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  • Policing Scotlandby Daniel Donnelly; Kenneth Scott

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95

    This fully updated and expanded second edition of Policing Scotland takes account of recent developments in Scottish policing and criminal justice against the backdrop of a dynamic political landscape and looming fiscal constraints in public services. The book offers contributions from both academics and practitioners, and not only shows police... more...

  • Policing in an Age of Austerityby Graham Ellison; Mike Brogden

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    Policing in an Age of Austerity uniquely examines the effects on one key public service: the state police of England and Wales. Focusing on the major cut-backs in its resources, both in material and in labour, it details the extent and effects of that drastic reduction in provision together with related matters in Scotland and Northern Ireland.... more...

  • Policing and Criminologyby Craig Paterson; Ed Pollock

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 26.00

    A comprehensive and accessible introduction to criminology for all those undertaking policing degrees. 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...

  • Governing Securityby Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar

    Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 29.95

    The impact of public law depends on how politicians secure control of public organizations, and how these organizations in turn are used to define national security. Governing Security explores this dynamic by investigating the surprising history of two major federal agencies that touch the lives of Americans every day: the Roosevelt-era Federal... more...

  • In Defense of Internmentby Michelle Malkin

    Regnery Publishing 2013; US$ 27.95

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  • Policing the Mediaby David D. (Dimitri) Perlmutter

    SAGE Publications 2000; US$ 55.00

    Policing the Media is an investigation into one of the paradoxes of the mass media age. Issues, events, and people that we see most on our television screens are often those that we understand the least. David Perlmutter examined this issue as it relates to one of the most frequently portrayed groups of people on television: police officers. Policing... more...

  • Armed Policeby Mike Waldren

    The History Press 2013; US$ 23.99

    A controversy raged over the increased use of firearms in London due to the increase in secuirty, because in the public mind, the hallmark of British security has always been unarmed policing. Here, former Head of the Metropolitan Police Firearms Unit, Mike Waldren, gives an insider's account of the change in Britain's policing. more...

  • Handbook on Policing in Central and Eastern Europeby Gorazd Mesko; Charles B. Fields; Branko Lobnikar; Andrej Sotlar

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 179.00

    Tracing two decades of changing police practices in 20 countries of Central and Eastern Europe, this book provides country-by-country entries on police organization, crime trends, police and the media, current and emerging trends in policing, and more. more...

  • Beyond The Call Of Dutyby Ben Ando; Nick Kinsella

    Constable & Robinson 2013; US$ 11.65

    A lone policewoman disarms a knife-wielding schizophrenic; two officers drag a woman from a railway line seconds before an express train roars past; an undercover cop clings onto the bonnet of a drug-dealer's car as it speeds through a busy town centre. These are just some of the ways Britain's police officers are daily called upon to demonstrate... more...