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Prevention of crime, methods, etc.

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  • Crime Fighting and Crime Preventionby Infobase Publishing

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00

    Before a crime is ever committed, law enforcement officials try to prevent lawbreaking by enacting policies and safeguards. Crime Fighting and Crime Prevention provides a clear look at the efforts of law enforcement agencies and civilians to control and prevent crimes. The various crime-prevention techniques covered range from computer databases that... more...

  • Preventing Crimeby Brandon C. Welsh; David P. Farrington

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 85.26

    Crime prevention should be rational and should be based on the best possible evidence. Decision-makers should weigh heavily any available evidence on what works best. How can a program that has produced no discernable evidence of effectiveness, as shown through numerous evaluations, be considered for implementation? Unfortunately, this happens all... more...

  • Communities, Crime and Social Capital in Contemporary Chinaby Lena Zhong

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.62

    This book explores the theoretical and empirical dimensions of community crime prevention in China, examining in particular the role of social capital in a rapidly modernizing economic, social and political context. In doing so it provides a vivid picture of contemporary crime and crime control in China as well as analyzing the very particular Chinese... more...

  • Communities, identities and crimeby Basia Spalek

    Policy Press 2007; US$ 110.00

    This book provides a critical exploration of the importance of social identities when considering crime, victimisation and criminal justice and offers a refreshing perspective on the most significant developments in relation to equality and diversity issues that feature in policies and practices of criminal justice agencies. more...

  • Survivalby Hugh C. McDonald

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00

    Offers a variety of strategies for preventing and avoiding crimes as well as protecting and defending oneself when a victim of assault or suddenly involved in a dangerous situation. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...

  • Eyes Everywhereby Aaron Doyle; Randy Lippert; David Lyon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.73

    In many countries camera surveillance has become commonplace, and ordinary citizens and consumers are increasingly aware that they are under surveillance in everyday life. Camera surveillance is typically perceived as the archetype of contemporary surveillance technologies and processes. While there is sometimes fierce debate about their introduction,... more...

  • Governing Securityby Clifford D. Shearing; Les Johnston

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 56.10

    Government has been radically transformed over the past few decades. These transformations have been mirrored in, and often prefigured by, changes in the governance of security - mentalities, institutions, technologies and practices used to promote secure environments. This book traces the nature of these governmental changes by looking at security.... more...

  • Who's Who in the Zoo?by Domenico "Mick" Cacciola; Ben Robertson

    University of Queensland Press 2014; US$ 12.99

    More incredible stories from the authors of the best-selling The Second Father: An Insider’s Story of Cops, Crime and CorruptionWho’s Who in the Zoo is a first-hand account of Domenico ‘Mick’ Cacciola’s life as a CIB and Special Branch detective over three decades. It captures the colour and grit of policing in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley, which in... more...

  • Kriminalität, innere Sicherheit und soziale Unsicherheitby Albert Scherr

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 4.76

    ​Der vorliegende Beitrag zeigt Unterschiede zwischen neoliberalen und wohlfahrtsstaatlichen Strategien im Umgang mit sozialer Unsicherheit auf und argumentiert, dass die Entwicklung in Deutschland nicht angemessen verstanden werden kann, wenn Ähnlichkeiten zu den USA betont, Unterschiede nivelliert werden. Dargelegt wird weiter, dass kein direkter... more...

  • Smarter Crime Controlby Irvin Waller

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 24.50

    In the wake of headline-grabbing mass murders and other controversial crimes, public officials and communities alike are searching for ways to best deal with crime – both minor and major. Here, Waller highlights best practices as shown by scores of studies, underscores the need for better preventions, and details the best innovations in the reduction... more...