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Briefs of Leading Cases in Law Enforcement

by Rolando V. del Carmen & Jeffery T. Walker

The sixth edition of Briefs of Leading Cases in Corrections provides accurate and concise coverage of topics of vital importance to criminal justice personnel - prison law, probation, parole, the death penalty,...


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...


Community Policing: A Contemporary Perspective

by Victor E. Kappeler & Larry K. Gaines

This text explores community policing - a philosophy and an organizational strategy that expands the traditional police mandate. It broadens the focus of fighting crime to include solving community problems,...


Civil Liability in Criminal Justice

by Darrell L. Ross

This handbook addresses the problems confronting criminal justice practitioners and their agencies due to the increased number of civil liability lawsuits. It introduces the reader to civil liability generally...


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...


Constitutional Law

by Jacqueline R. Kanovitz

Presents an up-to-date analysis of critical constitutional issues. Special attention is given to issues of greatest concern to criminal justice personnel - detention, arrest, search and seizure, interrogations...


Crime and Justice in America: An Introduction to Criminal Justice

by Joycelyn M. Pollock

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...


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, physical evidence...


Criminal Justice Policy and Planning

by Wayne N. Welsh & Philip W. Harris

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,...


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...


Mother to Mother

by Sindiwe Magona

Sindiwe Magona's novel Mother to Mother explores the South African legacy of apartheid through the lens of a woman who remembers a life marked by oppression and injustice. Magona decided to write this novel...


Calendar of Crime: 365 True Cases from British History

by Peter Stubley

19 May 1536: Anne Boleyn, charged with high treason, is beheaded at the Tower of London. 31 August 1888: Mary Ann Nichols, the first victim of Jack the Ripper, is found murdered in Buck's Row. 18 December 1914:...