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  • Understanding Homicideby Fiona Brookman

    SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 61.00

    Here is a comprehensive and challenging text unravelling the phenomenon of homicide. The author combines original analysis with a lucid overview of the key theories and debates in the study of homicide and violence. more...

  • The Securitization of Societyby Marc Schuilenburg; David Garland; George Hall

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 37.60

    Traditionally, security has been the realm of the state and its uniformed police. However, in the last two decades, many actors and agencies, including schools, clubs, housing corporations, hospitals, shopkeepers, insurers, energy suppliers and even private citizens, have enforced some form of security, effectively changing its delivery, and overall... more...

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

    Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 149.99

    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...

  • Designing out Crime - Voices from the Fieldsby Hannah Smithson; Tim Bateman; Leanne Monchuk; Garner Clancey

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 199.00

    ‘Crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED)’, ‘designing out crime’, ‘safer by design’, ‘secured by design’ or any of the other ‘flavours’ of manipulating the built environment to prevent crime, invariably engender an inter-disciplinary approach. This work is frequently the domain of architects,... more...

  • Smart on Crimeby Garrick L. Percival

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 79.95

    The most punitive era in American history reached its apex in the 1990s, but the trend has reversed in recent years. Smart on Crime: The Struggle to Build a Better American Penal System examines the factors causing this dramatic turnaround. It relates and echoes the increasing need and desire on the part of actors in the American government system... more...

  • Preventing Crimeby

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 69.99

    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$ 140.00

    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...

  • Corporate and White Collar Crimeby John Minkes; Leonard Minkes

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 46.00

    An interdisciplinary and international overview of Corporate and White-collare crime which provides up-to-date debates, case studies and handy glossary. 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...