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- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 28.99
In a criminal procedure class, students are asked to determine whether a citizen's constitutional rights were violated, and this question is consistently posed under a myriad of factual circumstances. In order to answer the query, students would need to examine and discuss the United States Supreme Court's interpretations of the Fourth, Fifth,... more...
- Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2015; US$ 131.31
Die Zunahme infrastrukturbedingter Behandlungsfehler in den letzten Jahren ist eine Nebenwirkung der ökonomisierten Medizin. Kennzeichnend für den Präventionsverlust des Strafrechts ist dabei die Inkongruenz zwischen wirtschaftlicher und rechtlicher Verantwortung der Entscheidungsträger in Kliniken und Praxen. Die behandelnden Ärzte tragen bislang... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00
Drawing on Foucault's later work on governmentality, this book traces the effects of 'the rise of risk' on contemporary social work practice. Focusing on two 'domains' of practice ? mental health social work and probation work ? it analyses the ways in which risk thinking has affected social work's aims and objectives, methods and approaches. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 29.95
When someone is suspected of being violent towards their family, the onus often falls on the victim to keep the children safe. This practical handbook turns the attention back to the cause of the problem, by helping practitioners to engage with perpetrators, to make safety-focussed interventions and motivate them towards seeking more in depth help. more...
- Canongate Books 2015; US$ 15.79
THE SUNDAY TIMES and NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Since 2002, Mohamedou Ould Slahi has been imprisoned at the detainee camp at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. In all these years, the United States has never charged him with a crime. Although he was ordered to be released by a federal judge, the U.S. government fought that decision, and there is no sign that the... more...
- Dundurn 2015; US$ 9.99
Police investigations can become legal minefields. Crime Scene Investigations is a clear guide to the powers and limitations of law enforcement officials. From the right to a lawyer's advice, to privacy law in search and seizures, to stop-and-frisk-style "carding" operations, this book covers the key topics in depth. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 30.00
Criminal Capital is an engaging but authoritative account of how financial structures and products can and are being used to evade proper scrutiny and enable criminal activity and what can be done about it. Based on the analysis of the financial methods that are frequently used by criminals, it deals with the widespread abuse of financial systems. more...
- CRC Press 2015; US$ 39.95
Drawing heavily on original research designed to train police officers to survive deadly encounters, Profiling Cop-Killers examines the sociological history, psychology, and motives of 50 murderers of police officers in 2011. The book identifies the commonalities and differences between groups of offenders by age, examining the previously hidden... more...
- CRC Press 2015; US$ 129.95
The first volume of the Trends in Corrections: Interviews with Corrections Leaders Around the World series introduced readers to the great diversity that exists cross-culturally in the political, social, and economic context of the correctional system. Presenting transcribed interviews of corrections leaders, it offered a comprehensive survey of... more...