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Prevention of crime, methods, etc.

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  • The [Oxford] Handbook of Crime Preventionby Brandon C. Welsh; David P. Farrington

    Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 57.99 US$ 49.87

    How can a society prevent-not deter, not punish-but prevent crime? Criminal justice prevention, commonly called crime control, aims to prevent crime after an initial offence has been commited through anything from an arrest to a death penalty sentence. These traditional means have been frequently examined and their efficacy just as frequently questioned.... more...

  • Preventing Crimeby Brandon C. Welsh; David P. Farrington

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 89.99

    Crime prevention should be rational and should be based on the best possible evidence. Decision-makers should weigh heavily any available evidence on what works best. How can a program that has produced no discernable evidence of effectiveness, as shown through numerous evaluations, be considered for implementation? Unfortunately, this happens all... more...

  • Communities, Crime and Social Capital in Contemporary Chinaby Lena Zhong

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This book explores the theoretical and empirical dimensions of community crime prevention in China, examining in particular the role of social capital in a rapidly modernizing economic, social and political context. In doing so it provides a vivid picture of contemporary crime and crime control in China as well as analyzing the very particular Chinese... more...

  • Communities, identities and crimeby Basia Spalek

    Policy Press 2007; US$ 39.95

    This book provides a critical exploration of the importance of social identities when considering crime, victimisation and criminal justice and offers a refreshing perspective on the most significant developments in relation to equality and diversity issues that feature in policies and practices of criminal justice agencies. more...

  • Crime and Terrorism Riskby Leslie W. Kennedy; Edmund F. McGarrell

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 59.95

    Crime and Terrorism Risk  is a collection of original essays and articles that presents a broad overview of the issues related to the assessment and management of risk in the new security age. These original articles show how researchers, experts and the public are beginning to think about crime and terrorism issues in terms of a new risk paradigm... more...

  • Survivalby Hugh C. Mcdonald

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00

    Offers a variety of strategies for preventing and avoiding crimes as well as protecting and defending oneself when a victim of assault or suddenly involved in a dangerous situation. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...

  • Putting Theory to Workby Jorge Canestri

    Karnac Books 2012; US$ 74.95

    This book contains a continuation and expansion of the topics covered in the author's previous book, Psychoanalysis: from Practice to Theory, about the use of theories in analytic practice. As a member of the International Psychoanalytical Association (IPA) Conceptual Research Committee and Chair of the Working Party on Theoretical Issues, the author,... more...

  • Eyes Everywhereby Aaron Doyle; Randy Lippert; David Lyon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    In many countries camera surveillance has become commonplace, and ordinary citizens and consumers are increasingly aware that they are under surveillance in everyday life. Camera surveillance is typically perceived as the archetype of contemporary surveillance technologies and processes. While there is sometimes fierce debate about their introduction,... more...

  • Governing Securityby Clifford D. Shearing; Les Johnston

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 70.95

    Government has been radically transformed over the past few decades. These transformations have been mirrored in, and often prefigured by, changes in the governance of security - mentalities, institutions, technologies and practices used to promote secure environments. This book traces the nature of these governmental changes by looking at security.... more...

  • Who's Who in the Zoo?by Domenico "Mick" Cacciola; Ben Robertson

    University of Queensland Press 2014; US$ 12.99

    More incredible stories from the authors of the best-selling The Second Father: An Insider?s Story of Cops, Crime and Corruption Who?s Who in the Zoo is a first-hand account of Domenico Mick? Cacciola?s life as a CIB and Special Branch detective over three decades. It captures the colour and grit of policing in Brisbane?s Fortitude Valley, which... more...