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Law Enforcement

  • Piracy in Southeast Asiaby Carolin Liss; Ted Biggs

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book combines multi-disciplinary ethnographic and theoretical approaches to examine piracy in Southeast Asia and the regional and international responses to this threat. During the piracy boom of the early to mid-2000s, the issue of piracy in Southeast Asia received substantial academic attention. Recent scholarship, however, has shifted the... more...

  • DeathQuestby Robert M. Bohm

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95

    This fifth edition of the first true textbook on the death penalty engages the reader with a full account of the arguments and issues surrounding capital punishment. The book begins with the history of the death penalty from colonial to modern times, and then examines the moral and legal arguments for and against capital punishment. It also provides... more...

  • Shooting to Killby Seumas Miller

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 26.99

    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...

  • Palestine Investigatedby Eldad Harouvi

    Sussex Academic Press 2016; US$ 69.99

    This book tells the story of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the Palestine Police Force (PPF) in the historical context which impacted the CID's missions, methods, and composition. At first, the CID was engaged in providing technical assistance for criminal investigation. Following the PPF's poor performance in the Arab Revolt in 1929,... more...

  • Comparing the Democratic Governance of Police Intelligenceby Thierry Delpeuch; Jacqueline E. Ross

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00

    "Intelligence-led policing" is an emerging movement of efforts to develop a more democratic approach to the governance of intelligence by expanding the types of expertise and the range of participants who collaborate in the networked governance of intelligence. This book examines how the partnership paradigm has transformed the ways in which... more...

  • Blood in the Waterby Heather Ann Thompson

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 35.00

    A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK FOR 2016 A NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST A   PUBLISHERS WEEKLY  BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR THE FIRST DEFINITIVE HISTORY OF THE INFAMOUS 1971 ATTICA PRISON UPRISING, THE STATE?S VIOLENT RESPONSE, AND THE VICTIMS? DECADES-LONG QUEST FOR JUSTICE   On September 9, 1971, nearly 1,300 prisoners took over the Attica Correctional... more...

  • States in Disguiseby Belgin San-Akca

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 28.99

    In States in Disguise , Belgin San-Akca builds a rigorous theoretical framework within which to study the complex and fluid network of relationships between states and rebel groups, including ethnic and religious insurgents, revolutionary groups, and terrorists. She proves that patterns of alliances between armed rebels and modern states are hardly... more...

  • Good Cop, Bad Copby Andrew Brown

    Penguin Random House South Africa 2016; US$ 11.00

    Once an enemy of the apartheid police, Andrew Brown has worked as a police reservist for almost twenty years. In this book he takes the reader on patrol with him ? into the ganglands of the Cape Flats, the townships of Masiphumelele and Nyanga, and the high-walled Southern Suburbs. Good Cop, Bad Cop is a personal account of the perilous and often conflicting... 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...

  • 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...