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  • Columbineby Dave Cullen

    Grand Central Publishing 2009; US$ 9.99

    On April 20, 1999, two boys left an indelible stamp on the American psyche. Their goal was simple: to blow up their school, Oklahoma-City style, and to leave "a lasting impression on the world." Their bombs failed, but the ensuing shooting defined a new era of school violence-irrevocably branding every subsequent shooting "another Columbine." When... more...

  • Ghost in the Wiresby Kevin Mitnick; William L. Simon; Steve Wozniak

    Little, Brown and Company 2011; US$ 12.99

    Kevin Mitnick was the most elusive computer break-in artist in history. He accessed computers and networks at the world's biggest companies--and however fast the authorities were, Mitnick was faster, sprinting through phone switches, computer systems, and cellular networks. He spent years skipping through cyberspace, always three steps ahead and labeled... more...

  • The Fatal Shoreby Robert Hughes

    Random House 2010; US$ 19.18

    In 1787, the twenty-eighth year of the reign of King George III, the British Government sent a fleet to colonize Australia. An epic description of the brutal transportation of men, women and children out of Georgian Britain into a horrific penal system which was to be the precursor to the Gulag and was the origin of Australia. The Fatal... more...

  • Effective Police Supervisionby Harry W. More; Larry S. Miller

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 66.95

    Good police officers are often promoted into supervisory positions with little or no training for what makes a good manager. Effective Police Supervision is a core text used in college-level classes on supervisory practices in criminal justice. This popular book combines behavioral theory with case studies that allow the reader to identify and resolve... more...

  • Effective Police Supervision STUDY GUIDEby Larry S. Miller; Michael C. Braswell

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 23.95

    Good police officers are often promoted into supervisory positions with little or no training for what makes a good manager. Effective Police Supervision is positioned to be the core text in college-level classes on supervisory practices in criminal justice and will provide students with an understanding of the group behaviors and organizational... more...

  • Stop and Searchby Leanne Weber; Ben Bowling

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 144.00

    Police powers to stop, question and search people in public places, and the way these powers are exercised, is a contentious aspect of police-community relations, and a key issue for criminological and policing scholarship, and for public debate about liberty and security more generally. Whilst monitoring and controlling minority populations has always... more...

  • Police Responses to People with Mental Illnessesby Duncan Chappell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    According to the World Health Organisation during their lifetime more than one quarter of all individuals will develop one or more mental or behavioural disorders. Given prevalence data like this it is not surprising that wherever they reside on the planet many persons suffering from a mental disorder, or as is more commonly termed in popular parlance... more...

  • The Routledge International Handbook on Hate Crimeby Nathan Hall; Abbee Corb; Paul Giannasi; John Grieve

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 225.00

    This edited collection brings together many of the world's leading experts, both academic and practitioner, in a single volume handbook that examines key international issues in the field of hate crime. Collectively it examines a range of pertinent areas with the ultimate aim of providing a detailed picture of the hate crime 'problem' in different... more...

  • Deviant Behaviour (Routledge Revivals)by Paul Rock

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.00

    This book, first published in 1973, explores the manner in which conceptions of deviancy arise and shows how the attitudes of non-deviants, of society and of authority, are as instrumental in forming these conceptions as the actions of the deviants themselves. Chapters include discussions on the definition of deviants and deviancy and the enforcement... more...

  • Rethinking Policing and Justiceby Luis Fernandez; Laura Huey

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 150.00

    It has become somewhat axiomatic to refer to the police as the ?gatekeepers? of the criminal justice system and thus as a mechanism for the provision of justice. And yet, when we conceptualize the police in this way, what is often taken for granted is the exact nature of that role and its larger social meaning. Indeed, we know that police deliver... more...