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  • Building Arafat's Policeby Brynjar Lia

    Garnet Publishing (UK) Ltd 2009; US$ 12.49

    This book examines the role of international donors in creating and reforming the Palestinian police and security forces, beginning in the early aftermath of the Oslo Accords to the outbreak of the second Intifada, which brought most police reform efforts to a standstill. The author explores the challenges and dilemmas facing the donor countries when... more...

  • A Police Force without a Stateby Brynjar Lia

    Garnet Publishing (UK) Ltd 1999; US$ 12.49

    This book traces the evolution of the Palestinian police and security forces, beginning with its historical antecedents in Lebanon and the occupied territories, and the formation of formal police organizations after the Oslo Accords until the outbreak of the second Intifada in September 2000. The history of the Palestinian Police revolves around the... more...

  • Policing in Americaby Larry K. Gaines; Victor E. Kappeler

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 111.59

    In the field of law enforcement in the United States, it is essential to know the contemporary problems being faced and combine that knowledge with empirical research and theoretical reasoning to arrive at best practices and an understanding of policing. Policing in America, Eighth Edition, provides a thorough analysis of the key issues in policing... more...

  • Understanding Police Cultureby John P. Crank

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.50

    Police culture has been widely criticized as a source of resistance to change and reform, and is often misunderstood. This book seeks to capture the heart of police culture—including its tragedies and celebrations—and to understand its powerful themes of morality, solidarity, and common sense, by systematically integrating a broad literature on police... more...

  • Bloodstain Patternsby Anita Y. Wonder

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 125.00

    Bloodstain Patterns: Identification, Interpretation and Application combines material from Blood Dynamic s (2001) and Bloodstain Pattern Evidence (2007) with updated case work and scientific advances from medical and hard sciences. The text expands coverage of such areas as arterial damage pattern identification, staging of crime scenes, legal... more...

  • Critical Security and Chinese Politicsby Juha A. Vuori

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.13

    This book examines how critical approaches to security developed in Europe can be used to investigate a Chinese security issue - the case of the Falungong. The past few decades have produced a rich field of theoretical approaches to ‘security’ in Europe. In this book, the security-specific notions of securitization, the politics of insecurity, and... more...

  • What's Tha Up To This Time?by Martyn Johnson

    Wharncliffe 2014; US$ 4.99

    Martyn Johnson continues his wonderful stories about policing during the 1960s and 1970s. As with his previous two volumes the book is written from the heart, not so much nostalgia as a genuine feeling for the people, animals, places and history of Sheffield. more...

  • The Policeby Michael Brogden

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    The Police: Autonomy and Consent is composed of two parts dealing mainly on the theme of police autonomy (Chapters 2-6) and the reciprocal theme of consent (Chapters 7-9). In particular, Chapter 2 is devoted to an historical account of the development of early police autonomy. Chapters 3 and 4 consider the political relation of the successor force... more...

  • Law and Order in Historical Perspectiveby Joel Samaha; Charles Tilly; Edward Shorter

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Law and Order in Historical Perspective: The Case of Elizabethan Essex presents a brief description of what happened in the 16th-century criminal justice system from the commission of a felony until the disposition of the case occurred. This book discusses how criminal law actually operated in a community and how the system of the criminal justice... more...

  • Crime and Justice in Americaby John T. O'Brien; Marvin Marcus

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Crime and Justice in America: Critical Issues for the Future details the importance of a unified justice system in the U.S. The title aims to tackle the measure that needs to be taken in order to develop a more unified system as to theory, profession, and separation of powers. The text first talks about the public role, and then proceeds to dealing... more...