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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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Understanding and Using Statistics for Criminology and Criminal Justice

First Edition

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Jonathon A. Cooper, Peter A. Collins, and Anthony Walsh

9780199364473
Online Resource
September 2015

Comprehensive textbook for using statistics in criminal justice.

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Understanding and Using Statistics for Criminology and Criminal Justice

Retail Price to Students:

$69.95

Jonathon A. Cooper, Peter A. Collins, and Anthony Walsh

9780199364466
Paperback
September 2015

Addressing questions like "Why do we use a particular technique?" and "How do these numbers translate back to the real world?," this accessible text explains statistics at the conceptual level before presenting math to students

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Criminal Justice: The Essentials

Fourth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$39.95

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

9780190272524
Paperback
September 2015

Concise. Flexible. Affordable.

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A Country Called Prison: Mass Incarceration and the Making of a New Nation

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$29.95

Mary D. Looman and John D. Carl

9780190211035
Hardcover
July 2015

In A Country Called Prison, Looman and Carl form a foundation of understanding to demonstrate that prison is a culture, not purely an institution made up of fences, building, and policies.

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Writing in the Social Sciences: A Guide for Term Papers and Book Reviews

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$36.99

Jake Muller

9780199009862
Paperback
December 2014

A clear, step-by-step guide to the entire writing process, ideal for social science students new to academic writing

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Current Legal Issues in Criminal Justice: Readings

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$39.95

Craig Hemmens

9780199355334
Paperback
September 2014

Examining diverse and frequently debated topics, these in-depth essays approach "hot-button" issues from both legal and sociological perspectives

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Foundations of Criminal Justice

Second Edition

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$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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Making Sense of Criminal Justice: Policies and Practices

Second Edition

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$49.95

G. Larry Mays and Rick Ruddell

9780199314133
Paperback
January 2014

Encourages students to think critically about the major dilemmas faced by participants in the criminal justice system

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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

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$72.95

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

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

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$39.95

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

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$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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Researching Theories of Crime and Deviance

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$49.95

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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The Death Penalty: America's Experience with Capital Punishment

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$49.95

Raymond Paternoster, Robert Brame, and Sarah Bacon

9780195332421
Paperback
July 2007

"All salient issues and elements of the death penalty debate are thoroughly and carefully presented."--John Cochran, University of South Florida

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Simple Statistics: Applications in Criminology and Criminal Justice

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$76.95

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

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$62.95

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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