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Prevention of crime, methods, etc.

  • Drugs on the Dark Netby James Martin

    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...

  • 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...

  • Surveillance, Capital and Resistanceby Michael McCahill; Rachel L. Finn

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    Surveillance, Capital and Resistance is a major contribution to current debates on the subjective experience of surveillance. Based on a large research project undertaken in a Northern City in the UK and focusing mainly on the use of surveillance in the context of policing and security, the book explores how a diverse range of social groups (?school... more...

  • Who's Who in the Zoo?by Domenico "Mick" Cacciola; Ben Robertson

    University of Queensland Press 2014; US$ 12.99

    More incredible stories from the authors of the best-selling The Second Father: An Insider?s Story of Cops, Crime and Corruption Who?s Who in the Zoo is a first-hand account of Domenico ‘Mick? Cacciola?s life as a CIB and Special Branch detective over three decades. It captures the colour and grit of policing in Brisbane?s Fortitude Valley, which... 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...

  • Smarter Crime Controlby Irvin Waller

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 38.99

    In the wake of headline-grabbing mass murders and other controversial crimes, public officials and communities alike are searching for ways to best deal with crime ? both minor and major. Here, Waller highlights best practices as shown by scores of studies, underscores the need for better preventions, and details the best innovations in the reduction... more...

  • Kriminalität, innere Sicherheit und soziale Unsicherheitby Albert Scherr

    Springer 2013; US$ 6.99

    Der vorliegende Beitrag zeigt Unterschiede zwischen neoliberalen und wohlfahrtsstaatlichen Strategien im Umgang mit sozialer Unsicherheit auf und argumentiert, dass die Entwicklung in Deutschland nicht angemessen verstanden werden kann, wenn Ähnlichkeiten zu den USA betont, Unterschiede nivelliert werden. Dargelegt wird weiter, dass kein direkter und... 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...

  • Surveillance Schoolsby Emmeline Taylor

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 38.00

    Focusing on the phenomena of the Surveillance School, Taylor examines the increased presence of surveillance technologies and practices which identify, verify, categorise and track pupils, exploring the impact that invasive and continual monitoring is having upon school children. more...

  • Confronting Crimeby Michael Tonry

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    This book provides a detailed review of the thinking behind New Labour's promise to be 'tough on crime, tough on the causes of crime', looking at policies and proposals in the field of punishment, particularly those embodied in the Halliday Review of the Sentencing Framework (2001), the government White Paper Justice for All (2002), and the 2002 Criminal... more...