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The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
This is a Summary of Michelle Alexander’s The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness With dazzling candor, legal scholar Michelle Alexander argues that by targeting black men through the War on Drugs and decimating communities of color, the U.S. criminal justice system functions as a contemporary system of racial control.
Triadi - La minaccia occulta della criminalità cinese nel Mondo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,340. Language: Italian. Published: March 22, 2016 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
In questo libro vengono descritte le triadi cinesi attive in tutti i settori criminali e con ramificazioni in tutto il Mondo, compresa l'Italia.
To Steal a Child
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 231,530. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions
A case history of child abduction. “There is always a better way to do things.” D.L.Baron
Blood Trails Across Texas: True Crime Stories as Told by the Men Who Lived Them
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,810. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
True crime stories that span Texas from the northern Louisiana border to the Gulf Coast, northwest to San Antonio and the Hill Country, then west again to the rugged desert on the Mexican border. Welcome to the harsh and gritty side of life.
Good Courts: The Case for Problem-Solving Justice
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 60,570. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » Law » Courts and trial practice
Public confidence in American criminal courts is at an all-time low. Victims, communities, and even offenders view courts as unable to respond adequately to complex social and legal problems including drugs, prostitution, domestic violence, and quality-of-life crime. Judges and attorneys think that the courts produce assembly-line justice. But problem-solving courts offer an effective alternative.
C4LEO: Communication for Law Enforcement: Promoting Police Legitimacy through Procedural Justice
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 22,510. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
Improve police legitimacy by developing communications strategies that include a sense of procedural justice. Cultural awareness and police communication. Improving police-public relationships. Police communications and social media. Good manners for police.
Vigilantes - It’s Payback Time
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,200. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
In this book, famous cases of ordinary-people-turned-avengers are explored. First we have the cowboys of the Wild West, dishing out justice in towns where the law was barely established. In many of these towns a power struggle raged between a Sheriff and the locals, each side unsure of exactly how to deal with the no-good scavengers descending on the Gold Rush towns of the old mid-West.
Riding with the Blues
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,330. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Decision-making & problem solving
From Ferguson to Baltimore to Hattiesburg, police officers face an unprecedented challenge—how to keep the law while maintaining public trust. Riding with the Blues explores the often hidden world behind the badge, taking readers beyond the front lines of law enforcement to see how officers feel about their work and the people they protect.
The Victim Shall Benefit
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,030. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
This eBook address the issue of violent crime with a refreshing outlook. Realistic suggestions are given to address crime which has risen to alarming levels world-wide.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 128, Number 6 - April 2015
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 160,940. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
Harvard Law Review, Apr. 2015, includes the annual Developments in the Law survey of a particular area of legal concern; the topic is Policing. Other contents: "Consent Procedures and American Federalism," Bridget Fahey; "Anticipatory Remedies for Takings," Thomas Merrill; "How a 'Lawless' China Made Modern America," Carol G.S. Tan; plus several Recent Cases commentaries, and Recent Publications.
Introduction to Conducting Private Investigations: Private Investigator Entry Level (02E)
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 75,730. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015 by Coventry House Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » Reference » Careers
"Introduction to Conducting Private Investigations" provides the essential tools you need to become a successful private investigator. From conducting straightforward background investigations to more complicated cases involving accidents and fraud, you will learn the critical skills needed to conduct all types of investigations and build a thriving business.
The Recipes of the Mafia: The Secret Plates of the ’Ndrangheta
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,700. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Italian, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
These are the recipes of the meals during which the future of some people was decided or which are connected with important historical moments. They are part of the codes of “life and death” (“vita e morte”) that were recovered by the Italian Police in an anti-mafia operation organized in Calabria, on the grounds of the Sanctuary of Madonna of the Mountains. The Code contains 20 recipes
Eyes Pried Open: Rookie FBI Agent
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 82,280. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
In 2005, after working for ten years in a comfortable but mundane corporate job in San Antonio, Texas, Vincent Sellers successfully managed to leave behind a dreary cubicle landscape and begin the exciting challenges of a crime-fighting FBI agent. His journey is chronicled in Eyes Pried Open: Rookie FBI Agent.
Father Figure: My Mission to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,480. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014 by Mountain Springs House. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Child Abuse, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
This book is focused on prevention of child sexual abuse. It elaborates on the possibility of preventing abuse by avoiding a potentially abusive setup. The book discusses the numerous challenges faced in trying to work effectively with the various “systems”. However, it also demonstrates that even an ordinary citizen can do something effective to prevent child sexual abuse.
A Sense of Freedom
You set the price! Words: 47,460. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
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The true story of a single mother's descent into criminality.
FBI Forensic DNA Analysis and Database: CODIS, National DNA Index System, Federal DNA Database Unit (FDDU), Familial Search, Quality Assurance, National DNA Index System (NDIS) Procedures
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 122,460. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
This essential guide to FBI forensic DNA analysis and database management reproduces important guides and manuals, including the National DNA Index System (NDIS) Operational Procedures Manual, FBI Quality Assurance Standards Audit for Forensic DNA Testing Laboratories and Federal DNA Database Unit DNA Buccal Collection Kit Training and Procedures.
The Transformation of Criminal Due Process in the Administrative State: The Targeted Urban Crime Narcotics Task Force
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,440. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
Classic study in law & society, available to scholars & others in criminal justice, due process & policing. The author reflects: "...it was my first day in the field that the police liaison to the district attorney's probation revocation program exclaimed, 'Forget rights! Forget right to jury! Forget right to bail! There are no rights!' " This book shows how due process became mere administration.
The Changing Legal World of Adolescence
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 56,230. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » Law » Child Advocacy
This work attempts to explain changes in the legal conception of adolescence as a stage of life and as a transition to adulthood. The intended audience includes lawyers and others—such as parents, professionals, and kids—puzzled by trends labeled "children's liberation" and "the revolution in juvenile justice." Much cited and long recognized as an authority, it is a classic of law & society.
Reducing Crime, Reducing Incarceration: Essays on Criminal Justice Innovation
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,100. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
A new collection of compelling and challenging essays from one of the leading voices on criminal justice reform, it makes the argument that small changes on the ground can add up to big improvements in criminal justice. How do you launch a new justice reform? How do you measure impact? Is it possible to spread new practices to resistant audiences? Berman tells the tale of successful reforms.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Social Capital, Policing and the Rule-of-Law: Keys to Stabilization, Military Police - Prisons, Iraq, Afghanistan
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 105,990. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » History » Military
Social Capital, Policing and Rule-of-Law: Keys to Stabilization reflects a breadth of U.S. Army War College Strategy Research papers which tackled tough issues. Stabilization is a process in which personnel identify and mitigate underlying sources of instability to establish the conditions for long-term stability.

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