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Criminal Justice Courses

Welcome to our Criminal Justice publishing program.
Take a look inside at teaching and learning tools that:

  • Reflect our high scholarly standards
  • Speak effectively to today's college students
  • Represent the most current pedagogical trends

 

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Foundations of Criminal Justice

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$89.95

Stephen S. Owen, Henry F. Fradella, Tod W. Burke...

9780199374335
Paperback
July 2014

For Students. For Professionals. For Citizens. Understand the core ideas of law and justice. Make better decisions in criminal justice.

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Criminal Justice: Mainstream and Crosscurrents

Third Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$99.95

John Randolph Fuller

9780199997961
Paperback
July 2013

Criminal Justice: Mainstream and Crosscurrents uses a distinctive crosscurrents theme to teach students about the complexities of the criminal justice system--and help them think critically about critical issues.

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Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology: A Mixed Methods Approach

Retail Price to Students:

$69.95

Mark M. Lanier and Lisa T. Briggs

9780199927968
Paperback
March 2013

The only text that gives equal coverage to qualitative and quantitative methods--and teaches students how to combine them for more accurate results

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Confronting Gangs: Crime and Community

Third Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$49.95

G. David Curry, Scott H. Decker, and David C. Pyrooz

9780199891917
Paperback
February 2013

A balanced look at the causes and consequences of gang life

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Significant Cases in Juvenile Justice

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$29.95

Craig Hemmens, Benjamin Steiner, and David Mueller

9780199958412
Paperback
January 2013

A flexible text providing summaries and analysis of the key cases in juvenile justice

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Criminal Justice: The Essentials

Third Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$39.95

Steven P. Lab, Marian R. Williams, Jefferson E. Holcomb...

9780199935895
Paperback
December 2012

The most straightforward and affordable introductory text on the market

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Foundations of Criminal Justice

Retail Price to Students:

$79.95

Stephen S. Owen, Henry F. Fradella, Tod W. Burke...

9780195387322
Paperback
November 2011

Understand the core ideas of law and justice. Make better decisions in criminal justice.

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Transnational Crime and the 21st Century: Criminal Enterprise, Corruption, and Opportunity

Retail Price to Students:

$34.95

Jay S. Albanese

9780195397826
Paperback
January 2011

The first book that assesses transnational crime from a criminological perspective

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The Cycle of Juvenile Justice

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$24.95

Thomas J. Bernard and Megan C. Kurlychek

9780195370362
Paperback
October 2010

A provocative and honest assessment of juvenile justice in the 21st century

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Criminal Justice: The Essentials

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$39.95

Steven P. Lab, Marian R. Williams, Jefferson E. Holcomb...

9780199737192
Paperback
January 2010

The most straightforward and affordable introductory text on the market

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The Death Penalty: A Worldwide Perspective

Fourth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$65.00

Roger Hood CBE QC (Hon) DCL FBA and Carolyn Hoyle

9780199228478
Paperback
June 2008

This completely revised and updated fourth edition of the classic study on the death penalty surveys and analyzes the status of the death penalty as a punishment worldwide.

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Researching Theories of Crime and Deviance

Retail Price to Students:

$47.95

Charis E. Kubrin, Thomas D. Stucky, and Marvin D. Krohn

9780195340860
Paperback
April 2008

This dynamic and compelling text offers a critical evaluation of the research methods that generate data, bridging the gap between theory and research in the study of crime and deviant behavior.

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Making Sense of Criminal Justice: Policies and Practices

Retail Price to Students:

$47.95

G. Larry Mays and Rick Ruddell

9780195332445
Paperback
March 2007

Working from a balanced viewpoint, this topical, issues-oriented approach encourages students to think critically about major dilemmas faced by participants in the criminal justice system.

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Simple Statistics: Applications in Criminology and Criminal Justice

Retail Price to Students:

$68.95

Terance D. Miethe

9780195330717
Paperback
September 2006

A concise and compelling introduction to basic statistics for students of criminology and criminal justice.

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Criminal Justice and Moral Issues

Retail Price to Students:

$58.95

Robert F. Meier and Gilbert Geis

9780195330601
Paperback
July 2005

"The writing style is extremely clear and the treatment of topics very balanced, providing an approach that examines the issues fairly and head-on."--Richard A. Ball, Pennsylvania State University

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The American Dictionary of Criminal Justice: Key Terms and Major Court Cases

Third Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$44.95

Dean John Champion

9780195330458
Paperback
October 2004

A reference every student of the criminal justice system should own, this resource will assist students in a variety of courses--as well as in writing papers and understanding terminology in journal articles.

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The Juvenile Justice System: Law and Process

Retail Price to Students:

$79.95

Joseph B. Sanborn and Anthony W. Salerno

9780195330182
Paperback
October 2004

This compelling and accessible text explores the many differences between the juvenile justice and the criminal justice systems--both those that benefit youths and those that are arguably unfair to them.

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Criminal Justice: Concepts and Issues: An Anthology

Fourth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$68.95

Chris W. Eskridge

9780195332056
Paperback
January 2004

This cutting-edge anthology provides comprehensive coverage of the field of criminal justice.

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Explaining Criminal Justice

Retail Price to Students:

$58.95

Steven P. Lab, Marian Williams, Jefferson E. Holcomb...

9780195330311
Paperback
October 2003

The first brief survey text designed for students entering the field of criminal justice who lack a criminal justice background.

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The American Legal System: Foundations, Processes, and Norms

Retail Price to Students:

$117.95

Albert P. Melone and Allan Karnes

9780195330168
Hardcover
April 2003

Anchored in social science concepts, this text demonstrates the relationships between private law and public law issues, the business legal environment, as well as related subjects of interest.

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