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  • 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...

  • Just Authority?by Jonathan Jackson; Ben Bradford; Betsy Stanko; Katrin Hohl

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    What does it mean to trust the police? What makes the police legitimate in the eyes of the policed? What builds trust, legitimacy and cooperation, and what undermines the bond between police and the public? These questions are central to current debates concerning the relationship between the British police and the public it serves. Yet, in the context... more...

  • Kein Frieden ohne Gerechtigkeit?by William A. Schabas; Edith Nerke; Jürgen Bauer

    Hamburger Edition HIS 2013; US$ 7.56

    Seit 2002 existiert der Internationale Strafgerichtshof in Den Haag, zuständig für Delikte des Völkerstrafrechts. Eine Errungenschaft zweifellos, gleichzeitig eine ständige Herausforderung an Recht, Gesetz und Politik. Kann der Gerichtshof die Anforderung an die Neutralität internationaler Rechtsprechung erfüllen, oder wie groß ist der Einfluss der... more...

  • Kriminalität in Münchenby Reinhard Heydenreuter

    Verlag Friedrich Pustet 2014; US$ 9.45

    Der wirtschaftliche Aufstieg Münchens zur mächtigsten Handelsstadt und schließlich zur Residenzstadt des Herzogtums Bayern ließ bald auch die Kriminalität ansteigen, und so hören wir schon im 13. Jahrhundert von Brandstiftungen, Morden, Aufständen und der entsprechenden Reaktion der Obrigkeit: Es wurde gehängt, geköpft und ertränkt. Auf dem Galgenplatz,... more...

  • Law and Order in Historical Perspectiveby Joel Samaha; Charles Tilly; Edward Shorter

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Law and Order in Historical Perspective: The Case of Elizabethan Essex presents a brief description of what happened in the 16th-century criminal justice system from the commission of a felony until the disposition of the case occurred. This book discusses how criminal law actually operated in a community and how the system of the criminal justice... more...

  • Life During Wartimeby Kristian Williams; Lara Messersmith-Glavin; William Munger

    AK Press 2013; US$ 21.00

    A chilling indictment of state repression and first-world counterinsurgency tactics, with suggestions on how to fight back. more...

  • Measuring Police Integrity Across the Worldby Sanja Kutnjak Ivkovic; M.R. Haberfeld

    Springer New York 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book brings together research on police integrity on regions worldwide. The results for each country indicate whether police officers know the official rules, how seriously they view police misconduct, what they think the appropriate and expected discipline for misconduct should be, and how willing they are to report it. Police misconduct refers... more...

  • Minority Group Threat, Crime, and Policing: Social Context and Social Controlby Pamela Irving Jackson

    ABC-CLIO 1989; US$ 108.00

    Jackson's expertise shines in this innovative analysis of the link between social inequality and law enforcement efforts. The research connects the level of conflict characterizing majority-minority relations to the level of financial investment in police resources. . . . Readers will find scholarly attention to theory, responsible implications for... more...

  • Mission-Based Policingby John P. Crank; Dawn M. Irlbeck; Rebecca K. Murray; Mark Sundermeier

    CRC Press 2011; US$ 98.95

    The research revolution in police work has uncovered a multitude of data, but this contemporary knowledge has done very little to change the way things are done in most police departments across the U.S., where the prevalent form of policing is based on the traditional model of district assignments and random preventive patrol. Mission-Based Policing... more...

  • Moroccan Noirby Jonathan Smolin

    Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 25.99

    Facing rising demands for human rights and the rule of law, the Moroccan state fostered new mass media and cultivated more positive images of the police, once the symbol of state repression, reinventing the relationship between citizen and state for a new era. Jonathan Smolin examines popular culture and mass media to understand the changing nature... more...