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  1. 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 August 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  2. Criminal Insurgencies in Mexico and the Americas

    The Gangs and Cartels Wage War

    Edited by Robert J Bunker

    In recent years, the south-western border of the United States has come under increasing pressure from the activities of Mexican narco-insurgents. These insurgents have developed rapidly from beginnings as nebulous gangs into networked cartels that have exposed the porosity of the border. These...

    Published July 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Sex Trafficking

    A Private Law Response

    By Tsachi Keren-Paz

    Sex Trafficking: A Private Law Response examines existing and potential causes of action against sex traffickers, clients and the state and argues for fair and effective private law remedies. Combining a theoretical inquiry about the borders of liability in torts and restitution with a political...

    Published May 21st 2013 by Routledge

  4. New Racial Missions of Policing

    International Perspectives on Evolving Law-Enforcement Politics

    Edited by Paul Amar

    Series: Ethnic and Racial Studies

    This book identifies new formations of race, racism and ethnicity at the intersection of neoliberalism, security, urban governance and the law through a comparative, international analysis of police organizations and practices. It pushes analytical and theoretical boundaries by examining...

    Published April 25th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Policing Serious Crime in China

    From 'Strike Hard' to 'Kill Fewer'

    By Susan Trevaskes

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    Despite a resurgence in the number of studies of Chinese social control over the past decade or so, no sustained work in English has detailed the recent developments in policy and practice against serious crime, despite international recognition that Chinese policing of serious crime is relatively...

    Published April 15th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Patterns, Prevention, and Geometry of Crime

    Edited by Martin A. Andresen, J. Bryan Kinney

    Series: Crime Science Series

    P&P Brantingham’s enormous contribution to criminology has paved the way for major theoretical and empirical developments in the understanding of crime and its respective patterns, prevention, and geometry. In this unique collection of original essays, Andresen and Kinney bring together leading...

    Published April 12th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Community Policing in Indigenous Communities

    Edited by Mahesh K. Nalla, Graeme R. Newman

    Indigenous communities are typically those that challenge the laws of the nation states of which they have become—often very reluctantly—a part. Around the world, community policing has emerged in many of these regions as a product of their physical environments and cultures. Through a series of...

    Published March 4th 2013 by CRC Press

  8. 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

  9. Stop and Search

    Police Power in Global Context

    Edited by Leanne Weber, Ben Bowling

    Police powers to stop, question and search people in public places, and the way these powers are exercised, is a contentious aspect of police-community relations, and a key issue for criminological and policing scholarship, and for public debate about liberty and security more generally. Whilst...

    Published December 5th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Intersections of Crime and Terror

    Edited by James J.F. Forest

    During the last ten years an increasing number of government and media reports, scholarly books and journal articles, and other publications have focused our attention on the expanded range of interactions between international organized crime and terrorist networks. A majority of these...

    Published November 29th 2012 by Routledge