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  • Police Culture in a Changing Worldby Bethan Loftus

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 39.99

    Police Culture in a Changing World represents the return of police research to its original ethnographic form for the first time in decades. The book offers an in-depth investigation of contemporary police dispositions and practices based on extensive field work involving more than 600 hours of direct observation of operational policing across urban... more...

  • Public Health Policies and Social Inequalityby Charles F. Andrain

    Palgrave Macmillan 1998; US$ 168.00

    This book explores the interaction between public health policies and social inequality. It probes three issues: What groups wield the greatest influence over the policy process? Who gains the most benefits from health policies? How can we best understand the policy link between health and social inequalities? A theory of social opportunities clarifies... more...

  • Introduction to Policingby Michael Rowe

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 58.00

    A groundbreaking new core introductory text on policing. more...

  • Kids, Cops, and Confessionsby Barry C. Feld

    NYU Press 2012; US$ 69.00

    Juveniles possess less maturity, intelligence, and competence than adults, heightening their vulnerability in the justice system. For this reason, states try juveniles in separate courts and use different sentencing standards than for adults. Yet, when police bring kids in for questioning, they use the same interrogation tactics they use for adults,... more...

  • Five Foot and Fearless: A woman on the front line in New Zealand's ArmedOffenders Squadby Liz Williams

    Penguin Books Ltd 2012; Not Available

    'I don't think I can actually remember a time in policing when I didn't want to join the Armed Offenders Squad. My early reasons for joining probably weren't the purest, though &- I just thought they looked really cool.' Five Foot and Fearless is the inspiring story of Liz Williams, a police officer and mum of one, who desperately wanted to be part... more...

  • Counter-Terrorism Networks in the European Unionby Claudia Hillebrand

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 99.99

    Counter-Terrorism Networks in the European Union: Maintaining Democratic Legitimacy after 9/11 presents a model of democratic legitimacy for within international counter-terrorism co-operation. Exploring the current practices of European Union (EU) counter-terrorism policing, developed after 9/11, it highlights the current significant challenges to... more...

  • Hidden stories of the Stephen Lawrence inquiryby Richard Stone

    Policy Press 2013; US$ 28.95

    This unique book provides an insider's view of the seminal inquiry into Stephen Lawrence's murder. This accessible and engaging book includes analysis of hitherto inaccessible transcripts, and shows how the Inquiry was undermined to the point of failure to produce the desired results. more...

  • Blackstone's Police Operational Handbookby Clive Harfield

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 59.99

    Blackstone's Police Operational Handbook: Practice and Procedure is a companion volume to the successful Blackstone's Police Operational Handbook: Law. Offering guidance on good practice in core policing areas, it draws together practical advice across a wide range of police duties. With extracts and explanations of official policy and guidance,... more...

  • Blackstone's Handbook of Ports & Border Securityby Andrew Staniforth; Police National Legal Database; Clive Walker

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 53.99

    Blackstone's Handbook of Ports & Border Security is a practical, portable handbook for police officers and other professionals concerned with security and crime prevention at all UK ports and borders. Over the past decade, significant legislative and operational changes have been introduced to strengthen British borders against international organized... more...

  • Just Emotionsby Meredith Rossner

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 98.99

    Even as restorative justice has captured the attention of justice practitioners, academics and communities worldwide and most research suggests that it has the potential to repair the harm of a criminal offense and reduce offending, there is also evidence that it can have no effect or even make things worse. Just Emotions: Rituals of Restorative Justice... more...