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- Boydell & Brewer 2010; US$ 70.00
Self-justice and legal self-help groups have been gaining importance throughout Africa. The question of who is entitled to formulate 'legal principles', enact 'justice', police 'morality' and sanction 'wrongdoings' has increasingly become a subject of controversy and conflict. These conflicts focus on the strained relationship... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95
Deterrence is at the heart of the preventive aspiration of criminal justice. Deterrence, whether through preventive patrol by police officers or stiff prison sentences for violent offenders, is the principal mechanism through which the central feature of criminal justice, the exercise of state authority, works ? it is hoped -- to diminish offending... more...
- CRC Press 2013; US$ 119.95
The concept of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) has undergone dramatic changes over the last several decades since C. Ray Jeffery coined the term in the early 1970s, and Tim Crowe wrote the first CPTED applications book. The second edition of 21st Century Security and CPTED includes the latest theory, knowledge, and practice of... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00
This book presents a comprehensive review of the impact of residential design on crime focusing upon research, policy and practice both in the UK and internationally, appealing to both academics and practitioners within the fields of crime prevention, urban planning and architecture. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 45.95
This study looks at contemporary psychological research and theory into criminal behaviour and considers the relationship between psychological and criminological theories. At the same time, the book examines the impact of psychology on strategies. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 62.95
With a comprehensive analysis, this book links theory, evidence and practical application to bridge gaps between planning, design and criminology. The authors investigate connections between crime prevention and development planning with an international approach, looking at initiatives in the field and incorporating an understanding of current responses... more...
- Zed Books 2006; US$ 32.95
This scholarly examination of the worldwide web of narcotics today provides students, social workers, health providers, law enforcement officers and policy makers with an up-to-date, overall exploration of the world of drugs. For nearly a century, regimes around the world have upheld a prohibitionist stance toward narcotics. The US has led this global... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 99.00
The book contains lectures of an international NATO-Russian Advanced Workshop about the detection of liquid explosives and flammable agents. The ARW was one of a series of workshops before, dealing with the detection of explosives and initiated by terrorist actions using liquid explosives. The aim of the workshop was to present and to discuss suitable... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 43.95
This book offers an analysis of the policing of terrorism in a variety of national and international contexts. Centered on developments since the events of September 11, 2001, the study devotes its empirical attention to important police aspects of counter-terrorism in the United States and additionally extends its range comparatively to other nations,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 114.95
`The Prevention Society' is a definition that can otherwise be summarized as: the information society, the risk society, the surveillance society or the insecure society. This book shows the connections and differences between these explanations, whilst providing a gender reading of the ways in which social control manifests itself through precautionary... more...