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  • 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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    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...

  • Armed Policeby Mike Waldren

    The History Press 2013; US$ 29.15

    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 Me?ko; Charles B. Fields; Branko Lobnikar; Andrej Sotlar

    Springer 2013; US$ 179.00

    Policing in Central and Eastern Europe has changed greatly since the fall of the Berlin Wall. Some Central and Eastern European countries are constituent members of the European Union, while others have been trying to harmonize with the EU and international requirements for a more democratic policing and developments in accordance with Western European... 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...

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

    Hamburger Edition HIS 2013; US$ 8.41

    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...

  • The Gestapoby Jacques Delarue; Mervyn Savill

    Skyhorse Publishing 2008; US$ 14.95

    From 1933 to 1945, the Gestapo was Nazi Germany's chief instrument of counter-espionage, political suppression, and terror. Jacques Delarue, a saboteur arrested by the Nazis in occupied France, chronicles how the land of Beethoven elevated sadism to a fine art. The Gestapo: A History of Horror draws upon Delarue's interviews with ex-Gestapo agents... more...

  • Policing twentieth century Irelandby Vicky Conway

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    The twentieth century was a time of rapid social change in Ireland: from colonial rule to independence, civil war and later the Troubles; from poverty to globalisation and the Celtic Tiger; and from the rise to the fall of the Catholic Church. Policing in Ireland has been shaped by all of these changes. This book critically evaluates the creation... more...

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

    AK Press 2013; US$ 14.99

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

  • Institutional Change in Turkeyby Leila Piran

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00

    How do state institutions reform themselves in the face of outside pressures? This study undertakes an in-depth analysis of the institutional and human rights reform process within the Turkish National Police, which faces pressure from the EU as part of Turkey's EU membership process, and examines the challenges and consequences of the process. more...