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  • Crime Control Communityby Gordon Hughes; Adam Edwards

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Community-based crime control has become one of the principal policy responses to crime and disorder across western societies, and is regarded now as one of the keys to successful crime prevention and reduction. The aim of this book is to bring together findings from case studies of community-based crime control in England as a means of examining the... more...

  • Raising the Barby Kathryn Graham; Ross Homel

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95

    This book provides a definitive review of knowledge about bar room environments and their regulation, and provides directions for the prevention of aggression, violence and injury in and around public drinking establishments. It shows why drinking establishments are high risk for aggression, why some establishments are riskier than others, the effectiveness... more...

  • Housing, Urban Governance and Anti-Social Behaviourby John Flint

    Policy Press 2006; US$ 39.95

    This book is the first comprehensive volume exploring an issue of growing importance to policy makers, academics, housing practitioners and students. It brings together contributions from the most prominent scholars in the field to provide a range of theoretical perspectives, critical analysis and empirical research findings about the role of housing... more...

  • Asbo Nationby Peter Squires

    Policy Press 2008; US$ 45.00

    This collection brings together opinion, commentary, research evidence, professional guidance, debate and critique in order to understand the phenomenon of anti-social behaviour. more...

  • Justice in Transitionby Anna Eriksson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book provides a unique account of the high-profile community-based restorative justice projects in the Republican and Loyalist communities that have emerged with the ending of the conflict in Northern Ireland. Unprecedented new partnerships between Republican communities and the Police Service of Northern Ireland have developed, and former IRA... 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...

  • Deterrence and Crime Preventionby David M. Kennedy

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    Deterrence is at the heart of the preventive aspiration of criminal justice.  Deterrence, whether through preventive patrol by police officers or stiff prison sentences for violent offenders, is the principal mechanism through which the central feature of criminal justice, the exercise of state authority, works ? it is hoped -- to diminish offending... 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...

  • 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...

  • Crime and Crime Control: A Global Viewby Gregg Barak

    ABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 72.00

    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...