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  1. Controversies in Critical Criminology

    Edited 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, Constitutive, Peacemaking, and Restorative Justice — and explores how, despite their...

    Published February 20th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Understanding Police Culture

    2nd Edition

    By John P. 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 to understand its powerful themes of morality, solidarity, and common sense, by...

    Published February 20th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Understanding Crime

    A Multidisciplinary Approach

    By Susan Guarino-Ghezzi, A. 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 various theoretical approaches for policy development and discusses opportunities for...

    Published February 20th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Criminological Theory

    Assessing Philosophical Assumptions

    By Anthony Walsh

    Criminologists can benefit from questioning the underlying assumptions upon which they rest their work. Philosophy has the ability to clarify our thoughts, inform us of why we think about things the way we do, solve contradictions in our thinking we never knew existed, and even dissolve some...

    Published February 20th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Crime Control, Politics and Policy

    2nd Edition

    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, and interweave themes central to the discussion: the impact of ideology, the role of...

    Published February 20th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Ethics in Criminal Justice

    In Search of the Truth, 5th Edition

    By Sam S. Souryal

    Introducing the fundamentals of ethical theory, this text exposes the reader to the ways and means of making moral judgments by covering the teachings of the great philosophers, sources of criminal justice ethics and unethical patterns in the criminal justice system. It is presented from two...

    Published February 20th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Managing Criminal Justice Organizations

    An Introduction to Theory and Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Richard R.E. Kania, Richards P. Davis

    This book studies the formal and informal nature of the organizations involved in criminal justice. It will acquaint readers with the historical developments and application of managerial theories, principles, and problems of managing criminal justice organizations. Covers management positions in...

    Published February 19th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Organized Crime in Our Times

    6th Edition

    By Jay S. Albanese

    Organized Crime in Our Times provides readers with a clear understanding of organized crime, including its definition and causes, how it is categorized under the law, models to explain its persistence, and the criminal justice response to organized crime, including investigation, prosecution,...

    Published February 19th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Cybercrime

    Investigating High-Technology Computer Crime, 2nd Edition

    By Robert Moore

    This innovative text provides an excellent introduction to technology-assisted crime and the basics of investigating such crime, from the criminal justice perspective. It presents clear, concise explanations for students and professionals, who need not be technically proficient to find the material...

    Published February 18th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Terrorism

    An Investigator's Handbook, 4th Edition

    By William E. Dyson

    This handbook introduces the reader to the field of terrorism investigation. Describing how terrorists operate and how they differ from other criminals, it provides an outline of how terrorism investigations should be conducted. By helping investigators to develop skills and knowledge, this guide...

    Published February 18th 2015 by Routledge