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  1. Municipal Corporate Security in International Context

    By Kevin Walby, Randy K Lippert

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    Corporate security is a form of regulation that involves centralized management of access control, physical security, personnel security, and information security inside an organization. For all the research on public policing, national security, and private contract security in sociology,...

    Published April 17th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Power and Crime

    By Vincenzo Ruggiero

    Series: New Directions in Critical Criminology

    This book provides an analysis of the two concepts of power and crime and posits that criminologists can learn more about these concepts by incorporating ideas from disciplines outside of criminology. Although arguably a 'rendezvous' discipline, Vincenzo Ruggiero argues that criminology can gain...

    Published April 17th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Deviant Behavior

    By Cliff Roberson, Elena Azaola Garrido

    Deviant behavior is not a subject that you study in school and then file away. It is a study of life and is ever changing. Defining the concept of deviant behavior is one of the most difficult tasks to overcome when studying the subject. Sociologists probably disagree more over the meaning of...

    Published April 17th 2015 by CRC Press

  4. Cybersecurity

    Protecting Critical Infrastructures from Cyber Attack and Cyber Warfare

    Edited by Thomas A. Johnson

    The World Economic Forum regards the threat of cyber attack as one of the top five global risks confronting nations of the world today. Cyber attacks are increasingly targeting the core functions of the economies in nations throughout the world. The threat to attack critical infrastructures,...

    Published April 16th 2015 by CRC Press

  5. Narco-Cults

    Understanding the Use of Afro-Caribbean and Mexican Religious Cultures in the Drug Wars

    By Tony M. Kail

    Those who know about how spirituality plays into the world of drug smuggling have likely heard of Santa Muerte, Jesus Malverde, and Santería, but the details of the more obscure African religions and Latin American folk saints and cults often remain a mystery. While the vast majority of these...

    Published April 15th 2015 by CRC Press

  6. Crime, Inequality and Power

    By Eileen B. Leonard

    Crime, Inequality and Power challenges the dominant definitions of crime and the criminal through its uniquely comparative approach. In this book Eileen Leonard analyzes multiple forms of criminal behavior in the United States, including violence, sexual assault, theft, and drug law violations,...

    Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Defining and Defying Organised Crime

    Discourse, Perceptions and Reality

    Edited by Felia Allum, Francesca Longo

    Organized crime is now a major threat to all industrial and non-industrial countries. Using an inter-disciplinary and comparative approach this book examines the nature of this threat. By analysing the existing, official institutional discourse on organized crime it examines whether or not it has...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Criminal Prosperity

    Drug Trafficking, Money Laundering and Financial Crisis after the Cold War

    By Guilhem Fabre

    Drug trafficking is the most visible part of the profits of organized crime, which have grown considerably since the end of the cold war. The mirror of history shows us the impact of the drug trade in the colonization of Asia. The post cold war geopolitical context reproduces elements of the past,...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Hate Crime

    A Global Perspective

    By Paul Iganski, Jack Levin

    Series: Framing 21st Century Social Issues

    This short, accessible text takes on the global and pervasive phenomenon of hate crimes and hypothesizes potential fixes. Iganski and Levin detail evidence of hate violence in the 21st century, particularly religious hatred, ethnic, racial and xenophobic hatred, violence on the basis of sexual...

    Published April 9th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Supervision for Forensic Practitioners

    By Jason Davies

    Series: Issues in Forensic Psychology

    Forensic practitioners work in a diverse range of settings, with a wide variety of groups and with a large number of agencies. Their work, whilst rewarding, is challenging, demanding and often undertaken in highly stressful situations. Ensuring that the workforce is trained and supported is...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge