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  • Criminal Justice Policy and Planningby Wayne N. Welsh; Philip W. Harris

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95

    Unlike other textbooks on the subject, Criminal Justice Policy and Planning: Planned Change, Fifth Edition, presents a comprehensive and structured account of the process of administering planned change in the criminal justice system. Welsh and Harris detail a simple yet sophisticated seven-stage model, which offers students and practitioners a... more...

  • Policing and Social Mediaby Christopher J. Schneider; David L. Altheide

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 79.99

    This book illustrates the process by which social media and related changes in communication formats have affected the public face of policing and police work using Canada as a case study. Schneider argues that police use of social media has altered institutional public police practices in a manner that is consistent with the logic of social media... more...

  • Routledge Handbook of Security Studiesby Myriam Dunn Cavelty; Thierry Balzacq

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This revised and updated second edition features over twenty new chapters and offers a wide-ranging collection of cutting-edge essays from leading scholars in the field of Security Studies. The field of Security Studies has undergone significant change during the past 20 years, and is now one of the most dynamic sub-disciplines within International... more...

  • How the Police Generate False Confessionsby James L. Trainum

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 35.99

    How Police Generate False Confessions explores the research on and controversy around false confessions and helps the reader understand what really happens in the interrogation room. more...

  • Unwarrantedby Barry Friedman

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017; US$ 28.99

    As the debate about out-of-control policing heats up, an authority on constitutional law offers a provocative account of how our rights have been eroded In June 2013, documents leaked by Edward Snowden sparked widespread debate about secret government surveillance of Americans. Just over a year later, the shooting of Michael Brown, a black teenager... more...

  • Black and Blueby Jeff Pegues

    Prometheus Books 2017; US$ 11.99

    The recent killings in Dallas, Baton Rouge, Ferguson, and elsewhere are just the latest examples of the longstanding rift between law enforcement and people of color. In this revealing journey to the heart of a growing crisis, CBS News Justice and Homeland Security Correspondent Jeff Pegues provides unbiased facts, statistics, and perspectives from... more...

  • Invisible No Moreby Andrea Ritchie

    Beacon Press 2017; US$ 21.99


  • Locking Up Our Ownby James Jr. Forman

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017; US$ 27.99

    An original and consequential argument about race, crime, and the law Today, Americans are debating our criminal justice system with new urgency. Mass incarceration and aggressive police tactics?and their impact on people of color?are feeding outrage and a consensus that something must be done. But what if we only know half the story? In Locking... more...

  • Shooting to Killby Seumas Miller

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 26.99 US$ 23.21

    In this book, philosopher Seumas Miller analyzes the various moral justifications and moral responsibilities involved in the use of lethal force by police and military, relying on a distinctive normative teleological account of institutional roles. Miller covers a variety of urgent and morally complex topics, including police shootings of armed offenders,... more...

  • Book of Glasgow Murdersby Donald M. Fraser

    Neil Wilson Publishing 2011; US$ 15.99

    Glasgow is no different from any other city when it comes to crime, and in particular, murder.In this remarkable collection of lesser-known murder stories from both sides of the Second World War, Donald M. Fraser has trawled the public records, newspapers and court proceedings of the day to bring to life a Pandora's Box of killing in and around the... more...