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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
Deterrence is at the heart of the preventive aspiration of criminal justice. Deterrence, whether through preventive patrol by police officers or stiff prison sentences for violent offenders, is the principal mechanism through which the central feature of criminal justice, the exercise of state authority, works ? it is hoped -- to diminish offending... more...
- Privateer Publications 2014; US$ 14.99
One of the best-kept secrets in America is how often and how effectively ordinary citizens defend themselves with firearms against criminal attack or criminal threat. Criminology professor Gary Kleck of Florida State University estimates that each year about 2.5 million ordinary people in the United States use firearms in confrontations with criminals.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00
This study explores the rapidly expanding world of online illicit drug trading. Since the fall of the infamous Silk Road, a new generation of cryptomarkets can be found thriving on the dark net. Martin explores how these websites defy powerful law enforcement agencies and represent the new digital front in the 'war on drugs'. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 1998; US$ 46.00
Explains current and historical debates about crime prevention and social control. This book also offers an original re-framing of the field of crime prevention based on a synthesis of new thinking in social theory. It looks at the contested history of crime prevention in the modern era and considers trends in social control in late modernity. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 72.00
Are crime rates rising or falling around the world? Are specific types of crime more prevalent in some cultures than others? Do different cultures vary greatly in their attitudes toward crime prevention? Students will find answers to these and similar questions in this unique resource of 15 case studies exploring the problems of crime and crime control... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 124.95
This ground-breaking book examines the critical role that citizens play in guarding against crime. By focusing on the ways in which residents are able to capably guard their residential environments from crime, Reynald shows how local residents function (or fail to function) as effective crime controllers. The studies contained herein are aimed at... more...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 171.95
Based on extensive research initiated by the UK Home Office, Reducing Crime offers an objective look at the effectiveness of criminal justice interventions in the reduction of crime. Bringing together information about where, for whom and at what cost these interventions are effective, the book examines alcohol prevention and drug treatment studies;... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00
From Labour's promise to be 'tough on crime, tough on the causes of crime' through to the White Paper and new criminal justice legislation, controlling crime and reforming the criminal justice system has been one of the government's key priorities. This book provides a detailed review of the thinking behind these new plans and legislation, looking... more...