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  • Policing Terrorism, Crime Control, and Police-Community Relationsby Badi Hasisi

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 102.26

    This timely and important work takes a critical look at the shifting role of police, who are becoming increasingly responsible for handling terrorism threats on top of their regular responsibilities. With an unprecedented empirical study, the authors of this book examine whether this increased focus on security-related threats may come at the expense... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Criminal Justice Ethicsby Bruce A. Arrigo

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 328.00

    Federal, state, county, and municipal police forces all have their own codes of conduct, yet the ethics of being a police officer remain perplexing and are often difficult to apply in dynamic situations. The police misconduct statistics are staggering and indicate that excessive use of force comprises almost a quarter of misconduct cases, with sexual... more...

  • Comparative Criminal Justiceby Francis Pakes

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 52.38

    This book offers an accessible introduction to comparative criminal justice and examines and reflects on the ways different countries and jurisdictions deal with the main stages in the criminal justice process, from policing to sentencing. This popular bestseller has been fully updated and expanded for the third edition. This textbook provides the... more...

  • Intellectual Disabilityby Michael Chafetz

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 46.99

    This book on intellectual disability (ID) and the law provides helpful guidelines for assessing validity in low-functioning claimants. It charts recent advances in psychological and neuropsychological assessment pertaining to civil and criminal proceedings while examining issues such as validity and motivation, assessments of disability, criminal and... more...

  • Criminal Justice Ethicsby Sharon Hayes

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.38

    It is essential for those employed within the justice system to be able to competently and confidently work at the borders between ethics and the law. Criminal Justice Ethics offers a fresh new approach to considering ethical issues in a criminal justice context. Rather than simply offering a range of ethical dilemmas specific to various justice... more...

  • Women, Murder and Justiceby Dr Wendy Chan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 163.00

    Women, Murder and Justice examines from a feminist perspective, the legal treatment of women who kill their partners in England. Through an exploration of Crown Prosecution Service files, an in-depth comparative examination of the circumstances in which women and men kill is provided. The book highlights gender differences in the act of murder, the... more...

  • Transnational Penal Culturesby Vivien Miller; James Campbell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.04

    Focusing on three key stages of the criminal justice process, discipline, punishment and desistance, and incorporating case studies from Asia, the Americas, Europe, Africa and Australia, the thirteen chapters in this collection are based on exciting new research that explores the evolution and adaptation of criminal justice and penal systems, largely... more...

  • Working Together For Young Childrenby Tricia David

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 56.41

    With 1994 designated the United Nations Year of the Family, young children and their relationship with parents and carers is firmly back on the political agenda. Amongst recent legislation to meet this agenda in Britain is the Children Act 1989. The Act seeks to improve the position and perception of children in society, by stressing the rights of... more...

  • Understanding Penal Practiceby Ioan Durnescu; Fergus McNeill

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.01

    Criminological and penological scholarship has in recent years explored how and why institutions and systems of punishment change – and how and why these changes differ in different contexts. Important though these analyses are, this book focuses not so much on the changing nature of institutions and systems, but rather the changing nature of penal... more...

  • Criminal Justiceby Deborah Drake; John Muncie; Louise Westmarland

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 41.63

    Criminal Justice: Local and Global and its sister text Crime: Local and Global are two new teaching texts that aim to equip the reader with a critical understanding of the globally contested nature of 'crime' and'justice'. Through an examination of key concepts and criminological approaches, the books illuminate the different ways in which crime... more...