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Emergency Services

  • Blackstone's Handbook for Policing Students 2015by Robin Bryant; Sarah Bryant; Sofia Graša

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 64.99

    Blackstone's Handbook for Policing Students 2015 reflects the multitude of avenues into the police force now open to future police officers, from pre-join courses to PCSOs and Specials. Designed specifically to meet the new requirements of police training and developed from the best-selling Blackstone's Student Police Officer Handbook, this... more...

  • Against Securityby Harvey Molotch

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 19.95

    The inspections we put up with at airport gates and the endless warnings we get at train stations, on buses, and all the rest are the way we encounter the vast apparatus of U.S. security. Like the wars fought in its name, these measures are supposed to make us safer in a post?9/11 world. But do they? Against Security explains how these regimes of... more...

  • 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...

  • Human Factors Challenges in Emergency Managementby Christine Owen

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    The fire and emergency services is a particularly large industry - in Australia alone it employs 250,000 personnel - yet there is very little by way of published human factors books addressing this sector directly. This book provides an overview of state-of-the-art research that has been conducted within Australia, funded by the Bushfire Cooperative... more...

  • CCTVby Inga Kroener

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Central state and non-covert surveillance began in earnest at the start of the twentieth century. By the start of the twenty-first century, the UK was one of the most surveilled societies on earth. This timely volume by Inga Kroener analyses the particular combination of factors that have created this surveillance state. more...

  • Policing the Waterfrontby Russell Brewer

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 124.99

    Long recognised as a site where criminal elements have flourished, the waterfront has been exploited for centuries by opportunistic individuals for a whole raft of illicit purposes. Policing the Waterfront: Networks, Partnerships, and the Governance of Port Security is the first book of its kind to fully explore the intricacies of how crime is controlled... more...

  • Policewomenby Kerry Segrave

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00

    This book examines the history of policewomen from 1880 to 2012, particularly in the United States. It looks at the problems women had being accepted into the male police establishment and at the harassment and discrimination they often suffered from male officers. For women in policing there were three distinct phases. First was acceptance into forces... more...

  • Blackstone's Senior Investigating Officers' Handbookby Tony Cook; Andy Tattersall

    Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 69.99

    Blackstone's Senior Investigating Officers' Handbook is designed specifically to meet the quick-reference needs of any officer conducting a serious investigation. The only portable step-by-step guide to the processes and actions involved in the role of a Senior Investigating Officer (SIO), it explains all the relevant procedures and instructions... more...

  • Traces of Terrorby Victoria Sentas

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 124.99

    In the wake of 2001, terrorism laws and their policing have been charged with eroding civil liberties and discriminating against Muslim and ethnic minority peoples. Traces of Terror: Counter-Terrorism Law, Policing, and Race goes further and asks how counter-terrorism reproduces the social relations of race: what police and legal practice, what knowledge... more...

  • Introduction to Policingby Michael Rowe

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 45.00

    Updated to take account of policy changes, and with new chapters on Global Policing, Criminal Investigation and a brand new companion website, this second edition continues to offer students an essential introduction to the key aspects of Policing more...