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- Springer 2013; US$ 49.95
While the proximate cause of any accident is usually someones immediate action or omission (failure to act)there is often a trail of underlying latent conditions that facilitated their error: the person has, in effect, been unwittingly "set up" for failure by the organization. This Brief explores an accident in policing,... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 18.94
Look beyond the pretty cottages and gentle landscapes of the Cotswolds, and you will find a dark history of crime and punishment. From child thieves, poachers, conmen, prostitutes and would-be suicides to bigamists, highwaymen and murderers, the Cotswolds has had its fair share of criminals - treated in what appears to us today to be an arbitary and... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2013; US$ 13.99
A fresh analysis of both the hidden and explicit philosophical ideas to be found in crime literature Josef Hoffmann covers influences and inspirations in crime writing with references to a stellar cast of crime writers including Arthur Conan Doyle, G. K. Chesterton, Dashiell Hammett, Albert Camus, Borges, Agatha Christie, Raymond Chandler, and... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2013; US$ 23.11
Das Grundrecht auf Glaubensfreiheit gilt auch hinter Gittern. "Religion ist die letzte Freiheit hier bei uns herinnen", so formuliert es ein Justizbeamter. Seelsorger der großen Kirchen und Vertreter anderer Religionen kümmern sich um die Gläubigen in Haft. Doch setzt der Strafvollzug auch Grenzen. Die Justizvollzugsanstalt Wien-Josefsstadt ist Österreichs... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
First published in 1990, Richard Clutterbuck's fascinating analysis of European security confronts the problems of internal European community frontiers and technological aids in combating terrorism and international crime. He looks at what the EC countries have done in the past, describes the technology now becoming available, and makes radical proposals... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95
This book provides a comprehensive, up to date and detailed introduction to the criminal justice system. It assesses the main theories concerned with the causes of crime and provides a detailed account and analysis of the response of the state to crime in England and Wales. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
This book offers an accessible and innovative approach for students studying ethnicity and crime, incorporating current empirical research and and drawing on a range of contemporary issues such as terrorism, immigration detention and youth gangs. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 165.00
Following the abolition of the British slave trade in 1807, a group of politicians began to agitate for reform of England's "bloody code" of criminal statutes. This examines the politics and propaganda of criminal law reform from 1808 to the Whig succession to power in 1830. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 55.00
This reference work on criminal justice in America looks at profiling and its use and misuse by legal and police authorities. It features a chronology of key events in American criminal justice including discussions of key court cases, developments in criminal procedure and more. more...