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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2011; US$ 32.30

    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...

  • Reducing Crimeby Amanda Perry; Cynthia McDougall; David P. Farrington

    Wiley 2006; US$ 171.95

    Based on extensive research initiated by the UK Home Office, Reducing Crime offers an objective look at the effectiveness of criminal justice interventions in the reduction of crime. Bringing together information about where, for whom and at what cost these interventions are effective, the book examines alcohol prevention and drug treatment studies;... more...

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

    Springer 2006; US$ 179.00

    A project of the Campbell Collaboration Crime and Justice Group, this book brings together the scientific evidence on what works best for a range of interventions organized around four important domains in criminology: at-risk children, offenders, victims, and places. It assesses the effectiveness of criminological interventions. more...

  • Understanding Crime Preventionby Gordon Hughes

    McGraw-Hill Education 1998; US$ 46.00

    Explains current and historical debates about crime prevention and social control. This book also offers an original re-framing of the field of crime prevention based on a synthesis of new thinking in social theory. It looks at the contested history of crime prevention in the modern era and considers trends in social control in late modernity. more...