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  • How Chinese Are You?by Andrea Louie

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 23.80

    Chinese adoption is often viewed as creating new possibilities for the formation of multicultural, cosmopolitan families. For white adoptive families, it is an opportunity to learn more about China and Chinese culture, as many adoptive families today try to honor what they view as their children?s ?birth culture.? However, transnational, transracial... more...

  • Police, Power, and the Production of Racial Boundariesby Ana Muņiz

    Rutgers University Press 2015; US$ 26.95

    Based on five years of ethnography, archival research, census data analysis, and interviews, Police, Power, and the Production of Racial Boundaries reveals how the LAPD, city prosecutors, and business owners struggled to control who should be considered ?dangerous? and how they should be policed in Los Angeles. Ana Muņiz shows how this influential... more...

  • Race, Place, and Suburban Policingby Andrea S. Boyles

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    While considerable attention has been given to encounters between black citizens and police in urban communities, there have been limited analyses of such encounters in suburban settings. Race, Place, and Suburban Policing tells the full story of social injustice, racialized policing, nationally profiled shootings, and the ambiguousness of black... more...

  • Dissecting the Hackby Jayson E Street

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 39.95

    Dissecting the Hack: The V3rb0t3n Network ventures further into cutting-edge techniques and methods than its predecessor, Dissecting the Hack: The F0rb1dd3n Network . It forgoes the basics and delves straight into the action, as our heroes are chased around the world in a global race against the clock. The danger they face will forever reshape... more...

  • Smart on Crimeby Garrick L. Percival

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 79.95

    The most punitive era in American history reached its apex in the 1990s, but the trend has reversed in recent years. Smart on Crime: The Struggle to Build a Better American Penal System examines the factors causing this dramatic turnaround. It relates and echoes the increasing need and desire on the part of actors in the American government system... more...

  • The Securitization of Societyby Marc Schuilenburg; David Garland; George Hall

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 37.60

    Traditionally, security has been the realm of the state and its uniformed police. However, in the last two decades, many actors and agencies, including schools, clubs, housing corporations, hospitals, shopkeepers, insurers, energy suppliers and even private citizens, have enforced some form of security, effectively changing its delivery, and overall... more...

  • The Public Administration Theory Primerby H. George Frederickson; Kevin B. Smith; Christopher W. Larimer; Michael J. Licari

    Westview Press 2015; US$ 25.99

    A comprehensive guide to the key theories in contemporary public administration, from rational choice to postmodern approaches. more...

  • Handbook of Digital Forensics of Multimedia Data and Devicesby Anthony T. S. Ho; Shujun Li

    Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00

    Part 1 Multimedia Evidence Handling includes a discussion on the terminology, real-world requirements, standards, legal aspects and technical challenges regarding multimedia evidence which concern forensics examiners and practitioners in law enforcement and digital forensics/e-discovery industry. It will highlight key differences between computer forensics... more...

  • Guns the Right Way - Introducing Kids to Firearm Safety and Shootingby Jerry Luciano

    F+W Media 2015; US$ 16.99

    Regardless of age, every child can benefit from learning about gun safety. Whether you want to introduce your child to firearms for hunting or sport ? or simply ensure that he or she knows how to be safe around firearms ? this is the book for you! This straightforward teaching aid can help you understand the unique issues associated with kids... more...

  • Prison and Social Deathby Joshua M. Price

    Rutgers University Press 2015; US$ 25.95

    A compelling blend of solidarity, civil rights activism, and social research, Prison and Social Death offers a unique look at the American prison and the excessive and unnecessary damage it inflicts on convicts and parolees. Joshua M. Price documents the ?social death? that convicts suffer while incarcerated and afterward, drawing upon hundreds... more...