Law, Justice, and Society: A Sociolegal Introduction

Oxford University Press - Authors anthony walsh and craig hemmens provide detailed discussions of the various ways in which law impacts people based on race, the history and development of the American legal system, gender, the sociology of law, class, court structure, and age while also introducing students to the origins of the law, and the difference between civil and criminal law.

An accessible and lively introduction to the field, Fourth Edition, Justice, and Society: A Sociolegal Introduction, Law, explores the relationship between legal systems and other social institutions using a distinctive sociological point of view.

The Practice of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice

SAGE Publications, Inc - Schutt equip students to evaluate and conduct research. Students engage with the wide realm of new research methods available to them, delve deeper into topics relevant to their field of study, and benefit from the wide variety of new exercises to help them practice as they learn. Bachman and Russell K. The sixth edition of this best-selling text retains the strengths of previous editions while breaking ground with emergent research methods, enhanced tools for learning in the text and online, and contemporary, fascinating research findings.

The practice of research in criminology and Criminal Justice, Sixth Edition continues to demonstrate the vital role research plays by integrating in-depth, real-world case studies with a comprehensive discussion of research methods. Covering research findings from critical areas in criminal justice, and race, such as police use of force, cybercrime, this text helps students understand the importance of research, not just the process.

The Practice of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice - . By pairing research techniques with practical examples from the field, Ronet D.

Write & Wrong: Writing Within Criminal Justice Student Workbook

Jones & Bartlett Learning - Thus, it is crucial for the writer to effectively convey his or her message in a coherent and organized manner. The student workbook includes hands-on writing exercises and reference guides to further help improve the students' writing skills. Written reports and other types of writings by criminal justice and social science professionals can directly affect people's lives.

The second edition also helps students prepare for entering the job market, how to prepare PowerPoint presentations, by discussing how to write a professional résumé and cover letter, and how to write a variety of professional reports. Write & wrong: writing within criminal justice student workbook is a comprehensive workbook that guides students through the entire process of writing an academic-style paper, how to cite in proper APA style, how to take notes without plagiarizing, by teaching them how to conduct library research, and how to complete a final draft of a paper.

Crimes of Hate: Selected Readings

SAGE Publications, Inc - Staying current with the wide-ranging social and legal aspects of hate crimes is essential to understanding policy implications and the growing societal debate. With introductions, this unique anthology combines the most current research on hate crimes with accessible articles from scholarly and legal journals in a single, discussion questions, and resource lists, easily understood format.

Incorporating a variety of perspectives, and controversies, this innovative reader will provoke thought and discussion in undergraduate and graduate students in criminology, Crimes of Hate: Selected Readings examinesPolicy issues and legislationOffenders and organized hate groupsVictims and the impact of hate crimes on individuals and groupsHate crime prevention effortsInternational issues of hate crimeDeveloped as a companion to Gerstenfeld’s Hate Crimes: Causes, criminal justice, Controls, and sociology courses.

Crimes of Hate: Selected Readings - Used book in Good Condition. Gerstenfeld and Diana R. Crimes of hate: selected readings is the first comprehensive reader to offer an up-to-date, multidisciplinary examination of hate crimes. Editors Phyllis B. Grant include articles from a variety of disciplines, sociology, psychology, including criminal justice, criminology, and political science.

As an emerging domain of law, the field of hate crimes is changing rapidly.

Hate Crimes Revisited: America's War On Those Who Are Different

Basic Books - Used book in Good Condition. No more. In this new book by two of the country's leading experts on hate crimes, gender, religion, ethnicity, published ten years after their classic book of the same name, sexual orientation, these most-recognized authorities and media commentators reinterpret this scourge of our generation-hatred based on race, and even citizenship.

In the aftermath of the worst act of terrorism in this country's history-the bombing of the World Trade Center on September 11, most vitally, 2001-the authors probe the causes and characteristics of such acts of hatred and, their consequences for all of us. Used book in Good Condition. Hate crimes-violence aimed at individuals because they are members of a particular group-were once considered the rare illegal actions of a small but vocal assortment of extremists who thrived on hating minorities.

Justice, Crime, and Ethics

Routledge - Used book in Good Condition. The ninth edition includes new material on juvenile justice, corporate crime, and prosecutorial misconduct. This ninth edition continues to deliver a broad scope of topics, legal practice, crime control policy, corrections, focusing on law enforcement, research, sentencing, and philosophical issues.

Used book in Good Condition. Students of criminal justice, as well as instructors and professionals in the field, continue to rely on this thorough, dependable resource on ethical decision making in the criminal justice system. The book’s robust coverage encompasses contentious issues such as capital punishment, prison corruption, and the use of deception in police interrogation.

Justice, Crime, and Ethics - The “policy and ethics” feature and new “Ethical Dilemma” feature added to most chapters illuminate the ethics of institutions as well as individuals. Justice, and ethics, crime, a leading textbook in criminal justice programs, examines ethical dilemmas pertaining to the administration of criminal justice and professional activities in the field.

Before the Law: An Introduction to the Legal Process

Cengage Learning - Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Excerpts from recent and classic court cases, psychological, including court opinions; sociological, as well as material on trends in legal studies come from a range of legal sources, and anthropological analyses; historical and philosophical approaches; and literary reflections.

Before the law promotes an interdisciplinary approach for introducing students to the purpose and practice of law in our society. Used book in Good Condition. Readings cover such current topics as online dispute resolution and protection of personal and property rights in cyberspace; gay marriage; and post-9/11 legislation for fighting terrorism.

Deviant Behavior

Routledge - Deviance is discussed from the sociological perspectives of positivism and constructionism. Deviant behavior provides a comprehensive study of the behavior, beliefs, and reactions to deviance, conditions, giving students a better understanding of this phenomenon. Used book in Good Condition. New to this edition: Two chapters on crime make clearer distinctions between criminalization of behavior, vs.

Readers will grasp the reason behind deviant behavior through the positivist perspective and why certain actions, beliefs, and physical characteristics are condemned through the constructionist perspective. Routledge. Used book in Good Condition. Criminal behavior itself more discussion of the relativity of deviance, including how murder is socially and legally constructed expands the notion that conspiracy theory is a form of cognitive deviance New discussion furthers the difference between labeling theory and constructionism New Section on environmental pollution with reference to "green criminology" New section added on Deviance and Harm Newsworthy new features include: A Formerly Homeless Man Speaks Out Victimization and Abuse Mass Incarceration Stop and Frisk Missing Black Men? with implications for families and demography Arrest-Incarceration Gap Disparities in Sentencing The End of the Crime Decline? The Brother of a Murder Victim Speaks Out A Tattoo Collector Gets Inked Faculty-Student Sex Reflections on Studying BDSM Used book in Good Condition.

The Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Prison

Routledge - It presents extensive evidence from mainstream data that the criminal justice system does not function in the way it says it does nor in the way that readers believe it should. Routledge. The authors develop a theoretical perspective from which readers might understand these failures and evaluate them morally―and they to do it in a short and relatively inexpensive text written in plain language.

Used book in Good Condition. New to this edition: presents recent data comparing the harms due to criminal activity with the harms of dangerous―but not criminal―corporate actions Presents new data on recent crime rate declines, which are paired with data on how public safety is not prioritized by the U.

S. Routledge. Used book in Good Condition. For nearly 40 years, this classic text has taken the issue of economic inequality seriously and asked: Why are our prisons filled with the poor? Why aren’t the tools of the criminal justice system being used to protect Americans from predatory business practices and to punish well-off people who cause widespread harm? The Rich Get Richer shows readers that much that goes on in the criminal justice system violates citizens’ sense of basic fairness.

The Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Prison - Government updates statistics on crime, victimization, wealth and discrimination, plus coverage of the increasing role of criminal justice fines and fees in generating revenue for government Updates on the costs to society of white-collar crime Updates and deepened analysis of why fundamental reforms are not undertaken Streamlined and condensed prose for greater clarity Used book in Good Condition.

Invitation to Law and Society, Second Edition: An Introduction to the Study of Real Law Chicago Series in Law and Society

University of Chicago Press - While surveying prominent issues and distinctive approaches to both law as it is written and actual legal practices, as well as the law’s potential as a tool for social change, this volume provides a view of law that is more real but just as compelling as its mythic counterpart. Used book in Good Condition.

. Routledge. Used book in Good Condition. Law and society is a rapidly growing field that turns the conventional view of law as mythical abstraction on its head. Used book in Good Condition. With this second edition of invitation to law and Society, Calavita brings up to date what is arguably the leading introduction to this exciting, evolving field of inquiry and adds a new chapter on the growing law and cultural studies movement.

Invitation to Law and Society, Second Edition: An Introduction to the Study of Real Law Chicago Series in Law and Society - Routledge. Deftly interweaving scholarship with familiar examples, Calavita shows how scholars in the discipline are collectively engaged in a subversive exposé of law’s public mythology. Kitty calavita brilliantly brings to life the ways in which law is found not only in statutes and courtrooms but in our institutions and interactions, while inviting readers into conversations that introduce the field’s dominant themes and most lively disagreements.

Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Criminology

Cengage Learning - Routledge. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Providing the most comprehensive, authoritative introduction to criminal justice research available today -- and enhanced by new examples e. G. Violence prevention, applications, cannabis cultivation, research, and built-in study tools -- the eighth edition continues its focus on engaging readers like you in DOING research.

Routledge. Used book in Good Condition. Featuring real-world examples and comprehensive coverage of qualitative methods, the market-leading research methods for criminal JUSTICE AND CRIMINOLOGY combines the scholarship, accuracy, and conversational tone of Earl Babbie's best-selling THE PRACTICE OF SOCIAL RESEARCH with Mike Maxfield's expertise in criminology and criminal justice.