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Law Enforcement

  • Two Cultures of Policingby John Leo

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    The emergence and functioning of two competing and sometimes conflicting cultures within police departments demonstrates how competition between street cops and "bosses" is at the heart of the organizational dilemma of modern urban policing. Unlike other works in this field that focus on the monolithic culture or familial quality of policing, this... more...

  • States in Disguiseby Belgin San-Akca

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 28.99

    In States in Disguise , Belgin San-Akca builds a rigorous theoretical framework within which to study the complex and fluid network of relationships between states and rebel groups, including ethnic and religious insurgents, revolutionary groups, and terrorists. She proves that patterns of alliances between armed rebels and modern states are hardly... more...

  • Invisible No Moreby Andrea Ritchie; Angela Y. Davis

    Beacon Press 2017; US$ 21.99

    A timely examination of the ways Black women, Indigenous women, and other women of color are uniquely affected by racial profiling, police brutality, and immigration enforcement. Invisible No More is a timely examination of how Black women, Indigenous women, and women of color experience racial profiling, police brutality, and immigration enforcement.... more...

  • Guidelines for Investigating Officer-Involved Shootings, Arrest-Related Deaths, and Deaths in Custodyby Darrell L. Ross; Gary M. Vilke

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 59.95

    As unrest over officer-involved shootings and deaths in custody takes center stage in conversations about policing and the criminal justice system, Guidelines for Investigating Officer-Involved Shootings, Arrest-Related Deaths, and Deaths in Custody addresses critical investigation components from an expert witness perspective, providing the insights... more...

  • Prohibition in the Upper Peninsulaby Russell M. Magnaghi

    The History Press 2017; US$ 12.99

    Temperance workers had their work cut out for them in the Upper Peninsula. It was a wild and woolly place where moonshiners, bootleggers and rumrunners thrived. Al Capone and the Purple Gang came north to keep Canadian whiskey passing through Sault Ste. Marie to Chicago and Detroit. Federal enforcement agent John Fillion double-crossed both his office... more...

  • Reintegrating Jihadist Extremist Detaineesby Daan Weggemans; Beatrice de Graaf

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book seeks to understand the processes of reintegration of former Jihadist detainees, as well as the role that the police and other frontline professionals play in this process. Over the past few decades the number of people who have been detained under the suspicion of terrorist activities has grown significantly. This has resulted in an increased... more...

  • Unusually Cruelby Marc Morjé Howard

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 18.99

    The United States incarcerates far more people than any other country in the world, at rates nearly ten times higher than other liberal democracies. Indeed, while the U.S. is home to 5 percent of the world's population, it contains nearly 25 percent of its prisoners. But the extent of American cruelty goes beyond simply locking people up. At every... more...

  • DISASTER RESILIENCEby Douglas Paton; David Johnston

    Charles C Thomas 2017; US$ 59.95

    Events such as the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and the Japanese earthquakes and tsunamis in 2011 have provided unfortunate reminders of the susceptibility of many communities to devastating losses from natural hazards. more...

  • Called to Riseby David O. Brown; Michelle Burford

    Random House Publishing Group 2017; US$ 16.32

    The Dallas police chief who inspired a nation with his response to the killing of five of his officers shares his personal story and his faith in America’s potential to unite communities through a dedication to transparency and trust. “The real deal: a real Christian, a real man, a real leader.”—Whoopi Goldberg, The View   “A front-row seat... more...

  • Der Sohn des Generalsby Miko Peled

    edition 8 2017; US$ 22.99

    Miko Peled ist ein Friedensaktivist, der es wagt, Wahrheiten öffentlich auszusprechen. Er wurde 1961 in Jerusalem geboren und entstammt einer bekannten Familie jüdisch zionistischer Aktivisten. Sein Grossvater, Dr. Avraham Katsnelson, war ein Führer der zionistischen Bewegung und einer der Unterzeichner der israelischen Unabhängigkeitserklärung von... more...