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  • The Making of Criminal Justice Policyby Sue Hobbs; Christopher Hamerton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    This new textbook will provide students of criminology with a better understanding of criminal justice policy and, in doing so, offers a framework for analysing the social, economic and political processes that shape its creation. The book adopts a policy-oriented approach to criminal justice, connecting the study of criminology to the wider study... more...

  • Forensic Investigation of Unusual Firearmsby J.K. Sinha

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.95

    In recent years, the use of illegally produced firearms has increased exponentially worldwide. These are often cheap, nonstandard firearms that defy known classification and identification criteria. The use of unusual firearms in crimes has frequently led to unpredictable and misleading reconstruction of shooting incidents. In this book, internationally... more...

  • Youth Justice and Social Workby Jane Pickford; Paul Dugmore

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 36.00

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

  • Policing and the Politics of Order-Makingby Peter Albrecht; Helene Maria Kyed

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This anthology explores the political nature of making order through policing activities in densely populated spaces across Africa, Asia and Latin America. Based on ethnographic research, the chapters analyze this complex with respect to marginalized young men in Haiti, community policing members and national politicians in Swaziland as well as other... more...

  • Contesting Securityby Thierry Balzacq

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Contesting Security investigates to what extent the ?logic of security?, which underpins securitization, can be contained, rolled back or dismantled. Featuring legitimacy as a cement of security practices, this volume presents a detailed account of the "logic" which sustains security in order to develop a novel approach to the relation between... more...

  • Defensive Pistol Fundamentalsby Grant Cunningham

    F+W Media 2014; US$ 22.99

    Real skills for real people! Defensive Pistol Fundamentals helps you--the private citizen--learn the best, most efficient ways to defend your life, or the lives of your loved ones, with a legally carried pistol. Learn not only what you need to do, but why and how. Based on the latest research and quantum leaps in our understanding of how the... more...

  • Creating Stable Foster Placementsby Alyson Rees; Andrew Pithouse; Freda Lewis

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 39.95

    What are the key ingredients for long lasting foster care placements? In this study the lives and routines of 10 foster families, considered to be providers of effective and lasting care are examined. Featuring original research, the type of care that these families provide and the reason for their success is analysed. more...

  • Appealing to Justiceby Kitty Calavita; Valerie Jenness

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 34.95

    Having gained unique access to California prisoners and corrections officials and to thousands of prisoners? written grievances and institutional responses, Kitty Calavita and Valerie Jenness take us inside one of the most significant, yet largely invisible, institutions in the United States. Drawing on sometimes startlingly candid interviews with... more...

  • Delivering Rehabilitationby Lol Burke; Steve Collett

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Do offenders have the right to be rehabilitated and should the state be responsible for their rehabilitation? Should the public expect punitive and coercive approaches to offender rehabilitation? Why should the state be interested in the reform of individuals and how can helping offenders be justified when there are other disadvantaged groups in society... more...

  • Bloodstain Patternsby Anita Y. Wonder

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 125.00

    Bloodstain Patterns: Identification, Interpretation and Application combines material from Blood Dynamic s (2001) and Bloodstain Pattern Evidence (2007) with updated case work and scientific advances from medical and hard sciences. The text expands coverage of such areas as arterial damage pattern identification, staging of crime scenes, legal... more...