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Drugs in Society: Causes, Concepts, and Control

by Michael D. Lyman

This work focuses on the many critical areas of America's drug problem, providing a foundation for rational decision making within this complex and multidisciplinary field. Broken up into three sections, Understanding...


The Routledge Guide to Working in Criminal Justice: Employability skills and careers in the Criminal Justice sector

by Ester Ragonese, Anne Rees & Jo Ives

Every year thousands of people compete for employment in the UK. Employability and the ability to demonstrate the skills, attributes and behaviours required in a full-time job have become integral to securing...


Representations of War, Migration, and Refugeehood: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

by Daniel H. Rellstab & Christiane Schlote

War, migration, and refugeehood are inextricably linked and the complex nature of all three phenomena offers profound opportunities for representation and misrepresentation. This volume brings together international...


Punishment in the Community: The Future of Criminal Justice

by Anne Worrall

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...


Police Administration

by Gary W. Cordner

This text examines police administration from multiple perspectives: a systems perspective (emphasizing the interrelatedness among units and organizations); a traditional, structural perspective (administrative...


American Criminal Courts: Legal Process and Social Context

by Welch Casey & Fuller Randolph John

American Criminal Courts: Legal Process and Social Context is an introductory-level text that offers a comprehensive study of the legal processes that guide criminal courts and the social contexts that introduce...


Civil Liability in Criminal Justice

by Darrell L. Ross

Investigating Deaths in Custody and Officer-Involved Shootings addresses the critical investigation components from an expert witness perspective, providing the insights necessary to ensure a complete investigation....


Constitutional Rights of Prisoners

by J.D., John W. Palmer

This text details critical information on all aspects of prison litigation, including information on trial and appeal, conditions of isolated confinement, access to the courts, parole, right to medical aid and...


Crime and Justice in America: An Introduction to Criminal Justice

by Joycelyn M. Pollock

Crime and Justice in America offers a concise, affordable, and reader friendly full-color introduction to the criminal justice system. It explores the system in four sections: the criminal justice system as...


Correctional Counseling and Rehabilitation

by Patricia Van Voorhis & Emily J. Salisbury

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....


Crime Prevention: Approaches, Practices, and Evaluations

by Steven P. Lab

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...


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...


Crime Scene Investigation Case Studies: Step by Step from the Crime Scene to the Courtroom

by Jacqueline T. Fish & Jonathon Fish

This text 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 evidence for...


Criminal Investigation: A Method for Reconstructing the Past

by James W. Osterburg & Richard H. Ward

This text presents the fundamentals of criminal investigation and provides a sound method for reconstructing a past event (i.e., a crime), based on three major sources of information - people, records, and physical...


Criminal Justice Policy and Planning

by Wayne N. Welsh & Philip W. Harris

Unlike other textbooks on the subject, Criminal Justice Policy and Planning presents a comprehensive and structured account of the process of administering planned change in the criminal justice system. Welsh...


Applied Police Research: Challenges and opportunities

by Ella Cockbain & Johannes Knutsson

Remarkably little has been written about the theory and practice of applied police research, despite growing demand for evidence in crime prevention. Designed to fill this gap, this book offers a valuable new...


Criminalising the Purchase of Sex: Lessons from Sweden

by Jay Levy

In an attempt to abolish prostitution, Sweden criminalised the purchase of sex in 1999, while simultaneously decriminalising its sale. In so doing, it set itself apart from other European states, promoting itself...


Domestic Violence in Diverse Contexts: A Re-examination of Gender

by Sarah Wendt & Lana Zannettino

Overwhelmingly, it is women who are the victims of domestic violence and this book puts women's experiences of domestic violence at its centre, whilst acknowledging their many diverse and complex identities....


Contradictions of Terrorism: Security, risk and resilience

by Sandra Walklate & Gabe Mythen

Over the last fifteen years there has been a significant growth in literature dealing with terrorism. Nevertheless, scholars within mainstream criminology have only recently begun to grapple with the problem...


Gunfire-Graffiti: Overlooked Gun Crime in the UK

by Matt Seiber & Nick Ross

Hitherto uncovered crime - which is being ignored by police and authorities; A book on a completely new aspect of crime and punishment; As featured on BBC Radio, and in national and local newspapers; Colour...