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  • Settlement Systems in Sparsely Populated Regionsby Richard E. Lonsdale; John H. Holmes

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 72.95

    Settlement Systems in Sparsely Populated Regions: The United States and Australia provides an understanding of the special difficulties encountered by those living in sparselands and the issues facing government policy makers. This book discusses the regional aspects of human settlement as well as the regional differences in human welfare. Organized... more...

  • Coastal Planning and Managementby Robert Kay; Jaqueline Alder

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 86.95

    The first comprehensive tool-kit for coastal planners and those aiming to achieve effective coastal management worldwide. Coastal Planning and Management provides a link between planning and management tools and thus includes all stages in the process, from development through evaluation to implementation. Drawing on examples of successful coastal... more...

  • Promoting Sustainable Local and Community Economic Developmentby Roland V. Anglin

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 83.95

    Growing local economies, empowering communities, revitalizing downtowns, developing entrepreneurship, building leadership, and enhancing nonprofits — you can achieve all these benefits and more with a comprehensive and strategic revitalization plan. Chronicling the struggle of local revitalization as organizers move from trial and error to effective... more...

  • Handbook of Police Administrationby James Ruiz; Don Hummer

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 194.95

    As figureheads of the most visible segment of criminal justice, today’s police administrators are forced to tackle challenges never faced by their predecessors. Heightened local and global threats, advanced technologies, and increased demands for procedural transparency require new levels of flexibility, innovative thinking, and the ability to foster... more...

  • Safety Managementby John Davies; Alastair Ross; Brendan Wallace

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 159.95

    Professionals striving for accident reduction must deal with systems in which both technical and human elements play equal and complementary roles. However, many of the existing techniques in ergonomics and risk management concentrate on plant and technical issues and downplay human factors and "subjectivity." Safety Management: A Qualitative Systems... more...

  • Comparative Criminal Justiceby Francis Pakes

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 65.95

    This book offers an accessible introduction to comparative criminal justice and examines and reflects on the ways different countries and jurisdictions deal with the main stages in the criminal justice process, from policing to sentencing. This popular bestseller has been fully updated and expanded for the third edition. This textbook provides the... more...

  • The Routledge Handbook on Crime and International Migrationby Sharon Pickering; Julie Ham

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 53.95

    The Routledge Handbook on Crime and International Migration is concerned with the various relationships between migration, crime and victimization that have informed a wide criminological scholarship often driven by some of the original lines of inquiry of the Chicago School. Historically, migration and crime came to be the device by which Criminology... more...

  • Torture and the Ticking Bombby Bob Brecher

    Wiley 2017; US$ 32.95 US$ 29.66

    This timely and passionate book is the first to address itself to Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz’s controversial arguments for the limited use of interrogational torture and its legalisation. Argues that the respectability Dershowitz's arguments confer on the view that torture is a legitimate weapon in the war on terror needs urgently... more...

  • Child Abuse and Neglectby David Howe

    Macmillan Education UK 2017; US$ 47.24

    This exciting new book offers a survey of the field of child abuse and neglect from the perspective of modern developmental attachment theory. The book opens with an account of the theory and describes the ways in which attachment difficulties manifest themselves in children's behaviour. The following three sections look at abuse, neglect, and compound... more...

  • The New Rulesby Catherine Hakim

    Gibson Square 2017; US$ 11.99

    ‘A masterwork.’THE INDEPENDENT‘Too juicy to ignore.’THE TIMES‘The grown-up way to love.’SUNDAY TIMES‘The recipe for happiness?’TELEGRAPH‘How we manage love and relationships.’OBSERVER‘Can having an affair save your marriage?’Bel Mooney, DAILY MAILIs the internet changing the relationship between the sexes? While eighty per cent of those interviewed... more...