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Transaction Publishers Appoints a New Criminology and Criminal Justice Book Series Editor

Transaction Publishers, a major independent publisher of social science books announces Jeffrey Ian Ross as the new editor of the Criminology and Criminal Justice Research book series.

Feb. 27, 2013 - PRLog -- Transaction Publishers, an independent publisher of social science books, announces the appointment of Jeffrey Ian Ross as the new editor of the Criminology and Criminal Justice Research book series.  Professor Ross plans to expand the series in the near future.

The Transaction Criminology and Criminal Justice Research series focuses on original, cutting-edge books dealing with new and emerging topics that examine the causes and effects of crime and criminal justice issues, both in policy and practice. It includes public, political, societal, media, and criminal justice responses to crime. Presenting a multiplicity of theoretically grounded research and a variety of methodologically rigorous approaches, this series includes single-authored books, edited collections, and updated editions of classic works.

“Criminology and Criminal Justice is a concentrated area of interest in Transaction’s larger collection of studies in society, culture, and politics,” says Mary E. Curtis, President of Transaction Publishers. “It is one of many series that we publish as part of our mission to produce scholarly and professional inquiries into the nature of society.”

Series editor Jeffrey Ian Ross is a professor in the School of Criminal Justice, College of Public Affairs and a research fellow of the Center for International and Comparative Law at the University of Baltimore. In 2003, he was awarded the University of Baltimore's Distinguished Chair in Research Award. From 1995-1998, Dr. Ross was a Social Science Analyst with the National Institute of Justice, a Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. Ross has researched, written, and lectured primarily on corrections, policing, political crime, violence, global crime and criminal justice, and crime and justice in American Indian communities for over two decades. His work has appeared in many academic journals and books, as well as popular media. Ross is the author, co-author, editor, or co-editor of several books.

To submit queries or manuscripts to be considered for the series, please e-mail jeffreyianross@hotmail.com.

About Transaction Publishers
Transaction Publishers is a major independent publisher of academic books and eBooks in the social sciences and humanities. Transaction publishes new and classic books in established disciplines such as economics, political science, history, sociology, psychology, and anthropology, as well as newer research areas such as urban studies, policy analysis, and criminology. Transaction was founded in 1962 by Irving Louis Horowitz, an internationally recognized scholar in the social sciences.

This press release is also available on the Transaction website at: http://www.transactionpub.com/merchant2/merchant.mvc?Scre....

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