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Enough: Our Fight to Keep America Safe from Gun Violence

by Gabrielle Giffords & Mark Kelly

Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, astronaut Mark Kelly, share their impassioned argument for responsible gun ownership.

After the 2011 Tucson shooting that nearly took her life, basic questions...


The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League

by Jeff Hobbs

A heartfelt, and riveting biography of the short life of a talented young African-American man who escapes the slums of Newark for Yale University only to succumb to the dangers of the streets—and of one’s...


Changing Offending Behaviour: A Handbook of Practical Exercises and Photocopiable Resources for Promoting Positive Change

by Clark Baim & Lydia Guthrie

Covering must-know theory and packed with photocopiable practical exercises that work, this is an essential guide to rehabilitation theory and practice for professionals to use in direct work with offenders....


Calendar of Crime: 365 True Cases from British History

by Peter Stubley

19 May 1536: Anne Boleyn, charged with high treason, is beheaded at the Tower of London. 31 August 1888: Mary Ann Nichols, the first victim of Jack the Ripper, is found murdered in Buck's Row. 18 December 1914:...


Prison Noir

by Joyce Carol Oates

A completely new, fresh, and frightening take on "prison literature."


Can't Catch a Break: Gender, Jail, Drugs, and the Limits of Personal Responsibility

by Susan Starr, Prof. Sered & Maureen, Prof. Norton-Hawk

Based on five years of fieldwork in Boston, Can't Catch a Break documents the day-to-day lives of forty women as they struggle to survive sexual abuse, violent communities, ineffective social and therapeutic...


Mass Incarceration on Trial: A Remarkable Court Decision and the Future of Prisons in America

by Jonathan Simon

For nearly forty years the United States has been gripped by policies that have placed more than 2.5 million Americans in jails and prisons designed to hold a fraction of that number of inmates. Our prisons...


Bloody Scotland: Crime in 19th Century Scotland

by Malcolm Archibald

In the 19th century Scotland was depicted as a land of misty glens, engineering innovation and inventive genius. But Scotland was also the home of brutal murder, terrifying riots, child cruelty, bank robbery...


Alternate Light Source Imaging: Forensic Photography Techniques

by Norman Marin, Jeffrey Buszka & Larry S. Miller

Alternate Light Source Imaging provides a brief guide to digital imaging using reflected infrared and ultraviolet radiation for crime scene photographers. Clear and concise instruction illustrates how to accomplish...


Police Photography

by Larry Miller, Larry S. Miller & Norman Marin

Quality photographs of evidence can communicate details about crime scenes that otherwise may go unnoticed, making skilled forensic photographers invaluable assets to modern police departments. For those seeking...


Controversies in Critical Criminology

by Martin Schwartz & Suzanne E. Hatty

These original essays introduce students to the complex and influential field of critical criminology. It presents many of the theories of critical criminology - Marxist, Feminist, Left Realist, Postmodern,...


Controversies in Criminal Justice Research

by Richard Tewksbury & Elizabeth Ehrhardt Mustaine

This book of original essays presents students with challenging looks at some of the most basic, and sometimes most difficult, decisions faced by criminal justice researchers. Each chapter presents an overview...


Controversies in Victimology

by Laura Moriarty

Controversies in Victimology features original works of noted scholars and practitioners, aiming to shed light on the debates over, the media attention on, and the psychology behind victimization. This book...


Controversies in Policing

by Quint Thurman & Andrew Giacomazzi

This book of original essays presents controversial topics, then encourages the readers to consider what they think ought to be done. The selections identify several of the existing issues in policing about...


Corporate Crime Under Attack: The Fight to Criminalize Business Violence

by Francis T Cullen, Gray Cavender & William Maakestad

In exploring the criminalization of corporations, this book uses the landmark "Ford Pinto case" as a centerpiece for exploring corporate violence and the long effort to bring such harm within the reach of the...


Corrections, Peacemaking and Restorative Justice: Transforming Individuals and Institutions

by Michael Braswell & John Fuller

This book views peacemaking as a broad, encompassing process that is expressed in many different shapes and forms. It blends ancient-wisdom traditions, peacemaking criminology, and restorative justice principles...


Corrections in the Community

by Edward J. Latessa & Paula Smith

Corrections in the Community is an introductory text that provides a solid foundation of the most recent and salient information available on the broad and dynamic subject of community corrections. It explores...


Criminal Justice Procedure

by Stacy Moak & Ronald Carlson

This text explores the adversary system of criminal justice, tracing the steps that precede trial, as well as the trial process itself, providing insight into problems in the criminal justice process, with U.S....


Crime Control, Politics and Policy

by Peter J. Benekos & Alida V Merlo

This book reviews concepts, information and points of view that help to explain the context and constraints of the criminal justice system. The chapters summarize developments in public policy and crime control,...


DeathQuest: An Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Capital Punishment in the United States

by Robert M. Bohm

This fourth edition of the first true textbook on the death penalty engages the reader with a full account of the arguments and issues surrounding capital punishment. The book begins with the history of the...