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Lessons of Criminology

by Gilbert Geis & Mary Dodge

Presents the stories, musings, advice and conclusions of well-known criminologists about their research and their careers. Provides readers with suggestions about how to manage their professional lives. Contributors...


Policing in America

by Larry Gaines & Victor Kappeler

In the field of law enforcement in the United States, it is essential to know the contemporary problems being faced and combine that knowledge with empirical research and theoretical reasoning to arrive at best...


Police Problem Solving

by Quint Thurman & J. Jamieson

Offering a balanced approach to problem-solving issues in a complex and changing world, this book focuses specifically on the subject of problem solving in policing. Featured selections include chapters on domestic...


Practical Program Evaluation for Criminal Justice

by Gennaro F. Vito & George E Higgins

Practical Program Evaluation for Criminal Justice shows readers how to apply the principles of fiscal responsibility, accountability, and evidence-based practice to criminal justice reform plans. Unlike other...


Postmortem Fingerprinting and Unidentified Human Remains

by Marzena Mulawka & Larry Miller

Fingerprint identification is the most efficient, rapid, and cost-effective forensic identification modality. Postmortem Fingerprinting and Unidentified Human Remains is a consolidated and thorough guide to...


Pursuing Justice: Traditional and Contemporary Issues in Our Communities and the World

by Ralph Weisheit & Frank Morn

Pursuing Justice, Second Edition, examines the issue of justice by considering the origins of the idea, formal systems of justice, current global issues of justice, and ways in which justice might be achieved...


Professional Misconduct Against Juveniles in Correctional Treatment Settings

by Lee Michael Johnson, Joycelyn Pollock & Michael Braswell

A significant barrier to successful juvenile intervention is misconduct committed against juveniles by the persons employed to help them. Professional Misconduct with Juveniles explores the nature of employee-on-youth...


Race, Gender, and Deviance in Xbox Live: Theoretical Perspectives from the Virtual Margins

by Kishonna Gray

Race, Gender, and Deviance in Xbox Live provides a much-needed theoretical framework for examining deviant behavior and deviant bodies within one of the largest virtual gaming communities-Xbox Live. Previous...


Success as an Online Student: Strategies for Effective Learning

by Kevin Fandl & Jamie Davis Smith

This book is a practical guide for any student considering enrollment in, currently enrolled in, or recently graduated from an online course. The authors, both with substantial online teaching and learning experience...


Social Media Investigation for Law Enforcement

by Joshua Brunty, Larry Miller & Katherine Helenek

Social Media is becoming an increasingly important-and controversial-investigative source for law enforcement. This project provides an overview of the current state of digital forensic investigation of Facebook...


The Routledge Handbook on Crime and International Migration

by Sharon Pickering & Julie Ham

The Routledge Handbook on Crime and International Migration is concerned with the various relationships between migration, crime and victimization that have informed a wide criminological scholarship often driven...


Understanding Police Culture

by John Crank

Police culture has been widely criticized as a source of resistance to change and reform, and is often misunderstood. This book seeks to capture the heart of police culture-including its tragedies and celebrations-and...


Understanding Crime: A Multidisciplinary Approach

by Susan Guarino-Ghezzi & Javier Trevino

Explores the interdisciplinary nature and potential of the field of criminology, covering the fields of sociology, economics, psychology, biology, philosophy and religious studies. The conclusion demonstrates...


Violence: From Theory to Research

by Margaret A Zahn, Henry Brownstein & Shelly Jackson

Brings together theoretical and empirical papers prepared by noted researchers and theoreticians. The first part includes chapters by criminological theorists who apply their theory of crime particularly to...


Forensic Science: A Beginner's Guide

by Jay Siegel

In the wake of the phenomenal success of such shows as CSI, forensic science has never been so popular. The obsessive attention to detail that Grissom and his crew afford seemingly insignificant details like...


Criminal Psychology: A Beginner's Guide

by Ray Bull, Charlotte Bilby & Claire Cooke

How does the mind of a criminal work? How can you stop criminals from re-offending? What does being in prison do to your mind? From lie detection to psychological profiling, Professor Ray Bull and his team of...


Criminal Law

by Jocelyn M. Pollock

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...


Criminalistics Laboratory Manual: The Basics of Forensic Investigation

by Liz Erickson

Combining the best features of a casebook and a textbook, this classic text deals with substantive criminal law, and explores the principles, sources, distinctions and limitations of criminal law. Definitions...


Criminology: Explaining Crime and Its Context

by Stephen E. Brown, Finn-Aage Esbensen & Gilbert Geis

This highly acclaimed criminology text presents an up-to-date review of rational choice theories, including deterrence, shaming and routine activities. It also incorporates current examples of deterrence research...


Crisis Negotiations: Managing Critical Incidents and Hostage Situations in Law Enforcement and Corrections

by Michael J. McMains & Wayman C. Mullins

Leading authorities on negotiations present the result of years of research, application, testing and experimentation, and practical experience. Principles and applications from numerous disciplines are combined...