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  • The Red Webby Andrei Soldatov; Irina Borogan

    PublicAffairs 2015; US$ 27.99

    Half of Russia?s email traffic passes through an ordinary-looking building in an otherwise residential district of South West Moscow. On the eighth floor, in here a room occupied by the FSB, the successor organization to the KGB, is a box the size of a VHS player, marked SORM. SORM once intercepted just phone calls. Now it monitors emails, internet... more...

  • The School-To-Prison Pipelineby Christopher A. Mallett

    Springer Publishing Company 2015; US$ 55.00

    The only text to fully address the causes, impact, and solutions to the school-to-prison pipeline. The expanded use of zero tolerance policies and security measures in schools has exponentially increased arrests and referrals to the juvenile courts—often for typical adolescent developmental behaviors and low-level misdemeanors. This is the first... more...

  • Cases in Public Policy and Administrationby Jay M Shafritz; Christopher Borick

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Writing the perfect complement to their bestseller, Introducing Public Administration , Shafritz and Borick highlight the great drama inherent in public policy -- and the ingenuity of its makers and administrators -- in this new casebook that brings thrilling, true life adventures in public administration to life in an engaging, witty style. Drawing... more...

  • Rural Disorder and Police Reform in Ireland, 1812-36by Galen Broeker

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 125.00

    In this book which was first published in 1970, author Galen Broeker traces the events of a crucial period in the struggle of the British government to bring law and order to rural Ireland. He demonstrates that throughout the forty years following the union a major challenge to government in Ireland was the sporadic violence that seemed endemic to... more...

  • A History of English Prison Administrationby Sean Mcconville

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 180.00

    This title, first published in 1981, draws from an extensive range of national and local material, and examines how innovations in policy and administration, while solving problems or setting new objectives, frequently created or disclosed fresh difficulties, and brought different types of people into the administration and management of prisons,... more...

  • Social Policies in an Age of Austerityby John Karl Scholz; Hyungypo Moon; Sang-Hyup Lee

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 40.00

    Social Policies in an Age of Austerity is the first major publication on the topic, with a particular interest in the United States and the Republic of Korea. The authors of the ten chapters in this book review recent developments in social policies in OECD countries, with a focus on achieving greater effectiveness in public spending on social programs,... more...

  • Spymasterby Tennent H. Bagley; Edward Jay Epstein

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 18.99

    Tennent Bagley?s Spymaster is the single most revealing book about espionage to emerge from the Cold War.? Edward Jay Epstein, author of Deception: The Invisible War Between the KGB and the CIA From the dark days of World War II through the Cold War, Sergey A. Kondrashev was a major player in Russia?s notorious KGB espionage apparatus. Rising... more...

  • Practical Guide to Child Protectionby Joanna Nicolas

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 34.95

    Informed by the author's experience writing serious case reviews, this book offers the practical information that child protection practitioners need and which is often absent in formal training. It offers advice for the known difficulties in practice such as home visiting, communicating with children and working with resistant clients. more...

  • Special Branchby Ray Wilson; Ian Adams

    Biteback Publishing 2015; US$ 28.99

    Initially tasked with combatting the threat of Irish republican terrorists in the reign of Queen Victoria, the Metropolitan Police Special Branch went on to play a major role in the defence of the realm for over 120 years. Over time, ‘the Branch’, as it came to be known, assumed a much wider role, and was held responsible for monitoring... more...

  • Effective Security Managementby Charles A. Sennewald; Curtis Baillie

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 79.95

    Effective Security Management, Sixth Edition teaches practicing security professionals how to build their careers by mastering the fundamentals of good management. The author, Charles Sennewald, brings common sense, wisdom, and humor to this bestselling introduction to security management that is ideal for both new and experienced security managers.... more...