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  • They Know Everything About Youby Robert Scheer

    Nation Books 2015; US$ 26.99

    They Know Everything About You is a groundbreaking exposé of how government agencies and tech corporations monitor virtually every aspect of our lives, and a fierce defense of privacy and democracy. The revelation that the government has access to a vast trove of personal online data demonstrates that we already live in a surveillance society.... more...

  • The Common-Sense Guide to Improving the Safeguarding of Childrenby Terry McCarthy

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00

    This book presents a simple and direct three-step approach for developing effective safeguarding practice, providing structured guidance for frontline managers and practitioners. more...

  • Cops Under Fireby Larry McShane

    Regnery Publishing 2015; US$ 27.99

    Every day, thousands of police officers willingly put their lives in danger to uphold their pledge to protect and serve the public. Once respected for their dedication and professionalism, police officers are now used as scapegoats—the victims of second guessing and racial issues. Allegations of excessive force and police brutality are rampant. Cases... more...

  • Busted Sanctionsby Bryan Early

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    Powerful countries like the United States regularly employ economic sanctions as a tool for promoting their foreign policy interests. Yet this foreign policy tool has an uninspiring track record of success, with economic sanctions achieving their goals less than a third of the time they are imposed. The costs of these failed sanctions policies can... more...

  • Cheap on Crimeby Prof. Hadar Aviram

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    After forty years of increasing prison construction and incarceration rates, winds of change are blowing through the American correctional system. The 2008 financial crisis demonstrated the unsustainability of the incarceration project, thereby empowering policy makers to reform punishment through fiscal prudence and austerity. In Cheap on Crime,... more...

  • Intellectual Disability: Criminal and Civil Forensic Issuesby Michael Chafetz

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 40.99

    Courts recognize that those who are involved in medico-legal proceedings have a stake in the outcome of their psychological assessment, regardless of whether they are high- or low-functioning individuals. Accounting for the validity of the evaluation in low-functioning examinees is frequently made more difficult by impairment; when evaluating testimony... more...

  • Protecting Transportationby R William Johnstone

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 74.95

    Protecting Transportation: Implementing Security Policies and Programs provides a thorough overview of transportation security in the United States, with a focus on policy. The book coversall major transportation modes and puts the American security system into perspective against other national and international systems. Author R. William Johnstone,... more...

  • Before I Sleepby Ray Whitrod; Matthew Condon

    University of Queensland Press 2015; US$ 12.99

     In the early 1970s, Queensland was a haven for crooks from both sides of the law. It was into this hothouse that Ray Whitrod was controversially appointed as police commissioner in 1970. Just six years later he resigned from the head role of the Queensland Police Force, no longer willing to tolerate the interference of the Bjelke-Petersen government.... more...

  • Social Policy for an Aging Societyby Carole B. Cox

    Springer Publishing Company 2015; US$ 60.00

    As people age, they are at increased risk of having their basic human rights threatened or violated. When age is perceived as incompetence, , it can easily lead to discrimination that impacts human rights. Based on the premise that social policy must reflect human rights principles, this graduate-level textbook views the challenges associated with... more...

  • From Police to Security Professionalby Michael S. D'Angelo

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Much of the private sector security industry is made up of former law enforcement professionals as their training makes them uniquely qualified to migrate to the security field. This book covers the unique skills, experience, and mentality required to enter into the private security industry from a law enforcement background. It discusses the scope... more...