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Among the Thugs


  • Author: Bill Buford
  • Release Date : 1993-06-01
  • Genre: Soccer
  • File Size: 6677028 Bytes


They have names like Barmy Bernie, Daft Donald, and Steamin' Sammy. They like lager (in huge quantities), the Queen, football clubs (especially Manchester United), and themselves. Their dislike encompasses the rest of the known universe, and England's soccer thugs express it in ways that range from mere vandalism to riots that terrorize entire cities. Now Bill Buford, editor of the prestigious journal Granta, enters this alternate society and records both its savageries and its sinister allure with the social imagination of a George Orwell and the raw personal engagement of a Hunter Thompson....

Joey


  • Author: Jill Biden
  • Release Date : 2020-06-30
  • Genre: Biography
  • File Size: 48904725 Bytes


“(Jill) Biden’s anecdotal portrait of her spouse’s early years spotlights his competitiveness and risk-taking…his role as a peacemaker, devoted brother, and defender of bullied peers…and reveals how…high school, when he became a star athlete and class president, paved the way for leadership roles in college and beyond.” —Publishers Weekly “Young readers are likely to find inspiration and aspiration in young Joey as a relatable, athletic, and tenacious kid who grew into a civic leader.” —School Library JournalJoey is the first ever picture book about the young life of Joe Biden, the 47th Vice President of the United States, and includes never before told family stories about the presidential candidate and former vice president’...

Essentials of Criminal Justice

Essentials of Criminal Justice


  • Author : Larry Siegel
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release Date : 2012-01-01
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781133710929


Essentials of Criminal Justice Book Description :

One of the few bestselling introductory criminal justice texts written by professors who actively teach the course to large numbers of undergraduates each year, ESSENTIALS OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, Eighth Edition, is uniquely attuned to the needs of today’s students and instructors. This brief introduction to the criminal justice system provides students with thorough, objective coverage of all the latest research in the field, cutting-edge topical and case discussions, and the richest examination of career options to be found in a criminal justice text all in less than 500 pages! The text is ideal for those who want the proven reliability of Siegel/Worrall’s authorship in a shorter, paperback presentation. Impeccable scholarship is made accessible th...

Essentials of Criminal Justice

Essentials of Criminal Justice


  • Author : Larry J. Siegel
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781305633766


Essentials of Criminal Justice Book Description :

Are you an unsuspecting "victim" of the "CSI effect"? Master the ins and outs of the criminal justice system and succeed in your course with ESSENTIALS OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, Tenth Edition. With its cutting-edge high-profile cases, detailed career information and resources, integrated learning objectives, and unique myth-busting theme, this eye-opening text and its supporting resources will help you excel in this course and beyond. The MindTap� that accompanies this text guides you through your course and includes video cases, career scenarios, visual summaries, and interactive labs that allow you to explore investigative techniques....

Essentials of Criminal Justice

Essentials of Criminal Justice


  • Author : Larry Siegel
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release Date : 2014-01-01
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781305142794


Essentials of Criminal Justice Book Description :

Are you an unsuspecting victim of the CSI effect? Master the ins and outs of the criminal justice system with ESSENTIALS OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, Ninth Edition. With its cutting-edge high-profile cases, current research, detailed career information, and unique myth-busting theme, this bestseller equips you with a solid understanding of the modern criminal justice system. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version....

Essentials of Criminal Justice

Essentials of Criminal Justice


  • Author : Larry J. Siegel
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2018-01-01
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781337670821


Essentials of Criminal Justice Book Description :

ESSENTIALS OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, 11th Edition, provides students with thorough, objective coverage of all the latest research in the field, cutting-edge topical and case discussions, and the richest examination of career options to be found in a criminal justice text -- all in fewer than 500 pages. The text is ideal for those who want the proven reliability of Siegel and Worrall's authorship in a shorter, paperback presentation. The authors make their impeccable scholarship accessible by using integrated learning objectives, visuals, and a unique theme designed to correct students’ misperceptions and biases. Students grapple with ethical concerns faced by agents of the criminal justice system in their professional lives, and are challenged to make i...

Essentials of Criminal Justice

Essentials of Criminal Justice


  • Author : Lynn Newhart
  • Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2006-01
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0495129313


Essentials of Criminal Justice Book Description :

Thoroughly updated, the Study Guide includes the following elements to help students get the most out of their classroom experience: learning objectives, a chapter summary, key terms and concepts, and a self-test. The self-test consists of multiple choice, fill-in-the-blank, true/false, and essay questions....

Introduction to Criminal Justice

Introduction to Criminal Justice


  • Author : L. Thomas Winfree Jr.
  • Publisher : Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
  • Release Date : 2014-12-24
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781454835684


Introduction to Criminal Justice Book Description :

Criminal Law: The Basics introduces readers to the history, sources, and concepts of criminal law in a clear and concise style that is ideal for undergraduates. By engaging with realistic hypothetical exercises, students learn how to identify the elements of substantive criminal offenses. Frank A. Schubert continues to emphasize the dual influences of common law and federalism in shaping American criminal law. New to the Third Edition: Dozens of recent primary cases text, including Miller v. Alabama on the sentencing of juveniles to life imprisonment without parole A review of the major milestones in American criminal law history Expanded coverage of self-defense, including make my day and stand your ground statutory material in Chapter Five Broad di...

Essentials of Criminal Justice

Essentials of Criminal Justice


  • Author : Joseph J. Senna
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2003-05
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0534616496


Essentials of Criminal Justice Book Description :

Covering the basics of the criminal justice system with more depth and breadth than any other text, best-selling author Larry Siegel provides students with the most thorough and objective coverage of all the latest scholarship and research in the field. This text is ideal for those who want the proven hallmarks of Siegel's authorship in a shorter, paperback presentation. The "ESSENTIALS OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE" package now includes cutting edge coverage and thorough integration of technology through a robust companion Web site, to expand students' learning beyond the classroom for real-time access to developments in criminal justice....

Essentials of Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology

Essentials of Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology


  • Author : Frank E. Hagan
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2010-12
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0135121000


Essentials of Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology Book Description :

Adapted from the best-selling Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology, ESSENTIALS OF RESEARCH METHODS FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE, 3/e teaches general research methods using standard and contemporary examples of criminal justice and criminology research. Featuring both qualitative and quantitative studies, this edition offers an emphasis on ethics, the latest research studies, new information on prison research, Internet resources and visual criminology. This essentials version omits coverage of data management and analysis, and places its emphasis on fundamental research skills and the literature of the field....