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Author(s): Kevin M Beaver
New Fourth Edition Now Available!
Thousands of studies have been published attempting to uncover how the brain works, the functions of different regions of the brain, and how specific parts of the brain contribute to the development of certain disorders.
The overwhelming majority of this work has been produced by molecular and behavioral geneticists, neuroscientists, psychologists, and psychiatrists; not by criminologists and certainly not by sociologists.
A challenging and controversial topic, police use of force, covered in a way to explain the “why” in a straightforward and unbiased manner.
Author(s): Laurie Kubicek
Prepare Students for Criminal Justice / Legal Careers in California
Criminal Law in Maryland: Cases, Concepts, and Critical Analysis focuses on this fascinating subject with specific interest being on the state of Maryland.
Author(s): Morgan Peterson
Enforcement Psychology: Coping with the Rigors of Policing is an innovative guide that explores the emotional environment of law enforcement. Law enforcement officers work in highly emotional settings, yet must be in control of their own emotions. This guide will help the reader navigate through and understand the different emotive situations that police officers face on a daily basis.
Author(s): Craig Harter
Fundamental Concepts in Criminal Justice is an introductory textbook that provides students with a vast amount of subject matter that is both relevant and foundational to the criminal justice discipline. These topics include, but are not limited to the following areas: Evolution of Crime and Punishment; Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice; Criminal Law; Criminal Procedure; Courts and the Judiciary; and Juvenile Justice.
Author(s): Cortney Fisher
Something Bad Happened Last Night: The Study of the Victim’s Role in the Criminal Justice System is not intended to be a comprehensive analysis of all crime victims and the various ways in which crime impacts crime victims. This text is an introductory exploration of crime victims, the impact of crime, and the role of the crime victim in the criminal justice process, with a special focus on victims of violent crime.