Criminology and Criminal Justice

A Study Guide
Author: Peter Joyce
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1315310279
Category: Social Science
Page: 342
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A broad and comprehensive guide to the study of criminology and criminal justice at undergraduate level, this book is essential reading for new students. Assuming no prior knowledge, it offers an essential overview to key themes and issues, brings together theory with practice, and provides useful hints and suggestions for developing the skills required to see you on your way throughout your degree. Features of the book include: A detailed discussion of the study of criminology and criminal justice in Higher Education, An overview of theories of crime and deviance, A discussion as to why and how we punish offenders, An exploration of the criminal justice system in England and Wales, A guide to criminological research and the methods and concepts involved, Examples of original sources in criminology, including key websites, Tips and advice on skills in criminology and criminal justice, including referencing and the presentation of written work, A full glossary of key terms. The new edition has been fully revised and updated and includes a new chapter on theories and explanations of punishment. Each chapter includes a series of ‘Taking It Further’ exercises to encourage well-developed essays and critical thinking. They culminate in a final chapter offering guidelines as to how these exercises might be answered. This book is indispensable for the criminology undergraduate and a benchmark for academic success.

Graduate Study in Criminology and Criminal Justice

A Program Guide
Author: Nicole Prior
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317522486
Category: Education
Page: 472
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This book provides information on graduate programs in the United States and Canada to students and professionals who are interested in attending post-baccalaureate education in criminology or criminal justice. The book contains information for each program and includes both brick-and-mortar and online programs. An introduction and a section on potential employment options provide context.

A Dictionary of Criminal Justice


Author: Peter Joyce,Neil Wain
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136961410
Category: Law
Page: 336
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A Dictionary of Criminal Justice is the only dictionary that deals with criminal justice from a UK perspective, and in doing so provides a comprehensive guide to all aspects of the British criminal justice system, including its historical context and contemporary operations. The first three sections of the book explore in turn key definitions, key pieces of legislation and key documents that have helped to shape the operations of the criminal justice system, whilst the fourth details websites of particular relevance to this field. As such, this dictionary provides an extensive but accessible introduction to the important terms that relate to both the development and the contemporary processes of criminal justice. It also succeeds in placing the UK criminal justice system within an international setting through the inclusion of entries that acknowledge the global setting in which British justice operates. Guides to key legislation and documents are included, and each definition is accompanied by references for further reading, making this book an invaluable learning tool for both students and practitioners of criminal justice.

e-Study Guide for: Practice of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice by Ronet Bachman, ISBN 9781412950329


Author: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 1478435119
Category: Education
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Never Highlight a Book Again! Just the FACTS101 study guides give the student the textbook outlines, highlights, practice quizzes and optional access to the full practice tests for their textbook.

Criminal Justice

An Introduction
Author: Peter Joyce
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113620122X
Category: Social Science
Page: 588
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This book provides a comprehensive, up to date and detailed introduction to the criminal justice system for students and practitioners needing to know about this. It assesses the main theories concerned with the causes of crime (including white collar and corporate crime), and provides a detailed account and analysis of the response of the state to crime in England and Wales. It discusses the operation of all key agencies, including the police, probation and prison services, and the legal and youth justice systems. It also examines a number of contemporary issues affecting the criminal justice system, including the partnership approach to crime prevention, the implementation of the Macpherson report and the issue of race and crime more generally; and examines a number of important new areas within criminal justice, such as restorative justice. The book is an ideal text for students taking courses in criminal justice, or studying criminal justice as a component of a broader course in criminology or the social sciences more generally. It has a wide range of student friendly features, including questions and answers, case studies, chapter summaries, website resource guide, glossary of key terms, and is written in a highly accessible manner.

Criminal Justice

A Beginner’s Guide
Author: Bryan Gibson
Publisher: Waterside Press
ISBN: 1909976008
Category: Law
Page: 144
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The most straightforward overview available. Covers the entire criminal justice system. A ‘no frills’ explanation for beginners. This basic guide sets out the main components of the criminal justice system in an accessible way. Intended as a starting point for readers coming to the subject for the first time it is ideal for new staff, volunteers, first year students and other ‘rookies’: a short book of facts, explanations and pointers to further study. Chapters: 1. What is Crime? 2. What is Criminal Justice? 3. Who’s Who? 4. Modern Developments 5. The Police 6. The Criminal Courts in Action 7. Sentencing (including Probation Work) 8. Prisons and Imprisonment 9. Victims and Restorative Justice 10. Causes of Crime The book also features the Rule of Law, risk assessment, decision-making, forensic investigation, witnesses, surveillance, criminology, crime reduction strategies, border controls, penal reform and some international and historical dimensions. With a Glossary of Words, Phrases and Abbreviations.

Crime and Justice

A Guide to Criminology
Author: Marinella Marmo,Willem De Lint,Darren Palmer
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780455228600
Category: Commercial crimes
Page: 716
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CRIME AND JUSTICE: A GUIDE TO CRIMINOLOGY is Australia's leading introductory text for the study of crime and criminology. The fourth edition and has been completely revised and includes the latest examples and statistics to support the content and theory discussed. Written in an engaging and accessible style that captures the attention of modern Australian students, this book provides insightful, contemporary criminological analysis from Australia's leading criminology scholars.

Understanding Criminological Research

A Guide to Data Analysis
Author: John Martyn Chamberlain
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446271757
Category: Social Science
Page: 264
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Criminological research lies at the heart of criminological theory, influences social policy development, as well as informs criminal justice practice. The ability to collect, analyse and present empirical data is a core skill every student of criminology must learn. Written as an engaging step-by-step guide and illustrated by detailed case studies, this book guides the reader in how to analyse criminological data. Key features of the book include: o Guidance on how to identify a research topic, designing a research study, accounting for the role of the researcher and writing up and presenting research findings. o A thorough account of the development of qualitative and quantitative research methodologies and data analysis within the field of criminology. o Relevant and up-to-date case studies, drawn from internationally published criminological research sources. o Clear and accessible chapter content supported by helpful introductions, concise summaries, self-study questions and suggestions for further reading. Understanding Criminological Research: A Guide to Data Analysis in invaluable reading for both undergraduate and postgraduate students in criminology and criminal justice.

An Introduction to Criminal Justice


Author: Jamie Harding,Dr Pamela Davies, MS, Arnp,Pamela Davies,George Mair
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1526411881
Category: Social Science
Page: 504
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Coverage of all the core aspects of Criminal Justice is accompanied by details of a wide range of insights and experiences of real world practitioners to really bring the subject to life, providing students with a resource they can rely on throughout their degree

Study Skills for Criminology


Author: Mark Simpson,Olwen Harrison,Emma Martin
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1849207933
Category: Social Science
Page: 208
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The new edition of this best-selling study skills book provides a practical guide for success for students at every level of their study in criminology or criminal justice degree. Fully-revised and thoroughly updated to reflect changes in the curriculum, the book continues to provide students with practical and relevant information for their degree including topics on: choosing courses, sourcing and researching, applying theory to practice, writing essays, presentation skills, revision, taking exams, and careers after your degree.

Statistical Analysis in Criminal Justice and Criminology

A User's Guide
Author: Gennaro F. Vito,Michael B. Blankenship
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Social Science
Page: 228
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Aimed at undergraduates with little or no background in the subject, this text covers basic techniques for the statistical analysis of criminal justice data. Vito (U. of Louisville) and Blankenship (East Tennessee State U.) de-emphasize statistical tests and hand calculation, focusing instead on the

Criminal Justice

An Introduction to Crime and the Criminal Justice System
Author: Peter Joyce
Publisher: Willan Pub
ISBN: 9781843921820
Category: Law
Page: 572
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This book assesses the main theories concerned with the causes of crime, and provides an account and analysis of the response of the state to crime in England and Wales. It is a useful text for students taking courses in criminal justice.

African American Classics in Criminology and Criminal Justice


Author: Shaun L Gabbidon,Helen Taylor Greene,Vernetta D Young
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780761924333
Category: Social Science
Page: 399
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This anthology provides a collection of classic articles in criminology/criminal justice written by black scholars and researchers beginning with W E B Dubois up through Lee Brown, the current mayor of Houston, TX. Articles focus on crime and the black community in social, economic, and political contexts. Never before collected in a single volume, this book offers a chronology of late 19th and 20th century perspectives from African-American scholars who, until recently, have not had a major voice in the development of criminological theory and social policy.

Green Criminology

Crime, Justice, and the Environment
Author: Michael J. Lynch
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520964225
Category: Social Science
Page: 328
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This groundbreaking text provides students with an overview and assessment of green criminology as well as a call to action. Green Criminology draws attention to the ways in which the political-economic organization of capitalism causes ecological destruction and disorganization. Focusing on real-world issues of green crime and environmental justice, chapters examine ecological withdrawals, ecological additions, toxic towns, wildlife poaching and trafficking, environmental laws, and nongovernmental environmental organizations. The book also presents an unintimidating introduction to research from the physical sciences on issues such as climate change, pollution levels, and the ecological footprint of humans, providing a truly interdisciplinary foundation for green criminological analysis. To help students succeed in the course—and to encourage them to see themselves as future green criminology researchers—the end-of-chapter study guides include: • Questions and Activities for Students that review topics students should be able to conceptualize and address. • Lessons for Researchers that suggest additional areas of research in the study of green crime.

Doing Research on Crime and Justice


Author: Roy King,Emma Wincup
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199287628
Category: Law
Page: 527
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This volume brings together research principles with the practical issues of carrying out research to provide a clear and fascinating guide to the reality of contemporary criminological research. The experience of leading experts is combined with first-hand accounts from new scholars, to provide a text that students can refer to throughout their criminological studies.Doing Research on Crime and Justice is divided into five parts, and covers practice and politics in criminology; theory, data and types of criminological research; research on crime, criminals and victims; research on criminal justice agencies and institutions, and concludes with four case studies from new scholars.Incorporating a new international perspective, this volume also addresses contemporary issues such as cyber crime, and provides guidance on conducting research in situations of cultural diversity.

The Oxford Handbook of Crime and Criminal Justice


Author: Michael Tonry
Publisher: OUP USA
ISBN: 0195395085
Category: Law
Page: 978
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A comprehensive and accesible overview of the operation of the American criminal justice system. This handbook's extensive coverage of the criminal justice system in the U.S. makes it an important reference for students and scholars in criminal justice, law, and public policy.

Siegel's Criminology


Author: Larry J. Siegel
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780495000952
Category: Law
Page: 368
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The Study Guide includes learning objectives, chapter summaries, key terms reviews, and extensive self-tests, including multiple choice, true/false, fill-in-the-blank, short answer, and essay questions with a full answer key.

Introduction to Criminal Justice


Author: Larry Siegel,Joseph Senna
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0495095419
Category: Social Science
Page: 688
View: 9017
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Want to get the most out of your introduction to criminal justice course and ace your exams? Let best-selling authors Larry J. Siegel and Joseph J. Senna show you the way in this Eleventh Edition of INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE. Siegel and Senna take you on an exciting behind-the-scenes look at the workings of the police, courts, and correctional systems. Helping you understand even the most complex concepts and topics, this Eleventh Edition includes plenty of learning tools to guide your study. With a new Careers in Criminal Justice feature in every chapter, interactive online tools, and many real-world criminal justice examples throughout, you will discover the rewards and challenges that criminal justice professionals experience daily. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Criminology


Author: James Treadwell
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446225607
Category: Social Science
Page: 208
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'This accessibly written book is truly innovative in combining an introduction to key perspectives and topics in criminology with a very student friendly study guide to the problems of researching and writing in the discipline' - Professor Kevin Stenson, Middlesex University This book offers a timely introduction both to the discipline of criminology and to the practice of studying it as an undergraduate subject. It takes the reader from first principles in Criminology through to some quite complex ideas and debates. It also offers useful advice on how to grapple with the practical realities of studying this subject. It does both of these in a manner which is always accessible and readable. Dr Tony Kearon, Keele University This is a superb text for the [undergraduate] audience intended. The writing is clear, difficult concepts are explained well, criticality is encouraged, the signposting is adequate and exercises are provided to embed learning. An excellent book overall, and one that deserves wide readership. Peter Hamerton Criminology is part of an exciting new series from SAGE. Developed as accessible reference tools, SAGE Course Companions offer an introduction to the subject and encourage students to extend their understanding of key concepts, issues and debates. Criminology is designed to give those new to the study of criminology, criminal justice and the sociology of deviance a comprehensive overview of the subject matter. It can be used as an introduction to the subject and referred to throughout the degree for tips and revision guidance. Criminology is designed to complement, rather than replace, existing textbooks for the course, and will provide: - Helpful summaries of the course curriculum to aid exam revision and essay planning - Key summaries of the approach taken by the main textbooks on the course - Guidance on the essential study skills required to pass the course - Help with developing critical thinking - Route-maps to aid the development of wider learning above and beyond the textbook - Pointers to success in course exams and written assessment exercises - A tutor's-eye view of what course examiners are looking for - An insider's view of what key course concepts are really all about SAGE Course Companions are much more than revision guides for undergraduate. They are an essential tool to success in undergraduate courses, enriching the learning experience and developing students' understanding.

Basics of Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Criminology


Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 1619057484
Category: Education
Page: 46
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Basics of Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Criminology. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.