Criminological Theory: The Essentials

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SAGE Publications, Inc #ad - Policy is now integrated into each section to allow you to see the practical policy implications of each theory. Coverage of critical topics has been expanded throughout to introduce you to important issues, the success of school programs in reducing delinquent behavior, such as the influence of employment on criminal behavior, and federal sentencing guidelines in regard to crack versus powder cocaine.

Statistics, graphs, and tables have all been updated to demonstrate the most recent trends in criminology.  . Case studies that examine offender motives are now included to help you apply the theories discussed to interesting and memorable examples. Criminological theory: the essentials, Third Edition offers you a brief yet comprehensive overview of classic and contemporary criminologists and their theories.

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Putting criminological theory in context, acclaimed author Stephen G.

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The Practice of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice

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SAGE Publications, Inc #ad - This edition incorporates new topics like intelligence-led policing, the evolution of cybercrime, social network analysis SNA, and more. Schutt equip students to critically evaluate and confidently conduct research. By pairing research techniques with practical examples from the field, Ronet D. The practice of research in criminology and criminal Justice, Seventh Edition demonstrates the vital role research plays in criminology and criminal justice by integrating in-depth, real-world case studies with a comprehensive discussion of research methods.

The seventh edition of this best-selling text retains the strengths of previous editions while breaking ground with emergent research methods, and contemporary, enhanced tools for learning in the text and online, fascinating research findings. Students engage with the wide realm of research methods available to them, delve deeper into topics relevant to their field of study, and benefit from the wide variety of new exercises to help them practice as they learn.

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Basics of Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Criminology

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Cengage Learning #ad - In fewer than 400 pages, student-friendly text introduces students to the core of criminal justice research using the most current, this popular, real data available. A concise, streamlined paperback that reflects the latest developments from the field, basics of RESEARCH METHODS FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND CRIMINOLOGY, Fourth Edition combines accessibility and a conversational writing style with Michael G.

Maxfield's expertise in criminology and criminal justice. It features coverage of such key topics as ethics, and research design, field research, causation, validity, among others. Balancing coverage of both qualitative and quantitative methods, the text is packed with real-world examples, practical applications, and Internet research exercises.

Basics of Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Criminology #ad - Important notice: media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version. The fourth edition includes expanded coverage of qualitative research and interviewing, focus groups in criminological research, and snowball sampling, as well as additional examples of student research.

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Fundamentals of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice

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SAGE Publications, Inc #ad - This brief version of Ronet Bachman and Russell K. Fundamentals of research in criminology and Criminal Justice, Fourth Edition introduces students to the multifaceted subject of research methods and shows them why research is important in the field of criminology and criminal justice. Schutt’s successful textbook the practice of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice simplifies complex concepts with real-world research examples found in everyday experiences in the criminology and criminal justice professions.

The thoroughly updated fourth edition of this bestseller reflects the most recent developments in research methods, evidence-based and web-based research, increased coverage of crime mapping, including the use of big data, along with the most current research examples impacting the field. This is an excellent introductory text for undergraduate research courses, and is ideal for students who want to understand how and why criminal justice research is done to become critical consumers of research.

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Criminal Justice Ethics: Theory and Practice

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Bestselling author cyndi banks draws readers into a unique discussion of ethical issues by first exploring moral dilemmas faced by professionals in the criminal justice system and then examining the major theoretical foundations of ethics.

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Juvenile Justice: A Guide to Theory, Policy, and Practice

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SAGE Publications, Inc #ad - Hanser, is a must-have text that takes students on a journey through the practical realities of the juvenile justice system and the most current topics in the field. Allen, and Robert D. Emphasizing evidence-based practices, the authors guide readers through the methods and problems of the system and offer realistic insights for students interested in a career in juvenile justice.

Cox, jennifer M. Real-life examples, excellent pedagogical features, and a complete online ancillary package are provided to help instructors effectively teach the course and help students learn interactively.   . The text is written from a practical standpoint, which students are likely to understand and appreciate.

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Justice, Crime, and Ethics

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Routledge #ad - Justice, and ethics, a leading textbook in criminal justice programs, Crime, examines ethical dilemmas pertaining to the administration of criminal justice and professional activities in the field. The book’s robust coverage encompasses contentious issues such as capital punishment, prison corruption, and the use of deception in police interrogation.

This ninth edition continues to deliver a broad scope of topics, focusing on law enforcement, research, legal practice, sentencing, corrections, crime control policy, and philosophical issues. Students of criminal justice, as well as instructors and professionals in the field, continue to rely on this thorough, dependable resource on ethical decision making in the criminal justice system.

Justice, Crime, and Ethics #ad - The ninth edition includes new material on juvenile justice, corporate crime, and prosecutorial misconduct. The “policy and ethics” feature and new “Ethical Dilemma” feature added to most chapters illuminate the ethics of institutions as well as individuals.

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More God, Less Crime: Why Faith Matters and How It Could Matter More

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Templeton Press #ad - In an age of limited fiscal resources, americans can’t afford a criminal justice system that turns its nose up at volunteer efforts that could not only work better than the abysmal status quo, but also save billions of dollars at the same time. Johnson proves that religion can be a powerful antidote to crime.

There is scattered research literature on religion and crime but until now, there has never been one publication that systematically and rigorously analyzes what we know from this largely overlooked body of research in a lay-friendly format. In more god, less Crime renowned criminologist Byron R. The book describes how faith communities, congregations, and faith-based organizations are essential in forming partnerships necessary to provide the human and spiritual capital to effectively address crime, offender rehabilitation, and the substantial aftercare problems facing former prisoners.

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Terrorism and Homeland Security

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Packed with engrossing examples and cutting-edge discussions, the Ninth Edition continues to provide a theoretical and conceptual framework that enables your students to understand how terrorism arises and how it functions. White discusses the theories of the world's best terrorist analysts, while focusing on the domestic and international threat of terrorism and basic security issues.

Terrorism and Homeland Security #ad - Written by acclaimed national terrorism expert Jonathan R. He presents essential historical background on the phenomenon of terrorism and the roots of contemporary conflicts, current conflicts shaping the world stage, emerging groups e. G. And isis, ansaru, boko haram, and theoretical and concrete information about Homeland Security organizations.

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Beyond the Prison Industrial Complex: Crime and Incarceration in the 21st Century Framing 21st Century Social Issues

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Routledge #ad - This short text, examines the american prison system, its conditions, ideal for Social Problems and Criminal Justice courses, and its impact on society. They conclude by using California as a case study, and propose alternatives and alterations to the prison system. Wehr and aseltine define the prison industrial complex and explain how the current prison system is a contemporary social problem.

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Spring Cleaning Spring

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