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Prevention of crime, methods, etc.

  • Effective Crime Reduction Strategiesby James F. Albrecht; Dilip K. Das

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 99.95

    The International Police Executive Symposium (IPES, www.ipes.info) coordinates annual international conferences to evaluate critical issues in policing and recommend practical solutions to law enforcement executives deployed across the globe. Drawn from the 2005 proceedings hosted by the Czech Republic in Prague, Effective Crime Reduction Strategies:... 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...

  • Crime Prevention through Housing Designby Rachel Armitage

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00

    This book presents a comprehensive review of the impact of residential design on crime focusing upon research, policy and practice both in the UK and internationally, appealing to both academics and practitioners within the fields of crime prevention, urban planning and architecture. more...

  • 21st Century Security and CPTEDby Randall I. Atlas

    Taylor & Francis 2008; US$ 97.95

    Offering an answer to concerns with violence and terrorism, this book examines trends in the field of Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED). It addresses application of CPTED to high-security environments, as well as public and private sector buildings. It explains the architecture process to security directors. more...

  • 21st Century Security and CPTEDby Randall I. Atlas

    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...

  • 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...

  • Thank God I Had a Gunby Chris Bird

    Privateer Publications 2006; US$ 15.99

    This collection of true stories examines incidents involving the use of firearms by ordinary citizens for personal protection against criminals. Three basic types of events are discussed: armed defense at home, at work, and in a public place. Each episode is explored in detail, with a look at the citizen involved as well as how their defensive actions... 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...

  • Crime Reduction Problem-oriented Policingby Karen Bullock; Nick Tilley

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    Problem-oriented policing has been one of the most significant new approaches to policing and crime reduction in the UK in recent years. Drawing upon the main findings of the government's Crime Reduction Programme, this book aims to provide an overview of the government's Targeted Policing Initiative as a whole, and to indicate what was learned from... more...

  • The Political Economy of Narcoticsby Julia Buxton

    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...