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  • 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 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...

  • Transnational Penal Culturesby Vivien Miller; James Campbell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    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...

  • A History of Adoption in England and Wales 1850- 1961by Gill Rossini

    Pen and Sword 2014; US$ 14.99

    Adoption is one of the most emotive and complex subjects in social and family history. Gill Rossini's social history of adoption between 1850 and 1961 uncovers the perspectives of all those concerned in adoption: children, birth relatives, adoptive families, and all the agencies and organisations involved. 

Rossini charts the transformation... more...

  • Nuclear Forensic Analysis, Second Editionby Kenton J. Moody; Ian D. Hutcheon; Patrick M. Grant

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 169.95

    A multidisciplinary reference for forensic scientists, this book consolidates fundamental principles of nuclear forensic analysis, pertinent protocols and procedures, computer modeling development, interpretational insights, and attribution considerations into one convenient source. The authors focus particularly on the chemical, physical, and nuclear... more...

  • Understanding Risk in Criminal Justiceby Hazel Kemshall

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 46.00

    This illuminating text examines the significance of the concept of risk in criminal justice policy, and in the role of criminal justice agencies and crime prevention initiatives. Particular features of the book include its use of practical examples, coverage of previously unpublished research, and a full review of current risk assessment tools for... more...

  • Die besondere Bedeutung des Falles gemäß § 24 Abs. 1 Nr. 3 Var. 3 GVGby Alexandra von Berg

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2010; US$ 32.27

    Hauptbeschreibung Die strafprozessrechtliche Arbeit zielt auf eine von den Grundlagen her entwickelte und strukturierte Konkretisierung des Zuständigkeitsmerkmals der "besonderen Bedeutung des Falles". Ausgehend vom Wortlaut werden verschiedene Interpretationsmöglichkeiten aufgezeigt, die im Einzelnen auf ihre Vereinbarkeit mit Systematik, Historik... more...

  • Women, Murder and Justiceby Dr Wendy Chan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 163.00

    Women, Murder and Justice examines from a feminist perspective, the legal treatment of women who kill their partners in England. Through an exploration of Crown Prosecution Service files, an in-depth comparative examination of the circumstances in which women and men kill is provided. The book highlights gender differences in the act of murder, the... more...

  • Gender, Crime and Victimisationby Pamela Davies

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 46.00

    A provoking critical analysis that explores gender patterns in both offending and victimisation. more...

  • Data Mining and Predictive Analysisby Colleen McCue

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 79.95

    Data Mining and Predictive Analysis: Intelligence Gathering and Crime Analysis , 2nd Edition, describes clearly and simply how crime clusters and other intelligence can be used to deploy security resources most effectively. Rather than being reactive, security agencies can anticipate and prevent crime through the appropriate application of data mining... more...