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New and Published Books

  1. Rioting in the UK and France

    Edited by David Waddington, Fabien Jobard

    The broad aim of this book is to provide a general basis for comparatively analysing and understanding the French riots of October/November 2005 and the corresponding Bristish disorders which occurred in the spring/summer of 2001. The first of the French riots broke out on 27 October in the north...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Willan

  2. Selling Security

    By Alison Wakefield

    In recent years there has been massively increased demand for the services of the private security industry, which has now assumed a far greater role in policing areas that were once the sphere of the police --for example, shopping malls, leisure parks and transportation terminals. This book...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Willan

  3. Reforming Community Penalties

    By Sue Rex

    This book sets out to explore the role of community penalties in sentencing, arguing that the absence of a strong intellectual framework or underpinning has hampered their development in policy and practice. The research undertaken for this book involved asking people with a particular stake in...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Willan

  4. Communities, Crime and Social Capital in Contemporary China

    This book explores the theoretical and empirical dimensions of community crime prevention in China, examining in particular the role of social capital in a rapidly modernizing economic, social and political context. In doing so it provides a vivid picture of contemporary crime and crime control in...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Willan

  5. The Detective's Handbook

    Edited by John A. Eterno, Cliff Roberson

    The Detective’s Handbook details the vital information law enforcement officers need to know to become better detectives. Since all essential aspects of detective work cannot be covered in a single volume, the editors have selected 20 of the most critical issues detectives face in their day-to-day...

    Published June 1st 2015 by CRC Press

  6. New Directions in Surveillance and Privacy

    Edited by Benjamin J. Goold, Daniel Neyland

    The field of surveillance studies is growing at a rapid rate, fuelled by a growing interest in the questions that lie at its heart and a deep unease about the future of individual privacy. What information is held about us, to what extent that information is secure, how new technologies ought to be...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Willan

  7. Reclaiming the Streets

    By Roy Coleman

    In an age of mass camera surveillance people in the UK have become the most watched, catalogued and categorised people in the western world, all with little public debate or opposition. Nor has there been much more critical research that understands CCTV within the broader social relations out of...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Willan

  8. The Science of Crime Measurement

    Issues for Spatially-Referenced Crime Data

    By Martin A. Andresen

    Crime statistics are ubiquitous in modern society – but how accurate are they? This book investigates the science of crime measurement focussing on four main questions: how do we count crime? How do we calculate crime rates? Are there other measurements of crime? What are the issues surrounding...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 20th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Lone Wolf and Autonomous Cell Terrorism

    Edited by Jeffrey Kaplan, Heléne Lööw, Leena Malkki

    President Obama has declared that the greatest terrorist threat which America faces is attacks by lone wolf terrorists. This volume expands the lone wolf rubric to include autonomous cells: small groups of terrorists who cooperate, but operate independently. The challenge presented by lone wolves...

    Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Pre-crime: Pre-emption, precaution and the future
    By Jude McCulloch, Dean Wilson
    To Be Published August 5th 2015
  2. Stop and Search: Police Power in Global Context
    Edited by Leanne Weber, Ben Bowling
    To Be Published August 14th 2015
  3. Intersections of Crime and Terror
    Edited by James J.F. Forest
    To Be Published August 14th 2015
  4. Rural Disorder and Police Reform in Ireland, 1812-36
    By Galen Broeker
    To Be Published September 8th 2015
  5. Policing and Punishment in Nineteenth Century Britain
    Edited by Victor Bailey
    To Be Published September 8th 2015

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