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  • Empowering the Children?s and Young People?s Workforceby Simon Brownhill

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    While the provision in Children?s and Young People?s Services endures much change and turbulence, the calling for well qualified and critically reflective practitioners remains ever present. This innovative and accessible core textbook explores the key themes, ideas, concepts and topics that are central to practitioners working across the 0-19 sector.... more...

  • Advancing Quantitative Methods in Criminology and Criminal Justiceby Travis C. Pratt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Advancing Quantitative Methods in Criminology and Criminal Justice is designed to promote the understanding of various quantitative research methods and to encourage their use among those seeking answers to questions about crime and justice. To this end a number of top scholars have been assembled to provide their insights on a variety of 'cutting... more...

  • Policing Controversyby Ian Blair

    Profile Books 2010; US$ 26.67

    The Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police is often described as the toughest job in the world.He (there has never been a woman in 140 years) is answerable to three bosses, the Mayor of London, the Home Secretary and the Metropolitan Police Authority, and he has a 3 billion budget to spend, ensuring that he is always at the centre of a political... more...

  • Kids in the Middleby Vikki S. Katz

    Rutgers University Press 2014; Not Available

    Kids in the Middle explores how children of immigrants use their language capabilities, knowledge of American culture, and facility with media content and devices to help their parents forge connections with local schools, healthcare facilities, and social services as they adjust to life in the United States. Through in-depth inquiry in one Southern... more...

  • The Culture of Controlby David Garland

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 30.99 US$ 26.65

    The Culture of Control charts the dramatic changes in crime control and criminal justice that have occurred in Britain and America over the last 25 years. It explains these transformations by showing how the social organization of late modern society has prompted a series of political and cultural adaptations that alter how governments and citizens... more...

  • Introduction to Criminal Justice Research Methodsby Gennaro F. Vito; Julie C. Kunselman; Richard Tewksbury

    Charles C Thomas 2014; US$ 44.95

    This third edition is designed as an introduction to research methods in criminal justice techniques. The detailed information that is generated by research is a management tool that has become a significant part of criminal justice operations. The text discusses the purposes, process, and uses of research that focus on identifying what information... more...

  • Policing Terrorism, Crime Control, and Police-Community Relationsby Tal Jonathan-Zamir

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    This timely and important work takes a critical look at the shifting role of police, who are becoming increasingly responsible for handling terrorism threats on top of their regular responsibilities. With an unprecedented empirical study, the authors of this book examine whether this increased focus on security-related threats may come at the expense... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Criminal Justice Ethicsby Bruce A. Arrigo

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 296.00 US$ 251.60

    Federal, state, county, and municipal police forces all have their own codes of conduct, yet the ethics of being a police officer remain perplexing and are often difficult to apply in dynamic situations. The police misconduct statistics are staggering and indicate that excessive use of force comprises almost a quarter of misconduct cases, with sexual... more...

  • Transnational Penal Culturesby Vivien Miller; James Campbell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Focusing on three key stages of the criminal justice process, discipline, punishment and desistance, and incorporating case studies from Asia, the Americas, Europe, Africa and Australia, the thirteen chapters in this collection are based on exciting new research that explores the evolution and adaptation of criminal justice and penal systems, largely... more...

  • Comparative Criminal Justiceby Francis Pakes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    This book offers an accessible introduction to comparative criminal justice and examines and reflects on the ways different countries and jurisdictions deal with the main stages in the criminal justice process, from policing to sentencing. This popular bestseller has been fully updated and expanded for the third edition. This textbook provides the... more...