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  • Cyber Crime & Warfare: All That Mattersby Peter Warren; Michael Streeter

    Hodder & Stoughton 2013; US$ 6.99

    In Cyber Crime: All That Matters, Peter Warren and Michael Streeter outline the history, scale and importance of cyber crime. In particular they show how cyber crime, cyber espionage and cyber warfare now pose a major threat to society. After analysing the origins of computer crime among early hackers the authors describe how criminal gangs and rogue... more...

  • Criminology and Criminal Justiceby Peter Joyce

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95

    This book presents a summary of the key ideas that seek to explain criminal behaviour and the measures that have been developed to prevent crime. A broad overview of the criminal justice system is provided in order to explain the operations of the key criminal justice agencies and the processes that are involved in bringing offenders to justice. Readers... more...

  • Flexible Workers: Labour, Regulation and Mobility in Lap Dancingby Teela Sanders; Kate Hardy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    Striptease and other types of erotic dance increasingly make up a large, lucrative and visible part of the sex industries in the United Kingdom and 'lap dancing' has become the focus of many important contemporary debates about gender, work and sexuality. This new book from Teela Sanders and Kate Hardy moves away from the more traditional focus on... more...

  • Policing in Taiwanby Liqun Cao; Lanying Huang; Ivan Y. Sun

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    The police in Taiwan played a critical role in the largely peaceful transition from an authoritarian regime to a democracy. While the temptation to intervene in domestic politics was great, the top-down pressure to maintain a neutral standing facilitated an orderly regime change. This is the first monograph to examine the role of the police as a linkage... more...

  • CRIME, LOCAL AND GLOBALby John Muncie; Deborah Talbot; Reece Walters

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Crime: Local and Global and its sister text Criminal Justice: Local and Global are two new teaching texts that aim to equip the reader with a critical understanding of the globally contested nature of 'crime' and 'justice'. Through an examination of key concepts and criminological approaches, the books illuminate the different ways in which crime... more...

  • Become a Problem-Solving Crime Analystby Ronald Clarke; John E. Eck

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Crime analysis has become an increasingly important part of policing and crime prevention, and thousands of specialist crime analysts are now employed by police forces worldwide. This is the first book to set out the principles and practice of crime analysis, and is designed to be used both by crime analysts themselves, by those responsible for the... more...

  • Stop and Searchby Leanne Weber; Ben Bowling

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 150.00

    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...

  • How to Killby Kris Hollington

    Random House 2014; US$ 13.18

    Exploding telephones, pipe-guns and bullets made of teeth, aspirin explosives, cobra-venom darts, a rifle that shoots around corners, a 'piss bomb' (10 cups of boiled urine mixed with nitric acid), exploding clams, samurai swords, karate chops, poisoned umbrellas and a fuel-laden light aircraft. Sometimes even a regular gun. These are just some of... more...

  • Police Responses to People with Mental Illnessesby Duncan Chappell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    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...