This reference describes key terms and concepts including criminology, criminal justice, corrections, probation/parole, juvenile justice, policing, and many other subjects. The most recent Unites States Supreme Court cases are summarized and their impact analyzed.
Provides comprehensive and authoritative coverage of historical, conceptual, and theoretical issues, crime and juvenile delinquency, sexual deviance, and self-destructive behavior and disvalued identity.
A resource that includes topics such as, perpetrators and victims of known genocides, treatment of survivors, definitions of genocide, psychology and ideology, and many other topics related to the study of genocide
"This volume is best used as a resource for facts and statistics on the prevalence of youth crimes and on the variety of agencies and laws that have arisen to address such violence." (From Choice Reviews)
Call Number: Online and HV6431 .A537 Reference, both 2009
Publication Date: 2009
Offers information on major terrorist groups, their leaders and ideologies, significant terrorist incidents, and the weapons employed by terrorist groups. Weapons of mass destruction and cyber warfare are also addressed.
The SAGE Encyclopedia of Terrorism includes introductory essays that explore the impact of terrorism on economics, public health, religion, and even pop culture. Ethical issues such as the role of torture in interrogations, competing notions of security versus liberty, and the debates over FISA legislation and Guantanamo Bay will also be covered.