This essential handbook covers a wide range of detective procedures and practices employed in the United States. It can be read as a whole or used as a handbook for specific types of investigations including interrogations, white collar crime, and theft. It is a one-stop shop on the most effective...
To Be Published June 16th 2015 by CRC Press
A core text in a one semester undergraduate course on deviant behavior, this book provides a complete study of behavior, beliefs, conditions, and reactions to deviance. It does not just focus on behavior but stresses the three forms of deviance, unconventional or undesirable behavior, beliefs, and...
To Be Published April 29th 2015 by CRC Press
An Introduction to Crime and Crime Causation is a student-friendly textbook that defines and explains the concepts of crime, criminal law, and criminology. Ideal for a one-semester course, the book compares and contrasts early criminal behavior and today’s modern forms of crime. It also explores...
Published June 26th 2014 by CRC Press
Interviews with Judges Across the Globe, Volume One
U.S. Supreme Court justices are studied publicly, but scant attention is generally paid to the judges who function daily in other courts of the world. Trends in the Judiciary: Interviews with Judges Across the Globe assembles a collection of interviews conducted by international scholars and...
Published December 16th 2013 by CRC Press
In recent years, legal studies courses have increased the focus on contemporary social issues as part of the curriculum. Law and Society: An Introduction discusses the interface between these two institutions and encourages students in the development of new insights on the topic. The book begins...
Published November 15th 2013 by CRC Press
White-collar crime costs the United States more than $300 billion each year. It is surprisingly common, with one in every three Americans eventually becoming a victim. The criminals often dismiss these crimes as victimless, but those unfortunate enough to fall prey would disagree. An Introduction...
Published May 21st 2013 by CRC Press
Effective police organizations are run with sound leadership and management strategies that take into account the myriad of challenges that confront today’s law enforcement professionals. Principles of Leadership and Management in Law Enforcement is a comprehensive and accessible textbook exploring...
Published June 18th 2012 by CRC Press
The manner in which criminal investigators are trained is neither uniform nor consistent, ranging from sophisticated training protocols in some departments to on-the-job experience alongside senior investigators in others. Ideal for students taking a first course in the subject as well as...
Published September 26th 2011 by CRC Press
Its Correlates and Concerns
Violence is a complex subject that is rooted in a multitude of disciplines, including not only criminology but also psychology, sociology, biology, and other social science disciplines. It is only through understanding violence as a concept that we can hope to respond to it appropriately and to...
Published December 14th 2010 by CRC Press
Theory and Practice, Second Edition
The study of research methodologies can be daunting to many students due to complex terminology, mathematical formulas, and lack of practical examples. Now in its second edition, Criminal Justice Research Methods: Theory and Practice offers a straightforward, easy-to-understand text that clarifies...
Published December 13th 2010 by CRC Press