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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 17 new and published books in the subject of Crime Prevention — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Routledge Handbook of Surveillance Studies

    Edited by Kirstie Ball, Kevin Haggerty, David Lyon

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Surveillance is a central organizing practice. Gathering personal data and processing them in searchable databases drives administrative efficiency but also raises questions about security, governance, civil liberties and privacy. Surveillance is both globalized in cooperative schemes, such as...

    Published February 18th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Bio-Privacy

    Privacy Regulations and the Challenge of Biometrics

    By Nancy Yue Liu

    Bio-Privacy: Privacy Regulations and the Challenge of Biometrics provides an in-depth consideration of the legal issues posed by the use of biometric technology. Focusing particularly on the relationship between the use of this technology and the protection of privacy, this book draws on material...

    Published January 1st 2013 by Routledge

  3. Crime and the Life Course

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Benson

    Series: Criminology and Justice Studies

    In recent years, the lifecourse perspective has become a popular theoretical orientation toward crime. Yet despite its growing importance in the field of criminology, most textbooks give it only cursory treatment. Crime and the Lifecourse: An Introduction by Michael L. Benson provides a...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Escape Routes: Contemporary Perspectives on Life after Punishment

    Edited by Stephen Farrall, Richard Sparks, Shadd Maruna, Mike Hough

    Escape Routes: Contemporary Perspectives on Life After Punishment addresses the reasons why people stop offending, and the processes by which they are rehabilitated or resettled back into the community. Engaging with, and building upon, renewed criminological interest in this area, Escape Routes...

    Published April 16th 2012 by Routledge-Cavendish

  5. The Crime Numbers Game

    Management by Manipulation

    By John A. Eterno, Eli B. Silverman

    Series: Advances in Police Theory and Practice

    In the mid-1990s, the NYPD created a performance management strategy known as Compstat. It consisted of computerized data, crime analysis, and advanced crime mapping coupled with middle management accountability and crime strategy meetings with high-ranking decision makers. While initially credited...

    Published January 31st 2012 by CRC Press

  6. Security Games

    Surveillance and Control at Mega-Events

    Edited by Colin J. Bennett, Kevin Haggerty

    Security Games: Surveillance and Control at Mega-Events addresses the impact of mega-events – such as the Olympic Games and the World Cup – on wider practices of security and surveillance. "Mega-Events" pose peculiar and extensive security challenges. The overwhelming imperative is that "...

    Published January 1st 2012 by Routledge

  7. Routledge Handbook of Critical Criminology

    Edited by Walter S. DeKeseredy, Molly Dragiewicz

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The Routledge Handbook of Critical Criminology is a collection of original essays specifically designed to offer students, faculty, policy makers, and others an in-depth overview of the most up-to-date empirical, theoretical, and political contributions made by critical criminologists around the...

    Published October 26th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Internet Child Abuse: Current Research and Policy

    Edited by Julia Davidson, Petter Gottschalk

    Internet Child Abuse: Current Research and Policy provides a timely overview of international policy, legislation and offender management and treatment practice in the area of Internet child abuse. Internet use has grown considerably over the last five years, and information technology now forms a...

    Published August 18th 2011 by Routledge-Cavendish

  9. Effective Crime Reduction Strategies

    International Perspectives

    Edited by James F. Albrecht, Dilip K. Das

    The International Police Executive Symposium (IPES, www.ipes.info) coordinates annual international conferences to evaluate critical issues in policing and recommend practical solutions to law enforcement executives deployed across the globe. Drawn from the 2005 proceedings hosted by the Czech...

    Published February 22nd 2011 by CRC Press

  10. Community Justice

    2nd Edition

    By Todd R Clear, John R Hamilton, Jr., Eric Cadora

    Community Justice discusses concepts of community within the context of justice policy and programs, and addresses the important relationship between the criminal justice system and the community in the USA. Taking a bold stance in the criminal justice debate, this book argues that crime management...

    Published November 26th 2010 by Routledge