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  • Countering Terrorism in Britain and Franceby Frank Foley

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 28.00

    Frank Foley presents the first in-depth comparative analysis of counterterrorist operations in two leading liberal democracies. more...

  • Justice Reinvestmentby Chris Fox; Kevin Albertson; Kevin Wong

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 155.00

    Rising prison numbers on both sides of the Atlantic are cause for concern. Justice Reinvestment is a major movement in criminal justice reform in the US that is also attracting lots of interest in the UK. Justice Reinvestment is an approach to addressing the penal crisis that uses the best available evidence to re-direct resources to more effective... more...

  • Crime as Structured Actionby James W. Messerschmidt

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 31.99

    Engages readers through dynamic case studies that illustrate the crime as structured action approach more...

  • Working Together For Young Childrenby Tricia David

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 63.95

    With 1994 designated the United Nations Year of the Family, young children and their relationship with parents and carers is firmly back on the political agenda. Amongst recent legislation to meet this agenda in Britain is the Children Act 1989. The Act seeks to improve the position and perception of children in society, by stressing the rights of... more...

  • Die besondere Bedeutung des Falles gemäß § 24 Abs. 1 Nr. 3 Var. 3 GVGby Alexandra von Berg

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2010; US$ 29.24

    Hauptbeschreibung Die strafprozessrechtliche Arbeit zielt auf eine von den Grundlagen her entwickelte und strukturierte Konkretisierung des Zuständigkeitsmerkmals der "besonderen Bedeutung des Falles". Ausgehend vom Wortlaut werden verschiedene Interpretationsmöglichkeiten aufgezeigt, die im Einzelnen auf ihre Vereinbarkeit mit Systematik, Historik... more...

  • Approximate Justiceby George Sher

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1997; US$ 36.99

    These essays provide a stimulating exploration of one line of enquiry, and a fine exemplar for applied philosophy from any perspective..... more...

  • Predictive Policingby Walter L. Perry; Brian McInnis; Carter C. Price; Susan C. Smith; John S. Hollywood

    RAND Corporation 2013; US$ 9.95

    Predictive policing is the use of analytical techniques to identify targets for police intervention with the goal of preventing crime, solving past crimes, or identifying potential offenders and victims. These tools are not a substitute for integrated approaches to policing, nor are they a crystal ball. This guide assesses some of the most promising... more...

  • Crimes of Charityby Konrad Bercovici

    The Floating Press 2013; US$ 4.99

    In this thought-provoking volume, author Konrad Bercovici takes an in-depth look at organized charity as it existed in the early twentieth century. Although Bercovici acknowledges that many disadvantaged populations need some sort of assistance to make ends meet, he marshals a series of compelling arguments against the kind of help that fosters dependence... more...

  • Understanding Penal Practiceby Ioan Durnescu; Fergus McNeill

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 165.00

    Criminological and penological scholarship has in recent years explored how and why institutions and systems of punishment change ? and how and why these changes differ in different contexts. Important though these analyses are, this book focuses not so much on the changing nature of institutions and systems, but rather the changing nature of penal... more...

  • The Death Penaltyby Roger Hood; Carolyn Hoyle

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 69.99

    The 4th edition of this authoritative study of the death penalty, now written jointly with Carolyn Hoyle, brings up-to-date developments in the movement to abolish the death penalty worldwide. It draws on Roger Hood's experience as consultant to the United Nations for the UN Secretary General's five-yearly surveys of capital punishment and... more...