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  1. Policing: An introduction to concepts and practice

    By Alan Wright

    This book provides a highly readable introduction to the role and function of the police and policing, examining the issues and debates that surround this. It looks at the 'core functions' of the police, the ways in which police functions have developed, their key characteristics, and the...

    Published October 31st 2001 by Willan

  2. Planning for Crime Prevention

    A Transatlantic Perspective

    By Ted Kitchen, Richard H Schneider

    Series: RTPI Library Series

    Crime and the fear of crime are issues high in public concern and on political agendas in most developed countries. This book takes these issues and relates them to the contribution that urban planners and participative planning processes can make in response to these problems. Its focus is thus on...

    Published October 24th 2001 by Routledge

  3. Crime, Disorder and Community Safety

    By Roger Matthews, John Pitts

    This book provides an analytic overview and assessment of the changing nature of crime prevention, disorder and community safety in contemporary society. Bringing together nine original articles from leading national and international authorities on these issues, the book examines recent...

    Published May 23rd 2001 by Routledge

  4. Offender Profiling and Crime Analysis

    By Peter Ainsworth

    Offender Profiling and Crime Analysis provides a highly readable account of the subject, and a picture of profiling which by no means accords with popular views and representations of what is involved. The book provides an overview of profiling techniques, offering some fascinating insights into...

    Published February 28th 2001 by Willan

  5. Informers

    Policing, policy, practice

    Edited by Roger Billingsley, Teresa Nemitz, Philip Bean

    The police rely heavily on paid and unpaid informers: without them clear-up rates would plummet, and many crimes would remain undetected. Yet little is known about the informer system and how it works, for example: who are these informers? how are they recruited? how are they handled? who handles...

    Published October 31st 2000 by Willan

  6. Crime, Risk and Justice

    Edited by Kevin Stenson, Robert R Sullivan

    Crime control has risen rapidly up the social and political agendas to become a central feature of western societies. As inequalities in society have increased, so the actual and perceived risks of crime and other social ills have grown rapidly for all sections of society. Crime has become a...

    Published October 31st 2000 by Willan

  7. Crime Control as Industry

    3rd Edition

    By Nils Christie

    This classic text argues that crime control, rather than crime itself is the real danger for our future. Since the second edition was published in 1994, prison populations , especially in Russia and America, have grown at an increasingly rapid rate. This third edition is published to take account...

    Published May 31st 2000 by Routledge

  8. Policing Citizens

    Police, Power and the State

    By P.A.J. Waddington

    This analysis of policing throughout the modern world demonstrates how many of the contentious issues surrounding the police in recent years - from paramilitarism to community policing - have their origins in the fundamentals of the police role. The author argues that this results from a...

    Published December 15th 1998 by Routledge

  9. Crime Prevention Through Housing Design

    Edited by Dr Paul Stollard, Paul. Stollard

    This book provides specific guidance for architects, planners, and housing managers on designing to deter crime. While every estate and neighbourhood has different problems which require unique solutions, the process which leads to the solutions will be the same. This book provides specific...

    Published January 16th 1991 by Taylor & Francis