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  • Racial Profilingby Karen S. Glover

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 25.99

    This book is a critical examination of mainstream research on racial profiling. Through qualitative analysis of interviews with people of color who have experienced racial profiling, it offers an alternative understanding of racialized law and the traffic stop as the manifestation of racialized law enforcement. more...

  • DK Essential Managers: The Digital Revolutionby DK Publishing

    DK Publishing 2009; US$ 8.00

    Like it or not, the digital revolution has swept the business world and, no matter how good you are at your job, if you don't have the technical tools to keep up you'll be left behind. Luckily, The Digital Media Revolution is here to get you up to speed and get the jump on the competition. more...

  • Force Decisionsby Rory Miller

    YMAA Publication Center 2012; US$ 9.99

    In a free and peaceful society where so many have been taught that all violence is wrong, citizens are often confused and dismayed when officers use force, even when the force is perfectly lawful and justified. This book explains how police are taught to make decisions on the use of force. Readers will understand how to behave when confronted by... more...

  • Dann hau ich eben abby Margit Miosga; Christiane Edler

    Ch. Links Verlag 2013; US$ 5.43

    Hauptbeschreibung 50000 Kinder und Jugendliche laufen jährlich von zu Hause weg. Die meisten kehren wieder zurück, 6000 bis 7000 jedoch bleiben verschwunden und leben auf der Straße. Sie kommen aus Familien aller gesellschaftlichen Schichten. Während die Situation von Straßenkindern oft beschrieben worden ist - von der Verklärung bis zur Elendsschilderung... more...

  • Policing and Mediaby Murray Lee; Alyce McGovern

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    This book examines the relationship between police, media and the public and analyses the shifting techniques and technologies through which they communicate. In a critical discussion of contemporary and emerging modes of mediatized police work, Lee and McGovern demonstrate how the police engage with the public through a fluid and quickly expanding... more...

  • Policing: Toward an Unknown Futureby John Crank; Colleen Kadleck

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    The enclosed papers are the culmination of a project Dr. John Crank and Dr. Colleen Kadleck carried out assessing issues facing the police into the early 21st century. The papers are future oriented, in the sense that they anticipate trends visible today. Everywhere, the contributing scholars found that the organizational concept, practice, and function... more...

  • Police Psychology Into the 21st Centuryby Martin I. Kurke; Ellen M. Scrivner

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.00

    As we approach the 21st century, there is a discernable shift in policing, from an incident-driven perspective to a proactive problem solving stance often described as "community policing." In this volume a panel of 21 psychologists examine the changing directions in policing and how such changes impact on psychological service delivery and operational... more...

  • Police Corruptionby Maurice Punch

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95

    Policing and corruption are inseparable. This book argues that corruption is not one thing but covers many deviant and criminal practices in policing which also shift over time. It rejects the 'bad apple' metaphor and focuses on 'bad orchards', meaning not individual but institutional failure. For in policing the organisation, work and culture foster... more...

  • Policing Imagesby Rob Mawby

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    In recent years the police have become one of the most watched and most visible organisations, and across the media there has been constant interest in the police. In such a situation the police themselves have been intensely concerned with promoting, projecting and protecting the police image. This book is concerned to document and to explain... more...

  • Putting Crime in its Placeby Wim Bernasco; Gerben J.N. Bruinsma

    Springer 2008; US$ 59.99

    Focuses on the units of analysis used in geographic criminology. This collection aims to contribute to crime and place studies by making explicit the problems involved in choosing units of analysis in geographic criminology. It addresses basic academic questions and provides real-life examples and applications of how they are resolved in research. more...