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- LSU Press 2011; US$ 19.95
In Louisiana Wildlife Agents officers tell of the unimaginable dangers lurking in their supposedly routine tasks and recall side-splitting tales of misadventures on Louisiana?s bayous. The sequel to Game Warden: On Patrol in Louisiana, Jerald Horst's book allows wardens to share their unforgettable memories, and to detail the perils and pleasures of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95
This edited volume examines the reconstitution of the public security domain since the 9/11 attacks, focusing on the banking sector and anti-money laundering (AML) activity in particular. Since the inception of the ?Financial Action Taskforce? (FATF) in 1989, AML has been viewed as a global problem. This text argues that the securitization of the... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 17.99
Warrant for Terror examines fatwas, which are legal opinions declaring whether a given act under Islam is obligatory, permitted, or forbidden and which serve as a major instrument by which religious leaders impel believers to engage in acts of jihad. more...
- New Horizon Press 2012; US$ 16.99
When Professor of Law Gary T. Lowenthal takes a sabbatical and descends from the ivory towers of academia, he finds himself in a very different system of criminal justice than the one her trains his students to expect. Working in the trenches at the county attorney's office, he becomes entangled in a provocative kidnapping trial, one that takes him... more...
- Tom Doherty Associates 2002; US$ 23.99 US$ 19.19
The critically acclaimed memoirs of one female police officer's sixteen-year odyssey, beginning with day one at the Police Academy and spanning assignments on Chicago's West Side, one of the most dangerous areas in the city. The notorious cops' code of silence is broken as the author recounts incidents in the West Side projects: shoot-outs, ambushes,... more...
- HarperCollins 2014; US$ 11.99
Blending history and memoir, retired U.S. Marshal Mike Earp?a descendant of the legendary lawman Wyatt Earp?offers an exclusive and fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the most storied law enforcement agency in America, illuminating its vital role in the nation?s development for more than two hundred years. Mike Earp spent his career with the U.S.... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 28.99
For twelve years Robert Blecker, a criminal law professor, wandered freely inside Lorton Central Prison, armed only with cigarettes and a tape recorder. The Death of Punishment tests legal philosophy against the reality and wisdom of street criminals and their guards. Some killers' poignant circumstances should lead us to mercy; others show clearly... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
This book identifies new formations of race, racism and ethnicity at the intersection of neoliberalism, security, urban governance and the law through a comparative, international analysis of police organizations and practices. It pushes analytical and theoretical boundaries by examining racialization and ethnicization in locations where the topic... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2013; US$ 12.68
The Sting Man: The True Story Behind the Film AMERICAN HUSTLE The inspiration behind the film American Hustle , directed by David O'Russell ( Silver Linings Playbook, The Fighter ) and starring Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Adams How did a Bronx hustler nearly bring down the US government? From hustling on the... more...