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  • Preventing Crimeby Tore Bjørgo

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 105.00

    This book develops a general, comprehensive model for preventing crime: one that can be applied to prevent a wide range of crimes from domestic burglaries, criminal youth gangs and driving under the influence to organized crime and terrorism. This book assesses nine 'prevention mechanisms' and shows how they reduce future acts of crime. more...

  • Private Security Companiesby Oldrich Bure?

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00

    This study presents an intriguing analysis of the impact of private security companies' practices upon the fields of security and politics in the Czech Republic. more...

  • Private Security Companiesby Oldrich Bure?

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00

    This study presents an intriguing analysis of the impact of private security companies' practices upon the fields of security and politics in the Czech Republic. more...

  • Public Health Policies and Social Inequalityby Charles F. Andrain

    Palgrave Macmillan 1998; US$ 176.00

    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...

  • Rescue 194by Jay O'Donnell; Humphrey Price

    Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 14.38

    'The sky had gone: in its place was a wall of water, white horses on the top, readying itself to fall on me.' What kind of man throws himself out of a helicopter in a storm? Or dangles by a thread over mountainous waves? Or strikes a panicking sailor to save his life? Aircrewman Jay O'Donnell, a former Royal Navy Search and Rescue diver, has seen... more...

  • Shoot to killby Maurice Punch

    Policy Press 2010; US$ 32.95

    This book provides a fresh, accessible and much-needed overview of a neglected and widely misunderstood area for students, academics, police and criminal justice officials, policy makers, politicians and for members of the public concerned about police use of fatal force. more...

  • Speaking Truths to Power: Policy Ethnography and Police Reform in Bosnia and Herzegovinaby Jarrett Blaustein

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 109.99

    Speaking Truths to Power: Policy Ethnography and Police Reform in Bosnia and Herzegovina presents a rigorous institutional-level analysis of the effects of globalisation on local policing using data generated from two ethnographic case studies conducted in 2011 in the transitional, post-conflict society of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Through a study of... more...

  • Stop and Searchby Rebekah Delsol; Michael Shiner

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    This book reviews the key controversies surrounding the police power to stop and search members of the public. It explores the history and development of these powers, assesses their effectiveness in tackling crime and their impact on public trust and confidence as well as on-going attempts at regulation and reform. more...

  • Survival: The inspirational story of the Thredbo disaster's sole survivorby Stuart Diver; Simon Bouda

    Pan Macmillan Australia 2012; US$ 4.55

    "My body is shaking, uncontrollably shuddering. Everything's rattling, crashing down. I'm choking on dust. I can't breathe... I'm coughing, choking. Sal's screaming ..." On the night of July 30th 1997 a landslide shattered the tranquility of Thredbo Village, sweeping away two ski lodges and burying 19 people beneath tonnes of concrete and mud.... more...

  • To Protect and To Serveby David Weisburd; Thomas Feucht; Idit Hakimi; Lois Mock; Simon Perry

    Springer New York 2009; US$ 109.00

    The threat of terrorism is a key issue in police agencies worldwide. This unique book brings together American and Israeli policing scholars who pool their knowledge to shed light on recent developments in policing and what future trends to expect. more...