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  • Police Problem Solvingby Quint Thurman; J. Jamieson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 31.95

    Offering a balanced approach to problem-solving issues in a complex and changing world, this book focuses specifically on the subject of problem solving in policing. Featured selections include chapters on domestic security, disorderly youth, auto theft, prostitution, gang delinquency and crime in public housing. Other notable selections discuss the... more...

  • Corrections, Peacemaking and Restorative Justiceby Michael Braswell; John Fuller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 27.95

    This book views peacemaking as a broad, encompassing process that is expressed in many different shapes and forms. It blends ancient-wisdom traditions, peacemaking criminology, and restorative justice principles as a way of intervening with offenders in both institutional and community-based settings. Philosophical and spiritual contexts for peacemaking... more...

  • Corrections in the Communityby Edward J. Latessa; Paula Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 66.95

    Corrections in the Community is an introductory text that provides a solid foundation of the most recent and salient information available on the broad and dynamic subject of community corrections. It explores the issues and practices facing community corrections, using the latest research in the field, in a way that makes it easy to use and understand.... more...

  • Understanding Police Cultureby John Crank

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Police culture has been widely criticized as a source of resistance to change and reform, and is often misunderstood. This book seeks to capture the heart of police culture?including its tragedies and celebrations?and to understand its powerful themes of morality, solidarity, and common sense, by systematically integrating a broad literature on police... more...

  • Kriminalität in Münchenby Reinhard Heydenreuter

    Verlag Friedrich Pustet 2014; US$ 10.56

    Der wirtschaftliche Aufstieg Münchens zur mächtigsten Handelsstadt und schließlich zur Residenzstadt des Herzogtums Bayern ließ bald auch die Kriminalität ansteigen, und so hören wir schon im 13. Jahrhundert von Brandstiftungen, Morden, Aufständen und der entsprechenden Reaktion der Obrigkeit: Es wurde gehängt, geköpft und ertränkt. Auf dem Galgenplatz,... more...

  • Community Policingby Victor E. Kappeler; Larry K. Gaines

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 64.95

    This text explores community policing ? a philosophy and an organizational strategy that expands the traditional police mandate. It broadens the focus of fighting crime to include solving community problems, urging police to form a partnership with the people in the community so average citizens can contribute to the police process in exchange for... more...

  • Correctional Counseling and Rehabilitationby Patricia Van Voorhis; Emily J. Salisbury

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    This text presents foundations of correctional intervention, including overviews of the major systems of therapeutic intervention, diagnosis of mental illness, and correctional assessment and classification. Its detailed descriptions and cross-approach comparisons can help professionals better determine which of several techniques might be especially... more...

  • Banged Up!by David Leslie

    Black & White Publishing 2014; US$ 7.28

    The wartime double agent with a transmitter in his cell to contact suffragettes; the doctor hanged as he smiled to the farewells of lovers on the scaffold; the con who defied a gangland godfather and escaped the bromide in the prison tea; aristocrats and arsonists . . . The screws who guard Britain's prisons have seen them all. Stir! is the story... more...

  • Implementing Evidence-Based Practices in Community Corrections and Addiction Treatmentby Faye S. Taxman; Steven Belenko

    Springer 2011; US$ 49.95

    Community corrections programs are emerging as an effective alternative to incarceration for drug-involved offenders, to reduce recidivism and improve public health and public safety. Since evidence-based practice is gaining recognition as a success factor in both community systems and substance abuse treatment, a merger of the two seems logical and... more...