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  1. Protective Operations

    A Handbook for Security and Law Enforcement

    By Glenn McGovern

    Protective Operations: A Handbook for Security and Law Enforcement is designed as a reference for law enforcement and security organizations tasked with protecting the welfare of an individual or groups of individuals. To be effective and professional, protective operations require the...

    Published March 22nd 2011 by CRC Press

  2. Corrections

    A Critical Approach, 3rd Edition

    By Michael Welch

    Corrections: A Critical Approach, 3rd edition confronts mass imprisonment in the United States, a nation boasting the highest incarceration rate in the world. This statistic is all the more troubling considering that its correctional population is overrepresented by the poor, African-Americans, and...

    Published March 21st 2011 by Routledge

  3. Drugs, Crime and Public Health

    The Political Economy of Drug Policy

    By Alex Stevens

    Drugs, Crime and Public Health provides an accessible but critical discussion of recent policy on illicit drugs. Using a comparative approach – centred on the UK, but with insights and complementary data gathered from the USA and other countries – it discusses theoretical perspectives and...

    Published March 14th 2011 by Routledge-Cavendish

  4. Rethinking Rape Law

    International and Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by Clare McGlynn, Vanessa E. Munro

    Rethinking Rape Law provides a comprehensive and critical analysis of contemporary rape laws, across a range of jurisdictions. In a context in which there has been considerable legal reform of sexual offences, Rethinking Rape Law engages with developments spanning national, regional and...

    Published March 8th 2011 by Routledge-Cavendish

  5. Prisoners' Rights

    Principles and Practice

    By Susan Easton

    Prisoners’ Rights: Principles and Practice considers prisoners’ rights from socio-legal and philosophical perspectives, and assesses the advantages and problems of a rights-based approach to imprisonment. At a time of record levels of imprisonment and projected future expansion of the prison...

    Published March 8th 2011 by Willan

  6. Introduction to Criminal Justice

    7th Edition

    By Lawrence F. Travis III

    This student-friendly introductory core text describes the criminal justice process in the United States - outlining the decisions, practices, people, and issues involved. It provides a solid introduction to the mechanisms of the criminal justice system, with balanced coverage of the issues...

    Published March 8th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Crime and Terrorism Risk

    Studies in Criminology and Criminal Justice

    Edited by Leslie W. Kennedy, Edmund F. McGarrell

    Crime and Terrorism Risk is a collection of original essays and articles that presents a broad overview of the issues related to the assessment and management of risk in the new security age. These original articles show how researchers, experts and the public are beginning to think about...

    Published February 28th 2011 by Routledge

  8. A Theory of African American Offending

    Race, Racism, and Crime

    By James D. Unnever, Shaun L. Gabbidon

    Series: Criminology and Justice Studies

    A little more than a century ago, the famous social scientist W.E.B. Du Bois asserted that a true understanding of African American offending must be grounded in the "real conditions" of what it means to be black living in a racial stratified society. Today and according to official statistics,...

    Published February 28th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Illegal Leisure Revisited

    Changing Patterns of Alcohol and Drug Use in Adolescents and Young Adults

    By Judith Aldridge, Fiona Measham, Lisa Williams

    Series: Adolescence and Society

    This book updates the progress into adulthood of the cohort of fourteen-year-olds who were recruited and tracked until they were eighteen years old. Illegal Leisure (1998) described their adolescent journeys and lifestyles, focusing on their early regular drinking and extensive ‘recreational’ drug...

    Published February 24th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Mechanics of Impression Evidence

    By David S. Pierce

    As forensic technology becomes more sophisticated, courts are demanding more scientific content and juries are expecting meticulous confirmation of facts alleged. Greater attention is now paid to increasingly finer details and improved methods of describing every form of evidence. Applying physics,...

    Published February 23rd 2011 by Auerbach Publications