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  • The SAGE Handbook of Criminological Research Methodsby David Gadd; Susanne Karstedt; Steven F Messner

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 93.00

    Looking at both the techniques and logic of inquiry surrounding methods used in criminological research, this progressive handbook brings together work from internationally renowned experts to provide readers with an important resource on the application of methods. more...

  • Understanding Terrorismby Clarence Augustus Martin

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 79.00 US$ 67.15

    Understanding Terrorism: Challenges, Perspectives, and Issues offers a multidisciplinary, comprehensive exploration of contemporary terrorism that helps readers develop the knowledge and skills they need to critically assess terrorism in general and terrorist incidents. The Fifth Edition has been comprehensively updated with new information on... more...

  • The Serial Killer Filesby Harold Schechter

    Random House Publishing Group 2003; US$ 22.00

    THE DEFINITIVE DOSSIER ON HISTORY?S MOST HEINOUS! Hollywood?s make-believe maniacs like Jason, Freddy, and Hannibal Lecter can?t hold a candle to real life monsters like John Wayne Gacy, Ted Bundy, Jeffrey Dahmer, and scores of others who have terrorized, tortured, and terminated their way across civilization throughout the ages. Now, from the much-acclaimed... more...

  • Cop in the Hoodby Peter Moskos

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 16.95 US$ 13.56

    When Harvard-trained sociologist Peter Moskos left the classroom to become a cop in Baltimore's Eastern District, he was thrust deep into police culture and the ways of the street--the nerve-rattling patrols, the thriving drug corners, and a world of poverty and violence that outsiders never see. In Cop in the Hood , Moskos reveals the truths he... more...

  • Frances - The Tragic Brideby Jacky Hyams

    John Blake Publishing 2014; US$ 7.28

    She was young, very beautiful and had everything to live for - but the life of Frances Shea, briefly married to Reggie Kray, remains one of the most tragic stories of the Swinging Sixties.Courted by Reggie as a schoolgirl, her eight-year relationship with him drew Frances into an outwardly glamorous world of nightclubs, fast cars, beautiful clothes... more...

  • Ethics in Criminal Justiceby Sam S. Souryal

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 76.95

    Introducing the fundamentals of ethical theory, this text exposes the reader to the ways and means of making moral judgments by covering the teachings of the great philosophers, sources of criminal justice ethics and unethical patterns in the criminal justice system. It is presented from two perspectives: a thematic perspective that addresses ethical... more...

  • The Privatization of Police in Americaby James F. Pastor

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2003; US$ 39.95

    Today the private security industry employs approximately 1.5 million people and spends over $52 billion annually. In contrast, public police forces employ approximately 600,000 people and spend $30 billion annually. Private policing promises to be a big part of the response to today's increased security concerns, as citizens realize that security... more...

  • State Punishmentby Nicola Lacey

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 50.95

    Nicola Lacey presents a new approach to the question of the moral justification of punishment by the State. She focuses on the theory of punishments in context of other political questions, such as the nature of political obligation and the function and scope of criminal law. Arguing that no convincing set of justifying reasons has so far been produced,... more...

  • The Prisoners' Dilemmaby Nicola Lacey

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

    An examination of the institutional preconditions for a tolerant criminal justice system. more...

  • The Police Traffic Control Functionby Paul Weston

    Charles C Thomas 1996; US$ 38.95

    The sixteen chapters of this completely revised Fifth Edition provide a definitive and detailed survey of all phases of traffic control and highway safety. Three completely new chapters highlight the revision: Street and Highway Safety, Zero Tolerance-Driving Under the Influence, and Speed Management. The focus of the text is still on the police role... more...