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- Springer New York 2008; US$ 69.99
This peer-reviewed collection of essays analyzes the problems involved in choosing units of analysis in geographic criminology. Written by experts in the field, the chapters address basic academic questions and provide real-life examples and applications. more...
- Tundra 2009; US$ 7.95
The true story of a gentle hero who won hearts and affection for his commitment to ?serve and protect.? A big boy right from the start, Brig was a Belgian draft cross, or grade horse, with just the right temperament to earn his place on the Mounted Unit of the Toronto Police Department. Brigadier was a golden chestnut with four white socks, and... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 34.99
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...
- 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...
- 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 this... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2009; US$ 53.95
The objective of this book is to demonstrate how adopting a career perspective can provide a more comprehensive conceptualization of traumatic stress processes as they apply to police officers and agencies and provide a framework that can be used to guide research and intervention agenda in ways that reflect the changes that can occur over the course... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2007; US$ 38.95
Police work involves the difficult task of preventing community dysfunction and preserving law and order within the community. Officers who deal with human misery on a daily basis work under a hidden danger not visible on the street: that of psychological harm. UNDER THE BLUE SHADOW was written to provide clinical cases and research in one volume in... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2007; US$ 35.95
In this second edition of Police Suicide: Epidemic in Blue, the author brings together old and new information on police suicide and he introduces some promising findings. In doing so, he clarifies some issues and provides a source of information for police officers, administrators, and academic researchers. In this lucidly written book... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 104.99
Presents the insights in the sociological study of surveillance and governance in the context of criminal justice and other control strategies. This title provides a set of theoretical perspectives and research domains on the qualities and quantities of transformations of social control and their historical precursors in diverse social settings. more...