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  • Policing Controversyby Ian Blair

    Profile Books 2010; US$ 26.67

    The Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police is often described as the toughest job in the world.He (there has never been a woman in 140 years) is answerable to three bosses, the Mayor of London, the Home Secretary and the Metropolitan Police Authority, and he has a £3 billion budget to spend, ensuring that he is always at the centre of a political... more...

  • Kids in the Middleby Vikki S. Katz

    Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

      Kids in the Middle explores how children of immigrants use their language capabilities, knowledge of American culture, and facility with media content and devices to help their parents forge connections with local schools, healthcare facilities, and social services as they adjust to life in the United States. Through in-depth inquiry in one Southern... more...

  • Policing Terrorism, Crime Control, and Police-Community Relationsby Badi Hasisi

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 84.80

    This timely and important work takes a critical look at the shifting role of police, who are becoming increasingly responsible for handling terrorism threats on top of their regular responsibilities. With an unprecedented empirical study, the authors of this book examine whether this increased focus on security-related threats may come at the expense... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Criminal Justice Ethicsby Bruce A. Arrigo

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 344.00

    Federal, state, county, and municipal police forces all have their own codes of conduct, yet the ethics of being a police officer remain perplexing and are often difficult to apply in dynamic situations. The police misconduct statistics are staggering and indicate that excessive use of force comprises almost a quarter of misconduct cases, with sexual... more...

  • Transnational Penal Culturesby Vivien Miller; James Campbell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.98

    Focusing on three key stages of the criminal justice process, discipline, punishment and desistance, and incorporating case studies from Asia, the Americas, Europe, Africa and Australia, the thirteen chapters in this collection are based on exciting new research that explores the evolution and adaptation of criminal justice and penal systems, largely... more...

  • Comparative Criminal Justiceby Francis Pakes

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 50.27

    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...

  • Intellectual Disabilityby Michael Chafetz

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 48.99

    This book on intellectual disability (ID) and the law provides helpful guidelines for assessing validity in low-functioning claimants. It charts recent advances in psychological and neuropsychological assessment pertaining to civil and criminal proceedings while examining issues such as validity and motivation, assessments of disability, criminal and... more...

  • Criminal Justice Ethicsby Sharon Hayes

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 50.27

    It is essential for those employed within the justice system to be able to competently and confidently work at the borders between ethics and the law. Criminal Justice Ethics offers a fresh new approach to considering ethical issues in a criminal justice context. Rather than simply offering a range of ethical dilemmas specific to various justice... more...

  • The Politics of Child Support in Americaby Jocelyn Elise Crowley

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 29.00

    Explores the topic of policy innovation by examining American child support. more...

  • Forty Years of Research, Policy and Practice in Children's Servicesby Nick Axford; Vashti Berry; Michael Little; Louise Morpeth

    Wiley 2005; US$ 198.95 US$ 179.06

    Founded in 1963, Dartington Social Research Unit conducts scientific research into child development within the context of children?s services with a view to informing interventions for children in need. Originating from a festschrift to celebrate the work of Roger Bullock, one of Dartington?s first researchers and a Fellow of the Centre for Social... more...