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You are currently browsing 31–40 of 130 new and published books in the subject of Crime Control — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. 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 4th 2012 by Routledge

  2. 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 28th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Serial Killers

    Psychiatry, Criminology and Responsibility

    By Francesca Biagi-Chai

    Francesca Biagi-Chai’s book - a translation from the French of Le Cas Landru - tackles the issue of criminal responsibility in the case of serial killers, and other 'mad' people who are nonetheless deemed to be answerable before the law. The author, a Lacanian psychoanalyst and senior psychiatrist...

    Published August 19th 2012 by Routledge-Cavendish

  4. Managing Clinical Risk

    A Guide to Effective Practice

    Edited by Caroline Logan, Lorraine Johnstone

    Series: Issues in Forensic Psychology

    Violence directed towards others and violence directed towards oneself cause an immense amount of physical and psychological damage – to the harmed and the harmful person alike, to their families, and to the public at large. Managing clinical risk is an authoritative manual for practitioners...

    Published August 8th 2012 by Willan

  5. Crime Reduction and Problem-oriented Policing

    Edited by Karen Bullock, Nick Tilley

    Series: Crime Science Series

    Problem-oriented policing has been one of the most significant new approaches to policing and crime reduction in recent years, and in the UK significant funding was provided to a variety of projects adopting a problem solving methodology in both policing and crime prevention and reduction...

    Published May 16th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Protecting the Public?

    Executive Discretion and the Release of Mentally Disordered Offenders

    By Tessa Boyd-Caine

    The separation of powers and independent, judicial decision-making are generally accepted as hallmarks of the rule of law in democratic societies. Yet the exercise of executive discretion remains an important aspect of criminal justice in many areas. Protecting the Public? explores the tension...

    Published May 16th 2012 by Willan

  7. Superhighway Robbery

    By Graeme R. Newman, Ronald V. Clarke

    Series: Crime Science Series

    This book, written by two leading authorities in the field, provides a systematic application of concepts of situational crime prevention to internet and e-commerce crime, exploring ways in which concepts of crime prevention developed in other contexts can be fruitfully applied in this new...

    Published May 16th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Forensic Identification and Criminal Justice

    By Carole McCartney

    This book provides an account of the development of forensic identification technologies and the way in which this has impacted upon the legal system. It traces the advent of forensic identification technologies, focusing on fingerprinting and forensic DNA typing, and their growing deployment...

    Published May 16th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Escape Routes: Contemporary Perspectives on Life after Punishment

    Edited by Stephen Farrall, Richard Sparks, Shadd Maruna, Mike Hough

    Escape Routes: Contemporary Perspectives on Life After Punishment addresses the reasons why people stop offending, and the processes by which they are rehabilitated or resettled back into the community. Engaging with, and building upon, renewed criminological interest in this area, Escape Routes...

    Published April 15th 2012 by Routledge-Cavendish

  10. Policing, Surveillance and Social Control

    By Tim Newburn, Stephanie Hayman

    This book reports the result of research carried out in a busy London police station on the role and impact of closed-circuit television (CCTV) in the management and surveillance of suspects - the most thorough example of the use of CCTV by the police in the world. It focuses on the use of CCTV in...

    Published March 19th 2012 by Routledge