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  • The Scottish Police Officerby Daniel Donnelly

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    The structure of policing is undergoing change in Scotland at present and the profile of the police officer differs from that of the past. This book takes an informative approach and offers a unique account and insight into the Scottish police organisation, describing the ‘Scottish police officer’ from the point of recruitment through to training,... more...

  • Applying complexity theoryby Aaron Pycroft; Clemens Bartollas

    Policy Press 2014; US$ 99.00

    This is the first book to explore the application of complexity theory to difficult practice issues in criminal justice and social work and brings together experts in this emerging field to address complexity theory from a range of perspectives, providing a detailed but accessible discussion of the key issues to whole systems approaches. more...

  • The English Policeby Clive Emsley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95

    A comprehensive history of policing from the eighteenth century onwards, which draws on largely unused police archives. Clive Emsley addresses all the major issues of debate; he explores the impact of legislation and policy at both national and local levels, and considers the claim that the English police were non-political and free from political... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 113.00

    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$ 48.95

    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...

  • Controversies in Policingby Quint Thurman; Andrew Giacomazzi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    This book of original essays presents controversial topics, then encourages the readers to consider what they think ought to be done. The selections identify several of the existing issues in policing about which something needs to be done; then, they present various viewpoints on possible solutions. This is done against the backdrop of an era of significant... more...

  • Police Ethicsby Michael A. Caldero; John P. Crank

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    This book provides an examination of noble cause, how it emerges as a fundamental principle of police ethics and how it can provide the basis for corruption. The noble cause — a commitment to "doing something about bad people" — is a central "ends-based" police ethic that can be corrupted when officers violate the law on behalf of personally held moral... 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$ 54.95

    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...