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  • Eyes Everywhereby Aaron Doyle; Randy Lippert; David Lyon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    In many countries camera surveillance has become commonplace, and ordinary citizens and consumers are increasingly aware that they are under surveillance in everyday life. Camera surveillance is typically perceived as the archetype of contemporary surveillance technologies and processes. While there is sometimes fierce debate about their introduction,... more...

  • Governing Securityby Clifford D. Shearing; Les Johnston

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 70.95

    Government has been radically transformed over the past few decades. These transformations have been mirrored in, and often prefigured by, changes in the governance of security - mentalities, institutions, technologies and practices used to promote secure environments. This book traces the nature of these governmental changes by looking at security.... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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. It builds upon and updates research originally published in Crime Free Housing (1991), providing an easily accessible, high quality and well presented account... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    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...

  • Praxis-Handbuch Sicherheitsdienstleistungby Adolf Kraheck; Carsten Klauer; Ingo Mews

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2011; US$ 31.80

    Sicherheitsdienstleister werden heutzutage weit über die ursprünglichen Aufgaben des reinen Objektschutzes hinaus gefordert. Diese umfangreichen Aufgaben verlangen ein immer umfangreicheres Fachwissen über Sicherheitsdienstleistungen. Ebenso wichtig ist es, die kaum überschaubare Anzahl von Gesetzen, Vorschriften und Richtlinien zu kennen und sicher... more...

  • Crime, Disorder and Community Safetyby Roger Matthews; John Pitts

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 71.95

    This book provides an analytic overview and assessment of the changing nature of crime prevention, disorder and community safety in contemporary society. Bringing together nine original articles from leading national and international authorities on these issues, the book examines recent developments in relation to a number of specific groups - the... more...

  • Evidence-Based Crime Preventionby David P. Farrington; Doris Layton MacKenzie; Lawrence W. Sherman; Brandon C. Welsh

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 73.95

    Crime prevention policy and practice is, on the whole, far from objective. Instead of being based on scientific evidence, the crime policy agenda is seemingly driven by political ideology, anecdotal evidence and programme trends. Evidence-Based Crime Prevention seeks to change this by comprehensively and rigorously assessing the existing scientific... more...