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  • Criminal Justice Political Culturesby Tim Newburn; Richard Sparks

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95

    As crime increasingly crosses national boundaries, and international co-operation takes firmer shape, so the development of ideas and policy on the control of crime has become an increasingly international and transnational affair. This book is concerned both with the very specific issue of 'policy transfer' within the crime control arena, and with... more...

  • Crime, Risk Justiceby Kevin Stenson; Robert R Sullivan

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95

    Crime control has risen rapidly up the social and political agendas to become a central feature of western societies. This book is concerned with issues arising from these developments. Top criminologists from Britain, the USA and Australia explore the links between crime and risk through a range of themes, from the depiction of crime in the media... more...

  • Crime Reduction Problem-oriented Policingby Karen Bullock; Nick Tilley

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    Problem-oriented policing has been one of the most significant new approaches to policing and crime reduction in the UK in recent years. Drawing upon the main findings of the government's Crime Reduction Programme, this book aims to provide an overview of the government's Targeted Policing Initiative as a whole, and to indicate what was learned from... more...

  • Handbook of Crime Prevention Community Safetyby Nick Tilley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 67.95

    The book provides a detailed overview of the main theories and perspectives informing crime prevention policy and practice. It is a comprehensive introduction to the background, theory and practice of crime prevention and community safety.  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...

  • Justice in Transitionby Anna Eriksson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Based on an extensive range of interviews with key players involved in the restorative justice projects in the Republican and Loyalist communities of Northern Ireland, this book not only shows how the projects in this area have been central to the groundbreaking changes in this area, but also explores the wider implications for restorative justice... more...

  • Crime and Crime Controlby GREGG BARAK

    ABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 91.00

    Are crime rates rising or falling around the world? Are specific types of crime more prevalent in some cultures than others? Do different cultures vary greatly in their attitudes toward crime prevention? Students will find answers to these and similar questions in this unique resource of 15 case studies exploring the problems of crime and crime control... more...

  • Cross-Border Law Enforcementby Saskia Hufnagel; Clive Harfield; Simon Bronitt

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    This volume explores issues of law enforcement cooperation across borders from a variety of disciplinary perspectives. The borders under examination include both macro-level cooperation between nation-states as well as micro-level cooperation between different Executive agencies within a nation-state. The volume brings together leading academics,... more...

  • Guarding Against Crimeby Danielle M. Reynald

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 119.95

    This ground-breaking book examines the critical role that citizens play in guarding against crime. By focusing on the ways in which residents are able to capably guard their residential environments from crime, Reynald shows how local residents function (or fail to function) as effective crime controllers. The studies contained herein are aimed at... more...

  • Crime Preventionby Steven P. Lab

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 53.95

    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...