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  • Citizens, Community and Crime Controlby Karen Bullock

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    Analysing the historical circumstances and theoretical sources that have generated ideas about citizen and community participation in crime control, this book examines the various ideals, outcomes and effects that citizen participation has been held to stimulate and how these have been transformed, renegotiated and reinvigorated over time. more...

  • Lifeboatmenby Simon Wills

    Pen and Sword 2014; US$ 12.50

    The worst hurricane for over a century devastated the south coast of England in 1866, during a period when emergency services were in their infancy. In the town of Poole, Dorset, the newly appointed lifeboat is launched to aid the numerous stricken ships in the vicinity but unaccountably fails to save any lives. Many sailors are drowned as a result.... more...

  • Racism and Anti-racism in Footballby Jon Garland; Michael Rowe

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 48.00

    This book explores the key issues of racism, anti-racism and identity in British football. It relates the history of black players in the game, analyses the racism they have experienced, and evaluates the efficacy of anti-racist campaigns. The efficacy of the policing of racism is also assessed. The nationalism and xenophobia evident in much of the... more...

  • Theory of World Securityby Ken Booth

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 34.00

    A radical and original theory of security for our times, first published in 2007. more...

  • McGraw-Hill's Firefighter Examsby Ronald Spadafora

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 18.00

    PREPARE FOR YOUR FIREFIGHTER'S EXAM WITH A TOP EXPERT AND EDUCATOR -- AND JOIN AMERICA'S BRAVEST! Chief Ronald Spadafora of the New York City Fire Department has created this test prep guide and career handbook to give you the very latest information about firefighter testing and employment. With three decades of experience in the fire service,... more...

  • In the President's Secret Serviceby Ronald Kessler

    Crown Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.00

    Never before has a journalist penetrated the wall of secrecy that surrounds the U.S. Secret Service, that elite corps of agents who pledge to take a bullet to protect the president and his family. After conducting exclusive interviews with more than one hundred current and former Secret Service agents, bestselling author and award-winning reporter... more...

  • Internal Security Services in Liberalizing Statesby Joseph L. Derdzinski

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 119.95

    Among the states that have moved from authoritarianism in the past 15 years, most have not moved beyond the mere procedures of democracy. This excellent scholarly resource provides a comparative account of the internal security situations of Morocco and Indonesia, and focuses on democracy and its non-democratic institutions in an era of stalled liberalization. more...

  • Dictionary of Policingby Tim Newburn; Peter Neyroud

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95

    Contemporary policing is developing rapidly and is becoming increasingly professionalized. For practitioners National Occupational Standards, Skills for Justice and the the new PDLP (Police Development and Leaning Programme) have brought a new emphasis on skills, standards and knowledge. Training for police officers and civilian staff working in policing... more...

  • Police Recruitment and Retention in the Contemporary Urban Environmentby Jeremy M. Wilson; Clifford A. Grammich

    RAND Corporation 2009; US$ 9.95

    A summary of the presentations, discussions, and opinions offered by panelists at a National Summit on Police Recruitment and Retention in the Contemporary Urban Environment held at RAND in June 2008. Topics examined include changing police workforce issues, strategies being employed, lessons that could be learned from other organizations such as the... more...

  • The New International Policingby Beth Greener

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 110.00

    Police personnel have increasingly been deployed outside their own domestic jurisdictions to uphold law and order and to help rebuild states. This book explores the phenomenon of a 'new international policing' and outlines the range of challenges and opportunities it presents to both practitioners and theorists. more...