Criminology

Author: BarCharts Inc
Publisher: Quickstudy
ISBN: 1423214234
Release Date: 2010-12
Genre: Social Science

Our comprehensive, 3-panel guide examines in detail the many experts and their theories that have made criminology a prominent field of study. Color-coded sections and up-to-date information make learning about this subject a breeze!

Criminal Justice

Author: Michael Pittaro
Publisher: Quickstudy
ISBN: 1423203054
Release Date: 2007-05-16
Genre: Law

Step-by-step outline of the U.S. system for investigating & prosecuting criminal offenses - from arrest to disposition.

Criminology A Complete Introduction Teach Yourself

Author: Peter Joyce
Publisher: Teach Yourself
ISBN: 9781444170252
Release Date: 2013-01-04
Genre: Social Science

Written by Peter Joyce, who is a current criminology lecturer and a leading researcher, Criminology - The Essentials is designed to give you everything you need to succeed, all in one place. It covers the key areas that students are expected to be confident in, outlining the basics in clear jargon-free English, and then providing added-value features like summaries of key books, and even lists of questions you might be asked in your seminar or exam. The book uses a structure that mirrors many university courses on criminology - starting with definitions of crime, then examining why people commit crime, and how crime can be prevented and detected. Later chapters hone in on the criminal justice system itself, examining the role of the police, the courts and prisons. This book is unique for its comparative approach to criminology, enabling students to understand criminology in the context of the UK, the US and further afield. Teach Yourself titles employ the 'Breakthrough method', which is designed specifically to overcome problems that students face. - Problem: 'I find it difficult to remember what I've read.'; Solution: this book includes end-of-chapter questions and summaries - Problem: 'Most books mention important other sources, but I can never find them in time.'; Solution: this book includes key texts and case studies are summarised, complete with fully referenced quotes ready to use in your essay or exam. - Problem: 'Lots of introductory books turn out to cover totally different topics than my course.'; Solution: this book is written by a current university lecturer who understands what students are expected to know.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to the Criminal Justice System

Author: Robin Sax, Esq.
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101145081
Release Date: 2009-10-06
Genre: Political Science

Learning About Crime, Pays. Most people watch television shows such as Law and Order and see a simplified version of the world of cops and courtrooms. In fact, the American criminal justice system is one of the most complex legal establishments in the world. The Complete Idiot's Guide® to the Criminal Justice System de- mystifies the complexity of the judicial establishment and the bureaucracy behind it in a clear, jargon-free and detailed portrait so that any citizen can understand how it works. -- Public is highly interested in criminal investigations and trials -- Also a useful resource for people planning to enter these fields -- Includes detailed glossary of legal terms

Sociology

Author: BarCharts, Inc.
Publisher:
ISBN: 1423224353
Release Date: 2014-12-31
Genre:

The essentials of the systematic and scientific study of human social behavior, groups and society. Extremely easy to access, study by, and reference for students in college courses or students of the world around them.

Crime and Criminology

Author: Sue Titus Reid
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454896463
Release Date: 2017-11-06
Genre: Social Science

Known for its unique blend of social science and legal research, Crime and Criminology, Fifteenth Edition uses an interdisciplinary approach to bring a sprawling subject into sharp relief. From the history and theory of criminal law to today’s hot-button topics, leading scholar Reid clearly explains to students how criminology affects and relates to criminal justice policies. Key Features: An effective and unique balance of social science and legal research. Media Focus and Global Focus boxes that give context to theories with discussions of current, real-life events. Student-friendly chapter outlines, chapter summaries, key terms, exhibits, study questions, and Internet assignments. Case excerpts and related material organized in a supplement to make the book more flexible for a variety of class structures. New material on: medical marijuana, mental illness, cybercrime, crimes by and against the police, and the impact of gender and race in sentencing decisions.

Career Criminals in Society

Author: Matt DeLisi
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 9781412905541
Release Date: 2005-02-15
Genre: Social Science

Career Criminals in Society examines the small but dangerous group of repeat offenders who are most damaging to society. The book encourages readers to think critically about the causes of criminal behavior and the potential of the criminal justice system to reduce crime. Author Matt DeLisi draws upon his own practitioner experience, interviewing criminal defendants to argue that career criminals can be combated only with a combination of prevention efforts and retributive criminal justice system policies.

Criminology

Author: Piers Beirne
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199334641
Release Date: 2014-09-10
Genre: Social Science

"This is a comprehensive introduction to the study of crime and criminological theory for criminology courses. The authors take a critical sociological approach, which emphasizes the relationship between gender, class, race, age, and crime. Definitions of crime and the measurement of crime are subjected to a critical analysis that focusses on the social construction of crime and crime rates. The book addresses historical, feminist, and comparative perspectives highlighting the major types of crime and victimization patterns. It is of most interest to those who teach criminology out of a sociology department, those who are sociologists teaching the course out of CJ, or any instructor for whom a critical approach is key"--

Psychology

Author: Barcharts, Inc.
Publisher: Quickstudy
ISBN: 1423216598
Release Date: 2011-05-31
Genre: Psychology

Psychology students and those already practicing in the field will want to obtain this jam-packed, 3-panel (6 page) expanded version of BarCharts popular Psychology: Abnormal guide. The new information, along with the original guide text, lists a variety of mental disorders and the therapies used to treat them; each color-coded section features key definitions and examples for easy reference. "

Psychology

Author: Albert E. Lyngzeidetson, Ph.D.
Publisher: Quickstudy
ISBN: 1423219627
Release Date: 2012-12-31
Genre: Psychology

The mind is more than just the brain, and its complexities still stump scientists. However, for students of introductory psychology, or those in advanced courses who would like a quick refresher, core psychological concepts are made clear in BarCharts' best-selling Psychology guide, which has been newly updated and expanded for this edition. Updated information and an additional panel, including new tables and illustrations, concisely explain concepts from basic brain anatomy to social roles and emotions.

Student Handbook of Criminal Justice and Criminology

Author: John Muncie
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781135334345
Release Date: 2013-02-01
Genre: Law

Written by some of the leading criminologists in the country, this new title is a 'one-stop shop' for those who teach, study or are interested in criminology and the criminal justice systems of the UK.

Math Review

Author: Barcharts, Inc.
Publisher: Quickstudy
ISBN: 142321871X
Release Date: 2012-05-31
Genre: Mathematics

Take the mystery out of basic math with the latest edition of BarCharts' best-selling Math Review QuickStudy� guide. With updated content and an additional panel of information, Math Review includes hard-to-remember formulas and properties, along with numerous examples and illustrations to improve understanding. This comprehensive math guide will assist you way beyond your high school and college years.

Convict Criminology

Author: Jeffrey Ian Ross
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN: 0534574335
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Law

CONVICT CRIMINOLOGY is a collection of chapters written by criminologists, half of whom are ex-convicts. The book includes provocative discussions of rehabilitation, recidivism, drug addiction, life inside different prison systems, transincarceration, discrimination against felons, fathers in prison, and children in adult jails. The book merges autobiographical stories with criminological research to introduce a convict perspective that includes new ideas, vocabulary, and policy recommendations. CONVICT CRIMINOLOGY is a comprehensive text that covers all major topics related to prison life, prisoner reentry to the community, and research on prisons, in an engaging, thought-provoking style.

Psychology

Author: Albert E. Lyngzeidetson, Ph.D.
Publisher: Quickstudy
ISBN: 1423214390
Release Date: 2010-05-31
Genre: Social Science

This multi-colored guide is created for both college students and psychology enthusiasts as it covers the fundamental concepts of developmental psychology.

Textbook on Criminology

Author: Katherine S. Williams
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780199592708
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Social Science

This text offers an engaging and wide-ranging account of crime and criminology. It provides a clear and comprehensive consideration of the theoretical, practical, and political aspects of the subject, including the influence of physical, biological, psychological, and social factors on criminality.