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- 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...
- Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 53.95
This book examines several types of crime prevention approaches and their goals, including those that are designed to prevent conditions that foster deviance, those directed toward persons or conditions with a high potential for deviance, and those for persons who have already committed crimes. This edition provides research and information on all... more...
- 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...
- CRC Press 2013; US$ 119.95
The concept of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) has undergone dramatic changes over the last several decades since C. Ray Jeffery coined the term in the early 1970s, and Tim Crowe wrote the first CPTED applications book. The second edition of 21st Century Security and CPTED includes the latest theory, knowledge, and practice of... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95
This study looks at contemporary psychological research and theory into criminal behaviour and considers the relationship between psychological and criminological theories. At the same time, the book examines the impact of psychology on strategies more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 53.95
Limited Responsibilities explores the interaction between the criminal justice system and the wider concerns of political and social institutions, including the welfare state, social work and forensic psychiatry. Using the key concept of `responsibility', Tamar Pitch critiques the classical theories of Anglo-American and Italian criminologies,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 65.95
Using new data and case study documentation, this book presents a unique international perspective on crime prevention theory, linking theory, evidence and practical application to bridge gaps between planning, design and criminology. more...
- Zed Books 2006; US$ 32.95
This scholarly examination of the worldwide web of narcotics today provides students, social workers, health providers, law enforcement officers and policy makers with an up-to-date, overall exploration of the world of drugs. For nearly a century, regimes around the world have upheld a prohibitionist stance toward narcotics. The US has led this global... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 99.00
The book contains lectures of an international NATO-Russian Advanced Workshop about the detection of liquid explosives and flammable agents. The ARW was one of a series of workshops before, dealing with the detection of explosives and initiated by terrorist actions using liquid explosives. The aim of the workshop was to present and to discuss suitable... more...