Jones & Bartlett Learning Criminal Justice Blog

    New Edition of American Corrections is the Ideal Text for Undergraduate Introduction to Corrections Courses

    Posted by Lindsay White on Apr 17, 2018 1:32:24 PM

    US Corrections from A to Z

    The new edition of American Corrections: Theory, Research, Policy, and Practice by Matt DeLisi of Iowa State Universit and Peter J. Conis of Des Moines Area Community College is here and ready for course adoption. The Third Edition continues to offer an engaging, scholarly, and student-friendly exploration into the US correctional system.

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    Topics: New Edition, Corrections, Criminal Justice

    10 Reasons to Adopt Violent Offenders, Third Edition by Matt DeLisi and Peter Conis

    Posted by Lindsay White on Feb 23, 2018 4:27:33 PM

    Now in an updated third edition, Violent Offenders: Theory, Research, Policy, and Practice continues to lead with cutting-edge material on all types of violent offenders, including gangs, serial killers, sex offenders, career criminals, and conventional street criminals. The Third Edition also features six new chapters on current highly-debated topics including violent juvenile offenders, sexual offenders as well as sex offending policy and practice, and more thought-provoking discussions.

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    Topics: Criminal Justice, 10 Reasons

    A New Edition of Criminal Investigation by Aric W. Dutelle and Ronald F. Becker is Now Available

    Posted by Lindsay White on Feb 8, 2018 10:59:19 AM

    Criminal Investigation, Fifth Edition by Aric W. Dutelle of Washington University and Robert F. Becker of Chaminade University has just published and is now available for course adoption. The new text answers the important questions like, "what happens after a crime occurs?", "who is involved in investigating the crime?", and "how are crimes actually solved?"

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    Topics: New Edition, Criminal Justice, investigation

    Jones & Bartlett Learning Author, Dr. Ann Wolbert Burgess Is Real-Life Inspiration for Lead Female Character in Hit Netflix Show, Mindhunter

    Posted by Lindsay White on Jan 30, 2018 11:19:31 AM

    An internationally recognized pioneer in the assessment and treatment of victims of trauma and abuse, and named 2016 Living Legend by the American Academy of Nursing, Ann Wolbert Burgess, RN, DNSc, FAAN, has dedicated her career to the study of victims, offenders, and the impact of crime on society. We are  honored to have worked with Dr. Burgess again on the updated third edition of Victimology: Theories and Applications as she continues to offer her years of research and real-world experiences working with victims, offenders, FBI, and law enforcement from the courtroom to the classroom.

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    Topics: Criminal Justice, Authors, victimology