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  • Special Agent Manby Steve Moore

    Chicago Review Press 2012; US$ 13.99

    For decades, movies and television shows have portrayed FBI agents as fearless heroes leading glamorous lives, but this refreshingly original memoir strips away the fantasy and glamour and describes the day-to-day job of an FBI special agent. The book gives a firsthand account of a career in the Federal Bureau of Investigation from the academy to retirement,... more...

  • Thin Blueby Jonny Steinberg

    Jonathan Ball Publishers 2010; US$ 9.99

    A country is policed only to the extent that it consents to be. When that consent is withheld, cops either negotiate or withdraw. Once they do this, however, they are no longer police; their role becomes something far murkier. Several months before they exploded into xenophobic violence, Jonny Steinberg travelled the streets of Alexandra, Reiger Park... more...

  • Geschichte und Gegenwart der japanischen Strafrechtswissenschaftby Keiichi Yamanaka

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 182.00

    Die Sammlung enthält Beiträge zur Geschichte der japanischen Strafrechtswissenschaft, zur aktuellen Dogmatik des japanischen Strafrechts und zur Kriminalitätsentwicklung in Japan; sie sind aber auch für die hiesige Strafrechtswissenschaft relevant, mit der Keiichi Yamanaka in regem Kontakt steht. Die insgesamt 23 Aufsätze sind fast alle... more...

  • A Dictionary of Criminal Justiceby Peter Joyce; Neil Wain

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.69

    A Dictionary of Criminal Justice is the only dictionary that deals with criminal justice from a UK perspective, and in doing so provides a comprehensive guide to all aspects of the British criminal justice system, including its historical context and contemporary operations. The first three sections of the book explore in turn key definitions,... more...

  • How Cops Dieby Jody Kasper

    Charles C Thomas 2012; US$ 29.95

    The purpose of this unique book is to provide police officers and administrators with a simple and effective handbook to improve the safety of police employees. It is research-based and uses the most up-to-date statistics from the Department of Justice, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, and the Uniform Crime Report. The first chapter... more...

  • Effective Police Managementby Harry More; Terry More

    Charles C Thomas 2012; US$ 38.95

    Law enforcement is increasingly aware of the need for performance-based management. Results are what count and programs are increasingly required to demonstrate that activities and programs are viable and worthy of budgetary support. This emphasizes the necessity of ensuring that the managerial processes foster accountability. To insure success it... more...

  • Policing Scotlandby Daniel Donnelly; Kenneth Scott

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 55.95

    This fully updated and expanded second edition of Policing Scotland takes account of recent developments in Scottish policing and criminal justice against the backdrop of a dynamic political landscape and looming fiscal constraints in public services. The book offers contributions from both academics and practitioners, and not only shows police... more...

  • Policing in an Age of Austerityby Graham Ellison; Mike Brogden

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.72

    Policing in an Age of Austerity uniquely examines the effects on one key public service: the state police of England and Wales. Focusing on the major cut-backs in its resources, both in material and in labour, it details the extent and effects of that drastic reduction in provision together with related matters in Scotland and Northern Ireland.... more...

  • Policing and Criminologyby Craig Paterson; Ed Pollock

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 27.00

    A comprehensive and accessible introduction to criminology for all those undertaking policing degrees. more...

  • Just Authority?by Jonathan Jackson; Ben Bradford; Betsy Stanko; Katrin Hohl

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.96

    What does it mean to trust the police? What makes the police legitimate in the eyes of the policed? What builds trust, legitimacy and cooperation, and what undermines the bond between police and the public? These questions are central to current debates concerning the relationship between the British police and the public it serves. Yet, in the context... more...