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Contemporary Critical Criminology

by Walter S DeKeseredy

Written by an internationally renowned and award winning scholar, Contemporary Critical Criminology offers readers a highly intelligible, up-to-date synthesis of recent empirical, theoretical, and political...


Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

by Bryan Stevenson

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST NONFICTION BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY TIME • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW, THE WASHINGTON POST, AND KIRKUS REVIEWS...


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...


Cybercrime: Investigating High-Technology Computer Crime

by Robert Moore

This innovative text provides an excellent introduction to technology-assisted crime and the basics of investigating such crime, from the criminal justice perspective. It presents clear, concise explanations...


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

by Doris Layton MacKenzie, Wendy Tobie Povitsky Stickle & Summer Acevedo

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...


Developments in Handwriting and Signature Identification in the Digital Age

by Heidi Harralson & Larry Miller

The examination of handwriting and signatures has a long and established history as a forensic discipline. With the advancement of technology in the use of digital tablets for signature capture, changes in handwriting...


Family Violence and Criminal Justice: A Life-Course Approach

by Brian Payne & Randy Gainey

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...


Evaluating Police Tactics: An Empirical Assessment of Room Entry Techniques

by Pete Blair & M. Hunter Martaindale

Introducing the fundamentals of ethical theory, this text exposes the reader to the ways and means of making moral judgments by covering the teachings of the great philosophers, sources of criminal justice ethics,...


Forensic Investigation of Sex Crimes and Sexual Offenders

by L. Christine Rush Burkey, Tusty ten Bensel & Jeffery Walker

Forensic Evidence: Investigation to Courtroom introduces criminal justice students to forensic science. This textbook assumes no previous exposure to the disciplines and focuses on what criminal justice students...