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  • A Guide to Internal Loss Preventionby Roy L. Wesley; John A. Wanat

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 31.95

    A Guide to Internal Loss Prevention provides an analysis of loss prevention factors from the inside looking out, rather than the outside looking in, bringing to management's attention specific organizational areas that may be contributing to internal loss. It is the authors' intent to demonstrate that management personnel often do not pay attention... more...

  • Corporate Security Intelligence and Strategic Decision Makingby Justin Crump

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 79.95

    Despite a clear and compelling need for an intelligence-led approach to security, operational, and reputational risks, the subject of corporate security intelligence remains poorly understood. An effective intelligence process can directly support and positively impact operational activity and associated decision-making and can even be used to drive... more...

  • Convicts, Coal, and the Banner Mine Tragedyby Robert D. Ward; William Warren Rogers

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    In the late 1870s, Jefferson County, Alabama, and the town of Elyton (near the future Birmingham) became the focus of a remarkable industrial and mining revolution. Together with the surrounding counties, the area was penetrated by railroads. Surprisingly large deposits of bituminous coal, limestone, and iron ore?the exact ingredients for the manufacture... more...

  • The Cultural Prisonby John M. Sloop

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    The incarcerated in America's cultural imagination. The Cultural Prison brings a new dimension to the study of prisoners and punishment by focusing on how the punishment of American offenders is represented and shaped in the mass media through public arguments. The study is based on an analysis of 642 articles collected by the author from American... more...

  • Child Guidance in Britain, 1918?1955by John Stewart

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Stewart presents a history of child guidance in Britain from its origins in the years after the First World War until the consolidation of the welfare state. This is the first study of child guidance in this period and makes a significant contribution to the historiography. more...

  • The English Execution Narrative, 1200?1700by Katherine Royer

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Royer examines the changing ritual of execution across five centuries and discovers a shift both in practice and in the message that was sent to the population at large. She argues that what began as a show of retribution and revenge became a ceremonial portrayal of redemption as the political, religious and cultural landscape of England evolved. more...

  • Crime and the Fascist State, 1850?1940by Tiago Pires Marques

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    By studying the development of Italy's penal system, Pires Marques provides valuable insights into the wider political culture of European society. Focusing on the rise of fascism in Spain and Portugal as well as Italy, he examines the role of religious, economic and political factors in the making of penal laws. more...

  • Disabled Childrenby Anne Borsay

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    This volume of essays attempts to identify the shared experiences of disabled children and examine the key debates about their care and control. The essays follow a chronological progression while focusing on the practices in a number of different countries. more...

  • Rockefeller Philanthropy and Modern Social Scienceby David L Seim

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Making use of untapped resources, Seim looks at the impact of the Rockefellers, viewed through the lens of their philanthropic support of social science from 1890-1940. Focusing specifically on the Rockefeller Foundation and the Laura Spelman Rockefeller Memorial, Seim connects the family's business success with its philanthropic enterprises. more...

  • When Good Men Do Nothingby Alan Grady

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 34.95

    A provocative telling of "The Phenix City Story." On June 18, 1954, former state senator Albert Patterson, the Democratic Party's nominee for state attorney general, was shot to death as he left his law office in Phenix City, Alabama, infamous for its prostitution, gambling, bootlegging, and political corruption. Patterson had made cleanup of... more...