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Prevention of crime, methods, etc.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Crime-free Housing in the 21st Centuryby Barry Poyner

    Taylor & Francis 2013; US$ 63.95

    This book sets out to investigate the relationship between crime and the design and planning of housing, and to produce practical recommendations to help architects and planners to reduce crime. 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

    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...