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Criminology

  • Introduction to Criminologyby Pamela J. Schram; Stephen G. Tibbetts

    SAGE Publications 2017; US$ 82.00

    Introduction to Criminology, Why Do They Do It?, Second Edition, by Pamela J. Schram Stephen G. Tibbetts,  offers a contemporary and integrated discussion of the key theories that help us understand crime in the 21st century. With a focus on why offenders commit crimes, this bestseller skillfully engages students with real-world cases and... more...

  • Women of the Streetby Susan Dewey; Tonia St. Germain

    NYU Press 2017; US$ 25.50

    Explores encounters between those who make their living by engaging in street-based prostitution and the criminal justice and social service workers who try to curtail it     Working together every day, the lives of sex workers, police officers, public defenders, and social service providers are profoundly intertwined, yet their relationships... more...

  • The Routledge Handbook of Technology, Crime and Justiceby M. R. McGuire; Thomas J. Holt

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 64.95

    Technology has become increasingly important to both the function and our understanding of the justice process. Many forms of criminal behaviour are highly dependent upon technology, and crime control has become a predominantly technologically driven process ? one where ?traditional? technological aids such as fingerprinting or blood sample analysis... more...

  • Forensic Mental Healthby Michele P. Bratina

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 89.95

    Forensic Mental Health: Framing Integrated Solutions describes a criminal justice?mental health nexus that touches every population?juvenile and adult male and female offenders, probationers and parolees, the aging adult prison population, and victims of crime. In the United States today, the criminal justice system functions as a mental health... more...

  • Soft Corruptionby William E. Schluter

    Rutgers University Press 2017; US$ 35.00

    New Jersey has long been a breeding ground for political corruption, much of it perfectly legal. In Soft Corruption , a former state senator recounts his fifty-year fight to expose such misconduct. William E. Schluter doesn?t simply wade through New Jersey?s muck, but provides concrete suggestions for how our political system might be reformed and... more...

  • Public Corruptionby Petter Gottschalk; Perry Stanislas

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 99.95

    This volume presents the latest scholarly research on the practice of public corruption. The authors explore the causes and methods of fraud-related crime, as well as how it can be detected. The book also investigates the best strategies to prevent corruption, as well as convention punishments for those convicted. Intended for criminal justice students... more...

  • The Dynamics of Judicial Independenceby Lorne Neudorf

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 105.56

    This book examines the legal principle of judicial independence in comparative perspective with the goal of advancing a better understanding of the idea of an independent judiciary more generally. From an initial survey of judicial systems in different countries, it is clear that the understanding and practice of judicial independence take a variety... more...

  • Police in Americaby Steven G. Brandl

    SAGE Publications 2017; US$ 79.00

    Police in America provides students with a comprehensive and realistic introduction to modern policing in our society. Utilizing real-word examples grounded in evidence-based research, this easy-to-read, conversational text helps students think critically about the many misconceptions of police work and understand best practices in everyday policing.... more...

  • Summary and Analysis of Devil's Knot: The True Story of the West Memphis Threeby Worth Books

    Worth Books 2017; US$ 3.50

    So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of Devil?s Knot tells you what you need to know?before or after you read Mara Leveritt?s book.   Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to be a well-informed reader. This short summary and analysis of Devil?s Knot by Mara... more...

  • Everyday Multiculturalism and ?Hidden? Hateby Stevie-Jade Hardy

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 85.43

    This book examines the lived reality of 'everyday multiculturalism', and the ways that young people make sense of the diverse world around them. Currently we know very little about how multiculturalism shapes our lives, our interactions and our identity. This is especially pertinent for young people. How do young people from largely white, disadvantaged... more...