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  • Plural Policingby Trevor Jones; Tim Newburn

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 58.95

    Policing is changing rapidly and radically. An increasingly complex array of public, private and municipal bodies - as well as public police forces - are engaged in the provision of regulation and security. Consequently, it is difficult to think of security provision primarily in terms of what the public police do, and so the terminology of 'fragmented'... more...

  • The Area of Freedom, Security and Justice in the Enlarged Europeby Karen Henderson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 123.00

    The European Union is constantly changing, both in the number of countries it embraces and in policy areas where it plays a major role. The new millennium has witnessed two major changes in the EU's scope. On 1 May 2004, it enlarged to include ten new member states; and the new European Constitution defines providing citizens with an 'area of freedom,... more...

  • Combatting Child Abuseby Neil Gilbert

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 124.99

    The increasing number of children reported to the public authorities for maltreatment in Europe and the US has raised compelling questions about how to detect and respond to child abuse, reporting requirements, processes for responding to reports, substantiation rates, and services to abused children and their families. A comparative study of the designs... more...

  • The Detection of Deception in Forensic Contextsby Pär Anders Granhag; Leif A. Strömwall

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 46.00

    Cutting edge account of the field of deception detection ideal for academics, students and professionals. more...

  • Trace Evidence Analysisby Max M. Houck

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 113.00

    Trace Evidence Analysis continues and builds upon the tradition of its successful companion title Mute Witnesses (2000). Written by some of the top practicing forensic scientists, each chapter explains in detail the detective and analytic work that goes into solving complex cases. The book contains nine entirely new cases, each self-contained in its... more...

  • Child Protection Workby Helen Buckley

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2003; US$ 36.95

    Based on a qualitative study of child protection practices this book takes a detailed look at what professionals actually 'do', contrasting the relatively straightforward process illustrated in procedural guidance with the uncertainty of the 'real world' of child protection work. more...

  • Racial Profilingby Fred C. Pampel

    Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 45.00

    Is membership in a group ever a sufficient reason for special investigation, or do such actions always violate civil liberties? How common is racial profiling according to available evidence? What actions have opponents taken to end the practice? Is racial profiling effective in crime prevention? Racial Profiling addresses these and other related questions... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Police Scienceby Jack Raymond Greene

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 67.95

    In 1996, Garland published the second edition of the Encyclopedia of Police Science , edited by the late William G. Bailey. The work covered all the major sectors of policing in the US. Since then much research has been done on policing issues, and there have been significant changes in techniques and in the American police system. Technological... more...

  • Community Policing in Americaby Jeremy M. Wilson

    Routledge 2006; US$ 29.95

    Provides an examination of the implementation of community policing in the United States. This work examines the influence of the task and institutional environment on community policing implementation and investigates the relationships between organizational structure and community policing. more...

  • Police Ethicsby Seumas Miller; John Blackler; Andrew Alexandra

    Allen & Unwin 2006; US$ 36.31

    A revised edition of this practical introduction to ethics in policing for police officers and students in police studies programs. more...