Criminology The Core

  • Filename: criminology-the-core.
  • ISBN: 9780495809838
  • Release Date: 2010-02-23
  • Number of pages: 464
  • Author: Larry Siegel
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning



It’s no mystery why Larry Siegel remains THE best-selling author in criminology education. Professor Siegel fascinates students with real-life stories of crime, criminals, and the hottest debates in the field. CRIMINOLOGY: THE CORE, Fourth Edition does not disappoint. Clear, engaging, and completely current, this paperback is also concise and absolutely affordable. The text effectively uses real-world material to clarify criminology’s concepts and theories--equipping students with a solid foundation in modern criminology. Grounded in Siegel’s signature cutting-edge theory and meticulous research, this book covers all sides of an issue without a political or theoretical position, allowing students to form their own opinions and appreciate the interdisciplinary nature of criminology. It is also packed with engaging learning tools to maximize student success. Four-color, succinct, and affordable, CRIMINOLOGY: THE CORE is a briefer, less expensive alternative to the markets more lengthy criminology tomes--giving instructors ultimate flexibility. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Criminology The Core

  • Filename: criminology-the-core.
  • ISBN: 9781285965543
  • Release Date: 2014-02-28
  • Number of pages: 528
  • Author: Larry J. Siegel
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning



Concise, current, and affordable, best-selling CRIMINOLOGY: THE CORE, Fifth Edition delivers cutting-edge coverage in a succinct, reader-friendly paperback. Author Larry Siegel guides users through the fast-paced field of criminology, its most current research, and fascinating examples that help readers truly understand criminological theory. The book effectively uses real-world material to clarify criminology's concepts and theories. Highlighting the interdisciplinary nature of the field, it also offers unbiased coverage of even the most controversial issues--enabling readers to form their own opinions. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Criminology The Core

  • Filename: criminology-the-core.
  • ISBN: 9781285068909
  • Release Date: 2014-01-01
  • Number of pages: 528
  • Author: Larry Siegel
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning



Concise, current, and affordable, best-selling CRIMINOLOGY: THE CORE, Fifth Edition delivers cutting-edge coverage in a succinct, reader-friendly paperback. Author Larry Siegel guides users through the fast-paced field of criminology, its most current research, and fascinating examples that help readers truly understand criminological theory. The book effectively uses real-world material to clarify criminology’s concepts and theories. Highlighting the interdisciplinary nature of the field, it also offers unbiased coverage of even the most controversial issues--enabling readers to form their own opinions. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Basics of Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Criminology

  • Filename: basics-of-research-methods-for-criminal-justice-and-criminology.
  • ISBN: 9781305465473
  • Release Date: 2015-01-13
  • Number of pages: 368
  • Author: Michael G. Maxfield
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning



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. In fewer than 400 pages, this popular, student-friendly text introduces students to the core of criminal justice research using the most current, real data available. It features coverage of such key topics as ethics, causation, validity, field research, and research design, among others. 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. Balancing coverage of both qualitative and quantitative methods, the text is packed with real-world examples, practical applications, and Internet research exercises. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Juvenile Delinquency The Core

  • Filename: juvenile-delinquency-the-core.
  • ISBN: 9780495809869
  • Release Date: 2010-05-14
  • Number of pages: 480
  • Author: Larry Siegel
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning



Succinct but thoroughly cutting edge, Siegel and Welsh’s JUVENILE DELINQUENCY: THE CORE, 4e presents theory, policy, and the latest research in one value-priced, student-friendly paperback. This brief text is acclaimed for its authority and balance as well as the authors’ ability to completely engage students in the juvenile delinquency course. In under 500 pages, Siegel and Welsh help students understand the nature of delinquency, its causes and correlates, and current strategies being used to control or eliminate its occurrence. The authors review recent legal cases, research studies, and policy initiatives. A new boxed feature emphasizes success stories in intervention, while new career profiles give students invaluable insight into potential career paths--from those who live them every day. Completely current, the Fourth Edition includes enhanced and expanded coverage of emerging policies and programs, juvenile hate crime, social reaction and labeling theories, learning problems and delinquency, gangs, drugs, and capital punishment for juveniles. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Criminal Justice in Action

  • Filename: criminal-justice-in-action.
  • ISBN: 9781305854970
  • Release Date: 2016-01-01
  • Number of pages: 672
  • Author: Larry K. Gaines
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning



As riveting and current as today's headlines, CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN ACTION, Ninth Edition, is designed with today's busy students and instructors in mind. Concepts make sense to students, thanks to vivid straight-from-the-headlines vignettes at the beginning of every chapter and plentiful real-world examples throughout the book. Choosing what's important to remember is a snap with each chapter's numbered objectives, which are reinforced throughout the chapter as well as in the book's supplementary items. Thinking critically and writing become less intimidating for students with the guidance of practical writing activities. Reviewers praise the book's crisp, clear topic coverage as well as its engaging magazine-style design and captivating writing, which combine to draw students into the material. And, with this edition's expanded coverage of ethics, policy, and discretion, students gain a panoramic view of key criminal justice issues that goes far beyond learning facts and the law. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Essential Criminology

  • Filename: essential-criminology.
  • ISBN: 9780813348865
  • Release Date: 2014-11-18
  • Number of pages: 464
  • Author: Mark M. Lanier
  • Publisher: Westview Press



In the fourth edition of Essential Criminology, authors Mark M. Lanier, Stuart Henry, and Desiré J.M. Anastasia build upon this best-selling critical review of criminology, which has become essential reading for students of criminology in the 21st century. Designed as an alternative to overly comprehensive, lengthy, and expensive introductory texts, Essential Criminology is, as its title implies, a concise overview of the field. The book guides students through the various definitions of crime and the different ways crime is measured. It then covers the major theories of crime, from individual-level, classical, and rational choice to biological, psychological, social learning, social control, and interactionist perspectives. In this latest edition, the authors explore the kind of criminology that is needed for the globally interdependent twenty-first century. With cutting-edge updates, illustrative real-world examples, and new study tools for students, this text is a necessity for both undergraduate and graduate courses in criminology.

Canadian Law

  • Filename: canadian-law.
  • ISBN: 9780176502263
  • Release Date: 2010-10-07
  • Number of pages: 356
  • Author: Neil Boyd
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning



Canadian Law is a core text in the Introduction to Canadian Law course found in universities and colleges. It is written for students who do not want to become legal professionals but still need an understanding of the law. These students will pursue careers in Criminology and other legal jobs such as custom officers, law clerks etc. It combines the basic building blocks of Canada s public law system with broad social analysis of the legal order of Canada. It examines sources of law, the role of law, the significance of the Constitutional Act, and the process of statutory interpretation. Substantive law ee tort, family, administrative and criminal ee is also featured. Case law is used throughout the text to highlight competing perspectives, as well as to provide teachers and students with a focus for further analysis and debate. The full text of Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms is included in the book.

Professional Ethics in Criminal Justice

  • Filename: professional-ethics-in-criminal-justice.
  • ISBN: 9780133843590
  • Release Date: 2015-11-09
  • Number of pages: 192
  • Author: Jay S. Albanese
  • Publisher: Pearson



This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Professional Ethics in Criminal Justice: Being Ethical When No One is Looking is designed for the Ethics in Criminal Justice course. Every major issue, problem, scandal, and crime in the criminal justice field has ethics at its core. Professional Ethics in Criminal Justice: Being Ethical When No One is Looking presents the three major ethical schools of thought (virtue, formalism, and utilitarianism) in a clear way that emphasizes how ethics impacts individual decision-making. Extensive Critical-thinking exercises, Ethics in the Movies features, and Ethics in Books features use current events and media to raise ethical questions and help readers develop ethical-reasoning skills. Separate chapters are devoted to law, police, courts, corrections, and liability so learners see the direct connection between ethics and specific aspects of the criminal justice system. Professional Ethics in Criminal Justice helps readers recognize ethical decisions and provides the framework for analyzing ethical dilemmas.

Forensic Criminology

  • Filename: forensic-criminology.
  • ISBN: 0123785731
  • Release Date: 2009-07-30
  • Number of pages: 624
  • Author: Wayne Petherick
  • Publisher: Academic Press



Forensic Criminology: the scientific study of crime and criminals for the purposes of addressing investigative and legal issues. It is a science, a behavioral science, and a forensic science. This text is intended to educate students in an applied fashion regarding the nature and extent of forensic casework that is supported by, dependent upon, and interactive with research, theory, and knowledge derived from criminology. It is also intended to act as a preliminary guide for practitioners working with and within related criminal justice professions. Particularly those involved with assisting investigations, administrative inquiries, legal proceedings or providing expert findings or testimony under oath. It is offered as an applied scientific sub-discipline within the domain of general criminology, as well as a roadmap to the forensic realm for the uninitiated. Written by the authors of the best-selling Criminal Profiling, now in its third edition, and the groundbreaking Forensic Victimology, Forensic Criminology provides a bridge between the broad constructs of theoretical criminology and the forensic examination of individual cases. It serves as a textbook for college and university coursework, as a manual for practitioners, and as career guide for students. Approaches the study of criminology from an applied standpoint, moving away from the purely theoretical Contains relevant and contemporary case examples to demonstrate the application of forensic criminology Provides an integrated philosophy with respect to criminology, forensic casework, criminal investigations, and the law Useful for students and professionals in the area of criminology, criminal justice, criminal investigation, forensic science, and the law

Crime Justice and Society

  • Filename: crime-justice-and-society.
  • ISBN: 162637225X
  • Release Date: 2015-07-01
  • Number of pages: 500
  • Author: Ronald J. Berger
  • Publisher:



¿The best introduction to criminology on the market by far.¿ ¿Erik D. Fritsvold, University of San Diego Now fully revised, Crime, Justice, and Society is designed not only to introduce students to the core issues of criminology, but also to help them think critically about often-sensationalized topics. Features of the 4th edition include: A student-friendly, streamlined organization; Firsthand perspectives from offenders, victims, and criminal justice professionals; Expanded coverage of white-collar and government crime; A focus on the dynamics of race, class, and ethnicity; A chapter on drug-related crime and antidrug laws; Discussion of topics in the news: marijuana laws, sex trafficking, stand-your-ground policies, and more. This new edition of a now-classic text¿both accessible and sophisticated¿will be welcomed by students and instructors alike.

Essentials of Criminal Justice

  • Filename: essentials-of-criminal-justice.
  • ISBN: 9781305887015
  • Release Date: 2016-01-01
  • Number of pages: 496
  • Author: Larry J. Siegel
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning



ESSENTIALS OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, Tenth Edition, is uniquely attuned to the needs of today's students and instructors. This brief introduction to the criminal justice system provides students with thorough, objective coverage of all the latest research in the field, cutting-edge topical and case discussions, and the richest examination of career options to be found in a criminal justice text -- all in fewer than 500 pages. The text is ideal for those who want the proven reliability of Siegel and Worrall's authorship in a shorter, paperback presentation. Impeccable scholarship is made accessible through the use of integrated learning objectives, plentiful visuals, and a unique Reality Check theme designed to disabuse students of the incorrect notions, perceptions, and biases they bring to the class. A unique focus on understanding ethical issues gives students opportunities to grapple with ethical concerns faced by agents of the criminal justice system in their professional lives. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Corrections Today

  • Filename: corrections-today.
  • ISBN: 9781337091855
  • Release Date: 2016-12-05
  • Number of pages: 416
  • Author: Larry J. Siegel
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning



CORRECTIONS TODAY, 4th Edition, is a briefer, visual, paperback alternative to hardback Introduction to Corrections texts, ideal for instructors who are looking for course materials that present numerous real-world concepts and applications. It examines the field of corrections through the lens of students who are giving serious thought to a career in the field or are working in corrections while seeking an advanced degree in order to be promoted or switch job paths. Updated with new professional profiles and coverage of the latest insights into restorative justice, recidivism, special offender populations, the use of private prisons, and many other timely topics, the fourth edition offers a practical, engaging, career-focused, and authoritative introduction to corrections. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Construction Economics

  • Filename: construction-economics.
  • ISBN: 0415286395
  • Release Date: 2004
  • Number of pages: 283
  • Author: Danny Myers
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis



Students across a wide range of disciplines, ranging from construction management and construction engineering through to architecture, property and surveying should find this an invaluable textbook.

Criminology

  • Filename: criminology.
  • ISBN: 0133458997
  • Release Date: 2014
  • Number of pages: 456
  • Author: Steve E. Barkan
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall



Taking a sociological perspective, this book offers award-winning coverage of criminology and highlights issues of race, ethnicity, gender and social class throughout. Criminology: A Sociological Understanding, 6e, provides a sociological perspective on crime and criminal justice by treating social structure and social inequality as central themes in the study of crime--and major factors in society's treatment of criminals. It gives explicit attention to key sociological concepts such as poverty, gender, race, and ethnicity, and demonstrates their influence on crime. Moving beyond simple "get tough" approaches, the book emphasizes the need to understand social causes of criminal behavior in order to significantly reduce it. This sixth edition continues to include certain chapters that remain uncommon in other criminology texts, including Chapter 2: Public Opinion, the News Media, and the Crime Problem; Chapter 11: Violence Against Women; Chapter 14: Political Crime; and Chapter 18: Conclusion: How Can We Reduce Crime? In addition, the book's criminal justice chapters, Chapter 16 (Policing: Dilemmas of Crime Control in a Democratic Society) and Chapter 17 (Prosecution and Punishment), continue to address two central themes in the sociological understanding of crime and criminal justice: (1) the degree to which race and ethnicity, gender, and social class affect the operation of the criminal justice system; and (2) the extent to which reliance on the criminal justice system can reduce the amount of crime. Throughout the text, key concepts are supported with a comprehensive package of pedagogical material and teaching/learning aids. Teaching and Learning Experience This book offers a unique sociological introduction to the field of criminology. It provides: A unique sociological perspective: Emphasizes the need to understand social causes of criminal behavior in order to significantly reduce it Award-winning coverage: Features topics not covered in other introductory criminology texts Strong pedagogical features: Gives students the tools to master key concepts faster and more effectively while making class preparation quick and easy for instructors

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