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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Zero Toleranceby Andrea Mcardle; Tanya Erzen

    NYU Press 2001; US$ 89.00

    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$ 89.00

    "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.... more...

  • Die Prinzipien und Grundstrukturen des Zwangsvollstreckungsrechtsby Jürgen Stamm

    Mohr Siebeck 2007; US$ 128.17

    Hauptbeschreibung 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.... 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...

  • Tactical Counterterrorismby Dean T. Olson

    Charles C Thomas 2012; US$ 59.95

    Police officers on the beat, officers on patrol, all cops - local, state, tribal and federal, 750,000 strong - doing what they do every day are the first and most effective line of defense against terrorist acts committed in the Homeland. This manual is designed to overcome the failure of our national counter-terrorist strategy to better utilize local... more...

  • Depths of Deceitby Norman Russell

    Robert Hale 2012; US$ 4.36

    When renowned archaeologist Professor Roderick Ainsworth unearths an ancient Roman temple of Mithras in London?s Clerkenwell, his career is set to be crowned with a knighthood. Thena young analytical chemist is murdered in the temple, and circumstances suggest a ritural murder. On the same day, a prosperous manufacturer is found slaughtered at Carshalton.... more...