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Prevention of crime, methods, etc.

  • Pre-crimeby Jude McCulloch; Dean Wilson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Pre-crime aims to pre-empt ?would-be-criminals? and predict future crime. Although the term is borrowed from science ?ction, the drive to predict and pre-empt crime is a present-day reality. This book critically explores this major twenty-first century development in crime and justice. This first in-depth study of pre-crime defines and describes... more...

  • The Securitization of Societyby Marc Schuilenburg; David Garland; George Hall

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 37.60

    Traditionally, security has been the realm of the state and its uniformed police. However, in the last two decades, many actors and agencies, including schools, clubs, housing corporations, hospitals, shopkeepers, insurers, energy suppliers and even private citizens, have enforced some form of security, effectively changing its delivery, and overall... more...

  • Smart on Crimeby Garrick L. Percival

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 79.95

    The most punitive era in American history reached its apex in the 1990s, but the trend has reversed in recent years. Smart on Crime: The Struggle to Build a Better American Penal System examines the factors causing this dramatic turnaround. It relates and echoes the increasing need and desire on the part of actors in the American government system... more...

  • Crime Preventionby Stephen Schneider

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 79.95

    In Crime Prevention: Theory and Practice, Second Edition, Dr. Schneider has updated every chapter in this reliable text using the latest research, the most recently published articles and books, and feedback from professors and students using the first edition. Providing an introduction to dominant approaches, key concepts, theories, and research,... more...

  • Contesting Securityby Thierry Balzacq

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    Contesting Security investigates to what extent the ?logic of security?, which underpins securitization, can be contained, rolled back or dismantled. Featuring legitimacy as a cement of security practices, this volume presents a detailed account of the "logic" which sustains security in order to develop a novel approach to the relation between... more...

  • Opening the Black Boxby Gavin J. D. Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras are a prominent, if increasingly familiar, feature of urbanism. They symbolize the faith that spatial authorities place in technical interventions for the treatment of social problems. CCTV was principally introduced to sterilize municipalities, to govern conducts and to protect properties. Vast expenditure... more...

  • 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$ 44.95

    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...

  • Crime Preventionby Nick Tilley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    This book provides a concise and up-to-date account of crime prevention theory, practice and research in a form designed to be accessible and interesting to both students and practitioners. Readers will be equipped to think in an informed and critical way about what has been and might be done in practice to prevent crime at local and national levels.... more...