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  • The Oxford Handbook of Crime Preventionby Brandon C. Welsh; David P. Farrington

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 57.99

    The Oxford Handbook of Crime Prevention is the most reliable and the only comprehensive source on research and experience on the prevention of crime in the United States and across the Western world. more...

  • Introduction to Criminal Justice Research Methodsby Gennaro F. Vito; Julie C. Kunselman; Richard Tewksbury

    Charles C Thomas 2014; US$ 44.95

    This third edition is designed as an introduction to research methods in criminal justice techniques. The detailed information that is generated by research is a management tool that has become a significant part of criminal justice operations. The text discusses the purposes, process, and uses of research that focus on identifying what information... more...

  • Howdunit Book of Police Procedure and Investigationby Lee Lofland

    F+W Media 2007; US$ 19.99

    Not everything you see on your favorite crime show is accurate. In fact, a lot of it is flat out wrong. Police Procedure & Investigation helps you get your facts straight about the inner workings of law enforcement. With a career in law enforcement that spanned nearly two decades, author Lee Lofland is a nationally acclaimed expert on police procedures... more...

  • Discipline & Punishby Michel Foucault

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 17.00

    In this brilliant work, the most influential philosopher since Sartre suggests that such vaunted reforms as the abolition of torture and the emergence of the modern penitentiary have merely shifted the focus of punishment from the prisoner's body to his soul. more...

  • Reducing Youth Gang Violenceby Irving A. Spergel

    AltaMira Press 2007; US$ 48.99

    Spergel details the efforts of his Chicago youth gang project, a comprehensive, community-based model designed to reduce gang problems, including violence and illegal drug activity. He shows the successes and failures at each level: individual-youth, gang-as-unit, community, and policy development. This is a valuable model and methodology for a comprehensive... more...

  • Police Chief 101by Gerald W. Garner

    Charles C Thomas 2010; US$ 42.95

    Based on forty years of extensive experience, the author draws on current knowledge to provide a thorough overview of the highs and lows of the job. The book provides practical, common sense advice for doing the multitude of jobs the chief faces with effectiveness and efficiency. It furnishes sound advice intended to help the chief retain his physical,... more...

  • Youth Justice and Social Workby Jane Pickford; Paul Dugmore

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 30.00

    A complete guide to youth justice for social workers. more...

  • Police Reform from the Bottom Upby Monique Marks; David Sklansky

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    What role can and should police unions and rank-and-file officers play in driving and shaping police reform? Police unions and their members are often viewed as obstructionist and conservative, not as change agents. But reform efforts are much more likely to succeed when they are supported by the rank-and-file, and line officers have knowledge, skills... more...

  • Routledge Handbook of Family Law and Policyby John Eekelaar; Rob George

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Changes in family structures, demographics, social attitudes and economic policies over the last sixty years have had a large impact on family lives and correspondingly on family law. This book provides global perspectives on the policy challenges facing family law and policy round the world. The chapters apply legal, sociological, demographic and... more...

  • Understanding Risk in Criminal Justiceby Hazel Kemshall

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 46.00

    This illuminating text examines the significance of the concept of risk in criminal justice policy, and in the role of criminal justice agencies and crime prevention initiatives. Particular features of the book include its use of practical examples, coverage of previously unpublished research, and a full review of current risk assessment tools for... more...