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- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 19.99
Over the last few years, conservatives in Washington, D.C. and in bright-red states like Georgia and Texas, have abandoned their tough-on-crime rhetoric, and are now leading the charge to curb prison growth. In Prison Break , Steven Teles and David Dagan will explain how this striking turn of events occurred, how it will affect mass incarceration,... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2016; US$ 18.99
Whatever happened to community and problem-oriented policing? How the current crisis in policing can be traced to failures of reform. The police shooting of an unarmed young black man in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Missouri, in August 2014 sparked riots and the beginning of a national conversation on race and policing. Much of the ensuing... more...
- Beacon Press 2016; US$ 25.95
A lively exploration of the struggles faced by women in law enforcement and mystery fiction for the past 175 years In 1910, Alice Wells took the oath to join the all-male Los Angeles Police Department. She wore no uniform, carried no weapon, and kept her badge stuffed in her pocketbook. She wasn?t the first or only policewoman, but she became the... more...
- CRC Press 2016; US$ 99.95
Rising terrorism and advances in technology, along with new organizational strategies and investigative techniques, have stretched the traditional role of the police officer. Calls for strong, intelligence-driven, paramilitary policing juxtaposed with a demand for ?softer? community policing, leave officers under increased pressure to be tough and... more...
- CRC Press 2016; US$ 93.95
A crucial step in any successful threat management process is knowledge of the players involved. Some individuals truly intend violence (known as hunters) , while others merely want to threaten or draw attention to themselves ( howlers ). Threat Assessment and Management Strategies: Identifying the Howlers and Hunters helps those who interact with... more...
- 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...
- St. Martin's Press 2016; US$ 26.99
Have you ever wanted to be your own private eye? Have you ever wanted to track down long-lost relatives or people who've scammed you? Have you ever wanted to know if your kids really are where they say they are? Or if your significant other is cheating on you? Or how to locate assets in order to collect on a judgment? In I, Spy , world-renowned... more...
- The Spinney Press 2016; US$ 16.92
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...
- SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 84.00
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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00
This monograph explains what economic analysis is, why it is important, and forms it can take in policing and criminal justice. Costs are important in all forms of economic analysis but their collection tends to be partial and inadequate in capturing key information. A practical guide to the collection is therefore also provided. more...