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Police Ethics: The Corruption of Noble Cause

by Michael Caldero & John P. Crank

This book provides an examination of noble cause, how it emerges as a fundamental principle of police ethics and how it can provide the basis for corruption. The noble cause - a commitment to "doing something...


Death and Redemption: The Gulag and the Shaping of Soviet Society

by Steven A. Barnes

Death and Redemption offers a fundamental reinterpretation of the role of the Gulag--the Soviet Union's vast system of forced-labor camps, internal exile, and prisons--in Soviet society. Soviet authorities...


Reckless and Other Plays

by Craig Lucas

A new edition featuring Blue Window and Stranger.


Popular Crime: Reflections on the Celebration of Violence

by Bill James

The man who revolutionized the way we think about baseball now examines our cultural obsession with murder—delivering a unique, engrossing, brilliant history of tabloid crime in America.

Celebrated writer...


Understanding the CDM 2007 Regulations

by Owen V Griffiths

Understanding the CDM 2007 Regulations provides the construction professional with practical guidelines for compliance with the UK's H&S requirements.


Rediscovering Confession

by David Steere

Rediscovering Confession is about recovering the experience of confession, in danger now of becoming a lost practice. It explores our common urge as human beings to share and deal with what troubles us most,...


Gandhi's Spinning Wheel and the Making of India

by Rebecca Brown

This book probes the politics of spinning both as a visual symbol and as a symbolic practice. It traces the genealogy of spinning from its early colonial manifestations in Company painting (1830s) to its reinterpretation,...


Grief After Suicide

by John R Jordan & John L McIntosh

There are over 30,000 suicide deaths each year in the United States alone, and the numbers in other countries suggest that suicide as a cause of death will be around for the foreseeable future. A suicide leaves...


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 | Winner of the NAACP Image Award for Best Nonfiction | A New York Times Notable Book | A Time Top 10 Nonfiction Book | One of Esquire’s 5 Most Important Books of the Year |...


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...


Criminal Justice Procedure

by Stacy Moak & Ronald Carlson

Criminal Justice Procedure gives clear guidance on the most common questions faced by today's law enforcement, offering fresh look at 21st century pre-trial protocol. Unlike other case books, this newly revised...


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,...