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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...


Restorative Community Justice: Repairing Harm and Transforming Communities

by Gordon Bazemore & Mara Schiff

An anthology of original essays, this book presents debates over practice, theory, and implementation of restorative justice. Attention is focused on the movement's direction toward a more holistic, community-oriented...


Community Policing in a Rural Setting

by Quint C Thurman & Edmund F McGarrell

The authors provide stepping stones for rural and small-town agencies to make the organizational changes needed for community policing to take hold. The book introduces the concept of community policing and...


Deviance and Crime: Theory, Research and Policy

by Walter S. DeKeseredy, Desmond Ellis & Shahid Alvi

This book sensitizes the reader to the fact that there is substantial disagreement within the academic community, and among policymakers and the general public, over what behaviors, conditions (e.g., physical...


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...


Imagining Justice

by John P. Crank

Imagining Justice seeks to move away from normative thinking about justice, particularly in the area of justice education, suggesting that what is needed today is a way to think about the enterprise of justice...


Effective Police Supervision: -

by Harry W. More & Larry S. Miller

Good police officers are often promoted into supervisory positions with little or no training for what makes a good manager. Effective Police Supervision is a core text used in college-level classes on supervisory...


Effective Police Supervision STUDY GUIDE

by Larry S. Miller & Michael C. Braswell

Good police officers are often promoted into supervisory positions with little or no training for what makes a good manager. Effective Police Supervision is positioned to be the core text in college-level classes...


Coalition Building in the Anti-Death Penalty Movement: Privileged Morality, Race Realities

by Sandra J. Jones

Coalition Building in the Anti-Death Penalty Movement uses the concepts of the political process model of social movements to analyze the factors that shape the racial face of the anti-death penalty movement....


Rights for Victims of Crime: Rebalancing Justice

by Irvin Waller

Injustice often knocks twice for the one in four adults who will become victims of crime this year and for the one in three women sexually assaulted during their lifetime only to further endure the uncertainty...


Justice, Crime and Ethics

by Michael C. Braswell, Belinda R. McCarthy & Bernard J. McCarthy

The contributions in this book examine ethical dilemmas pertaining to the administration of criminal justice and professional activities in the field. Comprehensive coverage is achieved through focus on law...


Introduction to Criminal Justice

by Lawrence F. Travis III

This student-friendly introductory core text describes the criminal justice process in the United States - outlining the decisions, practices, people, and issues involved. It provides a solid introduction to...


Forgotten Reformer: Robert McClaughry and Criminal Justice Reform in Nineteenth-Century America

by Frank Morn

This book traces criminal justice practice and reform developments in late nineteenth-century America through Robert McClaughry's career as a prison warden, a chief of police of Chicago, a reformatory superintendent,...


Mafias on the Move: How Organized Crime Conquers New Territories

by Federico Varese

Organized crime is spreading like a global virus as mobs take advantage of open borders to establish local franchises at will. That at least is the fear, inspired by stories of Russian mobsters in New York,...


Why Not Kill Them All?: The Logic and Prevention of Mass Political Murder

by Daniel Chirot & Clark McCauley

Genocide, mass murder, massacres. The words themselves are chilling, evoking images of the slaughter of countless innocents. What dark impulses lurk in our minds that even today can justify the eradication of...


The Making of Hong Kong

by Barrie Shelton & Justyna Karakiewicz

Investigating what the history of Hong Kong's urban development has to teach other cities as they face environmental challenges, social and demographic change and the need for new models of dense urbanism, this...


Social Class and Crime

by Anthony Walsh

This book takes a look at the class-crime relationship written from a biosocial perspective, a perspective that views nature and nurture as the heads and tails our development and of our existence. Using concepts...


Celebrity Culture and the American Dream

by Karen Sternheimer

Using examples from the first celebrity fan magazines of 1911 to the present, Celebrity Culture and the American Dream considers how major economic and historical factors shaped the nature of celebrity culture...


Global Lockdown: Race, Gender, and the Prison-Industrial Complex

by Julia Sudbury

Global Lockdown is the first book to apply a transnational feminist framework to the study of criminalization and imprisonment. The distinguished contributors to this collection offer a variety of perspectives,...


Residential Education as an Option for At-Risk Youth

by Jerome Beker & Doug Magnuson

Residential Education as an Option for At-Risk Youth explores recent residential programs in Israel, draws comparisons with their European counterparts, and recommends practical approaches for the revitalization...