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- Charles C Thomas 2000; US$ 36.95
This second edition of Multicultural Perspectives in Criminal Justice and Criminology addresses cultural diversity, criminal justice, and criminology. As an edited anthology, this book represents the work of national scholars who have expertise in criminal justice issues and multicultural contexts. It includes original work addressing such diversity... 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 $100 billion each year. more...
- SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 46.00
The book is a thematic examination of crime prevention, covering core areas of race, youth, community, and globalisation. Written in an accessible style with a focus on pedagogy, this is a key text for undergraduates in criminology. 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...
- Urban Institute Press 2012; US$ 14.99
Criminal justice programs, to be adopted in today?s climate, need demonstrate not only efficacy but return on tax dollars invested. Cost-benefit analysis, the economist's tool for determining the price of outcomes, yields a single metric that allows different interventions to be compared directly. Yet CBA is difficult, even controversial, to apply... more...
- Urban Institute Press 2012; US$ 14.99
In Holding Police Accountable, nine leading scholars of police work examine seminal studies on the use of force and consider how they can inform today?s research. The volume celebrates the late James J. Fyfe, the preeminent scholar on police use of force. In 1978, Fyfe found that administrative controls?training, guidelines, and regulation?reduced... more...