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- Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 85.00
In Portugal between 2005 and 2010, ?modernization through technology? was the major political motto used to develop and improve the country?s peripheral and backward condition. This study reflects on one of the resulting, specific aspects of this trend?the implementation of public video surveillance. The in-depth ethnography provides evidence of... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1998; US$ 54.99
In this book, several leading scholars examine the central concerns of this emerging field. Subjects discussed include the role of community organizations in crime prevention; the structural and cultural issues underlying the concentration of race, poverty, and crime; community policing; and community prosecution and sanctioning. more...
- Ch. Links Verlag 2013; US$ 5.81
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 110.00
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...
- SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 39.95
Rescuing Railway Children focuses on runaway children in India who have used trains to take them away from home, and who live on railway station platforms and in trains. It presents the issues and challenges of reaching out to these ?railway children?, particularly through the experiences of Sathi, an NGO based in Bangalore. This organisation has... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2001; US$ 35.95
The purpose of this book is to provide a guide to future and present police chiefs, sheriffs and other law enforcement executives on how to survive and ultimately thrive in a job that is becoming increasingly difficult to handle. It reflects the collective wisdom of a group of police chiefs, sheriffs and law enforcement executives with significant... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00
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...
- Charles C Thomas 2014; US$ 32.95
This handbook provides reliable guidance on what to do next and offers practical, no-frills advice about what to do to counter the day-to-day challenges and outright calamities that make up the first-line leaders work life. Perhaps even more important, it offers time-proven recommendations on how to prevent a bothersome situation from escalating... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2014; US$ 36.95
Since the first and second editions of this book, there have been extensive changes in the private investigative sector. The Internet and technological advances have revolutionized how investigators work cases. Today, private investigators have computer access to diverse sources of information, and communication and photographic technologies have reached... more...