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  • Crime Fighting and Crime Preventionby Infobase Publishing

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00

    Before a crime is ever committed, law enforcement officials try to prevent lawbreaking by enacting policies and safeguards. Crime Fighting and Crime Prevention provides a clear look at the efforts of law enforcement agencies and civilians to control and prevent crimes. The various crime-prevention techniques covered range from computer databases that... more...

  • Crime Preventionby Steven P. Lab

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95

    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...

  • Opening the Black Boxby Gavin J. D. Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Preventing Crimeby Brandon C. Welsh; David P. Farrington

    Springer 2007; US$ 69.99

    Brings together scientific evidence on what works best for a wide range of interventions organized around four important domains in criminology: at-risk children, offenders, victims, and places. This book assesses the effectiveness of criminological interventions using the most rigorous review methodology of the systematic review. more...

  • Communities, Crime Social Capital in Contemporary Chinaby Lena Zhong

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    This book explores the theoretical and empirical dimensions of community crime prevention in China, examining in particular the role of social capital in a rapidly modernizing economic, social and political context. In doing so it provides a vivid picture of contemporary crime and crime control in China as well as analyzing the very particular Chinese... more...

  • Communities, identities and crimeby Basia Spalek

    Policy Press 2007; US$ 39.95

    This book provides a critical exploration of the importance of social identities when considering crime, victimisation and criminal justice and offers a refreshing perspective on the most significant developments in relation to equality and diversity issues that feature in policies and practices of criminal justice agencies. more...

  • Survivalby Hugh C. Mcdonald

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00

    Offers a variety of strategies for preventing and avoiding crimes as well as protecting and defending oneself when a victim of assault or suddenly involved in a dangerous situation. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...

  • Putting Theory to Workby Jorge Canestri

    Karnac Books 2012; US$ 26.95

    This book contains a continuation and expansion of the topics covered in the author's previous book, Psychoanalysis: from Practice to Theory, about the use of theories in analytic practice. As a member of the International Psychoanalytical Association (IPA) Conceptual Research Committee and Chair of the Working Party on Theoretical Issues, the author,... more...

  • Gun Digest Book of the .22 Rifleby C. Rodney James

    F+W Media 2010; US$ 19.99

    Everything You Need to Know About America's Favorite Rifles! Small-Bore Rimfire Ammunition Choosing a Rifle The Semi-Automatic Rifle The Bolt-Action Competition Rifle Accurate Shooting Cleaning, Maintenance & Care Range, Lethality & Performance Hunting & Varmint Shooting Modern Competitive Shooting more...