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  • Crime and Corruption at The Yardby David I. Woodland

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 17.99

    During David Woodland's 19 years' service with the Metropolitan Police, the 'thin blue line' came under intense pressure. In addition to the routine caseload of gang crime, murder and armed robbery, Irish terrorist groups launched a vicious and prolonged terror campaign.

The Author, a Detective Inspector in the Crime Intelligence... more...

  • The Size of Others' Burdensby Erik Schneiderhan

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 26.00

    Americans have a fierce spirit of individualism. We pride ourselves on self-reliance, on bootstrapping our way to success. Yet, we also believe in helping those in need, and we turn to our neighbors in times of crisis. The tension between these competing values is evident, and how we balance between these competing values holds real consequences for... more...

  • Healing Correctionsby Chris Innes

    Northeastern University Press 2015; US$ 34.99

    An innovative approach to transforming correctional cultures, based on the practice of ?Dialogue? more...

  • Helping Children Affected by Parental Substance Abuseby Tonia Caselman

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 34.95

    Focusing on helping children and teenagers affected by parental substance misuse, this book brings together recent research and practical strategies to help young people overcome feelings of shame. Complete with ready-to-use worksheets, the activities in this book are ideal for use in group therapy sessions. more...

  • Educating Children and Young People in Careby Sonia Jackson; Claire Cameron; Graham Connelly

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00

    Bringing together research and practice on the theme of the educational well-being of children in care, this book aims to help professionals to improve these children's potential for educational attainment. more...

  • Keeping Your Adoptive Family Strongby Greg Keck; L Gianforte; Rita L. Soronen

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 19.95

    This book looks at the realities of adopting a traumatized child. It deals with the complexities in a stark and refreshing way, by examining the impact on the adoptive parents, the adopted child, any birth children and on the family as a unit. more...

  • Criminal Justice at the Crossroadsby William R. Kelly

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 34.99

    William R. Kelly is professor in the Department of Sociology and the founding director of the Center for Criminology and Criminal Justice Research at the University of Texas-Austin. He has spent a considerable amount of time in the community consulting with local, state, and federal agencies on criminal justice issues. He has been involved in the... more...

  • The Identification of Firearmsby Jack Disbrow Gunther; Charles O Gunther

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 16.99

    The 1930s was a decade that provided impressive breakthroughs in the field of forensic ballistics, or firearms identification. Following the St. Valentine?s Day Massacre of 1929, where ballistic expert Calvin Goddard?s testimony brought attention to the relatively new field, several forensic ballistic books were published. Among these were Burrard?s... more...

  • Police Encountersby Ilana Feldman

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    Egypt came to govern Gaza as a result of a war, a failed effort to maintain Arab Palestine. Throughout the twenty years of its administration (1948?1967), Egyptian policing of Gaza concerned itself not only with crime and politics, but also with control of social and moral order. Through surveillance, interrogation, and a network of local informants,... more...

  • The British Policewomanby Joan Lock

    Robert Hale 2015; US$ 8.74

    Here, now fully updated for the twenty-first century, is the complex and fascinating history of the formation of the British Women Police. Full of drama, intrigue and humour, it also captures, through well-authenticated primary material, the colour and manner of the times. Remarkable women abound in this book, from the wealthy and eccentric Margaret... more...