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  • Surviving in Correctionsby David Kalinich; Terry Pitcher

    Charles C Thomas 1984; US$ 35.95

    This book provides professionals and students with an understanding of the dynamics and problems that correctional workers face within correctional institutions. A general framework for understanding the diversity of behaviors encountered in a correctional setting begins the text. The authors then examine attitudes and behaviors typically displayed... more...

  • Policing Transportation Facilitiesby Henry DeGeneste; John Sullivan

    Charles C Thomas 1994; US$ 34.95

    This book is the first comprehensive volume on the emerging discipline of transport policing. The text reviews the major issues concerning security and policing of transportation facilities and provides a framework for informed decision making. Topics include commuter rail and subway crime; maritime, port and cargo security; airport crime transportation... more...

  • Police Education and Training in a Global Societyby Dilip K. Das; Peter C. Kratcoski

    Lexington Books 2007; US$ 60.50

    Police officers working in the 21st century must not only possess vast technical knowledge, but also be able to respond with logic and reason when under pressure. Producing a highly professional police officer requires the right combination of formal education and technical training.Police Education and Training in a Global Society explores the similarities... more...

  • Scandalous Politicsby Juliet F. Gainsborough

    Georgetown University Press 2010; US$ 28.95

    Little work has been done to systematically analyze how high-profile incidents of child neglect and abuse shape child welfare policymaking in the United States. In Scandalous Politics , Juliet Gainsborough presents quantitative analysis of all fifty states and qualitative case studies of three states (Florida, Colorado, and New Jersey) that reveal... more...

  • Recriminalizing Delinquencyby Simon I. Singer

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 50.00

    Recriminalizing Delinquency examines attempts to transfer jurisdiction over juveniles accused of violent crime to criminal court. more...

  • Mean Streetsby John Hagan; Bill McCarthy

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 34.00

    A field study, featuring intensive personal interviews, of young people living on the streets of Toronto and Vancouver. more...

  • At Home in the Streetby Tobias Hecht

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 24.00

    This book lays bare the received truths about the lives of Brazilian street children. more...

  • Stay of Executionby Charles Lane

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 18.99

    The United States stands alone as the only Western democracy that still practices capital punishment. Yet the American death penalty has gone into noticeable decline, with annual death sentences and executions dwindling steadily in recent years. In Stay of Execution, Charles Lane offers a fresh analysis of this unexpected trend and its moral and political... more...

  • Communities, identities and crimeby Basia Spalek

    Policy Press 2007; US$ 110.00

    This book provides a critical exploration of the importance of social identities when considering crime, victimisation and criminal justice and offers a refreshing perspective on the most significant developments in relation to equality and diversity issues that feature in policies and practices of criminal justice agencies. more...

  • Correctionsby Jeanne B. Stinchcomb

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 99.39

    "Jeanne Stinchcomb’s book makes an excellent contribution to the field of corrections serving as a substantial resource for those teaching corrections and as a practical inspiration for those students who will ultimately lead the profession. Stinchomb carefully crafts a balanced perspective that presents a powerful argument for why corrections is... more...