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  • Police Traumaby John Violanti; Douglas Paton

    Charles C Thomas 1999; US$ 61.95

    The police fight a different kind of war, and the enemy is the police officerís own civilian population: those who engage in crime, social indignity, and inhumane treatment of others. The result for the police officer is both physical and psychological battering, occasionally culminating in the officer sacrificing his or her life to protect others.... more...

  • Surviving in Correctionsby David Kalinich; Terry Pitcher

    Charles C Thomas 1984; US$ 35.95

    This book provides professionals and students with an understanding of the dynamics and problems that correctional workers face within correctional institutions. A general framework for understanding the diversity of behaviors encountered in a correctional setting begins the text. The authors then examine attitudes and behaviors typically displayed... more...

  • Policing Transportation Facilitiesby Henry DeGeneste; John Sullivan

    Charles C Thomas 1994; US$ 34.95

    This book is the first comprehensive volume on the emerging discipline of transport policing. The text reviews the major issues concerning security and policing of transportation facilities and provides a framework for informed decision making. Topics include commuter rail and subway crime; maritime, port and cargo security; airport crime transportation... more...

  • Police Education and Training in a Global Societyby Dilip K. Das; Peter C. Kratcoski

    Lexington Books 2007; US$ 57.99

    Police officers working in the 21st century must not only possess vast technical knowledge, but also be able to respond with logic and reason when under pressure. Producing a highly professional police officer requires the right combination of formal education and technical training.Police Education and Training in a Global Society explores the similarities... more...

  • Mean Streetsby John Hagan; Bill McCarthy

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 33.00

    A field study, featuring intensive personal interviews, of young people living on the streets of Toronto and Vancouver. more...

  • Scandalous Politicsby Juliet F. Gainsborough

    Georgetown University Press 2010; US$ 28.95

    Little work has been done to systematically analyze how high-profile incidents of child neglect and abuse shape child welfare policymaking in the United States. In Scandalous Politics , Juliet Gainsborough presents quantitative analysis of all fifty states and qualitative case studies of three states (Florida, Colorado, and New Jersey) that reveal... more...

  • Communities, identities and crimeby Basia Spalek

    Policy Press 2007; US$ 39.95

    This book provides a critical exploration of the importance of social identities when considering crime, victimisation and criminal justice and offers a refreshing perspective on the most significant developments in relation to equality and diversity issues that feature in policies and practices of criminal justice agencies. more...

  • Crime and Terrorism Riskby Leslie W. Kennedy; Edmund F. McGarrell

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 59.95

    Crime and Terrorism Risk  is a collection of original essays and articles that presents a broad overview of the issues related to the assessment and management of risk in the new security age. These original articles show how researchers, experts and the public are beginning to think about crime and terrorism issues in terms of a new risk paradigm... more...

  • A Brief History of Justiceby David Johnston

    Wiley 2011; US$ 32.95 US$ 28.56

    A Brief History of Justice traces the development of the idea of justice from the ancient world until the present day, with special attention to the emergence of the modern idea of social justice. An accessible introduction to the history of ideas about justice Shows how complex ideas are anchored in ordinary intuitions about justice ... more...

  • Restorative Justice in Practiceby Joanna Shapland; Gwen Robinson; Angela Sorsby

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 52.95

    Restorative justice has made significant progress in recent years and now plays an increasingly important role in and alongside the criminal justice systems of a number of countries in different parts of the world. In many cases, however, successes and failures, strengths and weaknesses have not been evaluated sufficiently systematically and comprehensively,... more...