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  • Applied Police Researchby Ella Cockbain; Johannes Knutsson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Remarkably little has been written about the theory and practice of applied police research, despite growing demand for evidence in crime prevention. Designed to fill this gap, this book offers a valuable new resource. It contains a carefully curated selection of contributions from some of the world's leading applied police researchers. Together,... more...

  • The Illusion of Well-Beingby Mark D. White

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 35.00

    This book will argue against the use of well-being to guide policymaking and in favor of a rule-oriented approach to policymaking that respects the choices of individuals. more...

  • Police Investigative Interviews and Interpretingby Sedat Mulayim; Miranda Lai; Caroline Norma

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 69.95

    Police interviews with suspects and witnesses provide some of the most significant evidence in criminal investigations. Frequently challenging, they require special training and skills. This interaction process is further complicated when the suspect or witness does not speak the same language as the interviewer. A professional reference that can... more...

  • Personnel Protection: Kidnapping Issues and Policiesby Jerome Miller; Radford Jones

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 24.95

    Personnel Protection: Kidnapping Issues and Policies is a video presentation. Length: 9 minutes. In Personnel Protection: Kidnapping Issues and Policies, presenters Jerome Miller and Radford Jones discuss the issue of kidnapping as it relates to an executive security program. It covers the risks for kidnapping of the executive or executive?s... more...

  • Up in Hereby Mark Dostert

    University of Iowa Press 2014; US$ 19.00

    Raised in a comfortable Dallas suburb, Mark Dostert crossed cultural and socioeconomic boundaries as a college student by volunteering as a counselor at the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, Chicago?s infamous 500-cell juvenile jail, known locally as the Audy Home. Inmates there had been indicted on first-degree murder, rape, and carjacking... more...

  • Berührt - Alltagsgeschichten von Familien mit behinderten Kindernby Claudia Carda-Döring; Rosa M Manso Arias; Tanja Misof; Monika Repp; Ulrike Schiessle; Heike Schultz; Ute Rüster

    Brandes & Apsel 2014; US$ 16.19

    Statistisch gesehen hat jeder Achte eine persönliche Verbindung zu einem geistig behinderten Menschen in seiner Nachbarschaft, am Arbeitsplatz, in der Familie oder im Freundes- und Bekanntenkreis. Vor allem dieses Umfeld, aber auch eine breite Öffentlichkeit möchte das Buch erreichen, denn falsche Vorstellungen und Abwehrhaltungen gegenüber dem... more...

  • A Generation Removedby Margaret D. Jacobs

    UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 29.95

    On June 25, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court heard the case Adoptive Couple vs. Baby Girl , which pitted adoptive parents Matt and Melanie Capobianco against baby Veronica?s biological father, Dusten Brown, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma. Veronica?s biological mother had relinquished her for adoption to the Capobiancos without Brown?s consent.... more...

  • Silent Witnessesby Nigel McCrery

    Chicago Review Press 2014; US$ 13.99

    Crime novelist and former police officer Nigel McCrery provides an account of all the major areas of forensic science from around the world over the past two centuries. The book weaves dramatic narrative and scientific principles together in a way that allows readers to figure out crimes along with the experts. Readers are introduced to such fascinating... more...

  • Confessions of a People-Smugglerby Dawood Amiri

    Scribe Publications 2014; US$ 18.99

    Dawood Amiri is an ethnic Hazara who, as a young man, made the fateful decision to flee the terror being inflicted on his people, and seek asylum in Australia. He arrived in Indonesia in 2010, but was eventually captured when he was about to board a boat headed for Christmas Island. After a long stint in detention, where immigration processes failed... more...

  • Sustaining the Statesby Marilyn Marks Rubin; Katherine G. Willoughby

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 69.95

    State fiscal decisions have a significant impact on the US economy. Taken together, subnational governments employ more than one out of every eight workers and provide the bulk of all basic governmental services consumed by individuals and businesses. Sustaining the States: The Fiscal Viability of American State Governments will give you a basic... more...