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FALL 2012

Textbooks for Session A: 8/23 – 10/12


CRJ 100: Introduction to Criminal Justice (Brehman)
• Cole, G. and Smith, C. (2010). The American System of Criminal Justice (13th ed.). ISBN: 1133049656

CRJ 201: Crime Control Policies and Practices (Cooper)
• Worrall, J. L. (2008). Crime Control in America: What Works? (2nd ed.). ISBN: 9780205593392
• Clarke, R.V. and Eck, J.E. (2006). Crime Analysis for Problem Solvers in 60 Small Steps. United States Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing. 
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CRJ 203: Courts and Sentencing (Zeller-Smith)
• Spohn, C. and Hemmens, C. (2009). Courts: A Text/Reader (2nd ed.). ISBN: 1412997186
• Spohn, C. (2009). How Do Judges Decide? The Search for Fairness and Justice in Punishment (2nd ed.). ISBN: 1412961041

CRJ 302: Research Methods (Martinez)
• Bachmann, R. and Schutt, R. (2011). Fundamentals of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice (2nd ed.). ISBN: 1412991765

CRJ 305: Gender, Crime, and Criminal Justice (Martinez)
• Belknap, J. (2007). The Invisible Woman: Gender, Crime, and Justice (3rd ed.). ISBN: 0495090557
• Kerman, Piper.  Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison.  ISBN: 9780385523394

CRJ 410: Procedural Criminal Law (Walsh)
• Samaha, J. (2011). Criminal Procedure (8th ed.). ISBN: 0495913359

CRJ 462: Gangs (Ouderkirk)
• Decker, S. and Van Winkle, B. (1996). Life in the Gang: Family, Friends, and Violence. ISBN: 0521565669
• Howell, J. C. (2011). Gangs in America’s Communities. ISBN: 1412979536

CRJ 494: Media and Crime (Brehman)
• Stevens, D. J. (2009). Media and Criminal Justice: The CSI Effect. ISBN: 0763755311

CRJ 501: Seminar in Criminal Justice (Zeller-Smith)
• Cole, G. F., Gertz, M. C. & Bunger, A. (2004). The Criminal Justice System: Politics and Policies (9th ed.). ISBN: 0534628745
• Schwartz, B., Landrum, R., & Gurung, R. (2012). An Easyguide to APA Style. ISBN: 1412991242

CRJ 510: Criminal Justice Planning & Program Evaluation (McClelland)
• Posavac, E. J. and Carey, R. G. (2010). Program Evaluation: Methods and Case Studies (8th ed.). ISBN: 0205804977

CRJ 515: Women and Crime (Griffin)
• Belknap, J. (2007). The Invisible Woman: Gender, Crime, and Justice (3rd ed.). ISBN: 0495090557

CRJ 518: Race and Ethnicity (Valadez)
• Kennedy, R. (1997). Race, Crime, and the Law. ISBN: 0375701842
• Miller, J. (2008). Getting Played: African American Girls, Urban Inequality, and Gendered Violence. ISBN: 0814756980
• Provine, D. M. (2007). Unequal Under Law: Race in the War on Drugs. ISBN: 0226684628
• Western, B. (2006). Punishment and Inequality in America. ISBN: 0871548941

CRJ 598: Politics of Criminal Justice Policy Making (Clemency)
• Marion, N. (2007). A Primer in the Politics of Criminal Justice (2nd ed.). ISBN: 1881798798
• Beckett, K. and Sasson, T. (2004). The Politics of Injustice: Crime and Punishment in America (2nd ed.). ISBN: 0761929940

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