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New and Published Books

  1. Assessing the Long-Term Impact of Truth Commissions

    The Chilean Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Historical Perspective

    By Anita Ferrara

    In 1990, after the end of the Pinochet regime, the newly-elected democratic government of Chile established a Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) to investigate and report on some of the worst human rights violations committed under the seventeen-year military dictatorship. The Chilean TRC...

    Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Victims of Terrorism

    A Comparative and Interdisciplinary Study

    Edited by Orla Lynch, Javier Argomaniz

    Series: Political Violence

    This book examines the politicisation of victims of terrorism and the reality of the victimisation experience within the broader field of terrorism and the resulting conflict. Victims of terrorism are a unique group of individuals whose experience is overlooked in the current literature on...

    Published September 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Beliefs and Expectations in Legal Decision Making

    Edited by Bradley D. McAuliff, Brian H. Bornstein

    Beliefs and expectancies influence our everyday thoughts, feelings, and actions. These attributes make a closer examination of beliefs and expectancies worthwhile in any context, but particularly so within the high-stakes arena of the legal system. Whether the decision maker is a police officer...

    Published September 17th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Routledge Guide to Working in Criminal Justice

    Employability skills and careers in the Criminal Justice sector

    By Ester Ragonese, Anne Rees, Jo Ives, Terry Dray

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

    Published September 16th 2014 by Routledge

  5. State Crime

    Edited by William Chambliss, Chris Moloney

    Series: Critical Concepts in Criminology

    In modern times, the most egregious crimes are undoubtedly those committed, incited, or condoned by states (as well as by de facto authorities exerting political and military control over a substantial territory, such as FARC in Colombia). Indeed, both within and without the academy, there is a...

    Published September 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Crime in England 1815-1880

    Experiencing the criminal justice system

    By Helen Johnston

    Crime in England, 1815-1880 provides a unique insight into crime and the criminal justice system from the early to the late nineteenth century. This book examines crime, criminality and punishment in nineteenth-century England by providing an overview of the key issues with regard to views about...

    Published September 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Criminology

    Explaining Crime and Its Context, 8th Edition

    By Stephen E. Brown, Finn-Aage Esbensen, Gilbert Geis

    This highly acclaimed criminology text presents an up-to-date review of rational choice theories, including deterrence, shaming and routine activities. It also incorporates current examples of deterrence research regarding domestic violence, drunk driving and capital punishment, and features...

    Published September 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. American Criminal Courts

    Legal Process and Social Context

    American Criminal Courts: Legal Process and Social Context is an introductory-level text that offers a comprehensive study of the legal processes that guide criminal courts and the social contexts that introduce variations in the activities of actors inside and outside the court. Specifically the...

    Published September 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Police Administration

    8th Edition

    By Gary W. Cordner

    This text examines police administration from multiple perspectives: a systems perspective (emphasizing the interrelatedness among units and organizations); a traditional, structural perspective (administrative principles, management functions, and the importance of written guidelines); a human...

    Published September 15th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Juvenile Justice

    An Introduction, 7th Edition

    By John T. Whitehead, Steven P. Lab

    Juvenile Justice: An Introduction is a student-friendly analysis of all aspects of the juvenile justice system. The book covers the history and development of the juvenile justice system and the unique issues related to juveniles, including police interaction, court processes, due process,...

    Published September 15th 2014 by Routledge