contains chapters by researchers who look at the substantive area of their expertise through the lens of theories of... more...

  • Understanding Crimeby Susan Guarino-Ghezzi; Javier Trevino

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Explores the interdisciplinary nature and potential of the field of criminology, covering the fields of sociology, economics, psychology, biology, philosophy and religious studies. The conclusion demonstrates various theoretical approaches for policy development and discusses opportunities for incorporating academic contributions into the political... more...

  • Organized Crime in Our Timesby Jay S Albanese

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95

    Organized Crime provides readers with a clear understanding of organized crime, including its definition and causes, how it is categorized under the law, models to explain its persistence, and the criminal justice response to organized crime, including investigation, prosecution, defense, and sentencing. This book offers a comprehensive survey, including... more...

  • Lessons of Criminologyby Gilbert Geis; Mary Dodge

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 26.95

    Presents the stories, musings, advice and conclusions of well-known criminologists about their research and their careers. Provides readers with suggestions about how to manage their professional lives. Contributors include Frank Cullen, Julius Debro, Don Gibbons, John Irwin, Mac Klein, Gary Marx, Joan McCord, Richard Quinney, Frank Scarpitti, Jim... 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...

  • Controversies in Victimologyby Laura Moriarty

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 27.95

    Controversies in Victimology features original works of noted scholars and practitioners, aiming to shed light on the debates over, the media attention on, and the psychology behind victimization. This book discusses the controversies from all sides of the debate, and attempts to reconcile the issues in order to move the field forward. more...

  • Interviewing and Interrogation for Law Enforcementby John Hess

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 23.95

    Easy-to-read and practical, this text uses a survey approach and numerous examples to illustrate interviewing skills and techniques. Using his years of experience as an instructor at the FBI Academy, the author dispels some of the mystery surrounding the interview process by sharing techniques and ideas that have been used successfully. The author... more...

  • Different Crimes, Different Criminalsby Doris Layton MacKenzie; Wendy Tobie Povitsky Stickle; Summer Acevedo

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    This book focuses on the importance of incorporating both sociological and psychological viewpoints in the understanding of criminal behavior. It identifies and explains emerging criminal offenders within the criminal justice system, examining the individual differences that make different types of offenders unique. more...