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Criminology

  • Logical Investigative Methodsby Robert J. Girod

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    All too often, professional investigations fail because those involved jump to conclusions and draw faulty premises that leave the trail cold. Correct conclusions are not the result of guessing, but by applying efficient thought processes. Logical Investigative Methods: Critical Thinking and Reasoning for Successful Investigations is designed... more...

  • Masculinities in the Criminological Fieldby Ingrid Lander; Signe Ravn; Nina Jon

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    This volume both problematizes and renders visible conceptions and norms regarding male behaviour and masculinities, showing how these affect the criminological field through providing a theoretically sound and clear gender perspective to this field of research. With sections based around the following three themes: negotiations of masculinity in institutional... more...

  • Environmental Crime and its Victimsby Toine Spapens; Rob White; Marieke Kluin

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    This book provides a diverse and provocative array of arguments, critiques and recommendations from leading researchers and scholars in the field of green criminology. The issues addressed are three-fold: the specific characteristics of some of the major types of environmental crime and its perpetrators; the problem of victimization in cases of environmental... more...

  • Effective Police Supervision Study Guideby Larry S. Miller; Michael C. Braswell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 24.95

    Good police officers are often promoted into supervisory positions with little or no training for what makes a good manager. Effective Police Supervision provides readers with an understanding of the group behaviors and organizational dynamics necessary to understand the fundamentals of police administration. The Effective Police Supervision Study... more...

  • Crisis Negotiationsby Michael J. McMains; Wayman C. Mullins

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 64.95

    Leading authorities on negotiations present the result of years of research, application, testing and experimentation, and practical experience. Principles and applications from numerous disciplines are combined to create a conceptual framework for the hostage negotiator. Ideas and concepts are explained so that the practicing negotiator can apply... more...

  • Victimologyby William G. Doerner; Steven P. Lab

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 69.95

    Victimology, 7th Edition, introduces students to the criminal justice system in the United States and its impact on crime victims. Authors William Doerner and Steven Lab provide a fresh look at the theoretical basis of victimology and then present the key facets of crime and its effects. They examine financial and social costs both to the individual... more...

  • Crime Preventionby Steven P. Lab

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95

    This book examines several types of crime prevention approaches and their goals, including those that are designed to prevent conditions that foster deviance, those directed toward persons or conditions with a high potential for deviance, and those for persons who have already committed crimes. This edition provides research and information on all... more...

  • Community Policingby Victor E. Kappeler; Larry K. Gaines

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 64.95

    This text explores community policing ? a philosophy and an organizational strategy that expands the traditional police mandate. It broadens the focus of fighting crime to include solving community problems, urging police to form a partnership with the people in the community so average citizens can contribute to the police process in exchange for... more...

  • Correctional Counseling and Rehabilitationby Patricia Van Voorhis; Emily J. Salisbury

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    This text presents foundations of correctional intervention, including overviews of the major systems of therapeutic intervention, diagnosis of mental illness, and correctional assessment and classification. Its detailed descriptions and cross-approach comparisons can help professionals better determine which of several techniques might be especially... more...

  • Punishment in the Communityby Anne Worrall

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 77.95

    Punishment in the Community: The Future of Criminal Justice challenges the widely held assumption that punishment through imprisonment is central to the criminal justice system. Contemporary political debate assumes that penality is synonymous with prison. However, in reality, the vast majority of people admitting to, or convicted of criminal offences... more...