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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.95
Dismissed by the police as mere adjuncts to or gofers for male gangs, girl gang members are in fact often as emotionally closed off and dangerous as their male counterparts. Carrying razor blades in their mouths and guns in their jackets for defense, they initiate drive-by shootings, carry out car jackings, stomp outsiders who stumble onto or dare... more...
- Charles C Thomas 1992; US$ 48.95
Despite the obvious importance of eyewitness information in criminal investigation, police receive surprisingly little instruction on how to conduct an effective interview with a cooperative eyewitness. More than half of police departments have no formal training whatsoever for newly appointed investigators. Most texts in police science either completely... more...
- New Press, The 2011; US$ 18.95
In a series of newly commissioned essays from the leading scholars and advocates in criminal justice, Invisible Punishment explores, for the first time, the far-reaching consequences of our current criminal justice policies. Adopted as part of ?get tough on crime? attitudes that prevailed in the 1980s and ?90s, a range of strategies, from ?three... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2011; US$ 6.97
MARCHING POWDER is the story of Thomas McFadden, a small-time English drug smuggler who was arrested in Bolivia and thrown inside the notorious San Pedro prison. He found himself in a bizarre world, the prison reflecting all that is wrong with South American society. Prisoners have to pay an entrance fee and buy their own cells (the alternative is... more...
- Icon Books 2012; US$ 11.65
Imagine how different your life would be if you knew when someone was lying or telling you the truth. Whether hiring a new employee, investing money, knowing when your boss is being completely up-front, finding out whether your child is being totally honest, or even dating someone new, having the ability to unmask a lie can have far-reaching and even... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2013; US$ 44.95
Charles and Gregory OHaras Fundamentals of Criminal Investigation has served as the Bible of criminal investigation for many years. The author of this new edition has prepared this text for a new generation of criminal investigators in such a way that they will learn what is meant by a complete investigation and acquaint themselves... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 39.00
Women's Police Stations examines the changing and complex relationship between women and the state, and the construction of gendered citizenship, using women's police stations in Sao Paulo. These are police stations run exclusively by police women for women with the authority to investigate crimes against women such as domestic violence, assault... more...
- NYU Press 2008; US$ 59.00
Winner of the 2008 Outstanding Book Award by the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. Michelle Oberman and Cheryl L. Meyer don’t write for news magazines or prime-time investigative television shows, but the stories they tell hold the same fascination. When Mothers Kill is compelling. In a clear, direct fashion the authors recount what they... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2013; US$ 24.00
It has been nearly a half century since President Lyndon Johnson declared war on poverty. Back in the 1960s tackling poverty "in place" meant focusing resources in the inner city and in rural areas. The suburbs were seen as home to middle- and upper-class families?affluent commuters and homeowners looking for good schools and safe communities in which... more...