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  1. Corrections in the Community

    6th Edition
    By Edward J. Latessa, Paula Smith

    This text examines the current state of community corrections and proposes an evidence-based approach to making programs more effective. As the U.S. prison system approaches meltdown, options like probation, parole, alternative sentencing, and both residential and non-residential programs in the community continue to grow in importance... Read more...

  2. Community Policing

    A Contemporary Perspective, 7th Edition
    By Victor E. Kappeler, Larry K. Gaines

    Community policing is a philosophy and organizational strategy that expands the traditional police mandate of fighting crime to include forming partnerships with citizenry that endorse mutual support and participation. The first textbook of its kind, Community Policing: A Contemporary Perspective delineates this progressive approach... Read more...

  3. Juvenile Justice

    An Introduction, 8th Edition
    By John T. Whitehead, Steven P. Lab

    Juvenile Justice: An Introduction, 8th edition, presents a comprehensive picture of juvenile offending, delinquency theories, and how juvenile justice actors and agencies react to delinquency. It covers the history and development of the juvenile justice system and the unique issues related to juveniles, offering evidence-based suggestions for successful interventions and treatment and examining the new balance model of juvenile court... Read more...

  4. Constitutional Law for Criminal Justice

    14th Edition
    By Jacqueline R. Kanovitz

    Criminal justice professionals oftentimes do not receive the training they need to recognize the constitutional principles that apply to their daily work. Constitutional Law for Criminal Justice offers a way to solve this problem by providing a comprehensive, well-organized, and up-to-date analysis of constitutional issues that affect criminal justice professionals... Read more...

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    Justice, Crime, and Ethics

    8th Edition
    By Michael C. Braswell, Belinda R. McCarthy, Bernard J. McCarthy

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    Justice, Crime, and Ethics, a leading textbook in criminal justice programs, examines ethical dilemmas pertaining to the administration of criminal justice and professional activities in the field... Read more.

  6. Cybercrime and Digital Forensics

    An Introduction
    By Thomas J Holt, Adam M Bossler, Kathryn C Seigfried-Spellar

    The emergence of the World Wide Web, smartphones, and Computer-Mediated Communications (CMCs) profoundly affect the way in which people interact online and offline. Individuals who engage in socially unacceptable or outright criminal acts increasingly utilize technology to connect with one another in ways that are not otherwise possible in the real world due to shame, social stigma, or risk of detection... Read more...

  7. Comparative Criminal Justice (3rd Edition)

    By Francis Pakes

    This book offers an accessible introduction to comparative criminal justice and examines and reflects on the ways different countries and jurisdictions deal with the main stages in the criminal justice process, from policing to sentencing. This popular bestseller has been fully updated and expanded for the third edition... Read more...

  8. Crime and Justice since 1750

    2nd Edition
    By Barry Godfrey and Paul Lawrence

    This book provides a comprehensive, introductory text for students taking courses in crime and criminal justice history. It covers all of the key historical topics central to an understanding of the current criminal justice system, including the development of the police, the courts and the mechanisms of punishment (from the gallows to the prison)... Read more...

  9. Critical Issues on Violence Against Women

    International Perspectives and Promising Strategies
    Edited by Holly Johnson, Bonnie S. Fisher and Véronique Jaquier

    Violence against women is a global problem and despite a wealth of knowledge and inspiring action around the globe, it continues unabated. Bringing together the very best in international scholarship with a rich variety of pedagogical features, this innovative new textbook on violence against women is specifically designed to provoke debate, interrogate assumptions and encourage critical thinking about this global issue... Read more...

  10. The Routledge Guide to Working in Criminal Justice

    Employability skills and careers in the Criminal Justice sector
    By Ester Ragonese, Anne Rees, Jo Ives and Terry Dray

    Every year thousands of people compete for employment in the UK. Employability and the ability to demonstrate the skills, attributes and behaviours required in a full-time job have become integral to securing employment and developing a career. This book aims to offer a one-stop guide to becoming employable and to careers in the Criminal Justice Sector and beyond... Read more...

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