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  • Reflective Practice for Policing Studentsby Selina Copely

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 23.00

    An essential guide to reflective practice for all those undertaking policing degrees. more...

  • Street Bluesby Andrew Brown

    Random House Struik 2011; US$ 6.00

    In 1999 Andrew Brown donned the uniform of the new South African Police Service as a rookie reservist, after years of viewing the police as the enemy. This book documents his experiences over nearly a decade, offering a glimpse into the day-to-day life of a police officer on the beat in one of the most crime-ridden societies in the world. Street Blues... more...

  • Constables, Marshals and Moreby Lorie Rubenser; Gloria Priddy

    University of North Texas Press 2011; US$ 15.96

    Most students of criminal justice, and the general public as well, think of policing along the three basic types of municipal, sheriff, and state police. Little is known about other avenues of police work, such as the constable. In policing textbooks, when a position such as constable is mentioned, only a line or two is presented, hardly enough to... more...

  • Behind the Badgeby Andrew Faull

    Random House Struik 2010; US$ 6.00

    Every South African has a strong opinion on crime and policing, but most know very little about the lives and experiences of the average cop in the 185 000-strong South African Police Service. This book is composed of excerpts from interviews with current and former members of the service who, for the first time, share their personal experiences of... more...

  • Zero Toleranceby Andrea Mcardle; Tanya Erzen

    NYU Press 2001; US$ 22.95

    Amadou Diallo, Abner Louima, Anthony Baez, Patrick Dorismond. New York City has been rocked in recent years by the fate of these four men at the hands of the police. But police brutality in New York City is a multi-dimensional phenomenon that refers not only to the hyperviolent response of white male police officers as in these cases, but to an entire... more...

  • Black Police, White Societyby Steven Leinen

    NYU Press 1985; US$ 22.95

    "Extremely informative. . . deserves a wide readership, both inside and outside police departments." Publishers Weekly "An imaginative and insightful account of the day-to-day life of the black police officer in a large urban environment. A must read for all police officers, white as well as black." Marvin Blue President, Guardians Association... more...

  • Jammed Upby Robert J. Kane; Michael D. White

    NYU Press 2012; US$ 29.75

    Drugs, bribes, falsifying evidence, unjustified force and kickbacks: there are many opportunities for cops to act like criminals.  Jammed Up  is the definitive study of the nature and causes of police misconduct. While police departments are notoriously protective of their own?especially personnel and disciplinary information?Michael White and Robert... more...

  • Die Prinzipien und Grundstrukturen des Zwangsvollstreckungsrechtsby Jürgen Stamm

    Mohr Siebeck 2007; US$ 122.00

    Im Prozess der europäischen Einigung ist das Zwangsvollstreckungsrecht derzeit eher als ein Stiefkind zu bezeichnen. Die Schwierigkeiten liegen hauptsächlich darin begründet, dass es bislang in den meisten europäischen Ländern an einer dogmatischen Aufarbeitung der Prinzipien und der Grundstrukturen der Zwangsvollstreckung mangelt. Vor diesem Hintergrund... more...

  • Police Reform in Mexicoby Daniel Sabet

    Stanford University Press 2012; US$ 40.00

    The urgent need to professionalize Mexican police has been recognized since the early 1990s, but despite even the most well-intentioned promises from elected officials and police chiefs, few gains have been made in improving police integrity. Why have reform efforts in Mexico been largely unsuccessful? This book seeks to answer the question by... more...

  • City of Industryby Victor Valle

    Rutgers University Press 2009; US$ 21.95

    City of Industry is a stunning exposé on the construction of corporate capitalist spaces. Investigating Industry's archives, including sealed FBI reports, Valle uncovered a series of scandals from the city's founder James M. Stafford to present day corporate heir Edward Roski Jr., the nation's biggest industrial developer. While exposing... more...