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- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00
The book applies a model of municipal policing to compare a number of police systems in the European Union suggesting that in the future local communities will have some form of police enforcement mechanism that will not always include the sworn police officer. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95
The structure of policing is undergoing change in Scotland at present and the profile of the police officer differs from that of the past. This book takes an informative approach and offers a unique account and insight into the Scottish police organisation, describing the ?Scottish police officer? from the point of recruitment through to training,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
This is the first modern book on policing in Scotland and aims to provide an up-to-date and authoritative account of recent developments, taking full account of the impact of devolution and the work of the Scottish assembly. A concern throughout is to look at Scottish policing within a broader UK and comparative context, assessing both differences... more...
- The History Press 2012; US$ 21.86
For millennia, mankind has devised ingenious and diabolical means of inflicting pain on fellow human beings. This deporable but seemingly universal trait has eaten away at mankind's very claim to civilisation. The Big Book of Pain is an exploration of the systematic use throughout the ages of various means of punishment, torture, coercion and torment;... more...
- The History Press 2012; US$ 14.57
If you could go back in time and ask any historical figure for advice on how best to manage your business or staff, who would it be? Benjamin Franklin, Niccolo Machiavelli, Elizabeth I or Helen Rubinstein? Well, they are all here, and more? Featuring nearly 20 figures from across two and a half millennia, this fascinating book brings you peerless... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 13.11
The brooding grey walls of the Tower of London circumscribe one of the most recognisable buildings on the planet. Over its thousand-year history the Tower stood as a symbol of the English monarchy and served as both a palace and a prison. It is a place where court intrigues, clandestine liaisons, unimaginable tortures and grisly executions took place... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95
This fully updated and expanded second edition of Policing Scotland takes account of recent developments in Scottish policing and criminal justice against the backdrop of a dynamic political landscape and looming fiscal constraints in public services. The book offers contributions from both academics and practitioners, and not only shows police... more...
- The History Press 2012; US$ 4.36
In Eat Thy Neighbour the authors put cannibalism into its social and historical perspective. Even in an age when almost nothing is sacred numerous prohibitions surround the subject. However, there is some dark fascination with the subject. Characters include Sweeny Todd, Jeffrey Dahmer, Armin Meiwes and much to the pleasure of Boris Johnson the inhabitants... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2009; US$ 34.95
Based on papers from the Centre for Research on Personhood in Dementia workshop, experts discuss the interface between dementia, personhood and decision-making. Drawing on a range of perspectives, the book forges new understandings of relationships between informal decision-making and formal biomedical or legal processes for assessing competence. more...