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Managing Criminal Justice Organizations: An Introduction to Theory and Practice

by Richard R.E. Kania

This book studies the formal and informal nature of the organizations involved in criminal justice. It will acquaint readers with the historical developments and application of managerial theories, principles,...


History of Criminal Justice

by Mark Jones

Covering criminal justice history on a cross-national basis, this book surveys criminal justice in Western civilization and American life chronologically from ancient times to the present. It is an introduction...


Exploring Corrections in America

by John T. Whitehead, Mark Jones & Michael C. Braswell

Exploring Corrections in America provides a thorough introduction to the topic of corrections in America. In addition to providing complete coverage of the history and structure of corrections, it offers a balanced...


Different Crimes, Different Criminals: Understanding, Treating and Preventing Criminal Behavior

by Doris Layton MacKenzie, Lauren O'Neill & Wendy Povitsky

This book focuses on the importance of incorporating both sociological and psychological viewpoints in the understanding of criminal behavior. It identifies and explains emerging criminal offenders within the...


Controversies in Juvenile Justice and Delinquency

by Peter J. Benekos & Alida V. Merlo

After providing a history of the development of the juvenile court, this book explores some of the most important current controversies in juvenile justice. Original essays review major theories of juvenile...


Understanding Crime: A Multidisciplinary Approach

by Susan Guarino-Ghezzi & A. Javier Trevio

Explores the interdisciplinary nature and potential of the field of criminology, covering the fields of sociology, economics, psychology, biology, philosophy and religious studies. The conclusion demonstrates...


Corrections, Peacemaking and Restorative Justice: Transforming Individuals and Institutions

by Michael Braswell, John Fuller & Bo Lozoff

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...


Principles of Security and Crime Prevention

by Pamela A. Collins, Truett A. Ricks & Clifford W. Van Meter

This introductory text provides a thorough overview of the private security system. This edition includes crime prevention and its zones of protection - the theoretical framework that provides the bridge between...


Criminology Theory: Selected Classic Readings

by III, Frank P. Williams & Marilyn D. McShane

A distinguished collection of readings representing the fundamental perspectives of criminology theory, this anthology presents original classics that are intelligible to undergraduates as well as graduates....


Criminal Justice Internships: Theory Into Practice

by Gary R. Gordon & R. Bruce McBride

Designed as an introduction to internships and as a guidance manual for use at the internship site. Students will learn basics such as choosing an internship site, résumé writing techniques, interviewing skills,...


Lessons of Criminology

by Gilbert Geis & Mary Dodge

Presents the stories, musings, advice and conclusions of well-known criminologists about their research and their careers. Provides readers with suggestions about how to manage their professional lives. Contributors...


Controversies in Critical Criminology

by Martin D. 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,...


Cybercrime: Investigating High-Technology Computer Crime

by Robert Moore

This innovative text provides an excellent introduction to computer-related crimes and the basics of investigating them. It presents clear, concise explanations for students and professionals, who need not be...


Controversies in Victimology

by Laura J. 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...


Crime Scene Investigation

by Jacqueline T. Fish, Larry S. Miller & Michael C. Braswell

Crime Scene Investigation offers an innovative approach to learning about crime scene investigation, taking the reader from the first response on the crime scene to documenting crime scene evidence and preparing...


Legal Guide for Police: Constitutional Issues

by Jeffery T. Walker & Craig Hemmens

Today's law enforcement officers, who are required to be highly knowledgeable about the law, will find this guide to be a valuable tool, bringing them up-to-date with developments in the law of arrest, search...


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...


The Police Manager

by Ronald G. Lynch & Scott R. Lynch

This book provides step-by-step procedures to help police administrators execute their duties and fulfill their responsibilities more effectively, efficiently and productively. Divided into sections-behavioral...


Criminal Behavior Systems: A Typology

by Marshall B. Clinard, Richard Quinney & John Wildeman

An important classic, especially useful for courses in criminal behavior and personality, this text begins with a discussion of the construction of types of crime and then formulates and utilizes a typology...


Report Writing for Criminal Justice Professionals

by Larry S. Miller & John T. Whitehead

So much of the process of criminal justice depends on good documentation, and criminal justice professionals can spend as much as 50-75% of their time writing up administrative and research reports. Much of...