Criminology & Criminal Justice Textbooks New textbooks for the 2018-2019 academic year

We are proud to present our Criminology & Criminal Justice textbook catalogue! Browse our selection of titles designed for the classroom and focusing on a wide range of key areas in these important and expanding fields.

Click through the list of section headings to see the books we have available in these areas. Instructors who are interested in a text are invited to request a complimentary exam copy. Just click on the 'Request Inspection Copy' link and fill in our simple, pre-set form with the requisite information.

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  • Criminal Investigation

    A Method for Reconstructing the Past, 8th Edition

    By James W. Osterburg, Richard H. Ward, Larry S. Miller

    A classic in the field, Criminal Investigation: A Method for Reconstructing the Past, Eighth Edition, presents the fundamentals of criminal investigation and provides a sound method for reconstructing a crime based on three major sources of information: people, physical evidence, and records. By…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14 
    Routledge

  • Thinking About Victimization

    Context and Consequences, 1st Edition

    By Jillian J. Turanovic, Travis C. Pratt

    Bringing together cutting-edge theory and research that bridges academic disciplines from criminology and criminal justice, to developmental psychology, sociology, and political science, Thinking About Victimization offers an authoritative, comprehensive, and refreshingly accessible overview of…

    Paperback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Corrections in the Community

    7th Edition

    By Edward J. Latessa, Brian Lovins

    Corrections in the Community, Seventh Edition, examines the current state of community corrections and proposes an evidence-based approach to making programs more effective. As the U.S. prison and jail systems continue to struggle, options like probation, parole, alternative sentencing, and both…

    Paperback – 2019-04-09 
    Routledge

  • Legal Guide for Police

    Constitutional Issues, 11th Edition

    By Jeffery T. Walker, Craig Hemmens

    Legal Guide for Police: Constitutional Issues, 11th Edition, is a valuable tool for criminal justice students and law enforcement professionals, bringing them up-to-date with developments in the law of arrest, search and seizure, police authority to detain, questioning suspects and pretrial…

    Paperback – 2019-02-20
    Routledge

  • Comparative Criminal Justice

    4th Edition

    By Francis Pakes

    This book offers a scholarly introduction to comparative criminal justice. It examines and reflects on the ways different countries and jurisdictions deal with the main stages in the criminal justice process, from policing, to systems of trial, to sentencing, and punishment. This popular bestseller…

    Paperback – 2019-02-15
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Criminal Justice

    9th Edition

    By Bradley D. Edwards, Lawrence F. Travis III

    Introduction to Criminal Justice, Ninth Edition, offers a student-friendly description of the criminal justice process—outlining the decisions, practices, people, and issues involved. It provides a solid introduction to the mechanisms of the criminal justice system, with balanced coverage of the…

    Paperback – 2019-02-11
    Routledge

  • Police Administration

    10th Edition

    By Gary W. Cordner

    This national best-selling 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…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01
    Routledge

  • Criminology

    Explaining Crime and Its Context, 10th Edition

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

    How do societies define crime, and how should it be punished or prevented? Which is a more criminal act, causing a death by dumping toxic material or by shooting a victim with a gun? Are criminals born or made? Criminology: Explaining Crime and Its Context, Tenth Edition, offers a broad perspective…

    Paperback – 2019-01-07
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Criminological Theory

    5th Edition

    By Roger Hopkins Burke

    This book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date introduction to criminological theory for students taking courses in criminology at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Building on previous editions, this book presents the latest research and theoretical developments. The text is divided…

    Paperback – 2018-11-15
    Routledge

  • The Development of Criminological Thought

    Context, Theory and Policy, 1st Edition

    By Chad Posick

    This book focuses on the history and development of criminological thought from the pre-Enlightenment period to the present and offers a detailed and chronological overview of competing theoretical perspectives in criminology in their social and political context. This book covers: A discussion…

    Paperback – 2018-05-01
    Routledge

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