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NEW AND FORTHCOMING TITLES Write & Wrong: Writing Within Criminal Justice Student Workbook, Second Edition


Victimology: Theories and Applications, Third Edition


Violent Offenders: Theory, Research, Policy, and Practice, Third Edition


An Introduction to American Policing, Second Edition


Criminalistics: Forensic Science, Crime, and Terrorism, Fourth Edition


Research Methods for Criminology and Criminal Justice, Fourth Edition


CONTENTS Introduction to Criminal Justice


Juvenile Delinquency


Criminology 8 Policing & Law Enforcement


Criminal Investigation


Forensic Science


Criminal Law


Criminal Procedure


Justice Studies & Policy


Research Methods


Statistics 20 Homeland Security & Terrorism


Corrections 22 Special Topics



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Exploring Criminal Justice The Essentials



INCLUDES NAVIGATE 2 ADVANTAGE ACCESS Robert M. Regoli, Professor Emeritus, University of Colorado Boulder John D. Hewitt, Grand Valley State University Anna E. Kosloski, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Now in a modernized Third Edition, the bestselling Exploring Criminal Justice: The Essentials continues to engage students in an exploration of the American criminal justice system. This classic text covers the foundational concepts of criminal law and the justice system, including the people and processes that make up the system and how they interact. It features updated statistics and data, contemporary court cases and case studies, and updated references for all topics. With Exploring Criminal Justice: The Essentials students will understand the relationship between law enforcement, corrections, law, policy making and administration, the juvenile justice system, and the courts. This well-organized and comprehensive text is the clear choice for introductory criminal justice courses.

KEY FEATURES • NEW - Includes new sections on the use of racial profiling, mental health and offending, as well as new discussions on restoration and status offenses • EXPANDED – Contains expanded material on the role the media plays in conjunction with the criminal justice system and additional case studies of crimes committed by juveniles

• STUDENT FAVORITE – Careers in Criminal Justice boxes help students understand what opportunities are available to them in the criminal justice system • FEATURED – Headline Crime boxes highlight recent high-profile cases and current events, and Around the Globe boxes discuss law and law enforcement around the world

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Write & Wrong

Writing Within Criminal Justice Student Workbook


SECOND EDITION Caroline W. Ferree Heather L. Pfeifer Both of University of Baltimore

This updated and comprehensive Student Workbook guides students through the entire process of writing an academic-style paper, by teaching them how to conduct library research, how to take notes without plagiarizing, how to cite in proper APA style, and how to complete a final draft of a paper. It includes hands-on writing exercises and reference guides to further help improve the students’ writing skills.

KEY FEATURES • NEW chapter, Preparing Professional Reports and Presentations, offers students valuable insight and information on how to write professional reports and prepare PowerPoint presentations. • NEW material is included to help students prepare for the job market, including how to write a cover letter, how to write a professional email, and how to create a professional social media profile. • NEW - Guidance is offered to help the reader navigate through various updates made to criminal justice research databases implemented since the first edition. • NEW - Includes access to the editable eBook version. Students can write their responses to the assignments in the forms provided and email their work directly to the instructor. • Teaches students how to navigate disciplinespecific databases to find academic sources, and how to determine whether sources are academic and on-point.

• Teaches students how to avoid committing plagiarism. Includes in-class exercises designed to help students recognize plagiarism and correctly paraphrase information and statistics. • Covers the fundamental elements of APA citing style and demonstrates how to correctly create a reference list and properly include citations in the text. Paperback/Spiral with Access Code ISBN: 978-1-284-11299-3 • 300 pages • © 2018

Write & Wrong

Writing Within Criminal Justice: Instructor’s Manual In addition to the Student Workbook, the Instructor’s Manual provides instructors with everything they will need to effectively teach students successful writing skills within criminal justice and social sciences. ISBN: 978-1-284-12427-9 • VitalSource eBook • © 2018


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Delinquency in Society TENTH EDITION

INCLUDES NAVIGATE 2 ADVANTAGE ACCESS Robert M. Regoli, Professor Emeritus, University of Colorado Boulder John D. Hewitt, Grand Valley State University Matt DeLisi, Iowa State University

This classic text examines the historical, social, and theoretical contexts of delinquency in a new stunning interior design featuring high quality images. The essentials to a strong understanding of delinquency are all there, including juvenile delinquency, criminal behavior, status-offending youths, an overview of critical theories on delinquency, and juvenile crime. This well-organized text also includes two chapters dedicated to the juvenile justice system and delinquency prevention.

KEY FEATURES • Classic features - From the Bench, Theory in a Nutshell, A Window on Delinquency, The Face of Delinquency, Delinquency Controversy, Delinquency Around the Globe, and Delinquency Prevention - have been retained by popular demand, and modernized • End-of-chapter features, including a chapter Wrap Up, Chapter Spotlight, and Critical Thinking questions, assess and ensure student comprehension

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Juvenile Justice

A Social, Historical, and Legal Perspective FOURTH EDITION

Preston Elrod, Eastern Kentucky University R. Scott Ryder, Tribal Court Administrator, Spring Arbor University

The juvenile justice system is a multifaceted entity that continually changes under the influence of decisions, policies, and laws. The updated Fourth Edition offers students a clear and comprehensive look at exactly what it is and how it works. Reader friendly and up-todate, this text unravels the complexities of the juvenile justice system by exploring the history, theory, and components of the juvenile justice process and how they relate. Myth v. Reality boxes, FYI boxes, and Comparative Focus boxes provide students with important information, challenge preconceived ideas students may have about juvenile justice practice, critically examine juvenile justice practice, and maintain student interest.

KEY FEATURES • Increased coverage of juvenile justice in other cultures within the comparative examples. • Current research on juvenile justice operations and effectiveness. • Coverage of contemporary court cases related to juvenile justice. ISBN: 978-1-284-03112-6 Paperback • 522 pages • © 2014

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Theory, Research, and Policy FOURTH EDITION

INCLUDES NAVIGATE 2 ADVANTAGE ACCESS Gennaro F. Vito, University of Louisville Jeffrey R. Maahs, University of Minnesota-Duluth

The fourth edition of best-selling Criminology: Theory, Research, and Policy discusses criminal behavior and explores the factors that contribute to crime as well as the social reactions to crime. By making the connection between theory, research, and policy, the authors demonstrate the relevancy of criminological theory in the public attempt to control crime while providing justice. The emphasis on these three elements with pertinent discussions and examples is what sets this text apart from other criminology titles.

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Criminological Theories

Understanding Crime in America SECOND EDITION

James F. Anderson, East Carolina University

This text explores crime, crime theory, and various forms of criminal behavior within the United States. Students will come away from the text with plausible explanations of crime causation, a greater appreciation of criminological theory, and the ability to think critically about the social reality of crime. Current and highly relevant, the text includes coverage of new developments in the field of criminology, including cultural, integrative, life-course, and green criminological theories. ISBN: 978-1-4496-8187-6 • Paperback • 268 pages • © 2015

Criminological Theory: A Life-Course Approach SECOND EDITION

Matt DeLisi, Iowa State University Kevin M. Beaver, Florida State University

The only textbook of its kind, the Second Edition includes original chapters written by an interdisciplinary group of scholars and experts. The unique collection of contributors comes from the fields of psychology, social work, epidemiology, criminology, psychiatry, and sociology. Unlike other criminology textbooks, which focus exclusively on environmental and social correlates to criminal behavior, Criminological Theory uses a multidisciplinary approach that synthesizes multiple factors and presents a more comprehensive picture of life-course antisocial behavior. ISBN: 978-1-4496-8151-7 • Paperback • 334 pages • © 2014


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Theories and Applications THIRD EDITION

Ann Wolbert Burgess, Boston College

Victimology continues to provide a comprehensive introduction to the study of victimization, crime typologies, and the impact of crime on victims, offenders, and society at large in an updated third edition. The history and theories of victimology are explored, as well as definitive laws and policies, strategies for intervention, and future research areas. Now with a new full-color interior design, the Third Edition features updated case studies, new discussions on both victims and offenders, extended coverage of gang violence, and a new chapter dedicated to victims of cybercrime. ISBN: 978-1-284-13019-5 • Paperback • 295 pages • © 2018


Violent Offenders

Theory, Research, Policy, and Practice THIRD EDIITON

Matt DeLisi, Iowa State University Peter J. Conis, Des Moines Area Community College

Violent Offenders is packed with cutting-edge scholarship on the broad category of criminal predators, including homicide offenders, sex offenders, financial predators, and conventional street criminals. Whereas most texts narrowly focus on one type of criminal (e.g., serial killers), Violent Offenders illustrates the systemic importance of predation in antisocial behavior. The numerous case studies throughout the text have been updated to reflect the contemporary and relevant information that students encounter in news and media. The Third Edition also features six new chapters on current highly-debated topics including violent juvenile offenders, sexual offenders, and more. ISBN: 978-1-284-12901-4 • Paperback • 470 pages • © 2018

Crime Prevention David A. Mackey Kristine Levan Both of Plymouth State University

Crime Prevention presents significant issues related to contemporary crime prevention efforts. It begins by emphasizing the importance of crime prevention as it relates to financial and social costs and introduces students to the theoretical models of crime prevention. Traditional areas of crime prevention are reflected in the chapters on family/schools, guns, policing, sentencing, and correctional programs, and additional chapters cover emerging areas now considered critical to crime prevention, such as technology, surveillance, and specific efforts to protect more vulnerable populations. ISBN: 978-1-4496-1593-2 • Paperback • 440 pages • © 2013

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An Introduction to American Policing SECOND EDITION


Dennis J. Stevens, University of North Carolina Charlotte, Belmont Abbey College

An Introduction to American Policing continues to engage students with a balanced yet critical investigation of police history and theory. This comprehensive text connects criminal justice, criminology, and law enforcement knowledge to the progress of the police community. Updated case studies and narratives from violators along with current research help students understand the central theories and practical (documented) realities of American law enforcement.

KEY FEATURES • NEWLY added case studies discuss current highly debated topics, such as the Michael Brown case and the Black Lives Matter movement, to encourage critical thinking • The popular Ripped from the Headlines case studies have been updated to provide current real-life application • Two NEW chapters cover public health and terrorist policies • Combines theory and practical experiences from officers on the job • NEW full-color design and photos engage students in the content and enhance the reading experience ISBN: 978-1-284-11011-1 • Paperback • 700 pages © 2018

Law Enforcement in the United States THIRD EDITION

James A. Conser, Professor Emeritus, Youngstown State University Rebecca Paynich, Curry College Terry E. Gingerich, Western Oregon University

By examining the influence of social, political, economic, and cultural forces on the evolution of modern law enforcement, this updated Third Edition discusses the struggle between existing conventions in law enforcement and today’s push for reform. This book is an ideal introduction to law enforcement and goes beyond discussions of local policing to examine how forces like technology, privatization, and the threat of terrorism are affecting law enforcement on local, state, and national levels. ISBN: 978-0-7637-9938-0 • Paperback • 488 pages • © 2013


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Law Enforcement and Justice Administration Strategies for the 21st Century SECOND EDITION

Clyde L. Cronkhite, Western Illinois University

The updated Second Edition provides a comprehensive examination of the prevailing criminal justice organizations present in law enforcement, courts, and correctional systems. Using a realistic, field-based approach that combines theory with application, it explores the operations, issues, and practices that administrators within criminal justice face today. Throughout the text, the Contextual Themes Model (Organization, Employee Relations, Open Systems, Social Equity, Client-oriented Service) of criminal justice administration is provided to aid students in connecting the concepts of administration to key terms, theories, and ultimately to the application of the concepts. ISBN: 978-1-4496-5516-7 • Paperback • 428 pages • © 2013

Policing Issues

Challenges and Controversies Jeffrey Ian Ross, University of Baltimore

Policing Issues analyzes the most pressing challenges affecting municipal policing in the United States today. Longstanding and emerging issues are critically examined with a solutions focus, to provide readers with a strong understanding of the problems affecting citizens, communities, police officers, and administrators. Discussions are grounded in empirical research, other relevant scholarly literature, and current events, to provide readers with trusted and well-rounded information. ISBN: 978-0-7637-7138-6 • Paperback • 338 pages • © 2012

Elder Crimes, Elder Justice David R. Snyder, Baltimore County Fire Department

Elder Crimes, Elder Justice addresses all of the special needs of older people and gives the law enforcement officer the confidence that is needed to understand the aging process, communicate effectively with older people, understand the fears of older people, develop effective crime prevention strategies, and respond effectively to the older perpetrator. This book offers insights into the special considerations of the growing elderly population and teaches how to handle day-to-day interactions astutely and empathetically, resulting in a positive outcome for the law enforcement official, for the older person, and for the community. ISBN: 978-0-7637-2859-5 • Paperback • 258 pages • © 2014

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An Introduction to Crime Scene Investigation



INCLUDES NAVIGATE 2 ADVANTAGE ACCESS Aric W. Dutelle, University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh

The updated Third Edition covers components not typically found in many crime scene texts, including ethical considerations and public misconceptions of the investigative process—the so-called “CSI Effect.” Extensive discussion of physical evidence examination and analysis is provided, including the forensic potential of physical evidence, crime scene procedures, and what evidence should be documented, collected, and preserved. Reallife examples and over 250 detailed, full-color photos and figures enhance comprehension and demonstrate specific strategies for technique application.

KEY FEATURES • New interviews in View from an Expert feature provide students with real life stories from crime scene and forensic personnel • Content complies with International Association for Identification (IAI) certification requirements and with the recently released federal guidance, “Crime Scene Investigation: A Guide for Law Enforcement” (also included as an appendix within the text) • Content incorporates recent NIST OSAC updates and suggestions (also included as an appendix within the text)

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Computer Forensics

Cybercriminals, Laws, and Evidence SECOND EDITION

Marie-Helen Maras, John Jay College of Criminal Justice

The updated Second Edition introduces students to the technology involved in computer forensic investigations and the technical and legal difficulties involved in searching, extracting, maintaining, and storing electronic evidence, while simultaneously looking at the legal implications of such investigations and the rules of legal procedure relevant to electronic evidence. ISBN: 978-1-4496-9222-3 • Paperback • 408 pages • © 2015


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Criminal Investigation FOURTH EDITION

Ronald F. Becker, Chaminade University Aric W. Dutelle, University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh


The thoroughly revised and updated Fourth Edition integrates criminal investigation with forensic science and legal foundations. Discussions on investigative procedures, detailed figures, and real-life examples enhance the student’s understanding and demonstrate how to effectively apply the techniques and tools presented. This ideal resource covers all aspects of criminal investigation pertaining to all types of crimes, not simply homicide. It contains chapters on assault, aggravated assault, sexual assault, robbery, theft, burglary, arson, terrorism, cybercrime, and more. ISBN: 978-1-4496-5054-4 • Paperback • 576 pages • © 2013

Fundamentals of Crime Mapping SECOND EDITION

Bryan Hill Rebecca Paynich, Curry College

Fundamentals of Crime Mapping, Second Edition walks students through the research, theories, and history of geographic information systems used in law enforcement. The revised and updated second edition of this best-selling text explains the day-to-day application of crime analysis for mapping. It incorporates all-new material, including new chapters on the basics of cartography and police methodologies and their impact on crime mapping, as well as all-new exercises using ArcGIS 10. The Second Edition helps to equip any practitioner of crime mapping and its related fields with the tools and understanding necessary to meet the challenges of the day. ISBN: 978-1-284-02806-5 • Paperback • 620 pages • © 2014

Multidisciplinary Investigation of Child Maltreatment Lauren R. Shapiro, King Graduate School at Monroe College Marie-Helen Maras, John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Multidisciplinary Investigation of Child Maltreatment is an ideal primary textbook for child abuse and neglect courses and can be a valuable supplement for investigation and victimology courses. It addresses both normative and nonnormative development in infants, children, and adolescents, as well as appropriate ways for child protective services and criminal justice professionals to investigate and, when founded, prosecute perpetrators of maltreatment. Through presentation of analogies, examples, court cases, and illustrations, this definitive textbook effectively guides readers using a best practices approach to evaluating alleged neglect and maltreatment cases. ISBN: 978-1-4496-8698-7 • Paperback • 400 pages • © 2016

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Essentials of the Reid Technique

Criminal Interrogation and Confessions

Criminal Interrogation and Confessions SECOND EDITION

Fred E. Inbau John E. Reid Joseph P. Buckley Brian C. Jayne


Fred E. Inbau John E. Reid Joseph P. Buckley Brian C. Jayne

The updated second edition of this best-selling resource teaches readers how to identify and interpret verbal and nonverbal behaviors of both deceptive and truthful people, and how to move toward obtaining solid confessions from guilty persons using the Reid Technique. This book will help readers understand the effective and proper way a suspect should be interrogated and the safeguards that should be in place to ensure the integrity of the confession.

This best-selling resource presents the Reid Technique of interviewing and interrogation and is the standard used in the field. The updated Fifth Edition presents interviewing and interrogation techniques, based on actual criminal cases, which have been used successfully by thousands of criminal investigators. This practical text is built around simple psychological principles and examines interrogation as a nine-step process that is easily understood by the reader.



• An abridged version covering the stateof-the-art technique of interviewing and interrogation • Teaches proper and effective ways to interrogate and safeguards against false confessions • New chapter discusses legal issues concerned with interrogation and confessions • Contains fascinating insights into how people behave when they are trying to lie

• The text contains updated photographs throughout to illustrate behavior symptoms; the proper room setting and positioning; as well as the placement of electronic recording equipment. • Chapters 7 through 12 discuss in detail how to build the investigative interview, including the proper use of both investigative and behavior provoking questions, as well as guidelines for evaluating the credibility of allegations, and the proper use of follow-up and bait questions. • Chapter 17 discusses all of the legal issues related to interrogation and confession law, including Miranda, the meaning of custody, the use of threats and/or promises, the use of deception, and confession voluntariness.

ISBN: 978-1-4496-9110-3 Paperback • 216 pages • © 2015

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Criminalistics: Forensic Science, Crime, and Terrorism


FOURTH EDITION James E. Girard, American University

Criminalistics continues to set the standard for the fundamentals of forensic science. Designed for criminal justice students who have little to no background in biology or chemistry, Criminalistics teaches and engages. The essentials to a foundational understanding of forensic science are all there, including fingerprint identification, DNA, ballistics, detection of forgeries, forensic toxicology, computer forensics, and the identification and analysis of illicit drugs. The fourth edition features new contemporary case studies, updated statistics, and extended coverage of footwear impressions. Updated discussions on cell phone Breathalyzer technology and familial DNA keep students on the forefront of cutting-edge forensic research and developments. The most comprehensive, accessible, and thorough text of its kind on the market, Criminalistics: Forensic Science, Crime, and Terrorism, Fourth Edition is an exciting resource for undergraduate students entering the ever-evolving field of forensic science. Hardcover • ISBN: 978-1-284-14261-7 • 500 pages • © 2018

Criminalistics Lab Manual SECOND EDITION

James E. Girard, American University

Criminalistics Lab Manual engages students in the excitement and challenges of understanding forensic science. It introduces students to the laboratory aspect of crime evidence analysis, such as hairs, fibers, paint, fingerprints, bite marks, and more. Designed specifically to accompany Criminalistics, Fourth Edition, this new invaluable resource will assist students in demonstrating the laboratory analysis of forensic evidence. Paperback • ISBN: 978-1-284-14308-9 • 200 pages • © 2018

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A Brief Introduction to Criminal Law

Criminal Law


David C. Brody, Washington State University James R. Acker, University at Albany

Philip E. Carlan Lisa S. Nored Ragan A. Downey All of The University of Southern Mississippi

A Brief Introduction to Criminal Law, Second Edition provides a gentle introduction to the subject ideal for students that do not intend to pursue law school. The principles of criminal law are explained step-by-step with a focus on the professional applications of legal principles within the criminal justice system. The Second Edition contains more and updated case studies, additional coverage of constitutional law and terrorism, and enhanced figures and tables. Written in a conversational tone, A Brief Introduction to Criminal Law, Second Edition is the ideal resource for undergraduate students taking a criminal law course.


The updated third edition of Criminal Law introduces readers to the underlying principles, legal doctrine, and rules of criminal law. The innovative and highly student-friendly text uses real-world case examples to contextualize laws and give students a solid foundation in substantive criminal law while guiding them through what the law is, how it evolved, and the principles on which it is based. By studying case materials, students will develop the analytical skills essential to understanding how legal principles have developed over time and how they are best applied to ever changing factual situations.


• Provides supportive examples and hypothetical illustrations to deepen understanding of important topics • Authored by an attorney and nonattorney to offer a balanced and accessible viewpoint • Full of practical hands-on exercises and chapter-by-chapter questions and answers to enhance student learning

• Expanded review questions for all case studies throughout • Fully updated to reflect current court cases, including the Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman case, the 2013 Kermit Gosnell case, and the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting • All-new coverage of moral crimes and state crimes and expanded coverage of terrorism • Updated to include information on computer based offenses, cybercrime, and identity theft

ISBN: 978-1-284-05611-2 Paperback • 318 pages • © 2016

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Criminal Procedure

Criminal Procedure Law


Frances P. Bernat, Texas A&M International University Nicholas Godlove, U.S. District Court, District of Alaska, Anchorage

A Contemporary Perspective James R. Acker, University at Albany David C. Brody, Washington State University

This updated Third Edition provides a comprehensive introduction to the rules and principles of criminal procedure law. It uses a case study approach, with a focus on the U.S. Supreme Court, to help students develop the analytical skills necessary to understand the origins, context, and evolution of the law. With an emphasis on federal constitutional law, all cases and accompanying discussions have been updated throughout, as have the end-of-chapter review questions and key terms. Students will find the Third Edition to offer a comprehensive and modern overview of the complex subject of criminal procedure.

KEY FEATURES • All cases and coverage of case law have been updated throughout to offer students the most current information on the subject • Includes case law associated with homeland security and criminal procedure, throughout the book • Provides new and updated key terms, review questions, and oral argument references at the end of each chapter • Every new printed copy is packaged with full student access to the companion website ISBN: 978-1-4496-5234-0 Paperback • 676 pages • © 2013

Police Issues and the Supreme Court

Written for the undergraduate criminal procedure course, this text presents the criminal procedural process in a logical progression, from police identification and the initial investigation through the arrest and pretrial process. It presents the subject in a clear, easy-to-read format with practical examples and applications of important constitutional criminal procedure principles. By presenting case abstracts and discussions of important U.S. Supreme Court cases pertaining to criminal processes and policing, the book provides an in-depth analysis of critical issues on criminal procedure. Such issues include racial profiling, detention of enemy combatants, interrogation of young children suspects, and searches of private dwellings and places (e.g., computers and cell phones).

KEY FEATURES • Thoroughly explains the distinctions among and between critical stages in the criminal processing of a case, suspect, or offender (e.g., car search vs. search of a car incident to an arrest) • Provides case abstracts of important U.S. Supreme Court cases pertaining to criminal processes and policing ISBN: 978-0-7637-9311-1 Paperback • 258 pages • © 2013

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U.S. Criminal Justice Policy A Contemporary Reader SECOND EDITION

Karim Ismaili, Bridgewater State University

This updated Second Edition addresses how criminal policy issues are framed, identifies participants in the policy process, discusses how policy is made, and considers the constraints and opportunities facing policy makers. Findings are linked to broader institutional, cultural, and global criminal justice trends, and are used to determine what current research reveals about crime policy and democratic governance. U.S. Criminal Justice Policy: A Contemporary Reader, Second Edition encourages readers to engage in a dialogue about criminal justice policy, as well as think about the potential for criminal justice reform.

KEY FEATURES • Features the work of criminal justice policy experts from across the United States • Brings a policy focus to a wide range of pressing issues in policing, courts, corrections, and juvenile justice • Explores a number of challenging policy issues including, immigration, technology, financial and environmental regulation, human trafficking, and public health • Includes a new chapter on the intersection of criminal justice and national security policy ISBN: 978-1-284-02025-0 Paperback • 408 pages • © 2017

Dimensions of Justice

Ethical Issues in the Administration of Criminal Law William C. Heffernan, John Jay College of Criminal Justice

This is the only textbook of its kind that addresses justice from an institutional perspective. Thought-provoking features, including Thought Experiments boxes that present imagined scenarios to illustrate the principles under discussion and Justice in Context boxes that consider the real-life applications of concepts, along with clearly presented learning objectives, create a strong foundation in key concepts, pertinent vocabulary, and critical thinking and reasoning skills. Readers are introduced to moral reasoning and the underpinnings of philosophical approaches to justice, including readings from critical philosophers such as Aristotle, Augustine, Locke, Kant, and Rawls.

KEY FEATURES • Provides a groundbreaking approach to institutional perspectives on criminal justice • Includes coverage of contemporary ethical issues, including human rights, a chapter devoted exclusively to restorative justice, an extended discussion of transitional justice, debates about decriminalization, and an analysis of the death penalty from the standpoint of justice reasoning • Contains a section dedicated to discussing the connection between justice and international criminal justice, a relatively new field of study ISBN: 978-1-4496-3405-6 Paperback • 346 pages • © 2015


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Research Methods for Criminology and Criminal Justice


FOURTH EDITION Mark L. Dantzker, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Ronald D. Hunter, Georgia Gwinnett College Susan T. Quinn, Georgia Gwinnett College

Research Methods for Criminology and Criminal Justice clearly explains the basics of social science research using a simple and easy-to-understand approach. The essentials to a foundational understanding of criminal justice research methods are all there, including scientific theory, research language, and research design. The Fourth Edition features updated case studies and numerous revisions to topics such as sampling, research design, quantitative and qualitative research studies, data collection, and data analysis. Conducting research should not be a daunting chore. Research Methods for Criminology and Criminal Justice makes the task of learning how to conduct research understandable, enjoyable, and applicable to the criminal justice topics students are most interested in.

KEY FEATURES • The chapters covering research design have been reorganized for a more reader-friendly format • NEW Application Exercises within each chapter provide a real-world scenario and challenge students to apply the newly learned concepts and processes • NEW Research Exercises guide students through developing their own research while incorporating the use of real-world resources, such as research articles or government reports

• Definitions within the text have been clarified and expanded • The addition of a Glossary helps students comprehend key terms and prepare for quizzes and exams Paperback • ISBN: 978-1-284-11301-3 258 pages • © 2018

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Understanding Statistics for the Social Sciences, Criminal Justice, and Criminology Jeffery T. Walker, University of Alabama at Birmingham Sean Maddan, University of Tampa

Designed for introductory-level statistics courses, this text presents the fundamentals of statistics in a clear and simplified format. The authors focus on calculating the basic formulas yet present enough advanced material to prepare students for further study. This accessible text also provides information on deciding when to use particular statistical analyses, how to input and analyze data through programs such as Microsoft Excel and SPSS, the interpretation of statistical output, and making conclusions based on those results.

Statistics in Criminology and Criminal Justice Analysis and Interpretation FOURTH EDITION

Jeffery T. Walker, University of Alabama at Birmingham Sean Maddan, University of Tampa

The updated Fourth Edition focuses on data collection, knowing which statistics to use with what data, how to interpret output of SPSS (an IBM company), explanations and demonstrations of statistical procedures, why procedures give the results they do, how to interpret the output of statistical analyses, and more. With this text, students will develop complete comprehension of how to collect, organize and record, analyze, interpret, and apply the statistical information to prepare them for their careers or graduate study.



• Provides a clear and accessible introduction to statistics for courses in criminology, criminal justice, sociology, and related social sciences. • Discussions are drawn from 20 years of teaching statistics and the examples have been class-tested and developed to represent a clear understanding of the material. • Formulas are demonstrated in Excel and SPSS.

• Each chapter has been updated to include new information on statistical output, revised data files, additional data sets, and extensive use of flowcharts to increase students’ confidence in analyzing and conducting statistical research. • Provides an extensive glossary and equation glossary for students to quickly reference key terms and equations when preparing for lectures and exams. • Features key terms, equation summaries, exercises, updated references, suggested readings for further knowledge, as well as “How Do You Do That” and “A Bit of History” explanations

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Introduction to Homeland Security Policy, Organization, and Administration

Willard M. Oliver, Sam Houston State University Nancy E. Marion, University of Akron Joshua B. Hill, The University of Southern Mississippi

Introduction to Homeland Security: Policy, Organization, and Administration is a comprehensive but accessible text designed for students seeking a thorough overview of the policies, administrations, and organizations that fall under Homeland Security. It grounds students in the basic issues of homeland security, the history and context of the field, and what the future of the field might hold. Students will come away with a solid understanding of the central issues surrounding homeland security, including policy concepts and political and legal responses to homeland security. ISBN: 978-1-284-04583-3 • Paperback • 318 pages • © 2015

Counterterrorism Marie-Helen Maras, John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Focusing on domestic terrorist groups from Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, South America, and North America, this text critically evaluates the counterterrorism measures implemented in response to these terrorist groups. The book also compares terrorist groups, assesses the factors that are conducive to certain groups’ sustainability and those that led to other groups’ demise, notes counterterrorism measures that were successfully used in the past to combat terrorists and terrorist groups worldwide, and incorporates efficient policies into a counterterrorism strategy that can be used to effectively deal with the current threat of terrorism by al-Qaeda operatives, affiliates, and homegrown terrorists inspired by al-Qaeda’s cause. ISBN: 978-1-4496-4860-2 • Paperback • 418 pages • © 2013

Comparative Criminal Justice Systems Global and Local Perspectives

Shahid M. Shahidullah, Elizabeth City State University, University of North Carolina

This text examines the nature of crime and justice in varying countries and cultures in North America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Using a topical approach, it compares different systems of crime and justice in terms of their differences from, and similarities to, the laws and institutions of modern criminal justice, focusing on the United States as a standard of comparison. By examining different criminal justice systems in terms of their local peculiarities and understanding their change and continuity, students will gain a well-rounded international perspective of the world’s varying systems of criminal justice. ISBN: 978-1-4496-0425-7 • Paperback • 554 pages • © 2014

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Legal Aspects of Corrections Management

The Effective Corrections Manager


Correctional Supervision for the Future

Clair A. Cripe, George Washington University Michael G. Pearlman, George Mason University Daryl Kosiak, Northern State University


Through the use of case law, this accessible and updated Third Edition provides students with a practical understanding of how the First, Fourth, Fifth, Eighth, and Fourteenth Amendments relate to the day-to-day issues of running a prison, jail, and other corrections programs, such as probation and parole. It includes engaging real-world examples of common problems and occurrences in corrections to provide students with a good understanding of the legal aspects of corrections management.

KEY FEATURES • Provides an accessible and easy-to-understand collection of Supreme Court and significant lower court rulings on key issues in corrections • Includes examples of relevant documents such as a civil complaint; a sample presentence investigation report; a listing of inmate rights and responsibilities; of misconduct charges; and of mission statements for departments of corrections ISBN: 978-1-4496-3940-2 Paperback • 616 pages • © 2013

Bridget P. Gladwin, John Jay College of Criminal Justice Charles R. McConnell, Human Resource and Editorial Consultant

Managing a correctional agency hinges on effectively recruiting, training, directing, and motivating people to provide a stable and safe correctional facility. Providing current information on the management and supervision of correctional facilities, this revised and updated Third Edition offers practical advice based on direct experience. Designed for upper undergraduate criminal justice and sociology courses, students will learn about relevant trends with regard to correctional institutions, as well as sentencing, judicial treatment, and correctional management philosophies.

KEY FEATURES • Includes new coverage of the evolution of corrections, ethics, and team building • Provides expanded coverage on supervision, report writing, and interpersonal relations • Chapters include examples and exercises that illustrate and apply the material corrections managers will likely encounter in the field ISBN: 978-1-4496-4546-5 Paperback • 294 pages • © 2014


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Prison and Jail Administration Practice and Theory THIRD EDITION

Peter M. Carlson, Christopher Newport University

Prison and Jail Administration: Practice and Theory, Third Edition covers all aspects of prison administration, from organizational structure and management accountability to food service, personnel corruption, and the impact of technology on penal institutions. Authored by over 60 leading experts in the field, the text provides students with a unique balance of practice and theory, and includes suggested readings, learning objectives, and discussion questions to help students gain an in-depth understanding of the material.

KEY FEATURES • Pedagogical resources include suggested readings, learning objectives, and discussion questions that reinforce key concepts and improve retention • Contains all-new chapters on critical topics • Revised chapter order that easily fits a 15week semester • Authored by over sixty leading experts in the field ISBN: 978-1-4496-5305-7 Paperback • 678 pages • © 2014

Prisons Today and Tomorrow THIRD EDITION

Ashley G. Blackburn, University of Houston, Downtown Shannon K. Fowler, University of Houston, Downtown Joycelyn M. Pollock, Texas State University, San Marcos

This balanced, comprehensive text introduces students to the reality of the corrections system. Beginning with an overview of prisons throughout history, the text moves to an analysis of the philosophy and practice of modern corrections. Detailed descriptions of “life on the inside,” an analysis of trends in current correctional populations, and an overview of future issues impacting corrections make the Third Edition the most current and relevant correctional textbook on the market.

KEY FEATURES • Features chapters contributed by leading authorities in the field • Contains new and updated discussions on prisoner rights, programming for offenders, and modern issues facing prisoners and prison administration personnel • Offers a comprehensive overview of future challenges in prison management • Includes learning objectives and vocabulary call-outs in every chapter • Provides review and discussion questions in every chapter that encourage material retention and critical thinking ISBN: 978-1-284-02021-2 Paperback • 350 pages • © 2014

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Drugs, Crime, and Their Relationships Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy Glenn D. Walters, Kutztown University

Written for middle- to upper-level undergraduate courses on drugs and crime or substance abuse and crime, this book examines the drug–crime connection in a systematic and comprehensive way. It covers the entire drug–crime spectrum, starting with a review of drug and crime terminology, classification and theory, and ending with policy implications for prevention, harm reduction, and macro-level management of the drug–crime problem. ISBN: 978-1-284-02117-2 • Paperback • 488 pages • © 2014

Correctional Counseling A Cognitive Growth Perspective SECOND EDITION

Key Sun, Central Washington University

This updated Second Edition employs the cognitive growth model to examine the major contemporary issues in correctional counseling and thoroughly explains how to use the model to fully understand and effectively perform correctional counseling. It discusses such issues as the counselor roles, work settings and challenges, offender classification and assessment, counseling processes, intervention/therapeutic techniques, and more. With this text students will learn how to respond to correctional clients and help them cope with their issues in the community and within prison. ISBN: 978-0-7637-9937-3 • Paperback • 238 pages • © 2013

American Corrections

Theory, Research, Policy, and Practice SECOND EDITION

Matt DeLisi, Iowa State University Peter J. Conis, Des Moines Area Community College

Drs. DeLisi and Conis provide their unparalleled research expertise/ productivity and nearly 40 years of combined criminal justice practitioner experience to make the Second Edition the ideal introductory text for the corrections course. They use a straightforward writing style that is scholarly, engaging, and fun. Updated throughout, it contains both classic and cutting-edge contemporary data on correctional topics drawing from the fields of criminology, criminal justice, sociology, psychology, government, and public policy. ISBN: 978-1-4496-5238-8 • Paperback • 554 pages • © 2013


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Myths and Realities of Crime and Justice What Every American Should Know SECOND EDITION

Steven E. Barkan, University of Maine George J. Bryjak

The fully revised and updated second edition of this popular text includes the most recent crime and criminal justice data and examines key topics such as serial killers and mass murders, gun violence, criminal victimization, identity theft, policing and police corruption, plea bargaining, jury nullification, wrongful convictions, the death penalty, and the “CSI Effect.” It includes new sections on recent trends in crime rates, street gangs, and hate crimes. Ideally suited for students in criminal justice and sociology programs, the Second Edition is a thorough, engaging, and highly relevant portrait of crime and justice in America. ISBN: 978-1-4496-9108-0 • Paperback • 368 pages • © 2014

Understanding Organized Crime SECOND EDITION

Stephen L. Mallory, The University of Mississippi

The Second Edition is a comprehensive introduction to the subject and includes coverage of the types of organized crime, definitions of organized crime, why it continues to exist, and how it has evolved throughout history. Material covered includes the structure and hierarchy of each organization, their methods of operation, and the techniques and laws used by law enforcement to address the dynamic nature of domestic and transnational organized crime. Using the author’s unique approach to the topic, students will learn about organized crime through the eyes of the criminal investigator, and how law enforcement practitioners today are counteracting these criminal organizations. ISBN: 978-1-4496-4804-6 • Paperback • 306 pages • © 2012

Capital Punishment in America A Balanced Examination SECOND EDITION

Evan J. Mandery, John Jay College of Criminal Justice

This text offers an unbiased examination of the death penalty, supported by statistics and Supreme Court cases, and followed by pro and con discussions. It addresses every major issue relating to the death penalty including deterrence, racial impact, arbitrariness, its use on special populations, and methods of execution. Designed for the undergraduate and graduate level courses on the death penalty and capital punishment, and even ethics and law, this text challenges students to evaluate their beliefs and assumptions on each of the various issues surrounding this controversial subject. Each chapter begins with a primer of the issue to be discussed, followed by the data and critical documents necessary to make an educated assessment, and concludes with essays that offer differing viewpoints by some of the best minds in the country. ISBN: 978-1-4496-0598-8 • Paperback • 568 pages • © 2012

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