• Social Science

Introduction to Criminology + Interactive Ebook


Author: Pamela J. Schram,Stephen G. Tibbetts
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781506379555
Category: Social Science
Page: N.A
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    • Social Science

Introduction to Criminology

Why Do They Do It?
Author: Pamela J. Schram,Stephen G. Tibbetts
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1506347576
Category: Social Science
Page: 616
View: 6833
Introduction to Criminology, Why Do They Do It?, Second Edition, by Pamela J. Schram Stephen G. Tibbetts, offers a contemporary and integrated discussion of the key theories that help us understand crime in the 21st century. With a focus on why offenders commit crimes, this bestseller skillfully engages students with real-world cases and examples to help students explore the fundamentals of criminology. To better align with how instructors actually teach this course, coverage of violent and property crimes has been integrated into the theory chapters, so students can clearly understand the application of theory to criminal behavior. Unlike other introductory criminology textbooks, the Second Edition discusses issues of diversity in each chapter and covers many contemporary topics that are not well represented in other texts, such as feminist criminology, cybercrime, hate crimes, white-collar crime, homeland security, and identity theft. Transnational comparisons regarding crime rates and the methods other countries use to deal with crime make this edition the most universal to date and a perfect companion for those wanting to learn about criminology in context.

    • Social Science

Introduction to Criminology

Why Do They Do It? - Interactive Ebook
Author: Pamela J. Schram,Stephen G. Tibbetts
Publisher: Sage Publications, Incorporated
ISBN: 9781506379388
Category: Social Science
Page: N.A
View: 7841
Instructors: Bundle the Interactive eBook with its print version and your students get the eBook for free! Order using bundle ISBN: 978-1-5063-8324-8 Contact your Sales Representative for more information. Students: Still need to purchase an Access Code? Just select the "BUY NOW" button on this page to purchase your interactive eBook and obtain your individual access code. This dynamic Interactive eBook version of the Second Edition of Pamela J. Schram and Stephen G. Tibbetts' best-selling text, Introduction to Criminology goes way beyond highlighting and note-taking! Read your mobile-friendly eBook anywhere, anytime with easy access across desktop, smartphone, and tablet devices. Using the VitalSource Bookshelf� platform, download your book to a personal computer and read it offline, share notes and highlights with instructors and classmates who are using the same eBook, and "follow" friends and instructors as they make their own notes and highlights. Simply click on icons in the eBook to experience a broad array of multimedia resources as well as get access to academic and professional articles. VIDEO: Relevant interviews, lectures, personal stories, inquiries, animated graphics, and other clips bring deeper learning and understanding as you explore key topics. AUDIO: Engaging podcasts and audio resources supplement and enrich key points within the text. REFERENCE AND JOURNAL ARTICLES: Access to articles from SAGE's influential journals, handbooks, and encyclopedias offer important background and exposure to seminal work in your field of study.

    • Social Science

Introduction to Criminology Interactive eBook


Author: Pamela J. Schram,Stephen G. Tibbetts
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
ISBN: 9781483300207
Category: Social Science
Page: N.A
View: 5128
This dynamic new Interactive eBook version of Pamela J. Schram and Stephen G. Tibbetts' bestselling text, Introduction to Criminology: Why Do They Do It? is ideal for students in online and traditional courses who prefer a more contemporary, multimedia-integrated presentation for learning. It provides students with integrated links to engaging video and audio as well as access to complete academic and professional articles, all from the same pages found in the printed text. Students will also have immediate access to study tools such as highlighting, bookmarking, note-taking, and more! We invite you to explore this chapter from the text: Chapter 12. Developmental/Life-Course Perspectives of Criminality Students: Still need to purchase an Access Code? Just select the "Buy Item Now" button on this page to purchase your individual access code. Bundle Option Bundle the Print Version of Introduction to Criminology with the Interactive eBook for FREE! Bundle ISBN: 978-1-4833-0228-7 Please contact your Sales Representative for more information.

    • Business & Economics

The Essentials of Technical Communication


Author: Elizabeth Tebeaux,Sam Dragga
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780190856144
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 432
View: 4694
This text is a clear, concise, and practical guide to effective technical communication in today's world. Divided into two parts, the book begins with rhetorical principles that help students understand the contexts in which various types of documents will be read and used. The second partexplains the major types of technical documents and offers checklists for students to use in preparing these documents.

    • Social Science

Criminological Theory

A Text/Reader
Author: Stephen G. Tibbetts,Craig Hemmens
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412950376
Category: Social Science
Page: 789
View: 7882
This book provides the best of both worlds-- authored text sections with carefully selected accompanying readings covering criminological theory from past to present and beyond. The articles, from leading journals in criminology and criminal justice, reflect both classic studies and state-of-the-art research. Key Features " Begins with an introductory chapter that presents a succinct overview of criminological theory, and briefly describes the organization and content of the book " Features 'How to Read a Research Article'--a perfect introduction to understanding how real-world research is organized and delivered in the journal literature " Includes a 'mini-chapter' for each Section, with figures and tables that present basic concepts and provide a background for the Readings that follow " Provides key terms, web resources, and thought-provoking discussion questions for each Section, along with questions for each Reading to help students develop their critical thinking skills " Instructor Resources on CD include a test bank, PowerPoint slides for each section, classroom activities, and more. " A Student study site provides additional articles, self-study quizzes, e-flashcards, and more.

    • Psychology

An EasyGuide to Research Design & SPSS


Author: Beth M. Schwartz,Janie H. Wilson,Dennis M. Goff
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 150638546X
Category: Psychology
Page: 312
View: 7335
An EasyGuide to Research Design and SPSS® is an essential resource for students to successfully navigate and complete research projects. Using a clear, concise, and conversational writing style, authors Beth M. Schwartz, Janie H. Wilson, and Dennis M. Goff cover all of the most basic and common designs and analyses that students need to know for appropriately testing a hypothesis. The handbook includes step-by-step instructions accompanied by ample screenshots for working with data in SPSS®, along with guidance on interpreting outputs and formatting results in APA style. The Second Edition features a streamlined organization, updated references, and new content on factorial designs, effect size, and G*Power.

    • Social Science

Criminal Evidence: Principles and Cases


Author: Thomas J. Gardner,Terry M. Anderson
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 130568771X
Category: Social Science
Page: 560
View: 794
CRIMINAL EVIDENCE: PRINCIPLES AND CASES, 9th Edition, delivers the key rules of evidence in criminal matters as well as their interpretations and applications, and is especially useful for students planning a career in law enforcement or law. Comprehensive without being encyclopedic or overwhelming, the text gives students the rationale behind the rules and demonstrates how law enforcement officers apply them on the job. Authors Gardner and Anderson include many of the features that popularized their best-selling CRIMINAL LAW, such as high-interest examples, key concepts boxes, and case excerpts that engage students and make the topics more relevant. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

    • Social Science

Media, Crime, and Criminal Justice


Author: Ray Surette
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1285459059
Category: Social Science
Page: 368
View: 8005
MEDIA, CRIME, AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE is the definitive text on media and criminal justice. The book features impeccable scholarship, a direct and approachable style, and an engaging format--supported by visual examples and sidebar material that complements the narrative. With the ever-increasing role of media in both reporting crime and shaping it into infotainment, the importance of the interplay between contemporary media and the criminal justice system is greater today than ever before. Author Ray Surette comprehensively surveys this interplay and showcases its impact, emphasizing that people use media-provided knowledge to construct a picture of the world and then act based on this constructed reality. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

    • Social Science

Criminological Theory

Context and Consequences
Author: J. Robert Lilly,Francis T. Cullen,Richard A. Ball
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1483321878
Category: Social Science
Page: 568
View: 8196
Offering a rich introduction to how scholars analyze crime, Criminological Theory: Context and Consequences moves readers beyond a commonsense knowledge of crime to a deeper understanding of the importance of theory in shaping crime control policies. The Sixth Edition of the authors’ clear, accessible, and thoroughly revised text covers traditional and contemporary theory within a larger sociological and historical context. J. Robert Lilly, Francis T. Cullen, and Richard A. Ball include new sources that assess the empirical status of the major theories, as well as updated coverage of crime control policies and their connection to criminological theory.

    • Law

Policing in America


Author: Larry K. Gaines,Victor E. Kappeler
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0323321453
Category: Law
Page: 676
View: 1248
In the field of law enforcement in the United States, it is essential to know the contemporary problems being faced and combine that knowledge with empirical research and theoretical reasoning to arrive at best practices and an understanding of policing. Policing in America, Eighth Edition, provides a thorough analysis of the key issues in policing today, and offers an issues-oriented discussion focusing on critical concerns such as personnel systems, organization and management, operations, discretion, use of force, culture and behavior, ethics and deviance, civil liability, and police-community relations. A critical assessment of police history and the role politics played in the development of American police institutions is also addressed, as well as globalization, terrorism, and homeland security. This new edition not only offers updated research and examples, it also incorporates more ways for the reader to connect to the content through learning objectives, discussion questions, and "Myths and Realities of Policing" boxes. Video and Internet links provide additional coverage of important issues. With completely revised and updated chapters, Policing in America, Eighth Edition provides an up-to-date examination of what to expect as a police officer in America. In full color, including photographs and illustrations Video links provide additional coverage of topics discussed in the text Learning objectives, critical thinking questions, and review questions in every chapter help to reinforce key concepts Updated figures and “Myths and Realities of Policing boxes provide important context Includes all-new content, such as further coverage of violent crime reduction programs, gangs, and drug use Access to student and instructor ancillaries, including Self-Assessments, Case Studies, Test Bank, and PowerPoint Lecture Slides

    • Social Science

Voices from Criminal Justice

Insider Perspectives, Outsider Experiences
Author: Heith Copes,Mark R. Pogrebin
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317273745
Category: Social Science
Page: 582
View: 563
Voices from Criminal Justice, Second Edition, gives students rich insight into the criminal justice system from the point of view of practitioners, as well as outsiders—citizens, clients, jurors, probationers, or inmates. These qualitative and teachable articles cover all three components of the criminal justice system, ensuring students will be better informed about the daily realities of criminal justice professionals in law enforcement, courts, and corrections. At the same time, the juxtaposition of insider and outsider views allows students to look beyond the actual content of the articles and develop their own views about the functions and flaws of the criminal justice system on a societal level. This innovative reader, now with seven new articles designed to stimulate discussions and promote critical thought, is perfect for undergraduate criminal justice courses in the United States, and has proven to be an effective companion or alternative to traditional introductory textbooks. Voices from Criminal Justice, Second Edition, also offers a framework for more advanced students in special issues or capstone courses to synthesize information from earlier courses and develop their own view of American justice.

    • Social Science

Criminological Theory

The Essentials
Author: Stephen G. Tibbetts
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1506367879
Category: Social Science
Page: 304
View: 5230
Criminological Theory: The Essentials, Third Edition offers you a brief yet comprehensive overview of classic and contemporary criminologists and their theories. Putting criminological theory in context, acclaimed author Stephen G. Tibbetts examines policy implications brought about by theoretical perspectives to demonstrate to you the practical application of theories to contemporary social problems. New to the Third Edition: A new chapter dedicated entirely to feminist perspectives (Chapter 10) introduces you to feminist models of crime while underscoring the importance of examining the related research. Case studies that examine offender motives are now included to help you apply the theories discussed to interesting and memorable examples. Policy is now integrated into each section to allow you to see the practical policy implications of each theory. Coverage of critical topics has been expanded throughout to introduce you to important issues, such as the influence of employment on criminal behavior, the success of school programs in reducing delinquent behavior, and federal sentencing guidelines in regard to crack versus powder cocaine. Statistics, graphs, and tables have all been updated to demonstrate the most recent trends in criminology.

    • Social Science

Foundations of Criminal Justice


Author: Stephen S. Owen,Henry F. Fradella,Tod W. Burke,Jerry W. Joplin
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780199374335
Category: Social Science
Page: 496
View: 5367
Revised edition of: Foundations of criminal justice / by Stephen S. Owen ... [et al.], published in 2012.

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Women and Crime

A Text/Reader
Author: Stacy L. Mallicoat
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412987504
Category: Social Science
Page: 641
View: 5027
Women and Crime: A Text/Reader, part of the text/reader series in criminology and criminal justice, incorporates contemporary and classic readings (some including policy implications) accompanied by student-friendly authored text. This unique format provides a theoretical framework and context for students. The comprehensive coverage of the book includes the history and theories of female offending, offenders and their crimes, processing and sentencing of female offenders, women in prison, women and victimization, women and work in the criminal justice system, juveniles and crime, and international crime. Race and diversity will be an underlying theme throughout the text.

    • Social Science

Introduction to Criminology

A Text/Reader
Author: Anthony Walsh,Craig Hemmens
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412992362
Category: Social Science
Page: 621
View: 8842
A unique text/reader that takes a comprehensive, interdisciplinary approach to the study of criminology Providing an affordable alternative to the standard textbook, this new edition of the authors’ popular text/reader provides instructors and students the best of both worlds – authored text with carefully selected accompanying readings. Now thoroughly updated with new articles, new content, and new statistics, tables, and figures, this Second Edition provides an interdisciplinary perspective on crime and criminality that incorporates the latest theories, concepts, and research from sociology, psychology, genetics, evolutionary biology, and the neurosciences. The new edition is divided into 15 sections that mirror chapters in a typical criminology textbook. New to This Edition: A new Section 11 on Mass Murder and Terrorism makes coverage of these high-interest topics even more accessible. Section 10 now focuses only on murder, rape, robbery, aggravated assault, and domestic violence, making it easier for students to absorb the material. New articles appear in the structural theories section, the sections devoted to violent crime, and throughout the text/reader as needed. The authors now more closely link sections on types of crime to sections on theory to give readers a more cohesive understanding of the connections between the two. Contemporary criminologists’ favored theories (drawn from a survey of 770 criminologists) now appear in a table to give readers insight into the professional opinion today on criminological theories. Features: Each Section has a 15-page introduction (a "mini-chapter”) that contains vignettes, photos, tables and graphs, end-of-chapter questions, and Web exercises, followed by three to four supporting readings. Theory Section introductions contain a unique table that compares and contrasts the theories presented, while theory concluding sub-sections focus on policy and crime prevention. A "How to Read a Research Article" guide (which appears prior to the first reading) illustrates key aspects of a research article. The book’s readings are drawn from carefully selected, edited journal articles appropriate for an undergraduate audience.

    • Social Science

Using IBM SPSS Statistics for Social Statistics and Research Methods


Author: William Edward Wagner
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412991420
Category: Social Science
Page: 148
View: 5480
Ideal as a companion to a statistics or research methods text or as a stand-alone guide, Using SPSS for Social Statistics and Research Methods shows readers how to use images and directions drawn from SPSS Version 18.0 and now uses the latest version of the GSS (General Social Survey) as a secondary data set. This supplementary text is designed as a manual for SPSS use for social statistics and research methods classes and is an excellent companion to any undergraduate statistics or research methods textbook. It will also serve as a useful reference for those learning to use the SPSS software for the first time. Features and Benefits: • Offers a fully updated graphics chapter that highlights new features available in SPSS 18.0, including information on alternative routes to creating graphics • Includes updated examples, screenshots and tables throughout • Expanded coverage of output interpretation • Refers to several kinds of computer files, including data files, output files and syntax files • Covers a wide range of data analysis topics to help students who are working independently on a research proposal, project or paper.

    • Bioclimatology

Climate and Evolution


Author: William Diller Matthew
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Bioclimatology
Page: 148
View: 4168

    • Social Science

Revival: Studies of Savages and Sex (1929)


Author: Alfred Ernest Crawley
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351343734
Category: Social Science
Page: 310
View: 1615
The success of my revised edition of Mr Crawley's The Mystic Rose has encouraged me to bring together in the present volume some of his papers previously unpublished in book-form, on subjects akin to those of his great work. Mr Crawley's treatment of these problems of sexual anthropology, especially on the psychological side, was, in the years in which he was most actively at work, too uncompromisingly original to meet with general acceptation, even in academic circles. But now his standpoint, which can perhaps be best described as being that of a profound psychological analysis on the basis of biological common-sense, is beginning to be appreciated. And the following papers will be found, I think, to contain all those qualities which so sharply differentiate Mr Crawley's work from that of most other students in the same fields.