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Dictionary Of Crime

Author : Jay Robert Nash
ISBN : 9781590775318
Genre : Social Science
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In order to understand the machinations and inner workings of crime and punishment in this country, it is necessary to negotiate through the wild linguistic labyrinth of its esoteric terminology and pungent slang. Here is Jay Robert Nash's comprehensive Dictionary of Crime: Criminal Justice, Criminology, & Law Enforcement--a massive reference by the dean of American true-crime writers that illuminates the jargon of criminal justice and exposes the language of the seedy underworld. An invaluable aid for anyone who wants to understand the arcane argot of criminology, this remarkable volume contains over 16,000 entries used in law, police work, forensic science, drug and prison cultures, the media, and by criminals themselves. Current and historic words and phrases from all over the English-speaking world, most not found in any other dictionary, are given solid definitions, each supplemented with the word's etymology, usage, and an identification of who uses it. In addition to being an unsurpassed reference and research tool, this dictionary holds fascinating delights for anyone interested in understanding the law, gaining insight into true-crime literature, or for just plain riveting reading.

Encyclopedia Of World Crime

Author : Jay Robert Nash
ISBN : LCCN:88092729
Genre : Crime
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Encyclopedia Of World Crime Vol 4 S Z Suplements

Author : Jay Robert Nash
ISBN : 0923582002
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A Dictionary Of Law Enforcement

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ISBN : 9780192807021
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The American Dictionary Of Criminal Justice

Author : Dean J. Champion
ISBN : 0810854066
Genre : Law
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Combines a dictionary of key legal terms with an index of leading United States Supreme Court cases indexed by type of case, such as death penalty, right to counsel, and searches and seizures.

Criminal Justice And Criminology

Author : James F. Anderson
ISBN : 0761836497
Genre : Reference
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This dictionary contains criminal justice terms, criminological concepts, and over 100 cases decided by courts in the federal system, including the United States Supreme Court. These cases address aspects of criminal procedures, as well as individual rights in the U.S. Constitution related to the First, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Eighth, and Fourteenth Amendments. Using professional terms in an easy-to-read format, this book will provide the reader with a clear understanding of past and present concepts, terms, and case laws that are related to criminal justice and criminology. It serves as a perfect text for criminal justice and criminology programs at the undergraduate and graduate level. It can also be used as a supplemental adoption for these programs since most texts are written in an esoteric manner.

The Concise Dictionary Of Crime And Justice

Author : Mark S. Davis
ISBN : 9781483380957
Genre : Social Science
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A new approach to making everyday criminal justice terms accessible A useful reference work for faculty and students, criminal justice professionals, writers, and anyone else interested in criminal justice and criminology, The Concise Dictionary of Crime and Justice, Second Edition, is an excellent, wide-ranging resource with clear definitions for over 3,000 key criminal justice terms. Often going beyond simply definitions, the dictionary places the entries in a meaningful context, connecting the definitions with other concepts. Mark S. Davis uniquely presents common misperceptions for selected terms, along with additional relevant information to clarify a term’s use or derivation.

The Sage Dictionary Of Policing

Author : Alison Wakefield
ISBN : 9781446245811
Genre : Political Science
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The SAGE Dictionary of Policing is the definitive reference tool for students, academics and practitioners in police studies. The Dictionary delivers a complete guide to policing in a comprehensive, easy-to-use format. Contributions by 110 of the world's leading academics and practitioners based in 14 countries map out all the key concepts and topics in the field. Each entry includes: " a concise definition " distinctive features of the concept " a critical evaluation " associated concepts, directing readers to linked entries " key readings, enabling readers to take their knowledge further. In addition, The SAGE Dictionary of Policing offers online resources, including free access to key articles and links to useful websites. This is a must-have for students, lecturers, researchers and professionals in police studies, criminology and criminal justice. It is the ideal companion to the SAGE Dictionary of Criminology: together the two books provide the most authoritative and comprehensive guide available. Alison Wakefield is Senior Lecturer in Criminology at the University of New South Wales. She was previously based at City University, London. Jenny Fleming is Professor at the Tasmanian Institute of Law Enforcement Studies, University of Tasmania.

Prentice Hall S Dictionary Of American Criminal Justice Criminology And Criminal Law

Author : David N. Falcone
ISBN : 0135154022
Genre : Law
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Now in a Second Edition, this comprehensive reference book includes key terms from criminal justice, criminology and criminal law. Ideal as a companion reference in any criminal justice, criminology or criminal law course, the book is an invaluable tool for students and professionals, providing clear, complete definitions of all-important terminology.

Literary Journalism

Author : Edd Applegate
ISBN : 0313299498
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Overviews literary journalism and provides biographical entries for writers and editors who practiced literary journalism.

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