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  1. Criminal Investigation of Sex Trafficking in America

    By Leonard Territo, Nataliya Glover

    Human trafficking is the third largest business for organized crime worldwide, next to illegal weapons trading and drugs. Written by well-respected criminal justice scholars, this book examines the criminal investigation of sex trafficking. Providing a multidisciplinary exploration of this topic,...

    Published October 31st 2013 by CRC Press

  2. What Works (and Doesn’t) in Reducing Recidivism

    By Edward J. Latessa, Shelley J. Listwan, Deborah Koetzle

    This book offers criminologists and students an evidence-based discussion of the latest trends in corrections. Over the last several decades, research has clearly shown that rehabilitation efforts can be effective at reducing recidivism among criminal offenders. However, researchers also recognize...

    Published September 25th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Science of Crime Measurement

    Issues for Spatially-Referenced Crime Data

    By Martin A. Andresen

    Crime statistics are ubiquitous in modern society – but how accurate are they? This book investigates the science of crime measurement focussing on four main questions: how do we count crime? How do we calculate crime rates? Are there other measurements of crime? What are the issues surrounding...

    Published August 21st 2013 by Routledge

  4. Hate Crime

    2nd Edition

    By Nathan Hall

    Since the publication of the first edition of 'Hate Crime' in 2005, interest in this subject as a scholarly and political domain has grown considerably both in Britain and North America, but significantly also in many other parts of the world. As such, this second edition fully revises and updates...

    Published July 17th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Alternate Light Source Imaging

    Forensic Photography Techniques

    By Norman Marin, Jeffrey Buszka

    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 good photographs in a variety of forensic situations. It demonstrates how tunable...

    Published June 26th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Patterns, Prevention, and Geometry of Crime

    Edited by Martin A. Andresen, J. Bryan Kinney

    Series: Crime Science Series

    P&P Brantingham’s enormous contribution to criminology has paved the way for major theoretical and empirical developments in the understanding of crime and its respective patterns, prevention, and geometry. In this unique collection of original essays, Andresen and Kinney bring together leading...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Criminal Justice

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Peter Joyce

    This new and expanded edition builds upon material from the highly successful first edition. A comprehensive textbook on the criminal justice system, the book assesses the main theories concerned with the causes of crime (including white-collar and corporate crime), discusses the...

    Published December 9th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Stop and Search

    Police Power in Global Context

    Edited by Leanne Weber, Ben Bowling

    Police powers to stop, question and search people in public places, and the way these powers are exercised, is a contentious aspect of police-community relations, and a key issue for criminological and policing scholarship, and for public debate about liberty and security more generally. Whilst...

    Published December 4th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Crime and Planning

    Building Socially Sustainable Communities

    By Derek J. Paulsen, Ph.D.

    The form and layout of a built environment has a significant influence on crime by creating opportunities for it and, in turn, shaping community crime patterns. Effective urban planners and designers will consider crime when making planning and design decisions. A co-publication with the...

    Published November 6th 2012 by CRC Press

  10. The Routledge Companion to UK Counter-Terrorism

    Edited by Andrew Staniforth, Fraser Sampson

    The United Kingdom has long been an island under siege from terrorists who believe they can advance their aims through acts of violence. Protecting the public from the excesses of extremism remains the primary responsibility of government. For over a century Special Branch, MI5 and MI6 have...

    Published October 25th 2012 by Routledge