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May It Please the Court, Third Edition: Judicial Processes and Politics In America

Brian L. Porto
August 09, 2017

This practical, comprehensive, and engaging introduction to the American judicial system is designed primarily for undergraduate students in criminal justice, liberal arts, political science, and beginning law. It differs from other texts not only by delivering an insider’s view of the courts, but...

Critical Infrastructure Protection, Risk Management, and Resilience: A Policy Perspective

Kelley Cronin, Nancy E. Marion
December 06, 2016

Critical Infrastructure Protection and Risk Management covers the history of risk assessment, crtical infrastructure protection, and the various structures that make up the homeland security enterprise. The authors examine risk assessment in the public and private sectors, the evolution of laws and...

Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship

Teresa Chahine
May 03, 2016

Social entrepreneurship is a revolution occurring around the world today. People from all walks of life are developing and implementing innovative, effective, and sustainable solutions in response to social and environmental challenges. These solutions include products, services, and interventions...

Disaster Recovery, Second Edition

Brenda D. Phillips
October 16, 2015

Since the publication of the first edition of Disaster Recovery, a number of important new studies and guides have become available. Now revised, updated, and expanded, this second edition meets the high standards for providing evidence-based best practices in a user-friendly textbook set by its...

Juvenile Justice: International Perspectives, Models and Trends

John A. Winterdyk
October 14, 2014

Juvenile justice has been and remains a topical issue at national and international levels. There are various standards and guidelines for administration, but six major models characterize juvenile justice systems worldwide: participatory, welfare, corporatism, modified justice, justice, and crime...

Port Management and Operations

Maria G. Burns
July 21, 2014

With 80 percent of the world’s commodities being transported by water, ports are the pillars of the global economy. Port Management and Operations offers readers the opportunity to enhance their strategic thinking and problem-solving skills, while developing market foresight. It examines global...

Economic and Financial Analysis for Criminal Justice Organizations

Daniel Adrian Doss, William H. Sumrall III, David H. McElreath, Don W. Jones
October 28, 2013

From small law offices to federal agencies, all entities within the justice system are governed by complicated economic factors and face daily financial decision-making. A complement to Strategic Finance for Criminal Justice Organizations, this volume considers the justice system from a variety of...

Social Vulnerability to Disasters, Second Edition

Deborah S.K. Thomas, Brenda D. Phillips, William E. Lovekamp, Alice Fothergill
May 09, 2013

The 2010 Haiti and Chili earthquakes, the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, and the 2011 Fukushima earthquake and tsunami in Japan are but a few examples of recent catastrophic events that continue to reveal how social structure and roles produce extensive human suffering and differential...

The Human Side of Disaster, Second Edition

Thomas E. Drabek
March 01, 2013

Since the first edition of The Human Side of Disaster was published in 2009, new catastrophes have plagued the globe, including earthquakes in Haiti and New Zealand, tornadoes in Alabama and Missouri, floods in numerous locations, Hurricane Sandy, and the infamous BP oil spill. Enhanced with new...

Natural Hazard Mitigation

Alessandra Jerolleman, John J. Kiefer
November 26, 2012

One of the four core phases of emergency management, hazard mitigation is essential for reducing disaster effects on human populations and making communities more resilient to the impacts of hazards. Presenting an up-to-date look at the changing nature of disasters, Natural Hazard Mitigation offers...

Principles of Leadership and Management in Law Enforcement

Michael L. Birzer, Gerald J. Bayens, Cliff Roberson
June 18, 2012

Effective police organizations are run with sound leadership and management strategies that take into account the myriad of challenges that confront today’s law enforcement professionals. Principles of Leadership and Management in Law Enforcement is a comprehensive and accessible textbook exploring...

Juvenile Justice Administration

Peter C. Kratcoski
May 10, 2012

An effective administrator must not only have the educational background to understand the foundational basis for the system, but must also be guided by the vision and mission of the organization. Juvenile Justice Administration illustrates through examples and interviews with juvenile justice...

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