Author: Amy B. Thistlethwaite
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
Release Date: 2013-09-19
This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. An authoritative review of foundational research in criminal justice. Forty Studies that Changed Criminal Justice, 2e presents a thorough yet concise summary of the major and influential research studies in the field of criminal justice. Knowledge in criminal justice is developed with research, yet introductory textbooks fail to offer more than cursory synopses of the significant empirical studies that established the foundation of the discipline. This book provides a rich understanding of important research published in each of the three general areas of criminal justice: policing, courts, and corrections. More than a just collection of original published articles, the text is a summary of studies that have shaped the criminal justice system.
Sociology teachers exercise immense teaching and pedagogical skills to 'entertain' and motivate the generation of post-16 sociology students. This title seeks to develop a teaching and learning package to support teachers.
As towns and cities expand at unprecedented rates, sustainable urban development is one of the most pressing challenges facing the international community in the 21st century. This publication examines the realities faced by urban populations around the world, focusing on the impact of globalisation and the way cities are governed and planned, on the make-up and density of their population, and on their cultures and economies. Issues considered include: the impact of globalisation on urban culture; urban renewal and cultural strategies; the concept of metropolitanization; socio-economic and cultural impacts of international migration; urban poverty and homelessness, social inequality and exclusion; urban governance, safety and crime trends; contemporary planning strategies and the role of civil society; progress towards attainment of the Millennium Development Goals targets for sanitation and housing. The report highlights the need for a new culture of planning to establish multicultural and inclusive cities, involving civil society as well as public authorities.
Author: Mark Pogrebin
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Social Science
This is one of the first books to focus on the use of qualitative research in each component of the criminal justice system. It provides varied examples of qualitative research methods applications for the study and analysis of the field. Each of the book's chapters has an overview that discusses the qualitative method used by the different authors, with brief commentaries that analyse the research techniques. The articles selected for this anthology explore professionals' experiences in the criminal justice system.
Author: Steven Jay Lynn
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
Release Date: 2009-06-01
Psychology: A Framework for Everyday Thinking teaches students how to critically evaluate psychological claims that they experience in everyday life and to apply the science of psychology to the world around them, all within a 14 chapter organization.