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- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00
Are reports of the 'death of deviance' premature? This collection brings together leading international scholars to analyse uses of the 'deviance' concept to argue its vitality and show its possible utility in a variety of fields including religion, education and media narratives. more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 209.99
The Oxford Handbook of Criminal Law reflects the continued transformation of criminal law into a global discipline, providing scholars with a comprehensive international resource, a common point of entry into cutting edge contemporary research and a snapshot of the state and scope of the field. To this end, the Handbook takes a broad approach to its... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95
This book provides a comprehensive, introductory text for students taking courses in crime and criminal justice history. It covers all of the key historical topics central to an understanding of the current criminal justice system, including the development of the police, the courts and the mechanisms of punishment (from the gallows to the prison).... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
Multiple killings by serial or spree killers and the mass violence seen in war crimes and other atrocities have typically been understood as discrete category types, which can foster the view that there are fundamentally different kinds of human beings, including "deviants" who are born evil and innately given to sadism or a callous lack of empathy.... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2010; US$ 58.95
In recent years, personality assessment by professional psychologists has taken on an increasingly important role in the field of police work. Most importantly, personality assessment instruments have been utilized in the pre-employment psychological screening of police officer candidates. This psychological screening takes place at the end of the... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2000; US$ 29.95
This handbook will be a practical and useful resource for police death investigators. It defines the role of the police death investigator, and it contains the various aspects of death as well as the many causes of death. The book is broken down into two distinct sections - one for in-depth reading and the other as a quick reference section for review.... more...
- Charles C Thomas 1976; US$ 49.95
By Robert R. Lenz, Explosive Ordnance Consultant. Over ten years of active bomb disposal work throughout the world and four years as an instructor in the U.S. Naval School, Explosive Ordnance Disposal, highlight the career of the author. The author has developed a course of instruction on clandestine and sabotage devices and has developed tools and... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 45.00
Prostitution—often referred to as "the world's oldest profession"—is alive and well in the modern world. In the United States alone, an estimated $14 billion is generated in annual revenue from the sex-for-sale industry. Worldwide revenue from the commercial sex trade industry is estimated at more than $100 billion each year. more...
- Charles C Thomas 2011; US$ 54.95
Lawsuits are a fact of life for the criminal justice officer. They are predictable, preventable, and winnable. Managing the Use of Force Incident reveals a new and innovative approach to law enforcement liability management. Written by a cop for cops, this book presents the information necessary to minimize department and officer liability, win excessive... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 51.95
This book seeks to provide the first serious and detailed narrative of the conception and implementation of the sex offender registers. It seeks to do so in a clear and easy to follow text that will be both informed and critical. It will also serve as a resource book for those wanting to make further study of the process of registration and... more...