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This second edition of the Handbook of Victims and Victimology presents a comprehensively revised and updated set of essays, bringing together internationally recognised scholars and practitioners to offer substantial research informed overviews within their specialist fields of investigation. This…
Paperback – 2017-07-14
Criminal Dismemberment is the first book to examine dismemberment as a phenomenon in the context of criminal acts. While the number of such dismemberment cases in any given country is often small, the notion of dismemberment captures the imagination, often leading many to question the motivations…
Hardback – 2017-07-07
Lonnie H. Athens’ path-breaking work examines a problem that has baffled experts and the general public alike: How does a person become a predatory violent criminal? In the original edition, the process that Athens labeled “violentization” encompassed four stages: brutalization, defiance,…
Paperback – 2017-05-15
Unlike current books on the market that focus primarily on the technical aspects of surveillance and protection, Security Surveillance Centers: Design, Implementation, and Operation focuses on the operation of a security surveillance center. This text explains in detail the role of security…
Hardback – 2017-04-13
Crime and Criminal Justice in America, Third Edition, addresses the major controversial issues in U.S. policing, courts, and the correctional system. This book features unique graphics and contemporary data and research, developed by Joycelyn Pollock, criminologist, and University Distinguished…
Paperback – 2017-03-01
There are visible signs that the "get-tough" era of punishment is finally winding down. A "get-smart" agenda has emerged that aims to reduce costs and crime by reducing the incarceration of non-violent drug offenders, expanding use of community-based corrections, revising sentencing structures, and…
Paperback – 2017-02-01
Forensic Podiatry: Principles and Methods, Second Edition has been completely updated to reflect the latest developments and advancements in this changing field. New additions to the book, from the previous edition, include all new chapters on the expert witness, Frye Test, and Daubert Standard, as…
Hardback – 2017-01-19
This book provides a history of emergency planning with respect to nuclear power plant accidents from the 1950’s to the 2000’s. It gives an overview of essential concepts that a working emergency planner should know, including brief overviews of the health physics and plant engineering that…
Hardback – 2017-01-10
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The Forensics & Criminal Justice collection encompasses books on law enforcement, policing, criminal justice and the law, forensic pathology, crime scene investigation, DNA analysis, and fire investigation. Examining the science and practice of law, justice, and forensics, topics range from crime causation, interviewing, investigation, and global police practice to laboratory testing, DNA testing, crime scene investigation, and unique forensic science areas of specialty. Books in this collection are written by professors, pathologists, forensic scientists, and police practitioners at the top of their fields.