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- NYU Press 2016; US$ 25.50
No policing tactic has been more controversial than ?stop and frisk,? whereby police officers stop, question and frisk ordinary citizens, who they may view as potential suspects, on the streets. As Michael White and Hank Fradella show in Stop and Frisk , the first authoritative history and analysis of this tactic, there is a disconnect between... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 22.00
?No one who enjoys mystery can fail to savor this study of a classic case of detection.? ?TONY HILLERMAN On the night of September 14, 1935, George Conniff, a town marshal in Pend Oreille County in the state of Washington, was shot to death. A lawman had been killed, yet there seemed to be no uproar, no major investigation. No suspect was brought... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95
This book provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the work of the probation service. It brings together themes of policy, theory and practice to help students and practitioners to better understand the work of probation, its limitations as well as potential, but above all its value. Setting probation in the context of the criminal... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2013; US$ 8.99
In this remarkable legal page-turner, Pulitzer Prize?winning journalist Barry Siegel recounts the dramatic, decades-long saga of Bill Macumber, imprisoned for thirty-eight years for a double homicide he denies committing. In the spring of 1962, a school bus full of students stumbled across a mysterious crime scene on an isolated stretch of Arizona... more...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 45.99 US$ 39.55
Blackstone's Handbook for Policing Students 2013 has been developed from the best-selling Blackstone's Student Police Officer Handbook to reflect the multitude of avenues into the police force now open to future police officers, from pre-entry courses to PCSOs and Specials. Designed specifically to meet the new requirements of police training,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 54.99 US$ 47.29
This Oxford Handbook presents a series of essays that captures not the past of criminology, but where theoretical explanation is headed. As a result, the volume is replete with new ideas, discussions of substantive topics with salient theoretical implications, and reviews and interpretations of literatures that illuminate promising avenues along... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
A great deal has been written about the political, policy and practice changes that have shaped probation work but little has been written on the changes to occupational cultures and the ways in which probation workers themselves view their role. This book fills that gap by exploring the meaning of ?doing probation work? from the perspective of probation... more...
- UPA 2013; US$ 49.99
These studies recover the historical roots of thinking that are in conflict with, and critical of, present-day tendencies. Criminological theory over the last few decades has oscillated between extremes: on one side there are calls for increasing the state exercise of punitive power as the only means of providing security, in the face of both urban... more...