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- SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 84.00 US$ 71.40
Introduction to Policing , Third Edition continues to focus on the thought-provoking, contemporary issues that underscore the challenging and rewarding world of policing. Steven M. Cox, Susan Marchionna, and experienced law enforcement officer Brian D. Fitch balance theory, research, and practice to give students a comprehensive, yet concise,... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2009; US$ 28.99
Most policymakers see counterinsurgency and counternarcotics policy as two sides of the same coin. Stop the flow of drug money, the logic goes, and the insurgency will wither away. But the conventional wisdom is dangerously wrongheaded, as Vanda Felbab-Brown argues in Shooting Up . Counternarcotics campaigns, particularly those focused on eradication,... more...
- The Spinney Press 2016; US$ 17.67
What are the arguments for and against capital punishment? Are there exceptions for the worst offenders? Does the death penalty prevent or deter crime? This book looks at the death penalty and its legal abolition worldwide, and explores a range of arguments and attitudes towards capital punishment in Australia and abroad. Can the death penalty ever... more...
- University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2015; US$ 26.95
David Beatty draws on more than twenty years' teaching experience to produce a comprehensive introduction to the basic rules in constitutional law, accessible to law and non-law students alike. more...
- Lantern Books 2000; US$ 9.99
Lawrence Blum describes the sources of danger, injuries, and victory to police officers in a down-to-earth, readable style. Blum?s main point is that there are missing ?ingredients? in the training and socialization of police officers. Blum offers tools to help police officers cope with unanticipated or rapidly changing encounters. more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99
The bestselling book and acclaimed film Prince of the City told only part of Robert Leuci's story. In All the Centurions , he shares the full account of his years as a narcotics detective with the New York Police Department -- a tale of daring adventure, shattered illusions, and finally, astonishing spiritual growth. Leuci reminisces about cops... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 105.00
How has 9/11 and the declaration of the 'global war on terror' changed our conceptions of politics? How has it affected our understanding of democracy, personal freedom and government accountability? In answering these and other questions, the authors engage in a comprehensive and critical analysis of politics in the age of terrorism. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 40.00
This is the first anthology designed to enhance the reader's understanding of the multiple dimensions of Islamic terrorism by presenting a cross-section of recent articles and selections from cutting-edge books on the subject. more...
- Charles C Thomas 2005; US$ 54.95
This expanded new edition provides law enforcement personnel, firefighters, and security professionals with the most up-to-date information and procedures on the investigation, detection, and disposal of dangerous bombs and explosives and the evidence obtained from them. The text contains a general outline of the procedures employed in processing both... more...