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  • The Death Penaltyby Durant Frantzen; Rolando V. del Carmen; Scott Vollum

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Bringing together the major death penalty cases decided by the U.S. Supreme Court and the legal issues related to the death penalty, this text classifies the cases according to legal issues, provides commentary on the general case law, provides a chart of the cases discussed, and then presents the legal materials in an understandable, easy-to-digest... more...

  • Criminological Theoryby Anthony Walsh

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    Criminologists can benefit from questioning the underlying assumptions upon which they rest their work. Philosophy has the ability to clarify our thoughts, inform us of why we think about things the way we do, solve contradictions in our thinking we never knew existed, and even dissolve some dichotomies we thought were cast in stone. One of those dichotomies... more...

  • Juvenile Justiceby John T. Whitehead; Steven P. Lab

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 72.95

    Juvenile Justice: An Introduction is a student-friendly analysis of all aspects of the juvenile justice system. The book covers the history and development of the juvenile justice system and the unique issues related to juveniles, including police interaction, court processes, due process, movements toward diversion and deinstitutionalization, and... more...

  • World Criminal Justice Systemsby Richard J. Terrill

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 84.95

    This comparative text provides an understanding of major foreign criminal justice systems by discussing and comparing the systems of six of the world?s more industrialized countries: England, France, Sweden, Russia, China and Japan ? each representative of a different type of legal system ? as well as a chapter on Islamic law that uses Saudi Arabia,... more...

  • Criminal Lawby Jocelyn M. Pollock

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 81.95

    Criminal Justice Procedure gives clear guidance on the most common questions faced by today's law enforcement, offering fresh look at 21st century pre-trial protocol. Unlike other case books, this newly revised edition eschews legal theory in favor of the practical know-how needed to not to parse, but apply criminal law. Emphasis has been placed on... more...

  • Criminal Investigationby James W. Osterburg; Richard H. Ward

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 89.95

    This text presents the fundamentals of criminal investigation and provides a sound method for reconstructing a past event (i.e., a crime) based on three major sources of information ? people, physical evidence and records. More than a simplistic introductory text, yet written in an easy-to-read, user-friendly format, it offers a broad approach to criminal... more...

  • Criminologyby Stephen E. Brown; Finn-Aage Esbensen; Gilbert Geis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 84.95

    This highly acclaimed criminology text presents an up-to-date review of rational choice theories, including deterrence, shaming and routine activities. It also incorporates current examples of deterrence research regarding domestic violence, drunk driving and capital punishment, and features thought-provoking discussion of the relativity of crime.... more...

  • Drugs in Societyby Michael D. Lyman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 69.95

    This work focuses on the many critical areas of America?s drug problem, providing a foundation for rational decision making within this complex and multidisciplinary field. Broken up into three sections, Understanding the Problem, Gangs and Drugs, and Fighting Back, topics covered include the business of drugs and the role of organized crime in the... more...

  • What Works (and Doesn?t) in Reducing Recidivismby Edward J. Latessa; Shelley J. Listwan; Deborah Koetzle

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    This book offers criminologists and students an evidence-based discussion of the latest trends in corrections. Over the last several decades, research has clearly shown that rehabilitation efforts can be effective at reducing recidivism among criminal offenders. However, researchers also recognize that treatment is not a "one size fits all" approach.... more...

  • American Criminal Courtsby Welch Casey; Fuller Randolph John

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    American Criminal Courts: Legal Process and Social Context is an introductory-level text that offers a comprehensive study of the legal processes that guide criminal courts and the social contexts that introduce variations in the activities of actors inside and outside the court. Specifically the text focuses upon: Legal Processes. U.S. criminal courts... more...