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  • Policing in Americaby Larry Gaines; Victor Kappeler

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    In the field of law enforcement in the United States, it is essential to know the contemporary problems being faced and combine that knowledge with empirical research and theoretical reasoning to arrive at best practices and an understanding of policing. Policing in America, Eighth Edition, provides a thorough analysis of the key issues in policing... more...

  • Understanding Police Cultureby John Crank

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Police culture has been widely criticized as a source of resistance to change and reform, and is often misunderstood. This book seeks to capture the heart of police culture?including its tragedies and celebrations?and to understand its powerful themes of morality, solidarity, and common sense, by systematically integrating a broad literature on police... more...

  • Controversies in Policingby Quint Thurman; Andrew Giacomazzi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 31.95

    This book of original essays presents controversial topics, then encourages the readers to consider what they think ought to be done. The selections identify several of the existing issues in policing about which something needs to be done; then, they present various viewpoints on possible solutions. This is done against the backdrop of an era of significant... more...

  • The English Policeby Clive Emsley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95

    A comprehensive history of policing from the eighteenth century onwards, which draws on largely unused police archives. Clive Emsley addresses all the major issues of debate; he explores the impact of legislation and policy at both national and local levels, and considers the claim that the English police were non-political and free from political... more...

  • Kriminalität in Münchenby Reinhard Heydenreuter

    Verlag Friedrich Pustet 2014; US$ 10.56

    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...

  • The Street Casinoby Simon Harding

    Policy Press 2014; US$ 38.66

    Simon Harding proposes an unique theoretical perspective on survival in violent street gangs which offers new evidence on gang behaviour, dynamics, affiliation and risks in inner city areas. more...

  • The Scottish Police Officerby Daniel Donnelly

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    The structure of policing is undergoing change in Scotland at present and the profile of the police officer differs from that of the past. This book takes an informative approach and offers a unique account and insight into the Scottish police organisation, describing the ?Scottish police officer? from the point of recruitment through to training,... more...

  • Police In Occupation Japanby Christopher Aldous

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 195.00

    Many Western commentators have expressed their admiration for the Japanese police system, tracing its origins to the American Occupation of Japan (1945-52). This study challenges the assumptions that underlie these accounts, focusing on the problems that attended the reform of the Japanese police during the Occupation. Drawing on a wide range of primary... more...

  • Frontex und operative Maßnahmen an den europäischen Außengrenzenby Matthias Lehnert

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 168.07

    Die europäische Grenzschutzagentur Frontex verkörpert mehrere rechtlich-politische Entwicklungen der letzten Jahre und Jahrzehnte: Die Europäisierung von Grenzen, eine verstärkte Illegalisierung von Migration, die Externalisierung von Migrationskontrolle unter Einbindung der Herkunfts- und Transitstaaten von Migrant_innen, eine zunehmende Mehrebenenverwaltung... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Police and Policingby Michael D. Reisig; Robert J. Kane

    Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 149.99

    The police are perhaps the most visible representation of government. They are charged with what has been characterized as an "impossible" mandate -- control and prevent crime, keep the peace, provide public services -- and do so within the constraints of democratic principles. The police are trusted to use deadly force when it is called... more...