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  • Confronting Crimeby Michael Tonry

    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...

  • Justice in Transitionby Anna Eriksson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book provides a unique account of the high-profile community-based restorative justice projects in the Republican and Loyalist communities that have emerged with the ending of the conflict in Northern Ireland. Unprecedented new partnerships between Republican communities and the Police Service of Northern Ireland have developed, and former IRA... more...

  • Crime and Crime Controlby GREGG BARAK

    ABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 91.00

    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...

  • Cross-Border Law Enforcementby Saskia Hufnagel; Clive Harfield; Simon Bronitt

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    This volume explores issues of law enforcement cooperation across borders from a variety of disciplinary perspectives. The borders under examination include both macro-level cooperation between nation-states as well as micro-level cooperation between different Executive agencies within a nation-state. The volume brings together leading academics,... more...

  • Guarding Against Crimeby Danielle M. Reynald

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 119.95

    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...

  • Deterrence and Crime Preventionby David M. Kennedy

    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...

  • Thank God I Had a Gunby Chris Bird

    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...

  • Criminology and Political Theoryby Anthony Amatrudo

    SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 57.00

    The ideal text developed for students to combine political theory and criminology. more...

  • Security Risk Assessmentby John M. White

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 49.95

    Security Risk Assessment is the most up-to-date and comprehensive resource available on how to conduct a thorough security assessment for any organization. A good security assessment is a fact-finding process that determines an organization?s state of security protection. It exposes vulnerabilities, determines the potential for losses, and devises... more...

  • Reducing Crimeby Amanda Perry; Cynthia McDougall; David P. Farrington

    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...